Lenny.........are you thinking cutting the racks "between" the bones or "lengthwise"?
I have cut both spares and babies lengthwise many times to us as little finger foods at
parties and BBQ's. Smoke them as normal and then cut between to bones to serve.
For about 8 years I had access to wild hogs from Central Cali and Northern coast line Cali.
Back in those days we could take all we wanted for free as we were doing the rancher a favor.
I don't care for summer hogs......they are a bit gamey when they are eating summer foods. But the winter and...
njt124........in my smoker I make my links about 36" long and hang them over a 5/8" dowel.....giving me about 18" on each side of the stick. I have been told that the meat won't slide out of the casings but I try them anyway using butcher or kitchen twine (cotton twine).
Dave........your memory may be fading but you are still quick on the trigger......you got here first.
I order this #116 from Ask The Meatman........have for a number of years. I get it as a kit.....postage is included in the price. And cure has always come with it.
"IF" I add anything to the...
What I have found with the 20 something wild turkey's I have harvested over the years, is cut the leg quarters off and cook separately from the breasts. They are "runners' and the legs are tuff. I smoke them and use in soup or beans for flavor.
There is only 2 in this house also so I cut the...
I can't say anything about a Smokin-It as I have never used one. But I can agree with Mr T.....my Cookshack is 14 years old and still gets used every week (well, most weeks). It has been my "go to" for a long time........and I have 6 smokers to choose from. No addiction here.....really.......lol...
I drilled two holes and added eye bolts down the length of the tank. Then found a 1/2" S/S rod to put through the eyes.
I have also seen free standing racks that sit on the bottom grate.