shoprat53 Yeah, I wouldnt add ECA to a polish or german or anything like that. Maybe use Sodium Erythorbate if you want the cure acceleration without a tang?
Length of time for summer sausage
Making summer sausage for the first time and was wondering when doing 125 1hr, 140 1 hr ,155 2hr then 175, on avg how long will it take at 175 to reach 160 internal temp
pigman34 I would say on avg 10 hrs. I’ve did it once and if I remember it took 13 hrs but I didn’t have a water pan or anything in the smoker for humidity. A lot of guys are taking their summer sausage to 140 internal temp in the smoker then finishing in a 170° water bath with great success
yeah don’t wit till the afternoon or you ll be be after midnight
pigman34 Unless you are planning on switching to water around 130° F I would recommend starting earlier in the morning. 10 hours would be pretty standard depending on how thick your casings are.