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Old 02-12-2020, 04:52 PM   #1
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Which one do yíall vote for for pork sausage pre mixed seasoning? Iíve used Cajun Blakeís and was good but Iíve read a bunch on both of these and wanna see what the G/S says!


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Old 02-12-2020, 04:57 PM   #2
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I haven't tried AC but the REO is very good.
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Old 02-12-2020, 05:03 PM   #3
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use both....REO is the best in my opinion for pork sausage. I really like the REO jerky seasoning as well.
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Old 02-12-2020, 05:05 PM   #4
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Reo is good stuff . I use the German blend
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Old 02-12-2020, 05:26 PM   #5
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For breakfast sausage?


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Old 02-12-2020, 05:31 PM   #6
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REO is what i use for breakfast sausage, #6 i believe.....a lot like Jimmy Dean's in my opinion.
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REO O.P. #6. Best breakfast sausage blend there is.
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Iíve only used AC Leggs but I really like the #10 blend for breakfast sausage.
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Old 02-12-2020, 06:37 PM   #9
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I've used Legg my whole life. They have a bunch of different ones.
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:11 PM   #10
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Iíve only used AC Leggs but I really like the #10 blend for breakfast sausage.
Same here.
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:13 PM   #11
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Iíve used AC legs before and Cajun Blakeís and like them both, my wife and 2 young boys are hooked on jimmy dean so I may try the REO spice


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Old 02-12-2020, 07:24 PM   #12
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Does the REO have any sage in it? I like a little hint of sage in my breakfast sausage.
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:31 PM   #13
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Smart ive been reading all your posts on sausage making and smoker ideas, Iíve done it with my buddies but never by myself or on my own equipment. But thatís changing this year


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Old 02-12-2020, 07:31 PM   #14
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Does the REO have any sage in it? I like a little hint of sage in my breakfast sausage.
There are a few different options for breakfast pan spices. The old fashioned #8 has a little, the number 3 has a bit more.
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:35 PM   #15
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Can I just run a pork butt thru the grinder and then mix in the seasonings? Or are y'all doing something more complicated than that?
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Iíve just ground up a pork butt and seasoned it, Iíve mixed venison and pork also for pan sausage and chorizo


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Old 02-12-2020, 07:40 PM   #17
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Can I just run a pork butt thru the grinder and then mix in the seasonings? Or are y'all doing something more complicated than that?
Iím sure you can, we used 60-40 nilgai to pork butt for our sausage and chorizo
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:42 PM   #18
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REO is very good. Never tried the other.
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Old 02-12-2020, 07:55 PM   #19
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Can I just run a pork butt thru the grinder and then mix in the seasonings? Or are y'all doing something more complicated than that?
sure you can. done it lots of times. you can add more are less seasoning this way.

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My family has used legg my whole life. We agg a little extra sage.
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Old 02-12-2020, 09:35 PM   #21
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Old 02-12-2020, 09:42 PM   #22
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Legg for breakfast sausage and reo or Zach’s for link
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Old 02-12-2020, 09:58 PM   #23
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We use REO here. Country Style for patty. German is the base for our link but we Doctor it up a bit.
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Old 02-12-2020, 10:04 PM   #24
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Smart ive been reading all your posts on sausage making and smoker ideas, I’ve done it with my buddies but never by myself or on my own equipment. But that’s changing this year


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Good deal! Its a labor of love.. Feel free to PM if you have any questions.


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There are a few different options for breakfast pan spices. The old fashioned #8 has a little, the number 3 has a bit more.
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Can I just run a pork butt thru the grinder and then mix in the seasonings? Or are y'all doing something more complicated than that?

Chew, this is probably stating the obvious but based on your question, I'd chunk the PB sized according to your grinder neck, season it as chunks on a table or in a cooler, grind it coarse letting the grinder help you mix.....and then grind fine like your typical breakfast sausage so it mixes even more.


Also if you want a slightly leaner sausage cut the fat cap off. If you like a little more fat in it, chunk the fat cap in with the rest.


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Old 02-12-2020, 10:07 PM   #25
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Good deal! Its a labor of love.. Feel free to PM if you have any questions.




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Chew, this is probably stating the obvious but based on your question, I'd chunk the PB sized according to your grinder neck, season it as chunks on a table or in a cooler, grind it coarse letting the grinder help you mix.....and then grind fine like your typical breakfast sausage so it mixes even more.
That sounds good. Thanks. Do those season packages come with a ratio? Like 1 lb to 1 tablespoon or whatever
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Yes. They will say how much they will season.
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Old 02-12-2020, 10:09 PM   #27
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That sounds good. Thanks. Do those season packages come with a ratio? Like 1 lb to 1 tablespoon or whatever

Yes sir....Welcome.


