Turkey Kielbasi Fresh & Smoked

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Turkey Thighs were on sale 59 cents a pound,I picked up 10 packages 28 lbs. deboned gave me 19 lbs of ground Turkey.Gave the wife 6 lbs. for egg rolls or whatever she wanted to make.
Some big thighs
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Boned
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Ground once thru small plate 6 lbs
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Mixed the cure for my Kielbasi with the NFDM
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I had 6 lbs 14 oz
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Test patty right on taste
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Used fresh collagen casings for the Fresh Kielbasi
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Used Hog Casing for the smoked
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Let them sit over night then into the MES 40
only 6 small links,first time Turkey Kielbasi
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smoked 5.5 hrs then in to finish in the sous vide
First time SV so I heated the water and put a probe
in the Kielbasi cooked them to 165°F
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about 1 hr to get to finish temp then cold water bath
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back in the fridge to dry over night
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having some with home made sauerkraut for dinner tomorrow
cut shot
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Thanks for watching
Richie

Smoked Turkey Kielbasi

5 lb. Turkey Thighs skin on grind once
thru fine plate

1 Cup non fat dry milk

1 level tsp. cure #1

2 Tbsp. salt

1/2 Tbsp. sugar

1 Lrg. clove garlic ( 1Tbsp granulated )

1/2 Tbsp. black pepper

1 Tbsp. marjoram

1 Tbsp. mustard seeds (or more)

8 oz. ice water
 
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Never tried kielbasa with turkey. My Dad used to buy a coarse ground pork variety with 1/4" chunks of meat and fat. Not everybody's cup of tea but tasty...JJ
 

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Never tried kielbasa with turkey. My Dad used to buy a coarse ground variety with 1/4" chunks of meat and fat. Not every bodies cup of tea but tasty...JJ

JJ We only tasted the test patty it was just like pork kielbasi,I am glad I tried it used your suggestion an added the cure for the whole batch of kielbasi.Thanks
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Aw Man---That looks Freaking Awesome, My Brother!!!

And way to much work for this Old Bear.

Nice Job!!
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Looks tasty, never made turkey kielbasi myself but I did have it before.

Jim I never seen it before in any store,so I gave it a shot smoked will be tasted tomorrow,fresh will wait a week or so need to make some Pierogies.
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Jim I never seen it before in any store,so I gave it a shot smoked will be tasted tomorrow,fresh will wait a week or so need to make some Pierogies.
Richie
We do sell it in the store I work for, that's where I had it as mentioned above if I was blindfolded I'm not sure I could tell the difference from pork
 

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Aw Man---That looks Freaking Awesome, My Brother!!!

And way to much work for this Old Bear.

Nice Job!!
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Brother John Thank you it wasn't to bad I didn't try getting every little bit of meat off the bone.Thanks for the Like I appreciate it
Richie
 

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We do sell it in the store I work for, that's where I had it as mentioned above if I was blindfolded I'm not sure I could tell the difference from pork

I made some Turkey Italian style no time to make that post today,dealing with realtors all day,now working on dinner
Richie
 
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Beautiful sausage. I never tried any poultry sausage before.
 

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Wow that looks great Richie! I have done it with ground chicken before with great success. Like you, not sure I could tell the difference between that and a pork version!
 

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Chris thanks we enjoyed the test patty and we are excited to try it with my first home made Sauerkraut
Richie
 

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Dinner last night
Home made Sauerkraut with Smoked Turkey Kielbasi
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Both are great 1st time making both it was a success
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Bro, if you ain't Polish, you grew up with a few. That looks great, like Mom used to make. Add some Red Beet Horseradish for some punch...JJ
 

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Outstanding looking Sammy right there, my Brother!!
Nice Job!
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