smoked sausage!!

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by twistertail, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. twistertail

    twistertail Smoking Fanatic

    Well I smoked some of my brats and Italians I made Sunday and they are GREAT! I had 8 brats and 8 Italians left and about a half pound of bulk Italian sausage. I made the bulk into one big patty and put it in the smoker too. I used hickory and smoke at 300 and it took a little less than 2hrs to get to 165. It all turned out great but the patty was really really good. I think next time I make sausage I will make a bunch of patties instead of stuffing them. I vac sealed the sausages in packs of 4 and put in the freezer.

    I feel like I just graduated or something, I did the whole process from grinding the meat to the final packaged product! And its good[​IMG]
  2. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Good job.......But where is the q-view???????........ As the saying goes......Did it really happen??????
  3. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Patty a couple steps short of FATTY! heh...
  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    It sure sounds good twistertail. [​IMG]
  5. lcruzen

    lcruzen Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    A very fulfilling feeling taking raw products and creating an end product you know is better than anything you can buy in a store. Just wants to make ya jump in deeper!
  6. twistertail

    twistertail Smoking Fanatic

    Sorry Kookie, not pictures to prove it but my shoulder is still sore from turning that grinder so I know I did something[​IMG]
  7. salmonclubber

    salmonclubber Master of the Pit OTBS Member


    sausage making can get very addictive everything tastes so good once you get the right equipment it is a lot easier good looking sausage and good luck hang in there it will just keep getting better and better
  8. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You mean you had enough left to freeze! Never happens around here! Keep up the good work!
  9. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Club...yer SOOO right. I avert my gaze waking by the sausage dep't any more. Truly... I'd mostly be wasting my money and making a compromise.
  10. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    time to make the ole grinder turn itself i think i want to make some of this stuff i got some idears on a power plant for grinder will keep informed if i tackle this.[​IMG]

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