1st time Bacon Wrapped anything with Q View

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by exhaustedspark, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. Was given a pork tenderloin so i figured i would Grill it. I seasoned it with garlic and pepper No salt as it had salt in it.

    Wrapped it in bacon. [​IMG]

    Put on grill using kings-ford competition Briquettes and some apple wood. Let it go for about 11/2 hr and then checked with thermometer and oops it was at 160*

    Pulled it out of the grill and let sit while got the spuds corn and peas together and set up the table.

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    Thanx to Jeff for the tutorial on bacon wraps and the other advise on keeping it simple. I did add cheese and garlic and butter and bacon to the mashed spuds and all was ready when the boss got home. Tnx to you guys i am a hero. At least for tonight.

    She said all was perfect. There was plenty of juice in the tenderloin however i thought it was dry.  I think that extra 15 * did that and i will have to watch that in the future.

    Karl
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    It sure looks good from here!

    And as you found out it is much more tender & juicy at 145.
     
  3. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Looks great Karl!!!

      Craig
     
  4. NICE I like mine at 150 lookin good
     
  5. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    [​IMG]  looks good to me!!!
     
  6. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    It's pretty...hope it wasn't too dry.  You know you are PORK crazy, or under 80, if you're upset that there is no pink in your Tender's!...JJ
     
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2011
  7. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks good from here!!

    Thanks,

    Bear
     
  8. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Well it was your first time doing a weave and it looks good. Maybe a tad overcooked but live and learn right? I take mine to 145. I like it a hint pink. Any reason why you didn't probe it? Man, I would overcook mine if I didn't have a thermo in there. Bacon on anything is awesome! [​IMG]
     
  9. LOOKS GREAT FOR YOUR FIRST ONE[​IMG]
     
  10. With it being in the cheapo grill i was concerned with the heat on the probe cable.

    Next time for sure.

    Thanx

    Karl
     
     
  11. Thank you all for stopping by.

    I even noticed a couple of mistakes on the weave but i am still pleased all things considered.

    Karl[​IMG](Root Beer)
     
  12. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks good, Karl.

    Yeah, it could have been pulled a little sooner but I have had those get away from me too.  Sometimes it amazes me how fast those little tenders can cook!

    Good luck and good smoking.
     

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