Looking for pumpkin brat recipe
A few years ago I read about a pumpkin brat recipe that was on the Excaliber web site. I have been trying to find it with no luck.Does anyone have any information that might help me on this or a recipe they would share with me for the pumpkin brats?
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There is a seasoning pack for pumpkin brats at PS Seasonings and Spices.
Thanks for the info . I have bought seasoning from P S seasonings. I’ll give it a look.
Excalibur still offers the Pumpkin Pie Flavored Bratwurst Seasoning. We do not stock it, but we can get it and if there is interest, it can be added to our in-stock offerings.
It would just take us about 2 weeks to get it in. The price would probably end up being $9.99 per package (seasons 25 lb of meat).
If you want it, I’ll get it ordered and added to stock and we’ll see if we can sell it to others as well then.
@Austin Thank you. I would like to try it and if it taste as good as most Excalibur products I would probably use enough to make 200 lbs or more. I live 10 miles from Excalibur factory but can’t buy retail from them. I’ll be looking forward to hear from you.
We will get a few cases of it ordered then, add it to our normal stock, and give it a shot.
We should have the order confirmed today or tomorrow.
I’ll respond back with another update when I’ve got an ETA and the item published at waltonsinc.com
Once we get it in, we’ll also update with new pictures of the seasoning as well on the product’s page.
If you do want some, you can order it whenever and the day we get it into our warehouse, we’ll ship your order straight away to you.
@scottwaltner i too used to have that same problem until I made my mix about 30 percent fat added non fat powder milk for a binder and mixed till it gets good and sticky and then the rest cooking temp and water shower @ end.
@parksider I am using fibrous casings and soaking in warm water for alt least 30 minutes. I mixed the meat, 20 pounds for about 12 minutes. The casings were tight when I was stuffing them. I was processing at 125 for 1 hour, 140 for 1 hour, 155 for 2 hours and 170 until the internal was 165. I water bathed them, forgot to hang them over night, but just put them in the refrigerator. I didn’t take the internal temp after I water bathed them.
The outside of the sausage does not appear fatty and the flavor is great.
Ive been wrong many times before lol! But i dont feel like it would turn out super good unless you found a seasoning mix that would blend well with the bacon taste which might take some nasty sticks to figure it out. Possibly willies snack stick from waltons might be ok… if you do this please let us know how it turns out. Commercially seems like a bit of a bad thing, the cost of bacon/pork fat is huge. Profit margin would be horrid!
@scottwaltner i agree with parker on a few things. You always need to soak your fibrous summer sausage casings for sure! At least 30 minutes if you got time. Also you dont want the casings to stick too much to the meat either though. Fine line there. I think maybe you need to mix the meat longer for that protein extraction would be the main thing. Also you want to stuff those casings about as tight as you can with out exploding, but those casings are tough. What temperature is the summer sausage after cooling them down?
I want to make fresh not smoked nitrate free Hot Dogs. After stuffing I am hot bathing them to 160. These are all beef I must add. What can I use to keep the color so they don’t end up grey looking and have that nice pink color?
Very similar process. Try dividing the spice into 1/3’s. Rub 1/3 on each day for 3 days. Yes it’s very thin, doesn’t take much. Local hardware store had crocks on sale so i got 2. I rub, and rotate each day.
After day 3, rotate each day for 5 more days. If it’s cold out i leave on the floor in my garage, if not it goes in the fridge-great either way just depends on weather.
Hang one day-i never rinse. Cold smoke (100F) for 6 hours. rest overnight, cold smoke for 6 more hours. Rest overnight.
I like mine to be a deep cherry color, that’s how i determine when to stop smoking. If it’s not that rich cherry color, smoke it more! Then rest it for 3 days and slice. We slice it on a slicer so i get super thin slices. Uncle Cecil said slice it thin enough that you can read the paper through it!
One tip-Walton’s has the little drying pouch that’s in the store bought jerky, They are cheap and make it last forever in the fridge or freezer. I also vacuum seal to 98% with the chamber vac or it get too hard. Here is a pic of what I’m looking for. The fellas have named this George Washington Jerky. It was the only way i could explain it to them before i made it. Told them we were going VERY old school, and now they love it!