First Sausage in the Frigidaire Smoker

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by osage, Jan 26, 2008.

  1. osage

    osage Fire Starter

    This is probably the best I've made so far (It's only my second batch ever). The first smoke in my Frigidaire brand smoker. Used some semi-green apple and peach limbs. The mix came from the sausage maker. I used about 2/3 venison and 1/3 hog jowl.

    I don' think this will last long.

    Jerky is on the menu for today.
     
  2. glued2it

    glued2it Master of the Pit

    looks real good!
     
  3. salmonclubber

    salmonclubber Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    good job it looks great
     
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks really tasty, and you're right, it won't last long!
     
  5. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks tasty. What recipe did you use? Just wondering.

    Kookie
     
  6. osage

    osage Fire Starter

    It was a venison summer sausage mix from the Sausage Maker. I ordered it about 4 years ago and still had it in my freezer. I used every last spec of it so I need to either mix my own or order some more. I used quick cure #1 and the mix, stuffed it and let it sit overnight. After internal reached 156, I dunked in ice water until it got down to 100. Then I hung it in my basement for few hours to bloom and dry.

    On a side note, I love my new hog ringer. Made stuffing the casings a lot faster. That was the biggest headache my first time around.
     
  7. welder

    welder Smoke Blower

    Looks like you done an excellent job on them.
     
  8. osage

    osage Fire Starter

    I think my thermostat runs right on the money. However, the air seems hotter at the top than around the middle. Still need to find a fan.
     
  9. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Osage
    Great looking summer sausage, congrats !!!

    I have thought about using hog rings but have never taken the plunge. I just use cable ties or some people call them zipper strips. Seems to work well and holds up to the low temps just fine.
     
  10. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    WOW!!!!!
    That's looks great.
     

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