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An old man in South Carolina who usually paid for the processing of our game. So, I decided to start doing our own processing a couple of years ago. Good spices are hard to find, but Walton’s is a treasure trove of information and product. Have been using a 40 inch smoker and intend to build my own using an old freezer box.
@TomBiga Glad to have you on the board Tom! We will be continuing to try to provide useful information that will help processors of all levels!
OK thanks for all the suggestions
@PapaSop these look very tasty. Ever tried wet brining for a few hours for more moisture? Sure, blame it on the adult beverages.
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I just finished 25 lbs of Jalapeño Summer Sausage and snack sticks. I used my new 44lb meat mixer from Weston. The mixer worked great. The only downside to it is that it is not easy to clean. The mixer is only welded on the outside, so strands of meat tend to get stuck in the corners.
I also tried sodium phosphate for the first time instead of protein powder. Only needed 1/4 cup vs. 2-1/2 cups of protein powder. Flavor and texture was still excellent.