Mid-week SMOKE!!

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by smokeusum, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. smokeusum

    smokeusum Smoking Fanatic

    Not overly creative, chix boneless breasts been brinin for about 18 hrs, added in Mac & cheese and corn on the cob (cobs were really just heated up, I like em crisp, smothered in honey butter and wrapped in foil) -- decided to smoke off some super thick bacon to add to the Mac & cheese while my wood was burnin off... That was AWESOME!!

    I'll have a finished product shortly!!!
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  2. woodcutter

    woodcutter Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks pretty good to me!

  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    The Mac & Cheese looks delicious and an interesting twist on making Corn...JJ
  4. smokeusum

    smokeusum Smoking Fanatic

    Didn't have too much of a choice with the corn; it was unhusked and hadn't been soaked. But we love the sweetness of sweet corn, indigenous to our area and enhanced with honey butter. I add a steak seasoning on top, a blend of course black pepper, kosher salt and a few other odds and ends... And by keeping it crisp, the combo is perfect!
  5. smokeusum

    smokeusum Smoking Fanatic

    TADA!! Lol, chix looks so blah and pasty--I'm not a huge fan--but what this lacked in looks, it was everything i hoped for; a melt in your mouth juicy, firm, breast!!

    Mac & bacon cheesy was awesome, especially after my sticky sweet honey butter from my corn flowed around my plate and met up with the cheesy, savory, smoky goodness... Omg! I would have never thought!! A huge must-try!!

    Oh, lunch is gunna be AWESOME tomorrow!!
  6. Great now where's the mac n cheese q view? LOL
  7. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yummers!!!!!  I am hungry now!  [​IMG]

    Need pics of the mac and cheese and the new foal too!

  8. smokeusum

    smokeusum Smoking Fanatic

    Mac & Cheesy!

    And the latest baby pic!
  9. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  on the mac and cheese....looks amazing!

    On the baby picture.....I want to nuzzle that face!  she is growing so fast!!!!  AWWWWW!

  10. Oh man it all looks great! Thanks for the mac n cheese pic. That baby sure is growing and looks so lovable!!!!
  11. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Everything looks great! 

  12. snorkelinggirl

    snorkelinggirl Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Smoked mac and cheese!  What a fantastic idea. I'll have to try that very soon.

    Your baby is just adorable. I love the pictures.
  13. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks Great - good job
  14. pgsmoker64

    pgsmoker64 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Alicia, everything looks fantastic!

    Especially that Mac & Cheese - recipe please?

    Great job,

  15. smokeusum

    smokeusum Smoking Fanatic

    Mac & Cheese recipe? Well it was a mid-week smoke, so I have to admit, the Mac & cheese wasn't home-made...it was 2 tubs of Hormel's "Simple Made Country Crock" Mac & Cheese in a 9x13 casserole dish smoked for a bit to bubbling uncovered. Then I added extra real sharp cheddar off a block, the bomb-ass thick bacon I smoked, and a few pats of real butter, a bit of "Montreal steak seasoning" - covered for a bit, then uncovered to for the last 5-10 minutes. Quick, easy and yummy!! Took 30-40 minutes in the smoker vs 2.5 hours for my home-made recipe and ALMOST just as good!!


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