Hi mountain Maple breakfast and Cajun sausage (first run on new sausage stuffer)

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by boykjo, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    While I was at gander mountain I picked up some hi mountain maple breakfast sausage and Cajun sausage seasonings to give it a try....


    Had 23 lbs of coarse ground butts.. I did 8 lbs of each and used the rest for some recipe testing...That didn't go so well.... made some good dog food for the neighbors pets..lol   here's my new 15 lb stuffer.. it did a great job... one good thing is my stainless stuffing tubes from my 30 lb Cabelas stuffer fit the 15 lb gander mountain stuffer.. saved me from making another set.....

    ready to stuff


    All stuffed and linked


    Separated and stacked for the freezer


    scrambled cheese eggs, buttered toast with some fresh maple breakfast sausage........


    I wasn't impressed with the seasonings when I did a test fry.. Thought they were too strong and needed to back off a little...  but they did settle down after a few days.... my son really liked  the sausage...... I hope the Cajun seasoning settles down too.. It was also too strong.

    Thanks for looking

    Joe
     
  2. woodcutter

    woodcutter Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Cool!
     
  3. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

     Very nice looking links Joe! I just happen to have a package of that same maple breakfast  mix. Going to try it soon with some pork butt/venison mixture. I hope mine looks as good as yours! [​IMG]

      Mike
     
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    Looks good Joe. I'm glad to see your still in the sausage making.

    PS. I really liked the spice blends you send me a longtime ago.
     
  5. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Joe, nice looking sausages, I want that new stuffer of yours, bet that makes the job a lot easier huh??
     
  6. trikefreak

    trikefreak Smoke Blower

    Very nice! I bought a LEM stuffer last year, one the of the best investments ever. I see your setup has a longer tube for sliding the casing on, that would be nice!
     
  7. skully

    skully Meat Mopper

    good that your enjoyin the new stuffer, nice unit.  i was actually surprised you used a "ready mix" as opposed to making/mixing your own??? i like making/mixing my own, thats just me though.  this way i know whats in it.  at least the poochs are eating good!!!  lol
     
  8. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    I like the rigidity of the stuffer.. No problems putting it to some stress when I make some hotdogs and some snack sticks     I'm not a ready mix fan either...... Just doing some experiments
     
  9. skully

    skully Meat Mopper

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  10. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a nice machine Joe!
    Sausage looks good to.....
     
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2013

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