Fattie Calzone

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by jdsmith, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. jdsmith

    jdsmith Smoke Blower

    I used 1/2 lb of 80% hamburger and 1/2 lb of italian sausage. Squirted some pizza sauce in, then put down some minced garlic. I cooked a few strips of bacon and cut them into pieces and added them to the pile. I then sauteed some onions in the bacon grease, and put on some jarred mushrooms and some homemade pickled banana peppers. Then topped with mozzarella and a little cheddar jack.

    Used store bought dough. When the calzone was halfway done, I rubbed a stick of butter on the dough.

    Turned out pretty good. Wish there was more cheese. Maybe next time I'll put cheese in between the fattie and the dough also.
     
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  2. got14u

    got14u Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    nice VERY nice !
     
  3. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great looking FATTY, you really captured an enticing pic. Also, that was a great improv. Points to you my friend.
     
  4. Very nice points to you....[​IMG].. just one question after smoking the meat did you smoke the bread or bake it in the oven.

    By the way that one is on my list of things to smoke....[​IMG]
     
  5. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sweet JD, I love the idea....Points for creativity
     
  6. jdsmith

    jdsmith Smoke Blower

    thanks for the kind words. I smoked the fatty first. Then when the internal temp was 165, I pulled it off and wrapped it in the pizza dough, and put it in the oven at 425. After 6 minutes, I took a stick of butter and rubbed it on the dough. When it was almost done, I even flipped it upside down to make sure the bottom part of the crust was done as well. I was afraid that the crust might not be done all the way through. I've had that problem before when making pigs in a blanket. But the dough turned out great. It was crisp on the outside, and done all the way through. And the fatty didn't lose any moisture, so it didn't get all mushy on me. I even wrapped half of it in foil and let it set for an hour or so before I took it over to a friends house for him to try. The bread was still dry and crisp and it still had steam rolling out of it when we sliced it.

    As far as creativity, I created my own ingredients, but the calzone idea was originally put on here by Benjaminr a few months back. Not sure if he was the first to do it, but he was the first that I saw do it.

    I'll be making this again.
     
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great...[​IMG]
     
  8. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Points to you [​IMG]That is one great looking calzone and it going to go on my to do list
    Thanks for sharing
     
  9. meat hunter

    meat hunter Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Looks fantastic. I have got to try making one of these. Points for a job well done.[​IMG]
     
  10. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Very cool. [​IMG]
     
  11. langemr

    langemr Fire Starter

    Reminds of of a giant hotdog. Try stuffing that in your mouth heh. Nicely done!
     
  12. richinct

    richinct Fire Starter

    Wow, that looks good, I think that might be tonight's dinner  [​IMG]
     
  13. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    That looks really good.
     

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