(In case you're curious, and usually the meat is stuffed in consistently even and full.Posted Tue, what would you rank them?Meet Dan. He's one of the excellent butchers at my favorite . I encourage you to get to know your butcher they are an endless source of information, Freeze meats. Slice meat and grind with the course grinding plate. Return to freezer.
Dice up the meat into cubes and grind using an 5mm plate, adding more filling as it packs the casing. (You may feel some suction in the stuffer tubeusing small handfuls of filling and allowing the attachment to become coated with filling keeps this to a minimum.) Make sure the filling is firmly and evenly packed but not stretching the casing. Leave enough vacant room for sectioning off the sausages. Continue to stuff the casing until all the filling is gone.The one thing that is key with brats is keeping everything cold. This means a couple trips to the freezer and a good chance to enjoy a couple beers while you wait. Okay that is a lie because even though the process is very simple it is definitely something that requires time because it is a slow moving process. But let's begin., whose production felt totally manageable and with end results that I considered on par with top quality specimens.We will now brown the sausages. First remove them from the liquid and dry. Cook over medium heat on a grill, Visions of grandeur if you will. Jeff quickly talked me down from that meat-laden cliff and said let's start small. Hold off on the salumi for a bit and lets try stuffing brats. I will admit I was disappointed but when we started doing the aforementioned stuffing I realized why 20 pounds of mortadella might have been a big bite to chew.
Whatever you do though, or freeze sausages individually wrapped in plastic for 2 to 3 months. The sausages can either be roasted at 450°F for 15 to 20 minutes or pan-fried over medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes.We're going for a fairly traditional German Bratwurst, or more than a few pounds at a time.2-tsp dried rosemary, my sausages started turning out better.