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Old July 8, 2015   #16
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This ones even worse if you can imagine such a thing.
Bacon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zL2ynLcdLnw
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Might as well add this to the section too.
They are cured pork rib eyes.
I cured them yesterday and over night and cooked them today.
I used.
2 tablespoons sugar cure.
2 tablespoons garlic powder.
2 tablespoons sugar.
1 teaspoon of dried mustard.
1 teaspoon ground black pepper.

Mix the dry ingredients and totally cover the 3 pieces of meat about 3/4 a pound in the mix and put in a covered bowl fin the refrigerator or about 14 hours.
Take out and rinse with cold water put in bowl and let soak in cold water for an hour then repeat this step one more time.
Set out and pat dry.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and put some olive oil in the bottom of a cast iron skillet and place the steaks in the skillet after you have rolled them in the oil.
sprinkle some brown sugar on the top side and place in the oven.
let cook for 30 minutes and then flip over turn the heat up to 450 and put about 4 table spoons of honey on the steaks and let cook for around 15 more minutes.

At this time the honey sugar and moisture in the pan should be foaming.
Set out and plate, then pour the remaining juices over the steaks.
It beats any ham you have ever had.
At least I think so.


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What is a pigs eye? Your meats look delicious. Got to try the summer sausage for sure!
I just need an electric smoker. Don't like my cheap,baby smoker.
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Old July 8, 2015   #18
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What is a pigs eye? Your meats look delicious. Got to try the summer sausage for sure!
I just need an electric smoker. Don't like my cheap,baby smoker.
Do you mean Pork rib eye.
It is the same cut of meat called a rib eye in beef but from the pig.
Called Texas Rib eyes.

I just scored some thick fatty steaks from the butt roast I am going to cook tonight.
$1.97 a pound, you cant beat that.
Maybe $3.00 for supper $6.00 including the wine.

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Bumping this back to the top.
I have a hankering for some homemade Slim Jims maybe next weekend.
I had no idea how I made the killer summer sausage and here is the recipe.
This was back before I had the monster meat grinder.
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Freezing rain here the past couple days so a friend and I got together and stuffed
some sausages. Maple apple breakfast links, bratwurst, pepperoni, chirizo, hot and sweet Italian sausage. But I forgot to take pics. These recipes are for fresh so they need consumed within 3 days or frozen.
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Here is why I make my own sausage.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAn0PBjhwW4

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I made a batch of smoked sausage yesterday, I used 5# of beef(brisket & chuck), 3# of pork and 2# of beef and pork fat mixed along with a pack of bacon. I used a seasoning mix I made up for andouille sausage and they came out great.

Here's a few pics I took, that tray of meat is ready to go in the grinder. I used the smaller grinder plate on the bacon, I wanted it to be mixed well in the meat. I used the biggest plate I had for the meat then mixed everything up and set it in the fridge a few hours to let the flavor meld together then stuffed, smoked and vacuum sealed for the freezer.

I see a small smoke house in my future to hang the meats, I don't like those grill marks!!
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I wouldn't give a blink of an eye negative thought about the grill marks. Those look like they shouldn't make it to the freezer.
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Looks good, if you do it right you can make the smokehouse out of lumber or plywood.

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I've been planning to build one for a while. I bought a wood burning stove a while back from a friend cheap and figured I'd use it for a firebox. That will give me the ability to cook and smoke depending on how I decide to go with the smokehouse.
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Butts were on sale and that means time to make sausage. This is Cajun green onion and a few links of hot Italian. The Italian was an after thought, I had all of the meat seasoned but didn't add the green onions yet. I looked up a recipe and ended up adding some ground fennel and it came out nice. I'm amazed that 3/4 of a teaspoon to 3 lbs of meat changed it that much. I did use fresh ground fennel, maybe that made a difference.

I tried out the green onion last night for supper and it has excellent flavor with a nice kick from two tablespoons of cayenne. I tried something new and it worked better than I expected. I added a medium chopped onion to the food processor and a few minced garlic with a 1/2 cup of water, it made a nice paste/slurry. I added all the seasonings to that and it made it easy to incorporate into the meat.

With a cold front coming at the end of the week I see a chicken and sausage gumbo in my future.
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Good looking sausage Rajun, great job.
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