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Viewing thread If you had 10lbs of bone-in shoulder....what would you make with it?, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:28 AM
    1. dan the mano
      dan the mano
      hello there i have a simple question for you ... why would a person use say cure ..as compared to salt with salty ingredients ( soya sauce ) i believe the salt will still help to store the meat ... and even then how much cure would a person use for say jerky.thank you a
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      2. disco
        disco
        As for jerky, jerky used to be made by drying it completely so it would store better. It was hard to chew and dry. Modern Jerky with cure can leave a touch of moisture as the cure preserves it. I think it makes a much better product.
        Nov 16, 2018
      3. disco
        disco
        A friend made "bacon" without cure. It didn't taste right and I was worried how safe the product was.
        Nov 16, 2018
      4. disco
        disco
        When curing with just salt, you have to use a lot to draw the liquid out to get the preserving effect. To use enough makes too salty a product in my opinion and isn't as safe as curing salts.
        Nov 16, 2018
    2. dan the mano
      dan the mano
      hi i want to go and try to make /smoke some hamburger jerky. i would like a good recipe please ,and what kind of temperatures to go for, i believe final internal temp is 165 . you see i make a lot of muscle jerky with no problem using my own recipe,i Have also tried this type of jerky before( hamburger type) with ... not good results ... ( turned out as glorified meat loaf)
    3. 2oolMan
      2oolMan
      I am considering buying a LG900. Are you still happy with yours? What if any problems have you had with your LG900? Thanks for any information yo can give to me before I make my purchase. 2oolMan
      1. disco
        disco
        I love my unit and have enjoyed it thoroughly. As with any smoker, it took some time to get used to its foibles. The main one is if you want to smoke at its lowest temperature, you have to heat it up past the temperature and bring it back or it takes a while to settle in. Other than that, no problems break downs or repair except for two small placed the paint flaked.
        Nov 17, 2017
      2. 2oolMan
        2oolMan
        Thanks for the info. Disco. I appreciate it.
        2oolMan
        Nov 17, 2017
    4. hoity toit
      hoity toit
      I was watching a video on you Tube this morning and all of of sudden I realized I knew the person I was watching. It was YOU DISCO ! I was like this guy looks familiar and sure enough I have confirmed that today !
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      2. disco
        disco
        You know your unlucky when your surfing takes you to a video of an Old Fat Canadian!
        Oct 21, 2017
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    Amateur smoker, food blogger and star of a community TV program, "You Can Make It", OTBS member #271
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