First Smoke done

Discussion in 'Pork' started by llmc, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. llmc

    llmc Newbie

    Well I'm finally done cleaning up and all from our first smoked dinner. Had spare ribs and Dutch's Wicked Baked Beans. Made my own sauce also. All turned out well. Here is some qview.



    Not the best photos, but we were too busy enjoying. [​IMG]
  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a success. [​IMG]

    What did you use for your rub?

    What will you do different next time?
  3. zjaybird

    zjaybird Meat Mopper

    Hey, Can you send me some?
    Denver Colorado.
    Overnight would be they might still be warm. I should have known better than to look at your Q view before I need to head to the fridge for a snack. Good job.
  4. the iceman

    the iceman Smoking Fanatic

    Mmmmmmmmmmm!!! Nom nom nom!!!

  5. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great, congrats on your first smoke.
    What method and what did you think about the ribs?
    Not gonna bother asking how you liked Dutch's beans because who doesn't?
  6. llmc

    llmc Newbie

    For smoking I used the Old Smokey Electric smoker. It seemed to work fine. Next time I will line the drip pan with foil! They say not to use water because it's a sealed unit. The stuff in the drip pan really burned in and I wonder if that had an effect on smoke quality. I don't think I put enough wood chips in, maybe a little more next time. Looking at this forum I see the OSE is quite unusual to other smokers. No door for the wood chips, sealed, etc. It has a flat lid and the juices evaporate, go to the top and then baste the meat as it cooks. I think I may pull them next time and put them on the grill for a few minutes. We served the sauce at the table. I used a rub I found at another rib site. I liked it. Made a sauce from another site. Rub was called "Name" Memphis Dust and the sauce was KC Rib Sauce. My wife thought the beans were a bit too sweet. That may be because the Bush's beans already had brown sugar in them. I think they were the home style.

    I'm sorry, but I can't ship any because there are none left. I guess that answers the other question, "What did you think about the ribs?".

    I have already learned lots here. I can't thank you enough.
  7. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Really nice looking dinner, I know you enjoyed them.[​IMG]
  8. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks lou.I needed that..........
  9. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    They look great! Fun isn't it?
  10. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks good from here...
  11. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job! [​IMG] Everything looks delicious.
  12. llmc

    llmc Newbie

    Thanks everyone. My wife's comment was "You can do this again tomorrow." Of course I did all the cooking. I even made salads to go along with the ribs and beans. I don't know how much of a part that played in that decision. [​IMG]
  13. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You cann't be done theres still food on your plate. Nice food there LLMc[​IMG]for the first smoke and everything looks great too.

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