Easter smoke

Discussion in 'Pork' started by jbg4208, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. jbg4208

    jbg4208 StickBurners

    Well, My wife told me the week before easter that she wanted to have her family over for lunch after Church. I thought "ok, that would be fine" . Then she said I could smoke something for them. --"Hmm that's even better. bringem over." As long as I get to smoke somethin i don't care who comes over [​IMG]. So I smoked up a Farmaland Spiral cut ham and some of Dutch's beans. Oh, and some brats for myself. Man that was some good stuff. I liked smoking the spiral cut ham because it was jsut easier for the smoke to get into it. Then glazed it with the pre-packaged stuff. Reheated it Sunday morning before church in the crockpot. It all was a big hit with the fam. My mother-in-law doesn't like beans a whole lot but she loved these. Here are a few pics. I didn't get any after the fact because I just didn't have time but this gives you the idea.
    I also made a modification to my smoker. The opening between the firebox and the cooking chamber was just too darn big (about 6"x6"). So i took off the fire box and moved it down then covered the openings with a few peices of sheet metal I found laying around my dad's house. Now the opening is about 1"x6". SOOOO much better. I can actually use the whole surface of the grates now. I might actually go back and install a tuning plate over the whole thing to make it even better. Anyway here are a few pics of the ordeal.

    Here is the grub!

    The next 2 are the mods. If you look at my sig you can see the way it was before.
  2. Looks great JB, Glad everyone had a happy easter!!!. [​IMG]
  3. geob

    geob Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Looks good to me. Just late for dinner

  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Good looking grub Boone![​IMG]

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