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Couple of Butt-Can Birds Today

post #1 of 18
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Here are a couple of pictures of some Butt-Can Birds that I did today:

Bird on the left was just shy of 8 lbs. and the one on the right was just shy of 6 lbs.

Here is a shot of the 6 pounder....

And here is a shot of the 8 pounder:

Both were just spiced with garlic powder, onion powder and pepper and sprayed with a apple juice/pineapple juice mix. Smoked with apple and mesquite.

Will let you know how they taste later.....icon_razz.gif
post #2 of 18
Fine looking flock of birds you have there. I do believe they will taste as good as they look.
Be sure to let us know.
post #3 of 18
They are some fine looking birds!

post #4 of 18
Lookin real good there...PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #5 of 18
Cant spell, but will give it a try PDT_Armataz_01_13.gif ....Jealous! Looks mighty tasty and I bet it's moist! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #6 of 18
Mighty Yummy!!
post #7 of 18
wish i had a beer (or 5) cause i'm planning on a turkey tomorrow. those birds look great. p.s. i like the kitchen too.
post #8 of 18
Fine lookin' specimens ... not makin' my eyes water, but sure makin' my mouth!
... and I'll just bet they taste just like chicken! icon_biggrin.gif
post #9 of 18
Yup. Those look good.
post #10 of 18
Good looking yard birds...PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #11 of 18
Now that's how a yard bird outta look! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif how'd you like the apple-mesquite mix??
post #12 of 18
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The Apple and Mesquite were great. My wife said the chicken tasted like smoked turkey....especially the wings.

Some folks don't care for Mesquite, but I am getting fond of it.PDT_Armataz_01_28.gif

Here is a picture of both birds dressed out and the mess of Wicked Beans that we also made today.....

Used a variant of Dr. Pepper in the cans called Dr. Faygo....Faygo is a local distributor here in the Detroit area and is kind of the 31 Flavors of pop distributors.
post #13 of 18
Ooooooooo dat looks soooo good!
post #14 of 18
I'd like to take some of that chicken mixed with some beans, warmed on a bun .... yum factor high! icon_biggrin.gif
post #15 of 18
Very nice looking bird's great job.
post #16 of 18
Excellent job, they look great!

Ahhh, Faygo pop... brings back alot of memories!
post #17 of 18
did you brine those yardbirds first icon_question.gif
post #18 of 18
Thread Starter 
Nope....I haven't brined a bird yet due to space issues(big birds)...but they come out VERY moist anyways.
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