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Making Italian Sausage with Checkered Past's Seasonings.

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A while back a Friend on another forum Darrell (Checkered Past) sent me some of his Italian Sausage Seasoning to test.

Well we finally got around to making some of it and it Looks & Smells GREAT...

We fried some of it up to test it and the taste is unbelievable...

I believe he has a hit with this, It seems to have the perfect belend of spices, no spice overpowers the other. I highly recommend his seasoning.

Here are a few pictures of the process.

5# Ground Pork

     

5# Ground Pork, 2Tbs per # Spices & 3 Tbs Ice Water per #

Mixing In the Meat Mixer





The Grizzly Stuffer



Starting to Stuff



Stuffed

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looks great Paul.......................love them sausages.........is it Sweet or hot Italian?
 

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The links are delicious looking. Great job.
 

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Great looking sausage, Paul.  I see a big pot of spaghetti sauce coming up.
 

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Those look great Paul. I got some of it to test also and was hoping to get to it next weekend. Based on your mild comment I may add some red pepper flakes to kick it up a notch
 

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Those look great Paul! I've got a recipe for hot Italian sausage that I've been wanting to try. Seeing yours makes me want to do it today. Great job, great Q-view!
 

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Thanks everyone for the fine compliments...  This is some really good stuff...
 
     Those look huge
The only small casings I had was some 35-38 Collagen for Polish Sausage or 21mm for snack sticks...  They are pretty big but had to use what I had available.
 


Those look great Paul. I got some of it to test also and was hoping to get to it next weekend. Based on your mild comment I may add some red pepper flakes to kick it up a notch
Make sure you got the mild  before adding too much,  I think he sent out both hot and mild.  The sticker should say.


Those look great Paul! I've got a recipe for hot Italian sausage that I've been wanting to try. Seeing yours makes me want to do it today. Great job, great Q-view!
Let us know how they turn out and hopefully share the recipe..
 

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Nice sausages.

Do you find that the mixer if not full just rolls 5 lbs around in the middle of the paddles?
 

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Nice looking sausage, Paul!!!!

Don't forget my close-ups of some cooked slices.

That's the only way my eyes can get an accurate taste!

Bear
 

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Nice sausages.

Do you find that the mixer if not full just rolls 5 lbs around in the middle of the paddles?
With only 5# in it you have to back up ever so often to get it redistributed...

It works a lot better with about 10+ in it.
 

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Nice looking sausage hope the taste is good for you. I always like to mix mine by hand because I do not make very much at one time..
 

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Good Looking Sausage Paul!!

I make up 25# batches and package in 1# bags

Finally got my recipe "Tweaked" the way we like it.

Todd
 

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Great looking Italian sausage..I love them simmered in a Italian tomato sauce with a ton of bell peppers and hot peppers sauteed in the sauce. Served on a fresh hoagie bun. I sure could go for one after seeing those beauties. 
 

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Looks really good.  Where can I get some of this seasoning????????
 

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