Greetings from the western edge of Chester County, PA

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by yesbabaem, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. Greetings all!

    I am Ken and have been cooking since the 10th grade (first job at a Bonanza steak house) and that was 35 years ago.

    I live in West Sadsbury township and guard the rest of you in Southeastern PA from roving bands of Amish

    I have a Lang Model 60 w/ Deluxe Warmer for serious work and a 5 burner Dusquene to make food for the kids pool parties.

    I have catered for friends and cook for my church and community meals at a local woman's shelter.

    I make my own sausages, BBQ sauce, red sauce and various dips and spreads.

    I use natural casings except for skinless hot dogs for which I use collegan casings

    I am Armenian by descent.

    I believe you can not properly say too much and garlic in the sentence in English.

    I believe portion control is highly overated as was growing up.

    My next event is a Meat Fest I am holding to introduce some of my friends to the benefits of making your own sausage and smoking meats.

    The days scheduled food processing will encompass the following:

    For meatball/meatloaf mix and sausages

    50 # 80/20 beef

    140 # of boneless pork butt

    20 # of boneless skinless turkey thighs

    For smoking and Jerky

    30# top round

    7 salmon fillets

    7 turkey breasts

    5 whole briskets

    We'll run two electric #12 grinders and a 10# manual stuffer

    Jerky will take smoke for 2 hours and finish in 2 American Harvest Dehydrators

    I am looking to get some buddies hooked so I can sell them my grinder and stuffer and upgrade to larger equipment.

    I want to motorize a #32 chop-rite and construct a fridge/freezer electric smoker so I can try my hand at bacon, hams and shinkenspeck

    Looking forward to discussing and learning from and with you.
  2. rp ribking

    rp ribking Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Yesbabaem,  Welcome to the Forums!!!

    There is a place on here to sell things. If I knew where you live, then I may sign up for your course!!!
  3. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member


    Looks like you got it going on!!!!

  4. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome neighbor!
  5. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  6. nepas

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

    Welcome to the forum.....almost close neighbor.
  7. shellbellc

    shellbellc Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome from a Western edge of Montgomery County type!  Royersford actually, and work at Vanguard which is in Chester County, but the eastern edge.  Thank you for keeping dem horse und bukkies ot your vay!   Looking forward to seeing some pics of your smoked food and your sausages!!
  8. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Welcome to smf glad to have ya!!! Tons of info here and great members too!!!!
  9. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    Good to see ya here.

  10. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome I live in Louisiana I am almost your
  11. ellymae

    ellymae Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the party - from the eastern edge of the county!
  12. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
  13. smokinal

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

    Welcome to SMF, sounds like you've got a lot of great toys!

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