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I have taken a ton of pictures over the last decade, plenty of them food related. Brisket Cheese Chicken Pork Butts Prime Rib Pork Loin Ribs Turkey Pastrami Spam Nuts Burgers and Sandwiches miscellaneous

Sous Vide Eggs – Smoke Free

Sous Vide eggs are definitely not smoking related, but this is something that I have been playing around with lately. I made my third batch this week, and it makes for a delicious grab and go breakfast.  I have been making two version, one with with bacon and Gruyere cheese and a second version with…

Brisket Sandwich

Plenty of brisket left over from a recent cook, decided to make a “special” sandwich. I took a couple of slices of red onion and some mushroom and I sauteed them. I then took some sourdough bread and buttered it and placed it in a medium pan and cooked to the consistency of a completed…

Smoked Chocolate

Decided to try something new, at the suggestion of a friends daughter. Completed via a cold smoke, used cherry and oak pellets. I have found that the easiest way to light the pellets is by using my gas grill. It only takes 3 or 4 minutes to get them going. The idea is generate a…

Smoked, a Smoked Ham

I decided to mix it up this year for Thanksgiving. I have smoked a turkey for the last several years but decided to smoke a Sam’s brand Honey Baked Ham. The price was right it was only $16 and it is was close to 9 lbs. I used apple wood ( a light smoke wood)…

Smoked Salmon

I was all beefed out, after my trip to Austin, so I decided to mix it up and smoke some salmon. I was concerned about keeping it together on the smoker, so I purchased some cedar planks to cook it on. I purchased a 2 lb fillet, which in hindsight was too much. I started…

Sunday – smoked wings and brats

It was a short week coming back from vacation and decided I need to smoke something, since it has been two weeks since I have fired up the smoker. I continued on the garlic, tequila, lime theme. I thawed about 30 wings and gave them the drunken bath for 4 hours. I then sprinkled, oregano,…

Smoke free Pico / Salsa

I have been making my own fresh Pico / Salsa for a couple of years at this point and figured I would share the recipe. I typically make it once a week and we eat it with chips or on eggs or vegetables. I prefer Roma tomatoes as the base. I typically use 6 decent…

Misc.

Trolling the internet and Facebook, I found many interesting things to try and most turned out good. The first I tried was smoke eggs. I used raw eggs and smoked at 225 for 2 hours and rotated the eggs during the cook. The smoke does penetrate the shell and they turned out well when used…