Casing question?????

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by turkey mama, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. I want to make Garlic Summer Sausage on my smoker,  what kind of casing should I use, Collagin? and what size do I get.  Livin my smoker and want to venture on to Summer Sausage.  Thanks for your help
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm not sure what the protocol is for summer sausage but........I sure love the "snap" of natural casing when I make sausage...provides a textural medium that relives "old world" texture. Flavor may be the same but hte first bite says it all.......

    Dave
     
     
  4. smokeamotive

    smokeamotive Smoking Fanatic

    I use fiberous casings for summer sausage, the 1lb size. You can get them thru LEM or BPS along with any number of places like Butcher Packer. Once you make your own, you'll never buy store bought SS again!
     
  5. jlmacc

    jlmacc Meat Mopper

    Fiberous like smokeamotive said.That is what we use.There are different sizes also.Just a matter of opinion on that.
     
  6. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I like a 60-70mm size. about 2.5"
     

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