My first month as a smoker with pictures

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by bigwalk, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. bigwalk

    bigwalk Fire Starter

    Hey all,

       Got a Brinkman Vertical propane smoker for Christmas and broke it in just after the first of the year. In the past three weekends, I have cooked two big pork loins, two big Boston Butts and just finished eating my first Fattie! I am hooked.The pork loins were my first try and a success, but nothing special. I got two Butts at the store and read on here about what to do. Thanks to Meowy (followed his tutorial word for word), I created a masterpiece. Six hours in the smoker, seven in the oven. It was amazing!  Here are a few pics:


    Got the smoker set up on the snow covered back porch. This is Georgia, we don't ever have snow on the ground this long!


    The two Butts coming out of a few hours in foil, right before I started pulling


    Pulling the Butts. I really liked the color of the bark

    Today, I decided to do a Breakfast Fatty. We scrambled some eggs, cooked some hashbrowns, and threw in some cheese. Smoked it for three hours and gave it to the wife and in-laws for supper. Needless to say, it got rave reviews!


    Getting ready to wrap it up


    Not the prettiest weave, but it still tasted good


    The finished product


    Kinda fell apart, but. . . WOW! I was a hero to everyone
  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    I bet that you are the hero for now. You have done some really good smoking there. So keep it up and also keep the q-view coming to.
  3. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yep, You're Hooked... 

    Wish our snow didn't last long...
  4. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Yeah, your in trouble just like the rest of us!!! My wife keeps telling me that i need to see a shrink!!! And says she has a number for a good DR. i can get the number to pass it
  5. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    My wife picked up on somebody elses nickname for this site a wile back "food porn" -  lol. Course that doesn't stop her from eating it all... heh-heh.
  6. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great!!

  7. bigwalk

    bigwalk Fire Starter

    Food Porn!!! HAHA. I will have to remember that one
  8. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I'm glad you are having succes with your new toy/hobby. So whats on the menu next?
  9. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Nice job. Pretty exciting stuff, huh?   [​IMG]
  10. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like a Pretty Darn Good First Month to me!!!

    Can't wait to see the second month!

  11. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job.  I bet there were some smiles in that kitchen.[​IMG]
  12. dale5351

    dale5351 Smoking Fanatic

    Good job, looks nice.

    That picture of your deck almost looks like mine:-}}

    Here is a shot I took after a big snow fall.


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