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by gandrfab
Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Home Builds and Mods
Topic: Mini-Pig Cooker Build
Replies: 3
Views: 36

Re: Mini-Pig Cooker Build

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by gandrfab
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Home Builds and Mods
Topic: Acquired a few tanks
Replies: 19
Views: 229

Re: Acquired a few tanks

Just acquired another grill size propane tank.
Going to have to knock this lazy off and start modifying.
by gandrfab
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

To touch on my back ground the 1st time I slow cooked a pork butt for pulling I did it with no seasoning for my own baseline. It came out with what I'll call a still on the hoof flavor. This experiment had about the same flavor. Seasoning has been added to my slow cooked pork butt and is now request...
by gandrfab
Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

The appearance in the bag didn't change from the OP pic. This was right out of the bag and cut open. Not odd odor.

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by gandrfab
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

I'm going to let it ride. Seem to find little information that heat ruins the cure but is out there. If heating the cure was a problem we would see whole lot more about it being a problem. Plan on cutting it open tomorrow if it is pink throughout we'll be cooking it if all smells/feels good. If it s...
by gandrfab
Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

SmokinAl said I messed up. By heating the cure 1st in the process of boiling the tap water.
by gandrfab
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

Late to the party as usual but I'd look at Pop's curing brine and the discussions on it. Here's a starting place. https://www.smokingmeatforums.com/ams/pops-wet-curing-brine.9561/ Thanks, started a thread " Awaiting approval before being displayed publicly." Should show up in the subsecti...
by gandrfab
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

In a one gallon ziplock bag at day 4

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by gandrfab
Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

Are you curing the 2 lbs that you cut off, the 3 lbs left over, or the entire 5 lbs? Anyway, here's the math; Ratio per Ounce of Cure 1oz or 28.35 grams of cure for 25 lbs of meat Ratio per lb of meat .04 oz or 1.134 grams of cure per pound of meat If you're curing the entire 5 lbs of pork then tha...
by gandrfab
Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Cured Meats
Topic: Total noob to curing
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: Total noob to curing

Thanks for replying Called for distilled or boiled then cooled water. In the 1st calculator posted it doesn't seem clear if it's for calculation from the center to the edge of the thickest portion of the cut or from outside to outside of the thickest portion. But the 2nd calculator seems to confirm ...