GWG8541 I’m right there with you. Congrats and enjoy your trip.
25 lbs Jalapeño SS and Sticks
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I just finished 25 lbs of Jalapeño Summer Sausage and snack sticks. I used my new 44lb meat mixer from Weston. The mixer worked great. The only downside to it is that it is not easy to clean. The mixer is only welded on the outside, so strands of meat tend to get stuck in the corners.
I also tried sodium phosphate for the first time instead of protein powder. Only needed 1/4 cup vs. 2-1/2 cups of protein powder. Flavor and texture was still excellent.
chrisndee2 Those look great, good pic of the meat in the mixer with protein extraction. Yes, that is my main complaint of any mixer is that they add one more thing to clean and often it is the most difficult to clean!