The Picnic 2015

Discussion in 'Catering & Large Group Gatherings' started by pops6927, May 21, 2015.

  1. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Once again, we are having a Stroke Folks Picnic, 2015. But, the picnic area is gully-swamped and hail, lightning and everything else could pop up, so we're having it back at our meeting place at the Rehab Center at First Health Harris.

    I've gone ahead and got two turkeys and two pork butts, cured and smoked them, plus cheeses. A group photo:


    Then, after my wife processed them:

    Turkey thighs, chunked up, and drumsticks:


    Sliced breasts:


    Sliced shoulder hams:


    Chunked up smoked cheeses:


    I'll see if I'm allowed to post some party pics!

    No, couldn't take Qview there, but forgot a smokehouse Qview:

     
    Last edited: May 21, 2015
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  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    It all looks awesome hope y'all have a great time
     
  3. bkleinsmid

    bkleinsmid Smoking Fanatic

    Damn Pop's......that looks killer. Great looking spread. I hope you guy's and gal's have a great time.

    Brad
     
  4. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Definitely a gourmet spread, Pops.

    Disco
     
  5. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice smoke Pop's!
     
  6. mr t 59874

    mr t 59874 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Very nice spread Pop's, sure it was enjoyed.

    Tom
     
  7. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That all looks great! But the ham looks excellent!
     
  8. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good job Pops.... I'm glad you are still taking care of those folks......
     
  9. Hey Pops, look Great!

    Question -- about how many folks did that batch of food feed?  I realize it was an older crowd,

    not many ravenous teenagers, but curious none the less.
     
  10. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Don't under estimate the Ol' Folks - what they don't eat they smuggle home to eat later, lol!  Actually, we do not expect for anything left simply because it's the 3rd week of the month and most all people do scarf up as much as they can, and Stroke Folks provides containers so they can take it home.  It was a full house, about 40, everyone helped themselves repeatedly, the drumsticks got gone quick!  Very little left when we left, everyone was welcome to take home all they wanted.  Most all people there are just like us, waiting every month for the checks to come and scrimping in between.  We try to donate $20 a month or the equivalent, this was 4 month's worth, my cost about $80, that's how we justify spending the money.  It's for a good cause and all of us have had one to many strokes, and we celebrate coming there and staying alive!
     
  11. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Don't know how this thread evaded me for 6 days, but I finally zoomed in on this Awesome pile of Vittles!![​IMG]

    Nice Job as usual Pops!![​IMG]

    You always put out a Great Feast!![​IMG]------------------[​IMG]

    Bear
     

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