Mule's cold double smoked ham. In a MES40 using a AMNPS. With Qview

Discussion in 'Other' started by themule69, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. It is time to double smoke a 10# spiral sliced ham. ( this is a fully cooked ham). I had to pre heat the MES 40 in order to cold smoke. It is 24° here. So I turned the MES on for 3 minutes. Got a full AMNPS fired up using 2 parts hickory to 1 part apple pellets. I am going to let it smoke as long as the AMNPS goes.

    Here is the ham as soon as it goes into the smoke.

    More pics to come.

    Happy smoken.

  2. [​IMG]  Am in.

  3. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking great David!!!
  4. I decided to add more smoke. Here is the way to lite a AMNPS. Set it in front of 5he fireplace. Keep a good eye on it. The Draft is strong.
  5. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Lookin' good David!  Glad to see that MES is still going strong.

  6. Well after 1 and 2/3 AMNPS I looked at the ham this morning. I'm wanting more color. So I loaded the AMNPS with oak pellets. It will be a milder smoke. I hope it gets deeper into the ham. Maybe I need to get in a 12 step program. I think I am a smoke hound!

    Happy smoken.

  7. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I need more pics David.

    Want to see that beautiful ham.
  8. The final pic. It has a very nice smoky flavor. Nice color.
  9. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  10. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great Job, David!!![​IMG]

    Nothing quite like a Double Smoked Ham !!!

    Maybe we should start a "National Smoke Hounds" club.

  11. woodcutter

    woodcutter Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Very nice color!
  12. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Oh, that's going to be good eating.

  13. jdne5b

    jdne5b Fire Starter

    Does double smoking a ham dry it out?
  14. smokeymagoo

    smokeymagoo Smoke Blower

    Oh man, that would be good on some homemade biscuits and eggs....
  15. smokeymagoo

    smokeymagoo Smoke Blower

    Cold smoking it, which is what i believe he did, should not dry it out, but hot smoking would more then likely make it a bit dry.
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  16. jdne5b

    jdne5b Fire Starter

    Makes sense, thanks.
  17. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    David can tell you too, but in the mean time:

    No, Cold smoking won't dry a Ham out, and neither will Hot smoking. See Below:

    Double Smoked Hams X 4:

    Ham Twins Double Smoked:

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  18. jdne5b

    jdne5b Fire Starter

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