snack stick curing question

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by johnb5, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. johnb5

    johnb5 Fire Starter

    I made some summer sausage and snack sticks. The problem is I made to much. I don't have room in my smoker for all of my snack sticks. How long will these stay good just in the fridge? I need them to wait their turn for cooking. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. brooksy

    brooksy Master of the Pit

    You have a few days at least. Probably good for a week. Had an issue a bit ago where I made and stuffed my summer sausage but didn't get to smoke right away and all was good.
     
  3. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Ditto what Brooksy said,I've made summer sausage and let it sit for a couple days before smoking with no problems
     
  4. When making Snack Sticks and Summer Sausage I usually refridgerate overnight before smoking. I cannot imagine one more day in the fridge would make a big difference.
     
  5. crankybuzzard

    crankybuzzard Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yep, what everyone else said. Also, sitting in the frig for a day or 2 extra could add to the flavor a bit with wet migration of seasonings and spices. Just my opinion.
     
  6. You will be fine for a couple of days. Did you add cure? If so that will extend the time.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     

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