Double Bologna Batch

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by nepas, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I did a double batch of bologna yesterday. One batch of 3 chubs was jalapeno. (a baby chub to)

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    And 2 chubs of garlic/black pepper.

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    Hanging to dry the casings while the smoker comes to temp.

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    Using some Bradley (pucks) rounds for the wood. These i have had opened and they were swollen and will not go through the Bradley smoke generator, So i will use them this way.

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    Ready to get some smoke.

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    Cooled down and ready to bloom before they get a couple days of fridge rest.

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    $$ Shots in a day or so.
     
  2. porked

    porked Smoking Fanatic

    Nice looking setup you have there, I'm jealous.
     
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like you are getting some good use out of that new smoker.
     
  4. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Once those are smoked and cured they can travel well [​IMG]  let me know if I need to PM you my address - just sayin[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2011
  5. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sheesh!

    Is there any meat left in Lehighton???

    I'll be waiting for the $$shots!

    Bear
     
  6. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    nice chubs there nepas and smoker. smoked, fried belogna sandwiches..............yum.
     
  7. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az

     nepas, just put them in yer mail box and gary will be by in a couple of weeks to pick them up.................
     
  8. Nepas, as I was looking a your bologna my 76 year old father came back by the office and I called him in to look at your marvelous creation.  He looked, very slowly and read your statements, then he had a very loud  MM MM, he said "Son, if you can get the recipe for some regular plain bologna from that guy, I'll buy every thing you need to make a chub or two and help you make it!".  This is the first time he has ever said anything about helping me smoke anything, let alone paying for it, (He is an ultra conservative, thus my name Barry.......named for Sen. Barry Goldwater).  So nepas my friend if you have a recipe for plain old regular bologna and can point me to it I would really like to get Dad involved, he is running out of things to do and this would be a good thing that I think he would like.  Love the looks of that new smoker, I have got word out at the school board that I would like to have one of those proofers so I may have one before long!  Thanks nepas, excellent bologna and an unexpected spark of interest from my Dad!  Keep up the good work!

    Your SMF Friend,

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  9. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks Barry

    Glad to know that my post got your father interested. I will get the recipe posted prob tomorrow afternoon (have some honey do stuff)

    Cant wait much longer for the bologna so here they are.

    Jalapeno being un cased. Did a slice of the ends to look and taste. A OK here

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    Hard to keep em from rolling all over...HA

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    Black pepper chubs.

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    All cut into halves, vac sealed and ready to go.

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  10. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    good lookin stuff!
     
  11. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow!

    You got my vote for "Pennsylvania Sausage Man" !

    Bear
     
  12. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Looks great!!

      Thanks...

      Craig
     
  13. graniteman

    graniteman Smoke Blower

    Nice, now i need to get a stuffer
     
  14. coacher72

    coacher72 Smoking Fanatic

    Ditto on the "Looks Great!"
     
  15. dnovotny

    dnovotny Smoke Blower

    i see you take off your casings  before you froze  them,, just  a idea  i keep mine  on  to help  from freezer burn...

    and  sometime i  wrap the  sausage with foil before puttting

    them in the bag  to help from freeze  burn  just  thought i throw my 2 cent in,,, but  they  look great  thanks  for the pictures.
     
  16. That ladies and gents is some FINE bologna right there! I'm just sitting here giddy over those chubby's. They look great.

    Lol, in the first shot I was wonder'n what the heck's that in the bottom of that little glass of beer. Then I realized it is a bottle with what's probably to sinch down the ends of your casings.

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful masterpiece! [​IMG]
     
  17. looks great
     
  18. skully

    skully Meat Mopper

    nepas, that smoker is awesome, is it brass or copper lined or what??????  man, nice and shiney, adjustable racking, i'm jelous, o yeah, awesome chubbys for sure...peace
     
  19. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great NEPAS...
     
  20. dnovotny

    dnovotny Smoke Blower

    i looked  at  your setup  and tools  and it's  amazing  must of the tools  you have i do too

    i seen you have  a dakotah stuffer. Instead of using water them mine i use

    a 3gal. air compressor  less mess that way. just  a idea..
     

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