feel like I should re introduce myself, I've been gone so long.......I had my eyes lasered and was off the computer for awhile.....just makin sure the eyes would heal before staring at the screen for hours.....then the computer had to go in the shop (twice) what a pain.
but I'M BACK now.
Imade my first batch of pepperoni yesterday.
25 lbs of Venison pepperoni using a store bought kit pre mixed spices and cure,etc.
I added some home grown hot peppers to the mix but followed the instructions to the letter.
I had to use liquid smoke because I cooked em in the oven in the house for...
Well I am sorry to say that I have been unable to secure that apple concoction recipe from my buddy.
That leaves me no alternative but to keep trying to put together a recipe that will be close in flavour to the unknown original.
Having said that.....I made up a 12 lb batch of venison and a 12...
Well I had this haunch in the brine for 13 hrs, last night while I was sleeping.
Dried it off and put a rub on it and stuck it in the smoker.
Gonna leave it there for the rest of the day, well till 6 or 7 pm anyway.
Brine was made up of;
chili pepper oil, home made hot sauce, cayenne pepper...
Well I'm back.... After all that has been goin on here I decided to take a vacation..Cruise down to Bermuda etc outa New York....Learned a new word....fugedaboutit.!!
Good news on the health scene...Mom is almost back to 100 percent.
Dad had the brain drained and is still falling down but gettin...
I got some sausages smokin as I type out this little note and there is a big pail with 2 chickens and 2 cornish game hens submerged in a lovely little brine.
Then there is the pail with the two slabs of ribs and pork hocks gettin real friendly in another brine.
We get to put all that in the...
I just tried my latest new sausage endevour and I gotta say IT is GOOD.
Actually it was a joint effort my buddie and I wanted to try and come up with a recipe for pork sausage using a blend of homemade Apple/Pear sauce that his sister inlaw made and blending it with a minimul amount of spice...
I just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Bonne Noel Bona Natale Felice Navidad Sim do fi la .
Okay :) The spelling is probably pooched but it doesn't matter.
Merry Christmas to all were ever you may be and Happy NewYear.
Hopefully we can bring all of our...
I recently tried to put some pics into my album and I ended up deleting them because they look like solarized/polorized /sepia toned semi negative images with no colour saturation.
I left one in there just so anyone can have look to see what I am talking about
Does anyone know what's goin on...
First let me say I haven't had time to take a deep breath the last few weeks so I havn't been able to get on line.
My brother had a stroke and after laying on his living room floor for 4 days and then being propped up in a chair for another 2 days by his Idiot room mate someone ????? got the...
Hi everyone and good morning.
Has anyone smoked a bird and frozen it for consumtion at a later time.
I know fresh is best but I'm going away on a fishing trip and want to take a few smoked birds with me for a meal with the boys.
I would like to smoke em now as I won't have the time later.
3 Lbs lamb
1/2 Lb pork fat
1 Lb pork
1Tbsp Kosher salt
1/2 Tbsp course ground Black pepper
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2Tbsp Dried Pomegranite seeds chopped fine
5/8 cup of Pomegranite Juice
1/2 Tbsp Pomegranite Molasses
1 tsp minced fresh Garlic
Combine in a small bowl and mix together well...
1.8 Kg Dark turkey meat, add some back fat
2 tsp Salt
1 tsp White pepper, fresh ground
1 tsp Celery seed
1/2 tsps Bay leaf, powdered or ground fine
2 tbsps Parsley, fresh, chopped
1/8 tsp Cloves, ground
1/4 cup of Bourbon
Lamb or hog casings...
16 Lbs of Goose breast
11 Lbs pork ( I use the shoulder)
2.5 lbs of pork fat
1/8 cup of crushed or milled black pepper
2 Tbsps crushed and chopped Thai chillies
3 Tbsps of Sea salt
6 Tbsps of Kosher salt
2 small cans of Chipotle peppers
1.5 heads of Garlic
1/3 cup of...
Well here is my first attempt at smoken and misten.
1 Chicken misted with a mix of 2/3rds apple juice and 1/3rd pomegranate.
over 5 hrs.
There is a walleye and a bass in there also.
For pics see post below.
I deleted what ever the links were from this post.