Originally Posted by IamMadMan
Hi Mountain has good kits, I think they make 15lb per kit. They are great for beginners as they include everything, spices, cure, and even the casings.
These casings I bought today are dry casing. He said to soak them in water before stuffing and they are not refrigerated. They look just like these: http://www.sausagemaker.com/24100bee...gs23861mm.aspx
Note that these also say to soak in water. Are these the type you said WILL get smoke through them? He said they wouldn't but who knows............
And here is a pic i took of the casings I bought today. This looks like the synthetic fibrous type in the link.