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There are no "secret ingredients" in making soft and juicy kebab. Much like sausage, meatballs, or meatloaf, this ground meat based food relies on salt, fat, and proper cooking to remain juicy. I recommend Chapter 5 of J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's The Food Lab for an explanation of how these elements interact (though I do not believe the book has a kebab recipe). ...


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As I am sure you know, different species have different flavors...beef tastes like beef...chicken tastes like chicken...and, well, pork tastes like pork. Further, when animals are butchered, we find that different parts of the same animal have different flavors. Further still, the animals diet before slaughter greatly impacts the flavor we perceive. ...


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Time will determine texture and your target texture is really up to you. Folks typically recommend the “pinch test”. Squeeze the bag and feel it out as you go. Once it’s pasteurized (id refer you to Baldwin for that data) you can shock it and throw it in the fridge and hold until whenever you are serving, so it’s best to start early. I haven’t personally ...


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Ribs and legs are "done" when they are 145°F internal temp, but they may still be tough. If you take them up to 190 to 203°F, the collagens and fats melt at this temp and make the meat more tender and juicy. Alot of people prefer caramelized and easy to eat meat. Altough I would not call this sous vide. A longer cooking time would not melt the fats and ...


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