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sausage preparation?

Old 10-02-2003, 03:12 PM
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I got a couple sticks of elk sausage from my boss at work. The first stick was real " wet" when i unfroze it and unwraped it. I let it sit out for a couple of days with the paper off it to dry but it got real hard and not good. The inside was good, but the outside was all tough and almost frezer burned, kinda like how cheese gets if you let it sit out. How do you guys dry your sausage?
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Old 10-03-2003, 05:38 AM
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don' t know how to dry it after it is done.

I make a lot of sasuage each year,when I take mine out of the smoke house it is as dry as you want it.
Don' t know why his is wet?!?!?!?!

you may can put it in your oven for a few min. and let it dry that way.
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Old 10-03-2003, 11:16 AM
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Maybe it is not wet it is greasy which means he cooked ia too high of a temp. and the fat melted and turned to grease. That happens if you let the temp. in the smoke house go above 160 degrees. Also if that happens the sausage tends to be dry and crumbly.Because all the sold fat was lost.
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