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Post by Kijek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 03:21

Hey everyone, I just want to apologize for being so forward and constantly sending messages, posts, and maybe just being over active.
I do apologize for my over involvement, but I do love this life style and/or hobby. To me it what gets me up in the morning, as I am retired on disability at 57 and don't have to much more to look forward to.

I have so much to learn even though I think I know a lot, which I don't.

So, if anyone feels that I'm being overwhelming to any extent, please let me know and I will back off.

This is the first place out of a few, that I feel at home, maybe it's the "Polock" in me. :lol:
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Free Juniper Berries

Post by Kijek » Wed Jan 17, 2018 02:41

Fellow members, I bought a 1lb bag almost a year ago. I purchased way too much, as I only used about an 1/8 of that pound.
I do not have any demand for the dried juniper anytime soon and do not want them to loose anymore of there potency and/or value.

Again, I have no plans to use "ALL" of these juniper berries.

So, if any member, would like some, "PM".

I will ship what you need free!

Note: I really don't want someone to jump in and take "ALL"... Ask for what you may need and lets spread this 1lb around, and share.
First come first serve.

PM ME!
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Post by redzed » Wed Jan 17, 2018 17:43

Yes these things last a ling time, especially since you don't use a large anount when you do season with them. I bought a kilo of them a bout 3 years ago and still have plenty left. Try using them in the kitchen to season chops and roasts, especially venison.
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Post by redzed » Wed Jan 17, 2018 17:46

Yes these things last a ling time, especially since you don't use a large anount when you do season with them. I bought a kilo of them a bout 3 years ago and still have plenty left. Try using them in the kitchen to season chops and roasts, especially venison.
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Post by Kijek » Wed Jan 17, 2018 19:51

Thanks for that info, I will still up hold my offer since it's posted and I don't mind sharing and I do like to turn over my spices.
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Quiet Day

Post by Kijek » Sat Jan 20, 2018 04:28

Wow what a quiet day in here today.
Never paid much attention, but is this normal for a Friday?

May be, it is Friday, everyone is out having fun.
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I'm Totally Shot!

Post by Kijek » Sun Jan 28, 2018 02:40

Picked up some pork butts at Costco, plus extra pork trimming my butcher save for me, I had 20lbs even.

So I cut it up, ran it threw my #32 grinder.
Then split it into 2 - 10lb batches
Then took recipe for both sweet & hot Italian and recalculated for the weights 10lbs & 10lbs.
Then weighted out all ingredients for both.
Then mixed hot & did a test cook, perfect!
Then mixed sweet & did a test cook even gooder!
Letting meat rest over night in refrigerator and will stuff tomorrow.

Cleaned all equipment and work area.

Then measured and rubbed a beautiful 10lb slab of pork belly and set to cure for 2 weeks
Thanks for the cure recipe Bobk

Man for one person, I'm shot!!!! :cry: I'm ready for some good ol' fashion shut eye!

How do you all feelin?
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Post by redzed » Sun Jan 28, 2018 06:47

Hmm, my father is 93 and makes 75lbs at a time. In the 2 weeks before Christmas he made 400lbs of kielbasa. Maybe you have an iron deficiency? :grin: :mrgreen: :grin:
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Post by airbrush » Sun Jan 28, 2018 13:50

I did 10 pounds of bologna and 10 pounds of "Bangers" yesterday. Slept past 7 this morning, normally up at 5. Having Mom and the ladies over for stuffed cabbage tonight.
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Post by muxmun » Sun Jan 28, 2018 15:10

Me Too. I made 10 lbs of Brats a few days ago. Took most of the day and I was shot.

I'm going to check my Iron!!! :idea:
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Post by Bob K » Sun Jan 28, 2018 15:11

Kijek wrote:Letting meat rest over night in refrigerator and will stuff tomorrow.
A lot easier to stuff before it sets up!
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Post by Kijek » Mon Jan 29, 2018 17:15

Maybe you have an iron deficiency?
No just 2 bad knees and a bad back, what can I do, getting old @ 58


A lot easier to stuff before it sets up!
Didn't know that one, will remember fornext time. I wish family and friends would stop eating my stuff and start helping me make it, as you all know extra help makes so much easier.
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Post by jens49 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 19:14

I´m 68, stuffed 1 kilo Chorizo today. To morrow 1 kilo Hot Dogs. Tough life. Any one interested?
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Post by airbrush » Mon Jan 29, 2018 19:15

58 IS YOUNG!!
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Post by Kijek » Mon Jan 29, 2018 19:24

58 IS YOUNG!!
Yes your right about, it's young, but don't like to chat about a depressing subject. But besides my back & knees, my heart is failing, I lucky to be here today.

Tomorrow I back off to the heart surgeon, for consult on my 3rd surgery.

So, I get tired fast, but this hobby keeps my mind of the "bull".
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