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by Carpster
Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:05
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Boston Butt % of fat
Replies: 18
Views: 10770

Pork Butts....skin on or skin off.....bone in or bone out? All this depends on the supplier. Schnucks, Wal-mart or Aldi's seems to be the choice in Mo. for the money. You learn to use the supplier more than the content of fat. Sausage is Good, Too much worry is not.
by Carpster
Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:34
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Seasoning Cast Iron
Replies: 11
Views: 6818

I cook with cast iron every day and I love it! There is no expensive oil in my cast iron and it is a 10.
by Carpster
Mon May 19, 2014 02:35
Forum: Microbiology of meat and products
Topic: Something different
Replies: 17
Views: 12446

:shock:
by Carpster
Mon May 19, 2014 01:09
Forum: For beginners
Topic: New to Salami - 1st try
Replies: 29
Views: 12511

I am wondering if you don't use the right starter culture could you be at risk for food poisoning?
by Carpster
Mon May 19, 2014 00:50
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Online Workshop: Project B2 (October 2013)
Replies: 401
Views: 205103

Hey CW, is it too late to sign me up? If not then please sign me up.
by Carpster
Mon May 19, 2014 00:30
Forum: Technology basis
Topic: first time coldsmoking sausage, dont want to kill wife and c
Replies: 24
Views: 17076

slickric , , i think it will work but i need temps to keep fridge at, thickness of butt, does or can i mix prague powder w/ h20 and inject and brine prior to smoking and how many days to dry butts in fridge or sausages. Did you ever get these questions answered. It seems the fridge should be at abo...
by Carpster
Sun Mar 30, 2014 02:33
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: Drying and storage times
Replies: 19
Views: 14668

Of course, each sausage will have its own rate of degradation and long before it becomes inedible for safety reasons, it will surrender its flavor and texture. CW, same question, but please answer for someone with a head like a goat :mrgreen: ....I have been wanting to ask the same question. So if ...
by Carpster
Thu Mar 27, 2014 21:51
Forum: Smokehouses. Construction and Maintenance.
Topic: Smoke Generators - Venturi Type
Replies: 93
Views: 81248

It's actually an old can light housing.
by Carpster
Thu Mar 27, 2014 04:48
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Online Workshop: Project B2 (October 2013)
Replies: 401
Views: 205103

Sharing

It's a funny thing about resourcefulness. I think most people have a lot of that in them, but it takes something to wake it up. I started out making sausage, and one thing led to another. For years I had wanted to make sausage, but not until I found this forum, and at the same time some good books,...
by Carpster
Thu Mar 27, 2014 04:33
Forum: Smokehouses. Construction and Maintenance.
Topic: Smoke Generators - Venturi Type
Replies: 93
Views: 81248

Venturi smoker

Image

Note the smoker on the right side.
I love it so I had to show it!!!

Steve

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by Carpster
Fri Mar 14, 2014 01:30
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Online Workshop: Project B2 (October 2013)
Replies: 401
Views: 205103

sambal,
How did the "Kabanosy" taste?

I have found reheating to fix a dislike, usually affects the quality of the product a bit. I hope yours was tasty!!! Got any pics?
by Carpster
Fri Mar 14, 2014 01:09
Forum: Smokehouses. Construction and Maintenance.
Topic: Red Cedar Smoker?
Replies: 6
Views: 5368

I have a friend who lined a closet with red cedar and his step daughter came in and gave him a hug and asked," Don, Why do you smell like a gerbil"? If you can't do it in Missouri Cedar.....do it in Missouri Oak....or Missouri Hickory, or Missouri Walnut, or Missouri Osage Orange or......but don't ...
by Carpster
Tue Mar 11, 2014 20:53
Forum: Sausages
Topic: [USA] Chuckwagon's "Paralyzin' Pickled Polecats"
Replies: 12
Views: 9658

How bout some pickled polecat, bird sausage and a side of cedar smoked gerbil!!! Lol
by Carpster
Tue Mar 11, 2014 20:43
Forum: Technology basis
Topic: Findin' Yer (Pork) Butt
Replies: 22
Views: 15327

Just curious as to what the labeling says. Is it the whole pork shoulder or two pork butts?
by Carpster
Tue Mar 11, 2014 02:19
Forum: Technology basis
Topic: Findin' Yer (Pork) Butt
Replies: 22
Views: 15327

Everyone needs to buy up the pork ASAP. There is a piglet virus in Mo. Killing 80% of them!!!
It seems to have started in Joplin