Spares and some wicked beans!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by ajthepoolman, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. ajthepoolman

    ajthepoolman Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Some spares that smoked for about 4 hours total. Also made some of Dutch's Wicked Baked Beans. I left out the jalepenos and the green pepper, but I don't think I missed anything. They are wonderful!
  2. tmw611

    tmw611 Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    AJ, the grub looks tasty.

    On them beans did you use the large chunk pinapple or smaller pieces? How about heat, I saw no japs, what about chili powders or sauces?
  3. crewcab4x4

    crewcab4x4 Smoking Fanatic

    Good lookin Q aj.

  4. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm with Texas Hunter. I can eat ribs anytime, especially if they look like AJ's! Yes, I'll take the beans too! Good looking grub, AJ.
  5. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    good looking smoke AJ-great job
  6. blacklab

    blacklab Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    yep that looks like lunch, dinner,and if anything is left after that a midnight snack.
  7. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG] Looks good AJ.
  8. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    A.J., you always put out some fine looking Q.....[​IMG]
    Looks great!
  9. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Fine lookin vittles AJ! Ribs are always a tastey treat! Excellent work!
  10. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Pretty work, AJ, pretty work [​IMG]

    Nothing like sitting down and viewing good Q!
  11. ajthepoolman

    ajthepoolman Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thanks all. Yes, I went with crushed pineapple instead of chunks. My wife had serious issues with the pineapple (seems as a child she ate a whole 15 oz can and later, well...she ralphed)

    But she reluctantly tried them and declared "the're ok".

    Course, tonight I put dogs and burgers on the grill with the leftover beans on the warming rack. For dinner, she didn't want a burger or a dog with relish. Nah, she wanted her dog cut up in the beans! Smoked beans and wienies! And she hasn't griped about the pineapple at all.

    My beans were definitely sweet, no kick whatsoever. Next time I am going to go heavier on the ground mustard. I think I will also replace half the ketchup with BBQ sauce. I'll keep you updated.

    The ribs were just a quick rub and on the smoker. I did do something different though. I cut the ribs in half and put mustard and rub on one and then I used prepared horseradish and rub on the other. I have to admit that the horsey gave the rib more kick than usual. I thought that it was really good though. So to those who are allergic to mustard, horseradish is a nice substitute. But be warned that the flavor of the horsey comes through more than the mustard does. It isn't going to clear your sinuses, but you can taste a tinge.
  12. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    I may try the same as I would like more kick as well.

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