Sous Vide Chops

My obsession with the Sous Vide cooking process continues. One of my favorite things to cook has been thick cut pork chops. To complete this I purchased a pork loin on sale that was close to 4 lbs and was just over $6. This was a great buy, but even when not on sale, pork…

Pork belly burnt ends – first attempt

I decided to try pork belly burnt ends, since I was finally able to find some to work with. I noticed recently that Sams was now selling uncured pork belly. The price was reasonable (under $15) so not to bad on the risk reward scale.                 The recipe I was…

Patio Ribs….

My typical go to cook on mothers day is ribs. My wife headed out to California this mothers day to spend some time with daughter #2, but the tradition continued anyway. I smoked the ribs doing the 3,2,1 method. The ribs were reasonable priced and only $8 each at $2.88/lb. I removed the membrane from…

4 Smoke Sunday

Decided to smoke several different things today. I had a 3 lb pork loin and a couple of small turkey breast that I smoked first. I did not plan to do these low and slow, so I started a fill chimney of charcoal, and spread it on top of some additional charcoal. I gave it…

Smoke em if you got em…..

I completed a 4 pork butt smoke this week while on stay-cation on my 18″ Weber Smokey Mountain Smoker. For me this is a long low and slow process, and if I am going to spend up to 19 hours smoking the meat, I need to load up the smoker and take advantage of it….

Sunday – Fun Day

Spent the day completing a three meat trio on the two smokers.  Completed 4 racks of baby back ribs on the 18″ and then completed some SPAM and three types of sausages on the 14″. Ribs were completed with modified 3-2-1 which ended up being 3 -1.5 and .5. They were good and stayed on…