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This all started over 25 years ago while salmon fishing in upstate New York. You would catch your fish and bring it to a cleaning station where you could exchange your fish for some smoked ones.
At that time charcoal smokers had just come out on the market . So I thought ... how hard could it be to make my own smoked salmon? Boy, was I wrong! After searching around, I found an old timer that used to run his own smokehouse down by the Jersey shore. He told us that the first thing we forgot to do was BRINE !!! (that simple salt, brown sugar and water solution).
Plus a few other tricks of the trade .
In time, a friend asked me if I could make venison jerky for him. This time I did some research first. I could not find too much about how to do smoked meats. But I did find out how jerky was made back in the…
- Born on May 7
- Joined February 9, 2011
- Mike Duff
- Belleville, NJ, United States