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Unread 12-28-2010, 09:20 AM   #1
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The wife got me a sausage stuffer and some Cabela's seasoning kits for Christmas. I busted it out yesterday and everything went well, for the most part. After I linked the sausages I cut them apart and of course, the ends came undone. How do you properly seperate them after linking so that doesn't happen? Thanks for the help all!
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put them in the fridge overnite uncovered so the casings dry out some
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Awesome, thanks!
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how did you "link" them? I usually pinch them every 6-8" as they come off the stuffing horn/tube. then i twist every other one a couple of times. let them dry for while then you should be ok cutting them. i usually leave 3 or 4 linked together and cut later after they are on the grill.
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I would guess that you are using "collagen" casings.
They have a "Memory" and will "unwind" when you twist them like natural casings.
Need to tie off the ends of each one with butcher's twine to keep them from unwinding.

A bit of a PITA, but not horrible.

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Last 2 batches of venison sausage we made we used collagen casing.
You have to tie the ends with string like The Kapn stated.
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