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  • DaveS121
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    • Mar 2016
    • 15

    Amesphos phosphates

    I'm interested in making my own sausage. A number of recipes I've come across on the Internet include Amesphos Phosphates. In researching it's suppose to retain moisture. I haven't seen it mentioned in any of Meathead's recipes. Thoughts on if it's necessary or important. Thank you.
  • RonB
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    #2
    I can't help, but welcome to The Pit Dave. Someone will be along in a bit with more info.

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    • Nate
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      Welcome from Indiana

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      • Henrik
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        • Jul 2014
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        #4
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        • DaveS121
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          • Mar 2016
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          #5
          Thank you Henrik for moving my post to the correct thread. I'll take your advice and read the homework assignment.

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          • Jerod Broussard
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            #6
            I've made 100's of pounds of sausage and getting a correct ratio of fat is important. Also, getting your grind down to the texture you like (coarse vs fine) is also important. I've never bothered with phosphates.

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            • Donw
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              • Jul 2017
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              #7
              I would recommend working on the fat ratio first to see if you need anything at all. While grinding and mixing do small test patties to see how you are progressing. You can always add fat or moisture before casing.

              If you do find you need to add these phosphates in some of your batches I would appreciate you letting us know about your experiences with them.

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              • DaveS121
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                • Mar 2016
                • 15

                #8
                Jerod and Donw thanks for the input. It's going to be a few weeks before I start experimenting. I'll let you know how it goes.

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