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Would you eat?

Hans61
Hans61 Posts: 3,901
The brats are very firm not soft or mushy at all but wife is questioning the small tint of pink

i ate one and it was delicious texture was fantastic 
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  • Looks like the shocker.   Two in the pink an one in the stink!  
  • Spaightlabs
    Spaightlabs Posts: 2,349
    It's fine, eat it.
  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,648
    edited October 2019
    The pink may be from cure 1....sniff test and eat....
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • thetrim
    thetrim Posts: 11,352

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  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,648
  • prob a good time to throw back on the grill
    Lrg 2008
    Mini 2009
  • Lit
    Lit Posts: 9,053
    That’s risky with ground pork. I wouldn’t eat it 
  • Theophan
    Theophan Posts: 2,654
    Most of the time you can do it "wrong" and everything will be fine.

    But... we're not talking about a small risk of catching a bad cold, here.  We're talking about a small risk of being miserably, desperately sick, maybe in the hospital, exploding at both ends, maybe elderly or children at risk of dying a really miserable death.

    Nope.  Not me.  Chance are it'd be fine.  But food safety just isn't something I want to take even a small risk on.  I've known people who had food poisoning who said if they'd had a gun handy, they would have used it on themselves, it was that bad!
  • Botch
    Botch Posts: 15,380
    Trichinosis has been eradicated in this country for (at least) a decade, I'd eat it (and have).  
    @Theophan mentions friends who've had food poisoning, and I have too (from, as near as I could tell, a stupid piece of dried beef left out overnight!)  It lasted 4 days, and I would've offed myself too had I the means.
    I've had food poisoning three times since (utah cajun, and two taco carts) and each time was much easier (not that I'm suggesting a program or anything).  My Viking and Germanic ancestors ate a lot of questionable meat (pepper was popular because it masked unappetizing smells) so it may be slightly hereditary.  
    But, don't fear the pink pork.  
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  • Gulfcoastguy
    Gulfcoastguy Posts: 6,248
    His wife will never be happy unless it’s recarbonized. 
  • NorthPilot06
    NorthPilot06 Posts: 1,179
    I’m not a good yardstick, I’d certainly eat that without reservation. But I’m sure the Mrs. would want it back on the heat. 
    DFW - 1 LGBE & Happy to Adopt More...
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 32,561
    well i ate med/rare bear burgers this year and have eaten from a pot of chili and a pot of chicken soup left on the stove and reheated for weeks at a time, have never put extra  pizza in the fridge in my life =)  people in this world actually eat ground pork raw.  ive never poisoned myself but question what restaurants are doing to poison me, i would be more afraid eating out as thats where ive had food poisoning
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  • johnmitchell
    johnmitchell Posts: 6,499
    @Hans61..You still above ground this morning..I certainly hope so. :)
    Greensboro North Carolina
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  • jtcBoynton
    jtcBoynton Posts: 2,814
    A good instant read thermometer would have settled this question. Two or three seconds would have told you if they met your standard for minimum safety temp. 
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  • Hans61
    Hans61 Posts: 3,901
    @Hans61..You still above ground this morning..I certainly hope so. :)
    Yes sir! Alls well :-)
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    Coach Finstock Teen Wolf
  • Carolina Q
    Carolina Q Posts: 14,831
    I cooked a steak last night. A filet mignon. I pulled it a bit sooner than I normally do and while the end was medium rare, the closer I got to the middle, the more rare it got. One of the best steaks I've ever eaten, but it was quite rare. I decided to try to correct that so I threw the remaining half of it into the microwave. 30 seconds only. 15-20 would have been better, but it was still excellent! No illness yet. =)

    My brother and I used to do that with Mom's beef. We'd cook a roast "properly", knowing that she wouldn't eat it if there was any hint of pink. Sliced off her serving from one end and into the microwave. The rest of us enjoyed med-rare, she got her well done. It was either that, or adjust the dimmer so she couldn't see the red meat.

    I would have eaten the sausage.

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 32,561
    A good instant read thermometer would have settled this question. Two or three seconds would have told you if they met your standard for minimum safety temp. 
    but the food nazis want you to have dry crumbley sausage
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • Sea2Ski
    Sea2Ski Posts: 4,088
    A good instant read thermometer would have settled this question. Two or three seconds would have told you if they met your standard for minimum safety temp. 
    but the food nazis want you to have dry crumbley sausage
    I think where @jtcBoynton was going was you would know if the center was 80F, 120F, or 140F.  Maybe they were put on frozen and cooked on high heat to char the outside, but the heat never got to the center. Sometimes 80F sausage can look like 130F sausage.  80 goes back on the grill. 130 goes in my belly. 

    I take the temp of nearly all my food, but depending what it is and where I got it is what determines my finish temp.  Commercial sausages and hamburgers are 160F for me at a minimum. If I make the sausages or hamburger it is more like 130-140. 
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  • caliking
    caliking Posts: 18,620
    ...It was either that, or adjust the dimmer so she couldn't see the red meat.

