WSM Maiden Voyage

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by ron50, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. ron50

    ron50 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    NY
    Today I finally had the chance to try my new WSM. I'm trying the minion method with a smaller load of charcoal because I don't need the longer cooking times.

    First mistake I made was not letting the smoker get to temperature before I added the food and it took awhile to get to cooking temperature. Now I am settled in at 250 degrees and it's looking good.

    I need to remember that the vent are hotter then my CCSV which I could adjust without gloves. After 2 blisters I think I am learning :)

    Couple early views included, 2 turkey/chicken meatloaves, one with a little Sweet Baby Rays Honey Chipotle in the mix. Stuffed peppers are done.

    Meatloaves are almost done. Have a turkey breast still going, injected with fruit juices, seasoned with garlic and onion powder. It's at 145 degrees. Just threw on an onion and a few portabellas.

    More Qview to follow.
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  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks great Ron [​IMG] Guess ya just had to make sure that vent was hot the second time huh [​IMG]
     
  3. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sounds like yer getting right into the lil bugger eh? Nice!
     
  4. cinnamonkc

    cinnamonkc Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    That looks really good! Didn't think about the bell peppers. Might try to put my grandma's stuffed peppers on the smoker.

    Where would I be without all of you??? Besides thinner I mean...[​IMG]
     
  5. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Skinny is over-rated ;{)
     
  6. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Congrats Ron, glad to see ya finally dumped that gasser!! [​IMG]
     
  7. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great looking food Ron, the peppers being my favorite. Now we can officially welcome you to the charcoal burnin' club! [​IMG]
     
  8. erain

    erain Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    ron, that is some choice looking grub. looks real purty on the plate. prob as good on the palate. you guys are going to force me to try some peppers!!!! great job!!!
     

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