Pecan smoked Almonds

Discussion in 'Fruit, Nuts & Vegetables' started by irishteabear, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Decided it was time for more smoked almonds. [​IMG] Also decided it was time for the kids to learn how to use the Bradley. It's easy enough for them both to use.

    Took 6 cups boiling water and 2 cups kosher salt. Put in big mixing bowl and stirred until cool enough to not burn my finger when I stuck it in the water. Dumped 3 lbs of raw almonds in, stirred, and put a dinner plate on top with a weight to keep the almonds submerged. Let set for a couple of hours. Line the racks with foil and poke holes in it to let the smoke through. Drain the almonds, put on the racks.
    They decided they wanted to use pecan so that's what is smoking. Temp is 230, should be ready in about 2 or 3 hrs. Will rotate the trays every hour for even cooking. Also threw in some Johnsonville Turkey Sausages, had a spare rack. Something easy for them to learn how to cook also.
     
  2. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I bet they are going to be good. Nice the kids are learning also..
     
  3. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Pecan in Pa? Hmmmmm I want some.
     
  4. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG] Sorry, Dan. The Bradley uses biskettes, not wood chunks.
     
  5. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    The almonds turned out very good. Nice light smoke flavor, crunchy, not real salty. I'd say Perfect. [​IMG] Guess who's taking over the almond duty? [​IMG]
    Tommy is on the left, Matt is on the right.
     
  6. Some good looking almonds Dawn kids are cute too. Let us know taste??
     
  7. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job men. Just don't show up your mom when it comes to smokin.
     
  8. ellymae

    ellymae Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good looking nuts and kids - good job getting them started early on cooking.
     
  9. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Very cool and they did a great job [​IMG]
     
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    The nuts look great. Dawn you never quit amasing me on all you smoke. Oh yea tell the boys they did just fine also.
     
  11. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Thanks Dawn, I think even I can do that!![​IMG] The boys did good.[​IMG]
     
  12. mikey

    mikey Smoking Fanatic

    It looks like the kids did a fine job on those almonds[​IMG]What's next for them?
     
  13. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Matt wants to do more smoking, but hasn't said what he wants to do next. Tommy is not interested in doing any more smoking or cooking for that matter.
     

Share This Page