“Healthy” Montreal Smoked Meat

This was originally posted November 16, 2013. It has been reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.


When I retired, I purchased a Bradley Smoker. I have really enjoyed it. As I got used to using it, I had to try my hand at Montreal Smoked Meat. I love going to Schwartz’s when I go to Montreal and what they call Montreal Smoked Meat in the supermarket is not even close. Continue reading “Healthy” Montreal Smoked Meat

Passing Wind Estates Bratwurst, The First Post

This was originally posted on November 15, 2013 and is reposted due to a catastrophic crash of my site.

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I am rapidly learning that something you make yourself tastes better and has the advantage of you controlling the ingredients. I made bratwurst but I used chicken and pork to lighten it up a bit. You need a grinder and something to stuff the sausage casings to make this. I do have a KitchenAid mixer with a grinder attachment and stuffing tubes. In my early attempt to make sausage, I found the
KitchenAid does a decent job of grinding meat. However, trying to use it to stuff casings is like getting a root canal from a proctologist. If you are going to make sausage, get a dedicated sausage stuffer. Continue reading Passing Wind Estates Bratwurst, The First Post

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