Hockey Day smoke

Discussion in 'Beef' started by 13spicerub, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. 13spicerub

    13spicerub Meat Mopper


    Q-view on top of page 2


    Me and a couple buddies throw a party once a year entitled "Hockey Day". We have the cable package that shows all the games and the Canadian coverage of the games. This saturday is the annual celebration with a whopping 12 games on from 1pm-10pm.

    We've got a case of molson and a bottle of Crown Royal.

    I've decided to do a "Canadian BBQ". I'm making Montreal Smoked Meat. I've had it once on a trip to Canada, so i'm gonna do my best to recreate it. It's been hard to find recipes online, but i found 2 and i'm going to take aspects of each and make my own.

    I'm also going to do Canadian Fattys stuffed with Canadian Cheddar and Canadian Bacon. I'm gonna wrap the whole thing in thick sliced bacon...i'm not sure what that has to do with Canada, but it sounds good.
  2. brianj517

    brianj517 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good luck, Ben. Sounds like a real good time, for sure. Can't wait to see the q-view.

  3. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    What is Canadian smoked meat??
    Just remember, thick bacon on your fatty mean's no smoke on your fatty...bacon block's the smoke.
  4. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wheee! Is the meat made anything like the montreal steak? Red and black pepper and caraway?

    Center Ice is fantastic. I had it back in the "bad old days" of sattilite hehe...

    Better get another bottle of Crown...gonna want to use it in the mop sauce!
  5. 13spicerub

    13spicerub Meat Mopper

    didn't know that, thanks for the advice. maybe i'll leave some spaces inbetween the slices so the smoke can penetrate.

    canadian smoked meat is similar to pastrami. I'm using a flat cut brisket rubbed with the spices listed below. its fantastic on rye with some spicy mustard

    i've used the montreal steak seasoning and i don't think its the same.

    the rub for the MSM is
    2 tsp peppercorns (10 ml)
    1 1/2 tsp coriander seeds (7 ml)
    1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (7 ml)
    2 tsp fennel seeds (10 ml)
    1 tsp mustard seeds (5 ml)
    1 tsp dry mustard powder (5 ml)
    1 tbsp celery seeds (15 ml)
    2 x allspice berries
    1 tbsp smoked paprika (15 ml)
    2 x cloves garlic, minced
    2 tbsp brown sugar (30 ml)
    1 1/2 tbsp kosher salt (22 ml)

    i toasted all the seeded spices, ground them, then mixed with the other ingredients

    i wouldn't dream of using a bottle of crown royal for anything but drinking. maybe seagrams 7 or canadian club
  6. dionysus

    dionysus Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Wooo Hooo !!! Hockey Day in Canada (Feb 9th this year). This is fast becoming an unofficial National Holiday here. CBC has the games running all day long (highlighting all 6 Canadian teams of course).

    And I'm positive 1 case of Canadian and 1 bottle of Crown Royal IS NO WHERE NEAR ENOUGH !!!!
  7. jaynik

    jaynik Smoking Fanatic

    Woo hoo! Gotta love hockey and brisket! I'm watching my division leading Caps tonight, but no brisket!
  8. pitrow

    pitrow Smoking Fanatic

    LMAO... thanks for making me chuckle today! That was good. [​IMG]
  9. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I guess I did not realize the Leafs/Wings start the NHL festivities at 3 PM! Whee...

    Bettman, you really messed up alot of things, but yet another is this: This game today is the first time the Wings have played Toronto in the season since 2004. Despicable than an Original Six matchup like this should be eschewed for the Wings playing freaking Columbus 8 times a season. Grrr [​IMG]
  10. hockeyhead

    hockeyhead Fire Starter

    Love smoke, Go WINGS!!!
  11. 13spicerub

    13spicerub Meat Mopper

    Sausage, some s&p and paprika layed down, canadian cheddar stacked

    topped with canadian bacon

    onto the Q

    the last known where-abouts of the the canadian fatty
    we ate it so fast i couldn't get pics of the final product

    flat cut brisket, montreal spice mix (see above post for list of ingredients)

    doin time

    gotta be thin sliced...notice the bottle of molson and maple syrup


    to explain the pint glass with the shot in it and the maple syrup...we came up with a Canadian Car Bomb. half glass of molson, bombed with a shot of half crown royal, half maple syrup. not my greatest creation but it wasn't half bad. i suggest you try.
  12. placebo

    placebo Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    We call them boilermakers, less the syrup of course[​IMG]

    Nice looking smoke. How did the MSM taste?
  13. 13spicerub

    13spicerub Meat Mopper

    it was great. it was eaten before it could cool.

    the syrup was interesting. the sweetness was similar to the baiely's effect in an irish car bomb.

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