A Fatty Festivity!!! Qview

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by 55499, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Healthy Choice

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  2. Original Fatty

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  3. Mac N Cheese Fatty

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  4. Breakfast Fatty

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  5. Pizza Fatty

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  1. So I got the chance to smoke some fatties for an office luncheon, Prepped the night before, woke up at 4:30am to put them on the smoker, and cranked out a variety pack for everyone at the office to try their first fatty experience.  Best part was, I didn't have to pay any cash to do it as everyone generously donated, and I even got to come in an hour or two late. 

    However, there was some lessons learned, I had never made more than two fatties at once.  Lesson #1 - Bacon weave gets easier as the bacon thaws out, and turkey bacon weaves are not easy no matter what.  Lesson #2 - The rolled out meat gets harder to work with as it gets warm, keep the zip lock bags in the fridge until you need em.  They started to fall apart when I rolled em.  But luckily, keeping them in the fridge overnight helped when I went to smoke them later.  I've decided that is really a crucial step in fatty preparation.

    The list of fatties prepared and ingredients

    Healthy Choice Fatty - Turkey Bacon, Hamburger, Bell Pepper, Onion, Mushroom, Cheddar and Colby Jack.

    Breakfast Fatty - Bacon, Sage Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Diced Ham, Potatoes Obrien, Onion, Cheddar and Colby Jack.

    Mac n Cheese Fatty - Bacon, Hamburger, Velveeta Shells n Cheese.

    Original Fatty - Bacon, Jimmy Dean Sausage, Bell Pepper, Onion, Mushroom, Cheddar and Colby Jack.

    Pizza Fatty - Bacon, Italian Sausage, Pizza Sauce, Pepperoni, Bell Pepper, Onion, Mushroom, Provolone. 

    On to the QVIEW!!  Smoked with Hickory Chunks and Apple Chips.

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    Breakfast Fatty

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    The Pizza Fatty, and my personal favorite, I mixed the Pizza Sauce with Tomato Paste to thicken it up.

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    Thanks for lookin, hope you enjoyed the pics.  Now for fun, which one gets your vote?
     
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  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I voted for the Breakfast Fatty but your poll is flawed...

    You left off ALL OF THE ABOVE...
     
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    So how did everyone like them?
     
  4. WOW! Mac and Cheese!!!!! Thanks for the idea. The folks at the tailgate this weekend are going to love it.
     
  5. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Forced to pick from this great selection; breakfast fattie.  but sure interested in the mac and chees version!
     
  6. oh yeah, everyone at the office loved all of them, And got lots of questions on how to make them.  The mac and cheese fatty was a hit with some, but myself, I think I would have added even more cheese to it, the center wasn't quite gooey enough.  I think a couple chunks of velveeta cheese added when rolling would have done the trick.

    What was really surprising, is that the turkey bacon after being smoked was almost as tasty as regular bacon...crazy right?
     
  7. hardslicer

    hardslicer Smoking Fanatic

    wow......I respect the effort you put into that!
     
  8. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Awesome Fatty line up
     
  9. graniteman

    graniteman Smoke Blower

    what else will you guys come up with,  too many choices and not enough time.  [​IMG]

    keep it up
     
  10. shooter1

    shooter1 Smoking Fanatic

    Great job and nice variety on the fatties. I voted for the breakfast fattie because I generally like them the best. You are right about the turkey bacon being almost as good as the regular bacon once you smoke em. I used ground turkey when I did one because I had a few family members that don't eat pork or red meat. [​IMG]  You should give it a try.
     
  11. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

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  12. Wow Excellent job on the fatties...I voted breakfast fattie but as others have stated that mac and cheese one has got my attention!! Looking at the poll results makes me laugh a bit..not a vote for healthy choice. I guess we love the good stuff...lol
     
  13. smokinal

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

    I voted for the pizza fattie, but the mac & cheese is a close second. I'm with Beer, you should have had "All of the above" on there too. Great job, great presentation!
     
  14. lexoutlaw

    lexoutlaw Smoke Blower

    damn....all look good. i think ill go with the breakfast too.....only cause thats what im thinking here at 8 a.m....but all look delightful.
     
  15. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I too voted for the Breakfast one with the Pizza one right behind. I like the idea of the Mac N Cheese too but would have to change out the Velveta for something else.  May have to try this with my 7 cheese mac n cheese recipe

    Nice job and I too vote for all of the above
     
  16. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    lot of work in that post!! Very Nice!
     
  17. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Wow, that is a lot of work. I think the pizza fatty gets my vote, but they all look really good
     
  18. rp ribking

    rp ribking Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I'd vote for the mexican fatty. Butt Seriously, my vote is for the [email protected]!!! They all look Superb!!!  [​IMG]   
     
  19. Pizza Fattie!

    I am going to try breakfast and pizza fatties this weekend.

    I am going to use a homemade Italian for the pizza and my own Breakfast for the breakfast fatties.

    Qview to come.

    Great effort!
     
  20. Thanks Everybody, it really is just too much fun.  And I will even get to come back with round #2, as the people in my office are begging me to do it again. Qview will come again.
     

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