!st Attempt at summer sausage ( Beef to Pork ratio)

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by fla smoker, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. fla smoker

    fla smoker Newbie

     Getting ready to attempt my first batch of summer sausage. Will be making about 10 lbs.

    would I use about 6 lbs. of beef and 4 lbs. of pork. Any thoughts would be helpful thanks in advance
     
  2. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Fl
  3. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I have never made it but WELCOME to SMF thanks for joining us.
     
  4. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Never made it either, Craig (fpnmf)  is a master.

    I've tasted his and it's the bomb!

                [​IMG]To SMF
     
  5. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Whats the fat content of your beef?
     
  6. fla smoker

    fla smoker Newbie

     Havent purchased the beef yet was thinking about maybe 15-20 % fat.
     
  7. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I like to use 2/3's pork butt and 1/3 chuck. If 80/20 burger is on sale I'll use that.
     
  8. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    [​IMG]    Glad to have you with us!
     
  9. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yup what Dan said.

    If i was going to use 80/20 GB i would go with 7.5 lbs and 2.5 pork.............But thats how i do it
     

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