Although taste in my book is much more important…
any thoughts as to the calorie count etc on a summer sausage (2 lb deer, 10oz pork fat, 6 oz hi temp cheddar cheese + seasoning/cure)?
you are right where you need to be with the pork fat. an equation to remember is F + S = (fat plus salt = flavor)
Protein (P ) Fat (F) Carbs
Deer 2 lb:
So, that would be 3,539 Calories, 262 grams of portein, 237 grams of fat and no carbs. Now, that doesn’t factor in the seasoning but even if you are using a BBQ seasoning with a lot of sugar it is still so low that I don’t think it is going to matter ton. I might be wrong on that but I have done the math in the past for seasonings and it is just above what you can declare as “sugar free” which is less than 0.5 grams per serving.
Thank you, just what I was after.
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