first time smokin a fattie

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by lugnutz, May 17, 2010.

  1. lugnutz

    lugnutz Smoking Fanatic

    lets not dig up my highschool years, besides I'm talkin a different kinda fattie!

    I've seen a few of these things around on the net and figured I better try it. I made two of em, one for me one for the wife, mine had taters cheese onion and jalapeno, and hers the same minus the onion and peppers. It was a pretty successful first attempt and I learned what not to do the next time.

    I did pre-cook the taters that were cut like fries, I cooked them in the oven at 350 for about 10 minutes until the resembled half cooked fries. That part I would do the same again, along with the other stuffing choices. I did not do a bacon weave but more of a single layer wrap, I'm not sure more bacon would have made a noticable increase in cholesterol or not at this point, but I played it safe and will continue to do so until I work the bugs out of my Lipitor Icecream!!

    What I would do different next time is use good fresh made sausage and not the greasy icky goo in a tube. I would also find a way to roll one out so that the thickness is even. I did see how to do that on here lastnight while I was lurking.

    And here are the pictures
     
  2. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    They look good. Any shots of them sliced open? The ziplock bag trick is the easiest way I have found to get the meat nice and even. The only bad thing is you waste a bag which my wife doesn't like especially when I use a good freezer bag. Buy some cheap gallon zip lock bags and you will be set. I don't bacon weave my fatties either I just wrap some bacon around it as I don't need any more cholesterol as my family has problems high cholesterol. Stop by roll call and tell us a bit about yourself so we can give you a propper welcome.
     
  3. lugnutz

    lugnutz Smoking Fanatic

    Yep got pics but for some reason they wouldn't load let me try again.
     
  4. outlaw44

    outlaw44 Fire Starter

    Bah! I gotta be honest...this was my first experience with looking at someone else's fatty. Looks damn good. How long did you smoke them for? Nice work!
     
  5. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking fatties![​IMG]
     
  6. wingman

    wingman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Oh man they look goooood! [​IMG]
     
  7. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    That had to be good, excellent job
     
  8. lugnutz

    lugnutz Smoking Fanatic

    Outlaw they took about 3 31/2 hours at 225F
     
  9. outlaw44

    outlaw44 Fire Starter

    Thanks! I gotta try one of these...see if the little lady will let me stay up all night if I promise to fire up the smoker at 4 to make her breakfast! [​IMG]
     
  10. [​IMG] sad that I was not there to get some but U done good [​IMG]
     
  11. hannibal

    hannibal Smoke Blower

    Looks good. Nice job.
     
  12. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Ma those fatties look like you have been making them for a long time. They are a really good treat and this is the place most of us found out about them too. So the fattie is like a entry gift from Smoking Meat.com. Great Job and you have definatly earned some [​IMG]for making the fattie part of your menu.
     
  13. fennecus

    fennecus Newbie

    They looked great. I use the freezer bag method. yours looked awesome by hand shaping. rolled better than mine.
     

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