    I would have eaten the sausage.

    I love this. I know folks who "fix" meat that looks too pink by microwaving it, but dimming the lights so they won't notice is pure genius.

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  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 32,561
    caliking said:
    ...It was either that, or adjust the dimmer so she couldn't see the red meat.

    I would have eaten the sausage.

    I love this. I know folks who "fix" meat that looks too pink by microwaving it, but dimming the lights so they won't notice is pure genius.
    its the only way to serve tuna steaks here, in the dark. will never understand why someone will eat raw sushi but wants their fish overcooked
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 32,561
    Sea2Ski said:
    A good instant read thermometer would have settled this question. Two or three seconds would have told you if they met your standard for minimum safety temp. 
    but the food nazis want you to have dry crumbley sausage
    I think where @jtcBoynton was going was you would know if the center was 80F, 120F, or 140F.  Maybe they were put on frozen and cooked on high heat to char the outside, but the heat never got to the center. Sometimes 80F sausage can look like 130F sausage.  80 goes back on the grill. 130 goes in my belly. 

    I take the temp of nearly all my food, but depending what it is and where I got it is what determines my finish temp.  Commercial sausages and hamburgers are 160F for me at a minimum. If I make the sausages or hamburger it is more like 130-140. 
    i stopped years ago using a thermapen on burgers, it just ruins a burger, that and im ok with eating the burger raw when forming the patty
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • NorthPilot06
    NorthPilot06 Posts: 1,179
    Sea2Ski said:
    A good instant read thermometer would have settled this question. Two or three seconds would have told you if they met your standard for minimum safety temp. 
    but the food nazis want you to have dry crumbley sausage
    I think where @jtcBoynton was going was you would know if the center was 80F, 120F, or 140F.  Maybe they were put on frozen and cooked on high heat to char the outside, but the heat never got to the center. Sometimes 80F sausage can look like 130F sausage.  80 goes back on the grill. 130 goes in my belly. 

    I take the temp of nearly all my food, but depending what it is and where I got it is what determines my finish temp.  Commercial sausages and hamburgers are 160F for me at a minimum. If I make the sausages or hamburger it is more like 130-140. 
    i stopped years ago using a thermapen on burgers, it just ruins a burger, that and im ok with eating the burger raw when forming the patty
    This.  Call me crazy but I taste my burgers / meatball mix before cooking it for seasoning.  Haven't gotten sick yet.
    DFW - 1 LGBE & Happy to Adopt More...
  • NorthPilot06
    NorthPilot06 Posts: 1,179
    Also, when I get a subprimal from costco and cut it into steaks, I tend to snack on a few pieces along the way.  Probably dumb, but hasn't gotten me yet.
    DFW - 1 LGBE & Happy to Adopt More...
  • Would I have eaten it? Yep. I have and I would again. 

    With that said, I wouldn’t let my pregnant wife or 2 year old eat it. 
  • GATraveller
    GATraveller Posts: 8,207
    I would eat it without question.  I also have the stomach of a billy goat.

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  • Hans61
    Hans61 Posts: 3,901
    Sea2Ski said:
    A good instant read thermometer would have settled this question. Two or three seconds would have told you if they met your standard for minimum safety temp. 
    but the food nazis want you to have dry crumbley sausage
    I think where @jtcBoynton was going was you would know if the center was 80F, 120F, or 140F.  Maybe they were put on frozen and cooked on high heat to char the outside, but the heat never got to the center. Sometimes 80F sausage can look like 130F sausage.  80 goes back on the grill. 130 goes in my belly. 

    I take the temp of nearly all my food, but depending what it is and where I got it is what determines my finish temp.  Commercial sausages and hamburgers are 160F for me at a minimum. If I make the sausages or hamburger it is more like 130-140. 
    They sat out on the counter for 1/2 hr. Grilled on weber felt plump and firm casings were cracking - usually I kinda reverse sear but this time just went completely direct
    “There are three rules that I live by: never get less than twelve hours sleep; never play cards with a guy who has the same first name as a city; and never get involved with a woman with a tattoo of a dagger on her body.”
    Coach Finstock Teen Wolf
  • Hans61
    Hans61 Posts: 3,901

    @caliking my wife did microwave hers :-)
    “There are three rules that I live by: never get less than twelve hours sleep; never play cards with a guy who has the same first name as a city; and never get involved with a woman with a tattoo of a dagger on her body.”
    Coach Finstock Teen Wolf
  • Hans61
    Hans61 Posts: 3,901
    Phatchris said:
    I will have to give that a try! This was a deviation because I was rushing I usually set up a warm zone and a hot zone cook indirect until plump then sear. Never thought of adding in the veggies 
    “There are three rules that I live by: never get less than twelve hours sleep; never play cards with a guy who has the same first name as a city; and never get involved with a woman with a tattoo of a dagger on her body.”
    Coach Finstock Teen Wolf