Back in the Saddle

Discussion in 'Beef' started by acemakr, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. acemakr

    acemakr Smoking Fanatic

    After my last smoketastrophe, my confidence level was pretty low. I needed a boost so I turned to my trusty Weber. I’d done several small smokes over indirect heat – a roast or two and some salmon. Yesterday, I had a taste for meatloaf.

    Overall, it went well – took about 2 hours and it was delicious.

    Ready for the smoker.

    Just about half done.

    Ready to eat.

    I did learn a couple of things – one is to get several sizes of the throwaway aluminum pans (hat tip to SilverWolf636 for his pics earlier today) – covering a rack with foil was a bit messy and way to flimsy. Also, I’m going to have to invest some $$$ in thermometers. My bride donated her Williams/Sonoma digital but one’s not going to be enough. I think that’s a big reason my last smoke was so forgettable.

    While I bask in my modest success, wish me luck with the fare we procured yesterday from Costco.

    What to serve for the Super Bowl? Dogs, burger, baby backs, spares, or butts? I'm only doing one until I get more thermometers.
  2. placebo

    placebo Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks fantastic! Points for gettin right back on that horse.
  3. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic

    Looks like a success to me as well! [​IMG]
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yes you just have to jump back into the fire again and get back to your old self. [​IMG]For gettin back into the saddle again.
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congrats for jumping back in. Looks like you jumped in with both feet based on the spread on the counter. Good luck with the next smoke -
  6. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like you are doing fine to me, Good luck with the new smokes
  7. denver dave

    denver dave Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    We all have bad smokes. Mine was a turkey even my dog wouldn't eat. Nice to see you back in the saddle turnig out good food. It only gets better.[​IMG]
  8. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Great lookin meatloaf, glad ya jumped back on the horse. Looks like theres gonna be a party at your house sunday. [​IMG]

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