You can case immediately, or let it cool on ice. You can also leave some uncased as an appetizer with crackers. Also great as fried boudin balls. Great for breakfast too!
It is still pliable. Depends on how much skin you use, more the better.Thanks Indaswamp, that's the best tutorial I've seen in a long time. I've got one question for ya. If you ice it for a couple hours to firm up, how do you stuff it? Or is it firm but still pliable enough to fill a stuffer.