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First smoker/smoke w/ Qview

post #1 of 11
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My brother got me a propane Smoke Hollow smoker for Christmas, and I've tried it out w/ chicken first (figured if I screwed up it'd be cheaper!).

First smoke

First bird was a beer-can chicken. Kids voted for no beer the next time!

Second bird after watching a YouTube video on how to cut up a bird!

Yummy stuff. Both smoked over hickory w/ only olive oil, salt and pepper.

I've got some spare ribs to do this weekend!

post #2 of 11
Looks Great...
post #3 of 11
Whether it was your first or 100th they both look great.points.gif
post #4 of 11
Nice work....
post #5 of 11


Nice looking birds......We know now what you smoked and with what wood.....how about the temp. and length of time (also size of birds) you smoked them......

post #6 of 11
Yes your food looks awesome and you should be really proud.points.gif
post #7 of 11
Good lookin burds.........Look at the juices running out..Those deffinantly were not dry
post #8 of 11
Awesome, making me hungry :)
post #9 of 11
Man looked cold where those birds got smoked! But the birds sure came out looking like they should look after a proper smoke... Nice job, thanks for the pics...
post #10 of 11
Looking good, brother!
post #11 of 11
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First bird I had some temp issues. Low of 200 (for a short period) and high of about 320. Cooked a few hrs (2 1/2? 3?) Temp was low, I should have cooked it longer. This one was just under 5 pounds. It was in the teen's when I smoked this one. Not to pleasant to be outside monitoring the temp!

Second bird the temp held pretty well at 275, started about 3:30 or so, and we were at the dinner table by 6:30. I got to try my new remote thermometer out. Pulled the bird at about 175 in the breast. It was in the low 30's yesterday when I started, we're going through a thaw that started yesterday.

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