Started with 2.5 lbs of ground poke and 2.5 lbs of 85/15 GB
Put in the refrig and got cold. Then the 2nd grind.
Got all the good stuff together, mixed and let this set overnight in the frig.
The next morning, ran this through the grinder one more time. Stuffed into 24/26 mm Sheep casings.
No pics of the stuffing. Multiple blow outs and mixture all over my hands, I was just looking to get these finished.
Going into the Bradley running PID 130-170. Giving them 2 hours of apple smoke.
Yea, not my best stuffing job.....but they'll do.
Ready to come out. They took on some real nice color.
These came out with an IT of 130 and into a 165 degree hot water bath. They were pulled once they hit an IT of 152. Immediately followed by an ice bath.
I let these rest overnight in a paper bag in the frig. Next evening cooked one up for quality control purposes.
They were very good. I can't see myself buying store bought one's anymore.
I thought the hot dogs were more like snack stiks sized.
I bought some 24/26mm casings from B&P and my next batch will be with those casings.
Thanks for looking.