A remembrance of a great friend

Discussion in 'Pork' started by beaummiler, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    i am smoking 4 butts all around the 8/9lb range for a friend of ours to celebrate her husband that lost his fight with cancer last year at 37years old he was one of the finest people i have ever known that knew his way around smoker so i was tapd to do the q work for the gathering i rubbed the butts last night and put them in the fridge till 3am well its storming like crazy and we tried to get her to move it to sunday but she wants it rain or shine so i mand up and im smoken rain or shine had to dig out my qn wool blanket i have until 530pm to get them done fingers crossed i also have about 9lbs of chicken to do
     
  2. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    this is about 3hrs in glad im not a big looker havent had any temp issues holden steady at 235° im at the four hr mark know glad i still have a lor of peach and apple wood left my cherry is to wet
     
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Beau, morning.....  Very nice gesture... 
     
  4. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looking good, Beau...very nice of you.

    Red
     
  5. Looks good so far Beau. everything will be great. Rain or shine. your the man.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     
  6. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    thanks i think the meat is in better shape than i am didnt get much sleep with all the lightning going on i did dig out my monster tarp to take with its 60x80ft and lots of para chord its still rainning like crazy pool would over flow if it could
     
  7. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Good Luck.....and what a nice tribute!

    Kat
     
  8. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    ya we bought 80 colored chines laterns to write something we remember about or with Steve shouldnt have to worry about any fires im sure people will wonder about all the flying glowing lanterns and guess i wont have to worry about the brush pile bonfire getting out of hand with 5inches in the gauge and climbing
     
  9. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    all four are sitting just under 160° the rain has slowed down a lot but now getting windy and 64°
     
  10. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What a very nice thing to do. Good luck
     
  11. papacurtis

    papacurtis Smoke Blower

    Lost my best friend five years ago on April 4th. He was 51 and just died in his sleep. We fished and bbq'd together alot. He brewed the beer and i cooked. Every time i smell smoke, or grill, i think of him. This tribute of yours is awesome to me. God bless, and keep the memory alive.
     
  12. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    i just put the butts to bed now off to help set up for the party and to fire up Steves smoker to cook everything else will post pics of finished pork when i start to pull it
     
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  13. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Wat to go, Beau . Looks like the hard part is done...good luck and a Prayer for your Friend...
     
  14. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

     
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  16. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    i didnt get any pics of the chicky my phone died on me
     
  17. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

     
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  20. beaummiler

    beaummiler Meat Mopper

    it was a great turn out a lot of fun food and memories best of all the rain cleard out around 4 and was beautiful the whole time
     

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