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by bolepa
Thu Dec 05, 2019 22:28
Forum: Sausages
Topic: First Liverwurst
Replies: 9
Views: 168

Re: First Liverwurst

Bob K and redzed, thank you very much for answering my question. It is what it is - I'll leave with air packets.... :D
by bolepa
Thu Dec 05, 2019 13:52
Forum: Sausages
Topic: First Liverwurst
Replies: 9
Views: 168

Re: First Liverwurst

Nice looking liverwurst! I have a question though... I have noticed a few air pockets on this sausage. I have the same when I make bologna or hot dogs and I do meat emulsification using my food processor. If I just grind meat through 3 mm plate twice (after grinding through 5 mm before) - I don't ha...
by bolepa
Fri Apr 26, 2019 15:07
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Inkbird Thermostat Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: Inkbird Thermostat Sale

Bob, really good deal. Currently I use two of them but cannot pass on this deal and will get one (ort two?) more. Any idea when this code expire?
Thank you!
by bolepa
Tue Jan 29, 2019 16:19
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Champion Juicer for emulsifying hotdogs
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

BBQBob said:"You have to tell your wife what I tell my wife, he who dies with the most toys wins!"
Bob, advice is taken! :-)
by bolepa
Mon Jan 28, 2019 17:44
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Champion Juicer for emulsifying hotdogs
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

I heard of this juicer and was going to buy it... Still want to buy but my wife is vetoed this attempt - at least for now: her argument is "you already have too many toys for your hobby". Really? It's never too many toys! :-) This juicer is pretty expensive if you buy it new (around $350 or so) but ...
by bolepa
Mon Jan 28, 2019 16:01
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Cultured Buttermilk for Summer sausage?
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Butterbean and redzed - thank you very much for your comments! Like I said before, I don't think that the buttermilk powder had real impact on tangy taste. The tangy taste was not really noticeable. About sausage being a little more moist: honestly, I don't know. This was my first experiment with dr...
by bolepa
Sat Jan 05, 2019 23:19
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Cultured Buttermilk for Summer sausage?
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

OK... Finished my SS last Friday. Not exactly summer sausage taste but... absolutely delicious. Sausage does not have too much of tang taste (almost nothing) but taste is great. It's not exactly firm (I like slightly more firm sausage) and I think I know why: very possible fat ratio was something be...
by bolepa
Thu Jan 03, 2019 22:52
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Cultured Buttermilk for Summer sausage?
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

I use binders extremely rear: only for hot dogs and bologna. I decided to use dry buttermilk for SS only- to give it a little of tang taste. Just stuffed it in 65 mm collagen natural protein casing (did not have fibrous casing on hands), placed it in the smoker at 130F for an hour. Start smoking at ...
by bolepa
Wed Jan 02, 2019 05:14
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Cultured Buttermilk for Summer sausage?
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Exactly right- it is fine, chalky consistency. As soon as you have tried it before and it did not spoil your sausage - I'll try it..... Thank you for your respond!
by bolepa
Tue Jan 01, 2019 21:20
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Cultured Buttermilk for Summer sausage?
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Cultured Buttermilk for Summer sausage?

Happy New Year to everyone! I am going to make 6.5 kg of Summer sausage tomorrow. 50/50 pork shoulder and lean beef. I don't want to use FL-C culture this time and don't have fermento on hands so... I decided to use dry buttermilk. I could not find just "dry buttermilk" in neither of 5 supermarkets ...
by bolepa
Tue Jan 01, 2019 02:02
Forum: BBQ
Topic: Tusiaczek pastrami - by StefanS
Replies: 6
Views: 1063

Looks beautiful and tasty!
by bolepa
Mon Dec 24, 2018 15:17
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Kiełbasa Swojska
Replies: 45
Views: 19404

redzed, Another nice looking kielbasa from you! Wow! What a beauty... Last week I made 5 pounds swojska using one of you recipes and taste was absolutely on spot. Color was, I would say OK - medium brown. Your sausage always have such a nice red-ish color and I cannot achieve that. I usually skippin...
by bolepa
Mon Dec 24, 2018 14:56
Forum: Offal products
Topic: Made some salceson
Replies: 76
Views: 42237

Re: Made some salceson

Thank you, redzed. It's my understanding that you added Cure 1 to "cooking" broth while is was at boiling (or near) point? I am sorry for bugging you with this but I just want to be absolutely certain on the process. Thank you again! Your help is really appreciated.
by bolepa
Sun Dec 23, 2018 19:44
Forum: Offal products
Topic: Made some salceson
Replies: 76
Views: 42237

redzed, Once again: looks beautiful and very testy. Salceson was on my list to-do for last 6 month but still waiting and trying to find beef tongue on sale. $5.99 per pound a little too expensive for me but I still keep my hope... "Seasoned with salt 1.7%salt, BP .3%. garlic .5%, marjoram .15%, grou...
by bolepa
Sat Dec 08, 2018 19:03
Forum: Venison and Other Game
Topic: Wild Boar and Venison Kiełbasa
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Thanks, redzed. I have exact size - 29-32 mm - hog casing in my stash. Perfecto!