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Homemade Meats

Homemade Meats

Recipes for ham cooker dishes

Cut up about 2/3 of the meat into 2x2 cm cubes, mince or chop the remaining part. Prepare the marinade from 1 dl of water, salt, the spice mixture; mix it with the cut-up meat. Mix the meat mass thoroughly for at least 10 minutes in a food processor with hooks for kneading or knead the meat manually...
alcofermbrew.com 28.01.2020.
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Smoking meat and fish – How to go about it?

What exactly is smoking? Smoking is nothing else than just a process in which meat and fish are exposed to the action of wood smoke. It can be produced by burning pieces of wood, wood chips or sawdust. Wood of leafy trees (beech, oak or alder) or fruit (especially stone fruit) trees are mainly used ...
alcofermbrew.com 21.01.2020.
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Important rules of brine-curing

Once you have chosen the meat, you will need an appropriate vessel for dry or wet curing. One can argue whether it is better to use a wooden barrel, a plastic container approved for contact with food or a large stoneware vessel. However, one thing is indisputable: the hygienic condition of the vesse...
alcofermbrew.com 21.01.2020.
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Methods of brine-curing of meat

There is no smoking without brine-curing Even the best smoke alone will not bring the desired effect. Wherever salt could not be extracted from sea water or excavated, it was called “white gold”. This is confirmed by known mediaeval trade routes. In autumn, columns of horses carrying sacks of sal...
alcofermbrew.com 17.01.2020.
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Everything you always wanted to know about cured meat

Curing is the natural process harnessed by humans to preserve meat. How to make a prosciutto for instance? You take a hunk of meat, salt profusely and hang it to dry for a long period. Of course it’s only a brief summary of whole process, but in fact it’s really simple. So, let’s go to the kitchen!...
alcofermbrew.com 07.03.2019.
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