Delicious Smoke

Discussion in 'Pork' started by jtr, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. jtr

    jtr Fire Starter

    I completed my first smoke and it was a big success.. I did a 8.5 pound pork butt and a 5 pound chicken..Couldn't have been more delicious and tender. Flavors and smokiness were a big hit among the superbowl party. I have definitely caught the smokin fever!!

    I will post photos tomorrow, pretty beat from gettin up at the ass crack of dawn to get my fire going.
  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Well let me the first to say great Job and some [​IMG]go out to you for your first sucessful smoke and I'm really glad that everyone likes it too. Really isn't that why we do it.[​IMG]
  3. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job,glad it turned well for u and your company.
  4. jtr

    jtr Fire Starter

    Got a little anxious on the chicken before I took a photo. I also did Billbo's BBQ sauce, which was amazing. I vacuum sealed it up in one of my canisters for future enjoyment! Definitely recommend.
  5. deltadude

    deltadude Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That looks Q-Licious

    Thanks for sharing..
  6. jak757

    jak757 Smoking Fanatic Group Lead

    Looks good! I am going to try that sause -- it sounds delicious!

  7. marty catka

    marty catka Meat Mopper

    Congratulations on your first smoke! A big success. Now do these aging eyes a favor and read up on posting pics through photobucket. You can get those pics resized to make it easier for us aging smokers to see. Good job!
  8. jtr

    jtr Fire Starter

    Will do! The photo files were two big to post so I had to minimize. I will look into photobucket.
  9. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great first smoke - looks like it turned out awesome.
  10. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    congrats on yer first!
  11. jtr

    jtr Fire Starter

    It seems that the pork stayed very tender, but the chicken dried out over night...I know that chicken has a tendency to do that especially the breast meat, but was wondering if anyone had any tips about keeping chicken moist over night, besides lathering it in BBQ sauce which would be delicious. Sometimes I have added a little chicken stock before I store it, but thought I'd throw it out there see what other people have had luck with. FYI like usual the darker meat kept moist.

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