sausage casings

Discussion in 'Pork' started by fire in the hole, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. We just had our first run at breakfast sausage and more importantly....brauts. My question to you sausage makers is......can the excess casings be saved for a future after we have soaked and rinced the outsides. They have not been rinced inside.

    Can I mix up a heavy salt water mixture or straight salt, and save them.
     
  2. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yeah just dry them good and pack in salt, (not Iodized table salt) then store it the frig till ya need them again
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2012
  3. nepas

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

    what Dan said but i use pure salt.
     
  4. Thanks guys. That'll save me some casings.
     
  5. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nepas and Dan our two of our sausage masters here.

    Lots of salt or a brine heavy in salt.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Thanks for the info guys, I learned something new today!
     

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