First Smoke Part 1 & 2

Discussion in 'Wood Smokers' started by alblancher, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. alblancher

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I'm splitting this post up because of the number of pictures I have.

    This is the 2nd series

    Washed, Soaked and Bagged


    New Smokehouse


    Fire Box


    Loading the Sausage, 2nd day for the hams




    Smoke




    Hams ready to come out of smokehouse


    Hams


    In the Dry room
     
  2. alblancher

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Beginning of Series

    Fresh Ham


    Salt, Sugar and Cure #2


    Another Ham


    Cure


    Trimmings


    35 days later
     
  3. em21701

    em21701 Newbie

    That is quite the setup you have there. how long did it take to smoke the whole hams?
     
  4. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good looking hams! Nice smokehouse too. Looks like you need to get it broke in.
     
  5. alblancher

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I'm doing a Virginia style ham and read that the main purpose of the smoke was to add a bit of flavor and dry them out. I did 48 hrs on the hams and 24 hrs on the sausage.

    If you can imagine the smell!

    Al
     
  6. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I love it!! Great smokehouse Al, the hams look wonderful too! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Very nice......points
     
  8. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Al I merged the 2 threads I thought they belonged together. Thats awesome I like the smokehouse looks like a nice set up
     
  9. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    All looks great , Al !!!
     
  10. Man, i think i can smell them from here. That looks great!
     
  11. dirtman775

    dirtman775 Smoking Fanatic

    nj
    surprised you did not have the neighborhood bears linin up at the smokehouse with dinner wear!![​IMG]
     
  12. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That's beautifully done. Congratulations on your plan and smoking hams... yet one more thing to make us all wish for- our own smokehouse! [​IMG]
     

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