We usually make our own but I want to try something a little different and more traditional.
In reading one of the REO packages it said 1 package makes 25lbs.
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I read somewhere that fiesta makes a good pan sausage seasoning. I love all their other products so I went looking for it at HEB but couldn't find it. It's on their website. guess I'll have to buy it online if I want to try it. I think an entire bottle does 8 lbs.
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I read somewhere that fiesta makes a good pan sausage seasoning. I love all their other products so I went looking for it at HEB but couldn't find it. It's on their website. guess I'll have to buy it online if I want to try it. I think an entire bottle does 8 lbs.



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Does the REO have any sage in it? I like a little hint of sage in my breakfast sausage.
Reo number 3 has no msg and great sage. I have been making sausage since the mid 70s. Mostly mixed my own seasoning. Reo number 3 is about exactly what I mixed. Love it..
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I read somewhere that fiesta makes a good pan sausage seasoning. I love all their other products so I went looking for it at HEB but couldn't find it. It's on their website. guess I'll have to buy it online if I want to try it. I think an entire bottle does 8 lbs.
Iím sure itís good. Fiesta makes great seasonings.
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Old 02-12-2020, 10:29 PM   #32
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REO is what i use for breakfast sausage, #6 i believe.....a lot like Jimmy Dean's in my opinion.
If you get a chance, can you verify that #6 is what you use? Thanks!



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Old 02-13-2020, 08:46 AM   #33
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it is #6 that i use.....I'm pretty sure there was another thread on this that mentioned #6 tasted a lot like Jimmy dean's sausage. That's what first got me to try REO. My wife is a Jimmy Dean's fan and picky.....she didn't notice a difference when i made it.

My daughter shot a pig and we made the whole thing into breakfast sausage. I add some straight pork fat to the mix when i make it out of a wild pig. usually about 1lb of fat to 4/5 pounds of pork. I like my breakfast sausage to be a little greasy as it's frying.
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I like Legg pan sausage. Pretty much everything REO has is better.
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Old 02-13-2020, 08:56 AM   #35
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Good info on the pork fat to meat ratio


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it is #6 that i use.....I'm pretty sure there was another thread on this that mentioned #6 tasted a lot like Jimmy dean's sausage. That's what first got me to try REO. My wife is a Jimmy Dean's fan and picky.....she didn't notice a difference when i made it.

My daughter shot a pig and we made the whole thing into breakfast sausage. I add some straight pork fat to the mix when i make it out of a wild pig. usually about 1lb of fat to 4/5 pounds of pork. I like my breakfast sausage to be a little greasy as it's frying.


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Reo is the brand we use.
Country Pan for the breakfast sausage and Dobesch for the smoked link sausage.
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You can usually get the fiesta one at academy. Or use to see it there
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Old 02-14-2020, 10:25 PM   #39
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Is the REO available online only


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Tagged. My dad is a fan of REO. Iíve never tried it.
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Old 02-14-2020, 11:46 PM   #41
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I went today. The store in New Caney didn't have any.
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REO is great just made 25 pounds of #6


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I went today. The store in New Caney didn't have any.
I tried that years ago and dont remember being to impressed. To bad because I love the rest of their products.


I had to come back and edit this. I was trying to track some down for you and realized they have a couple of venison spices. I think it may have been one of those so I dont think I have tried the pan version.

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I tried that years ago and dont remember being to impressed. To bad because I love the rest of their products.


I had to come back and edit this. I was trying to track some down for you and realized they have a couple of venison spices. I think it may have been one of those so I dont think I have tried the pan version.
I went ahead and got some of this on Amazon.
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I went ahead and got some of this on Amazon.
That should be good! Let me know when you want a pig or ten instead of buying some.
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That should be good! Let me know when you want a pig or ten instead of buying some.
Y'all still covered up in Victoria? If u ever get a fat sow, let me know! I can't seem to catch any at my place except big nasty boars
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If you aren’t far from allied kenco in Houston stop by there. They have just about anything processing related. They have a really nice selection of seasonings as well.
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My family been using this Legg’s forever, I made breakfast pan sausage this morning. Need to try the others just to compare, can’t have to much breakfast sausage.
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No, some stores carry it but may depend on location. Luckily our local private market carries a good selection along wit great casings etc
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