"A very tasty sausage that is nice to give away in gift baskets. Add or omit spices to suit your taste." — TGFROST
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sugar-based curing mixture (such as Morton® Tender Quick®)
red pepper flakes
hickory-flavored liquid smoke
This is almost exactly like the summer sausage that has been handed down to me by my grandparents. It is the best sausage I have ever eaten! Our recipe uses garlic salt instead of garlic powder and has 1/2 teaspoon of black peppercorns per pound of meat. It is really good when made with ground turkey too. That is the way I usually make it these days.
This recipe was disappointing. It wasn't BAD, as such, just not good. It seems to be missing something, some flavor or spice that I can't put my finger on. My husband and I both were expecting something somewhat sweeter, for some reason. I'm not going to throw this away...it's not that bad. I'll serve it for company and whomever likes it will get to take it home :~D I won't be making this one again, because I'm sure there's something better out there. Oh, FYI, I did use all beef (90% lean) and followed the directions and amounts as presented, making no changes.
This is a wonderful recipe. The whole family love it. I changed nothing about it. It smells so good I almost hated waiting the 3 days, but do it because it is definetly worth it. Thanks so Much.
Oh my goodness. I can't believe how easy this is to make and how wonderful it tastes. Thank you for this recipe. I took 3 logs to Christmas Eve and Christmas Dinner and there was none left. My brother was asking me to make some with some deer meat he had. I will be making a lot of this and putting it in my freezer for a quick snack for unexpected guests. I bought 10 pounds of hamburger to make some so I would have it for New Year's Eve. I think I will add jalepenos to one batch. Thanks again for this easy recipe.
I followed this recipe exactly. I used a very good quality of beef, 100% home raised angus. The sausage turned out great! Next time I will experiment with more spices, possibly adding a little more red pepper for an additional kick. I think I will also try adding some venison for a gamier flavor. All in all...good recipe.
This is a great recipe. I double it and make five logs as the recipe states and add extra cayenne and pepper flakes to the other five logs batch. Love it!!
EXCELLENT!!! I doubled the garlic powder, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes and I used Mesquite liquid smoke. I also used Tony's more spice for the salt. Kids and husband LOVED it! Making some now for late Christmas presents. YUM!
This recipe is awesome! My family loved it!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/40 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 40
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 65
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