Pepperoni

Ingredients

22 pounds lean meat
3 pounds pork fat
1 1/4 cups + 2 tablespoons salt
cup + 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon dextrose, (glucose)
2 cups tbl Cure dissolved in 1 water
3/4 cup ground red pepper
3/4 cup ground allspice
1 tablespoon garlic powder
5 tablespoons fennel seed

Preparation

1
Grind meat and fat through a 1/2-inch plate. Mix meat, fat, and all seasonings. Grind through a 1/8-inch plate and mix 6 minutes. Stuff in hog casings and place in 90 degrees Fahrenheit smokehouse until pH 5 is reached. Store at 50 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 days to produce a dry product, or heat to 142 degrees Fahrenheit after pH 5 is reached to produce a semi-dry product.
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NOTE: It is best to use a starter culture with all fermented sausage. If starter cultures are not available let product stand in a 6-inch deep tray at 38 degrees Fahrenheit for 72 hours before it is stuffed or add 8 oz. of GDL per 100 lb. of product and heat to 142 degrees Fahrenheit internally without incubation.

 



Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 4, 2009 - 1:35pm

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