my first try at a fatty (Qview)

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by danreeve, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. danreeve

    danreeve Fire Starter

    So thanks to all the good stuff I have read on these boards I'm trying my first fatty on saturday morning. I don't have any time friday to prepare so I thought I'd give it a shot at rolling it tonight. So I give you... my first fatty go round

    started with 1 pound bob evan's sausage, 1 green bell pepper, 1 red bell pepper, some shrooms cut up, and some provolone cheese.

    saute'ed the veggies on the stove with water and rolled the sausage flat in a 1 gallon zip lock. Cut the bag apart down the seams and dropping in the fillings (you can see that I am using the guide from this forum)


    next I rolled the sausage over the fillings using the plastic bag till it was nice and tight.


    next came the bacon weave. Followed the guide here and it came out great.


    finally back in more saran wrap to tighten the bacon wrap up and store till saturday morning


    I'll put some rub on before it hits the smoker but with a two day rest.. I didn't want to have that much salt sitting on it.

    more pictures on saturday.

  2. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job! Looking forward to seeing the finished product. It will be the first of many. [​IMG]
  3. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like you've got it going on my friend. Enjoy.
  4. bbq engineer

    bbq engineer Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    For a rookie attempt, you are making it look like a professional job! I'll follow this thread to see the final results...keep up the good work!
  5. danreeve

    danreeve Fire Starter

    thanks a lot for the encouragement guys. This is only my second week with my modded smoker (i feel I've done a lot in two weeks heh) and I'm going for 3 racks of baby backs, 2 whole chickens, and one fatty on Saturday.

    I'm feeling a bit like I am in over my head, but I've got 3 digital probes so how wrong can I go?... right? [​IMG]

    I've got 3 different rubs off of this site all mixed up for the 3 racks. I'll tell you which I liked the best.

  6. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wow Dan, having made many a fatties myself I can say that first try or not that is a very nice job. Gotta give you points for the prep alone.
  7. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Dang! Nice fattie and excellent weave! For a first time fattie that is sure professionally done. Congratulations to you. [​IMG]
  8. Proof that we are good for something around here!
  9. bigbaldbbq

    bigbaldbbq Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Looks good so far.
  10. mcmelik

    mcmelik Smoke Blower

    Looks good enough to sell in the store. Nice job on the first of many many more. Points to you[​IMG]
  11. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great. Congrats on a successful roll. Fingers are crossed the smoke goes just as well.
  12. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Coudos to you on your first fattie roll. Now that was the hard part. Sounds like you have a long row to hoe with all thet meat to smoke on your first smoke. Good luck I'm sure it will come out just fine.

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