FIRSTS!!! First meatloaf and first Q-view

Discussion in 'Beef' started by glgoodwin, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. glgoodwin

    glgoodwin Meat Mopper

    I have been loving the SMF! Decided to go ahead and get my First Q-view knocked out. Today I am doing to mealoaf, actually 2 of them. One is a 2 pounder and the other is 3. Also Have some chicken Wings on there. I did some last weekend and they were the best I have ever eaten.

    Here is the meat Loaf
    • 5 pounds ground chuck
    • 1 and 1/2 cups bread crums
    • 5 TBLS McCormick Hamburger seasoning
    • 3 TBLS soysauce
    • 1/2 cup katsup
    • 1/2 cup Sweet Baby Rays original
    • 2 whole green bell peppers
    • 1 whole medium onion

    After the 1st is formed. I made a sort of aluminum foil pan with for the grease to escape.

    Here are the chicken wings

    Soaked overnight in apple juice and brown sugar and hot suace. Rubbed with McCormick pork rub (which is great on chicken)

    Smoking with Hickory soaked in apple juice and bourbon on the SnP

    Will back in a few hours with the rest...
  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a good start I'll be looking for the updates
  3. fishawn

    fishawn Smoking Fanatic

    Looking GOOD GLG!..... I forgot I even have an oven in my house after having smoked meatload. Keep us posted.
  4. bigtrain74

    bigtrain74 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Very nice so far!!! Welcome to the club! Good luck!

    You also just inspired me to do chicken wings this weekend. Thanks : )
  5. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looking good, I love chicken wings! Drool! Drool!
  6. glgoodwin

    glgoodwin Meat Mopper

    @ 2.5 hours

    Chicken cooked a little to close to the firebox, but didn't hurt em at all.
  7. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice job on the meatloaf and wings. Love that smoked meatloaf...
  8. pignit

    pignit Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like it's gonna be chicken time in Tennessee!

  9. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Everything look like it doing just fine to me. I'm kinda courous about that chicken suace I haven't heard of thet stuff and where do you get it at ? lol
    Your Doing great
  10. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Darn good looking meatloaf. [​IMG]
  11. glgoodwin

    glgoodwin Meat Mopper

    Here is all the finished foods.

    This is the first meatloaf. It was delicious!!!

    Here are the wings. The loaf was great but these wings are the best meat I have smoked to date. absolutley amazing. I soaked them in apple juice over night with salt and brown sugar. when I pulled the wings out of the juice I put the juice in a pan and added McCormicks pork rub, sweet baby rays, soy sauce, and hot sauce not sure on the amounts. I also put the pork rub on the wings. They were really good.

    Smoked zucinni. Just salted.

    This is the bigger meatloaf. MMMM...

    Well we had an amazaing dinner and can't wait untill next weekend to get my next smoke on! I don't even know what I am going to smoke next weekend yet. Maybe some spare ribs.

    Thanks for checkin out my smoke!!!!
  12. glgoodwin

    glgoodwin Meat Mopper

    Scratch that. I just talked to a friend who is coming through with some rabbit next week. That means smoked rabbit next weekend. I have never cooked rabbit at all, much less on the smoker. Any tips?
  13. solaryellow

    solaryellow Limited Mod Group Lead

    The meatloaf sounds awesome. I am going to try it next weekend but might use a pork/ground beef mix instead of all ground beef.
  14. tacman

    tacman Meat Mopper

    Congrats on your success!

    I smoked a meatloaf for the first time earlier this week.

    There were enough leftovers for about two sandwiches the next day and the family delcared it a keeper recipe.

    I have always enjoyed it but who knew cooking could be so much fun!
  15. fourthwind

    fourthwind Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Brine / marinate heavily, and don't overcook! if it's wild rabbit it will go from tender to leather within a few degree's.
  16. fired up

    fired up Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Looks great!
  17. That is a great looking meat loaf. Definately have that on my list of smokes.
  18. glgoodwin

    glgoodwin Meat Mopper

    What temp should i cook the rabit to before removing form the smoker?
  19. tacman

    tacman Meat Mopper

    Good job on the meatloaf and wings.

    I cooked my first meatloaf in my ccsv recently and it turned out awesome!

    Haven't tried chicken wings on the grill / smoker yet... will have to add that to me smoke list.
  20. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great. Congratulations on a successful smoke.


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