Freezing meat.

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by mato0107, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. I'm planning to smoke some polish sausages with the cure on the weekend. I have 10;b of pork shoulder frozen. Can I use this frozen meat to smoke sausages that I'll freeze once done?
     
  2. crankybuzzard

    crankybuzzard Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    No problem at all.  You can refreeze raw or cooked.

    This is from the USDA:

    "The U. S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) advises: Once food is thawed in the refrigerator, it is safe to refreeze  it without cooking, although there may be a loss of quality due to the moisture lost through thawing. After cooking raw foods which were previously frozen, it is safe to freeze the cooked foods."
     

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