That is a great tool Martin.
I've got about 10 sausage recipes that I'm gonna put on it.
My life should be much easier.
I don't know if anybody else is using Evernote for their recipes, but I am so happy that it works with it.
Save as an XLT file, copy and paste it into a New Note. It will show up as an attachment. Click on it and it works great.
BTW, I'm using an Android Tablet (Samsung Galaxy 7 Tab) for retrieving and using for my cookbook.
I use my laptop for any editing of Evernote. It is a great FREE Program.
Thanks again Mr Dog (Martin)
Martin/Dave, Thanks for the info. I will use it!
Our midwest grocery chain Meijer has Black Angus Choice Eye of round roast on sale this week for $2.99/lb so I am sailing head first into a jerky making weekend! Sausages with my gramps is coming soon too.
Was all set to dive into trying sausage making but after seeing this calculator I am know more confused then ever.
Is this something a new sausage maker should try to learn to use?
Yes. You may have to figure out your recipes and convert them to grams, but well worth it.
I only have about 10 Favorite Recipes and most were already converted. I didn't do them all. LOL
X2 on the Yes!!!
Only have to convert them once, and then you can scale them up or down very simply. You might want to invest $25 in a good gram scale that will measure down to 0.01 grams if you do small batches though. Also make sure it comes with calibration weights or if not, buy a set also.
You will need a good scale as mentioned. My check weight cost me $0.05
A nickle weighs 5 grams Pennies weigh 2.5 grams. Go with the newest and best you can find.
Calibration weights are expensive.
I have the scale already. In Canada so metric is already sort of familiar. Well for the young ones anyway. Metric was introduced way after I was done schooling. Seems funny when II have the kids try to help with cooking or construction they haven't a clue with ounces and pounds or inch and feet.
Anyway. will be purchasing my meat grinder and maybe a 5 pound stuffer when I head down to NC to see my sister there. Hell of a lot cheaper state side. Also will need to get some cure 1 as it is rather tough finding it here for some reason.
Now to find recipes.
Would mostly like to do kielbasa/polish type sausage, sweeter brat type smoked and fresh, breakfast sausage (have those recipes already) and what we call pepperettes and you call I believe snack sticks.'
Have both a Masterbuilt and propane smoker.
Now on to reading more before the warm weather gets here.
Long ass winter up here
Are these 10 favorite recipes public knowledge on this site or favorite private recipes..lol
Eric, evening.... You can edit the Ppm.... mouse over and click... change the Ppm to what ever you want...
I mean more robust changes - essentially getting under the hood. I want to add things like costs and such so I'd need access to the formulas too.
Did you ever complete this chart?
Do you happen to have these files stored elsewhere now? When I click on the links I receive an error that the hosting site is no longer in operation, so I was interested to see if the file is still available?