Just Starting Out in Canada

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by peelmaster, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. Hey Folks,

    I'm 36 years old, living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and have decided to start smoking meat, particularly sausages, since I'm constantly spending a boatload on sausages at the store.  I've been reading a lot of the forums here on smokingmeatforums.com and you guys have already helped answer a lot of my questions without even knowing it - from your previous posts. So thought that I would start to contribute and share some of my learnings as I go along.

    I've got a Broil King Imperial XL that I use for grilling and rotisserie, and I just bought a Bradley Original 4 rack with an Auber dual probe PID Controller.  I've always enjoyed cooking, grilling, and I do some fish curing regularly (Finnish style sailfish - suola kala), and so, naturally I'm looking to add smoking to the repertoire.  I've got a bunch of time off work coming up - and so I'll primarily be working on trying out some sausage recipes, since I love them so dang much.

    After much reading, and learning from others on this site (and reading Rytek Kutas "Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing") I just completed my first batch of Kabanos, which turned out pretty great - though I had some good lessons learned on that.  Here's some of my pictures from that, and I look forward to sharing more with you all!

    - Peel 


     
  2. smokinal

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

    Welcome aboard!

    The sausage looks delicious!

    Nice job!

    Al
     
  3. [​IMG]   Good afternoon and welcome to the forum, from a beautiful hot day here in East Texas, and the best site on the web. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

    Looks Great !

    Gary
     

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