Ribs in the firebox

Discussion in 'Pork' started by bb53chevpro, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I tried another experiment today. Since the "Outhouse" is rather large for hot smoking, I tried some ribs in the fire box again. This time I put some charcole into a cast iron frying pan and got it lit. When the flame was gone, I added the hickory chips. I experienced a problem that I should have thought about, flare up. Not having a water pan for the drippings. So I decided to place a cookie sheet directly on top of the coals and wood chips and added some water. That didn't last too long, and I had to constantly check it and add more water, but it was well worth all the extra babysitting. Here are a few pics.

    After this, now I am thinking maybe I should build a hot smoker rather than buying one, but still undecided.
    Andy.
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  2. Mighty fine looking chow. Enjoy your dinner!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    sounds like u need a ECB chev
     
  4. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Good lookin vittels partner!
     
  5. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice smoke ring on those ribs! [​IMG]
     

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