Fast forward to day 8 of the New Year. Brined 8 days then Smoked using the AMPS (thanks Todd) 14 hrs using hickory and oak whisky barell.
Big Al helped me with his method/recipe on this one and it came out fantastic. I could not be more pleased. Special thank you to him.
Ok Here are the pictures :
Cut in half, then turned and sliced across the grain.
Nice color and sheen, I can see how the cure worked its magic. !
Making 1 pound paks
Now come cleaning up all the mess I made. I am getting thirsty too.