Beef Snack Sticks

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by bryceb, Jul 21, 2014.

  1. bryceb

    bryceb Smoke Blower

    It's been a while, but Mom camp me into town and wanted some Snack Sticks. I had a Hi-Mountain Cracked Pepper and Garlic kit we had not tried yet.
    We mixed up the spices and cure in the kit with 5lbs 80/20 along with some Kraft Krumbles and Jalapeños

    I forgot to get pictures yesterday, pre-stuffing, but snapped some pre smoke today.
    Here they are after sitting in the fridge overnight.

    and hung on my little sausage rack in the Masterforge 30 electric.

    Just put it in the smoker and currently at 100deg for the first 2 hours to dry off and then bump it 10 ever hour with hickory smoke until it hits an It of 154deg.

    More pics to come...:sausage:
  2. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great, I need to do me some more, done out!!

     A full smoker is a happy smoker

  3. bryceb

    bryceb Smoke Blower

    Hmmm... Well, I watched internal and smoker temps like a hawk, so I don't think I had a fat out, I think we had too much cheese. Maybe not stuffed tight enough.

    Tastes fine... We'll probably try again this weekend.

    Butts were on sale today, so one's going in the smoker early in the morning and some got ground for breakfast sausage.

    Here's some horror Q-view.

    And breakfast sausage...
  4. bryceb

    bryceb Smoke Blower

    Ok... Round 2 of these. This time, stuffed tighter (last time they were not full enough IMO) and 1/2 the cheese.

    And pictures of the before stick creation... I'll admit, I'm a bit gun shy to post before smoking.
    The kit


    Kraft Crumbles

    5lbs 80/20 Beef

    All mixed up

    All stuffed and into the fridge for the night. :sausage:

    To be continued...
  5. Can't wait to see more. They look great!
  6. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Them are looking good, Are they in the smoker yet!!! 

    A full smoker is a happy smoker

  7. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looking good!

  8. bryceb

    bryceb Smoke Blower

    Just got home and put them in. Might be a long night... And it's going to be an early morning back at work:icon_eek:
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2014
  9. bryceb

    bryceb Smoke Blower

    Up to an IT of 152 and now they are on my high tech system to hang and bloom.

    I have to get up in 4 hours, so I'll leave them to bloom until then.
  10. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those looks great can't wait for the Money shot!! Hi tech dryin racks will do, Nice job. 

    A full smoker is a happy smoker 

  11. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks great... Your making me hungry.......[​IMG]

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