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Old 11-24-2007, 02:47 PM   #1
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First time smoked kielbasa

Well today is my first attempt at smoked kielbasa. Thanks to Dave I think it will turn out okay. It's been in the smoke house since 10:00 this morning and still has 25* more to go before it gets it's cold shower. I'll post finished pictures later.

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That's lookin' mighty fine Nick!
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looking good nick.
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Looking good Nick...Remember don't shower the sausage..submerge it in the sink..that way it wont wrinkle....Next time if you double the length of the sausage you can tie the ends together to make a ring...It might be a little easier to deal with that way.
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Looks good !
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Do look good. Fine job. Will agree with Witt...make them link strings long enough to tie into hoops. When you get em on the dowels just give em an occasional spin like the steering wheel on a bus. That keep the bottom of the string from overcooking whilst the topside is looking bland.

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Thanks for the info Dave, I'm gonna do that for sure next time!
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I'm waiting on some finished pics..a little bird told me..one dowel of sausage was done
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Nick those are looking real good. Sometimes 25 degrees can take forever.
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Old 11-25-2007, 08:30 AM   #10
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Yeah, that 25* took until 9:00 PM. Here's the finished pics. I took a taste this morning for breakfast and it was FANTASTIC! All shrunk wrapped and in the freezer!

Here they are

Breakfast

Note to self, next time use bigger casings! I used what I had on hand, 32 - 35 mm. I should have used bigger because they shrunk down a bit!
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