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“This recipe is from an engineer (and friend) who worked for me up in Alaska about 25 years ago. Wait until your local supermarket has their family-pack CHEAP hamburger on sale to make this. You really do not want to use the good stuff; the fatter the better for best final flavor and texture.”
3 1lb loaves

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  1. Mix all ingredients well, and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  2. Mix again, and refrigerate for another 24 hours, and repeat one more timel mixture should cure in refrigerator for a total of 3 days.
  3. Form into 3 long sausages, and place on a broiler rack above a drain pan.
  4. A wire rack over a foil lined cookie sheet works fine.
  5. Bake at 150-175degF for 8-10 hours.
  6. Remove grease from drain pan if too much accumulates.
  7. If meat is not browned, firm, and crusty after 8 hours, continue to bake until it is.
  8. Cool loaves to room temperature, wrap well, and freeze until needed.
  9. To serve, thaw, and slice very thinly with a sharp knife.
  10. Sausage casing is not needed, since the loaves form a crust while cooking.
  11. Note: Since many oven thermostats are inaccurate at low temperature settings, use an oven thermometer to make sure oven is hot enough to properly cook the meat.

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