Fatty and toothpicks...

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by trece, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. trece

    trece Fire Starter

    If I cover the top w/bacon slices should I insert some toothpicks (wooden or plastic???) and if so do I flip it halfway through or its not necessary?
    Thx,
    Trece
     
  2. dozer

    dozer Fire Starter

    ive doin it both ways, if the bacon is thick i use toothpick otherwise i just wrap it around the whole thing ansd the bacon seems to kinda stick to itself. i dont think i would use plastic...not sure if its safe?
     
  3. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I agree with Dozer, toothpicks or go solo.....
     
  4. blackhawk19

    blackhawk19 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I don't tun mine, just put them on and forget about them
     
  5. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    No picks for me... I just wrap the bacon around and stick it to itself... works great!
     
  6. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I only use toothpicks to mark them, and I don't flip.

    I might have 6 on, I'll put none in the regulars, Sage might get one on the ends, Maple two toothpicks on the end, Cajun one toothpick in the middle, etc.

    I have plans for the Maple the next morning, and Cajun into the Red Beans and Rice, so I want to make sure I'm slicing into the right one for dinner that night (or snacks during the cook!)
     
  7. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    I've never needed toothpicks for fattys but if you use them I go with wood!
     

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