First Fattie

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by uncle_lar, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I havnt been too active lately, been busy and I havent had much time to post any Qview. Yesterday I kind of took a day to just relax a little and enjoy some family time.
    I decided in the afternoon to throw together my very first Fattie!
    I just used what I had around and it turned out fantastic.
    It was a big hit with my wife and my buddy that stopped by.
    It was pretty basic but delicious.
    I started with about a pound and half of homemade sweet hot Italian sausage. added a generouns layer of homemade cured and smoked ham
    then onions, garlic and mozzerella and new york cheddar.
    smoked it with cherry wood in the GOSM for bout 2.5 hrs til it hit 170
    had a basic meal of fattie and sweetcorn. it turned out great!
    thanks for looking
    sausage all spread out

    cheese, and you can see the ham, I forgot to take a seperate one of the ham layed out

    all covered with cheese and onion and garlic

    after 2.5 hrs in the GOSM over cherry


    plated with some corn
  2. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey UL thats looks real fine. Nice job.
  3. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great lar, I see you had a bit of a split, glad she held together though.
  4. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice job on the fattie...
  5. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Very nice fattie. Looks like that split did hold together it could have been ugly but nice plate of food to boot.
  6. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    the split was where the end was I didnt get it sealed up quite good enough I had the filling too close to the edge. but she held and for a
    first one it came out fantastic the cherry smoke combined with the sweet hot italian sausage was great!
  7. tacman

    tacman Meat Mopper

    Hey Lar,

    Congrats on your successful first fatty. Looks pretty tasty.
  8. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

  9. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice Job...
  10. bman62526

    bman62526 Smoking Fanatic

    Looks great!

    I have to give you props for putting that much filling in I get a little skeered to see them leak or split. However, thanks to some pro tips from others here recently, I did a fatty last weekend and it HELD TOGETHER 100%!! Can't wait to do another.

    I'm thinking about doing a cheeseburger fatty, using 85% lean ground beef, onion and cheddar cheese - along with some diced mushrooms.

    Richtee gave me a pro tip for those wanting to change things a little from the usual pork or Italian sausage: if you use ground beef that's a little on the lean side, mix in a small packet of gelatin power before rolling out the bonds the meat together in the absense of a lot of fat!

    The wife gets a little sick of pork comments, please [​IMG]
  11. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice looking fattie. And you made it with your homemade meats to boot.

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