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Hat's off to you Pop's!

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Hat's off to you Pop's! 

And thanks so much for sharing your, and your Dad's secrets, to good & safe smoking meats, with us.   What a great, unselfish gift, you're are providing our community!  And you are giving to us for free! 

I really believe your Dad is smiling, and proud of you, from above.  God bless, my friend!
 
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Hey fpmich

I'm afraid I totally missed this thead and can't find it.  Can you please redirect me, as it seems to be something I would really like to read.

Gary
 

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Here the link to his simple brine wet cure.

As I run across more and more threads that Pop's has posted in, the more I see a person who knows his stuff, is willing to share information, won't mislead anyone, doesn't get drawn into arguments, is not on an ego trip, doesn't try to force his way onto anyone.  Just a good guy who likes people.
 

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Thank you so much!  I am humbled!  I know my dad wouldn't want me to give away his 'secrets' but I know how much he liked the products he produced, and I did, and do, too!   I've had my scares with strokes and know every day is a blessing, and want to share everything I know, whether I pass tomorrow or 20 years from tomorrow, and teach my sons what I know when they need and want to learn it.  So, by putting it on here, even after I'm long gone, they and their future generations can access it!  This is THE BEST Smoking Meat Forum that there is and I know it will live on way past me!  So, why not share it with everybody and that way everybody enjoys great smoked meats?!  

And, I give total respect to other processing methods too, this is not the only way.  Dry curing, Salt curing, Semi-dry fermenting, Sausage Making, Country hams, etc.etc.etc.  So many things to explore and enjoy, just read and look for precautions necessary to producing wonderful meats!  And you can learn it all right on here, www.smokingmeatforums.com!
 
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I will second that. I have a butt in your wet brining cure now to use for my family on Thanksgiving. Thank you from me and mine.
 

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Well said fpmich! Pops, I think fpmich speaks for us all on here, especially when it comes to your amazing recipes and generosity of sharing them with us all so selflessly!

I turned two pork tenderloins into back bacon (Canadian bacon) using pops' brine. That wet cure is not only delicious but it is fool prof, as I proved that being completely new to smoking, curing and all that good stuff.
 

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Many of us have had our "Hats Off" to Pops and his dad for a long time.

What a great resource he is for us! And a very nice and helpful guy, too, for any who have had the privilege to PM him with questions.

If I may, I would like to add links as well:

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/107516/beef-animations

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/74622/s-o-s-smoked-dried-beef

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/89979/from-hog-leg-to-easter-ham

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/113136/the-butcher-block/20

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/118479/us-meat-fabrication-of-cuts

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/96273/pops-original-bacon-on-a-stick-wet-brine-method

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/127384/economical-slicer

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/148299/beef-roasts-selection-and-processing

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/107071/salt-potatoes

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/73350/country-style-breakfast-sausage

Just a few I had close at hand!

Pops, thank you for all the info you have graciously shared with us.

Through you, and hopefully through us, your Dad's legacy (and yours) should live on for many more generations!

What better gift could you have given us?

Good luck and good smoking.
 
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Pops needs his own sticky section so we can find them easy.
 

venture

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I'm not the guy who is most up on this forum stuff?

You can click on his screen name and "follow" all his posts.

I should have done that years ago!

Good luck and good smoking.
 

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Pops is a good dude
 

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Can he get a sticky Brian?
 

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 ​  I've had my scares with strokes and know every day is a blessing, and want to share everything I know, whether I pass tomorrow or 20 years from tomorrow, and teach my sons what I know when they need and want to learn it.  So, by putting it on here, even after I'm long gone, they and their future generations can access it!
I'm not sure if I'm older or younger than you (I generally assume I'm older than whoevever I'm talking to cause they're still alive) but when it comes to smoking we're ALL your sons.  With all my heart.............thank you

Gary
 

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Actually, at the bottom of all my posts is my signature line with most all my major posts already listed!
 

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No doubt about it, guys...We've all benefited from his recipes time and again.

Pops is the Man!

Red
 

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