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  1. O

    Why are my pork ribs turning yellowy or greenish?

    Hi everyone, I am starting a new hobby, grilling and smoking meat, I love it. Today I bought some pork spare ribs, and they were looking delicious and a pinky color, really fresh. When I arrived home, I took them from the bag, to place them into the freezer, but I noticed that they were...
  2. disco

    Apple Sausage Pork Tenderloin

    I am not a fan of pork tenderloin. It dries out easily and doesn’t have a particularly good texture. However, the flavour is good so I decided to try it a unique way. The first problem is the shape of the tenderloin. It has a narrow tip that overcooks. They usually come in a package of two and...
  3. Dirty Nails

    Smoked Stuffed Pork Chops

    I want to give a shout out to forum user Chilirelleno! On Sunday I successfully accomplished his recipe and instructions for smoked stuffed pork chops. Due to lack of availability, I had to use Anaheim Peppers. I smoked the chops for two hours at 250 with hickory and they turned out really great.
  4. B

    Smoking multiple chunks of cushion meat

    I bought a pack of cushion meat from my local restaurant supply store. (It's the cut called the "picnic ham" [which isn't a cured ham] which is boneless and skinless. I use them for making pulled pork BBQ as well as sausages. The question is, how long should I budget for smoking time? Is it "1...
  5. psdcarlos

    Ribs are a bit too fall off the bone

    Hello folks, I recently smoked up 3 racks of baby back and they turned out great. I did however want them to hang on the bone a bit more. They were sliding right off and I wasn’t able to cut them individually. By the way I use a Traeger 22 Pellet Grill. Again, the ribs were great, meat was...
  6. phantom krankor

    Al Pastor (Another one)

    Hi all, Short story, then to the recipe. Since I haven't had a bigger get together the last few months, I wanted to do something a little different for a smaller group, so I starting looking up "rotisserie"/doner type recipes. Ended up with Tacos al Pastor as my pick. Some of my learning...
  7. disco

    Armadillo Eggs in the Shell

    If you haven’t heard of Armadillo eggs before, they are a cheese stuffed jalapeno wrapped in sausage and smoked. While they are very tasty, I decided they would be better with a seasoned crispy crust. Welcome to Armadillo Eggs in the Shell! I used my OFG Breakfast Sausage for the sausage but...
  8. P

    Howdy From Tennessee!

    Hey all! 35/f from middle Tennessee, here! Finally upgraded from a cheap $15 charcoal grill to a pellet smoker! I didn't do so hot on the brisket, it was wayyyyyy too tough. Had much better luck with beer-butt chicken, baby backs, and burgers, and tonight I'm trying out pork shoulder, cooked it...
  9. sharryn

    Can't wait to smoke this recipe! Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Pork Loin

    So, I copied this recipe from a Facebook post and made it in my gas oven a few months ago. It was amazing! Now that I have a new Kamado Joe, I want to smoke it and season it with a rub to do it up right. So, without further ado... JALAPENO POPPER STUFFED PORK LOIN Stuffed with bacon...
  10. T

    How to pre cook pork ribs?

    Hi guys, i'm really new at smoking, i started doing this about 1 month ago, and I started a little business in my town of smoked brisket, pulled pork and now i'm trying to smoke some ribs. Since the restaurant is just delivery service or pick up and go i really need to figure out a way on how to...
  11. jayd4wg

    Brown Beer Pork Chops with Chopped Kale Salad

    Normally I like to use thicker boneless chops for this...but we had these in the freezer. Credit where it's due, this marinade is from Sam the Cooking Guy on Food Network. 4-6 Thick Boneless or bone in Pork Loin Chops 1 bottle of brown beer (I like Sams Brown Ale or Honey Brown) 1/2 cup soy...
  12. R

    Pork Shoulder complete

    So I did a ten hour smoke with Hickory and Cherry. I wanted to mix up my own rub with sweet paprika instead of spicy hungarian paprika. Added a slather of mustard because I always add mustard on my london broils so why not? Then I tried out the Dr Pepper spray friends had mentioned and it gave a...
  13. R

    Pork Shoulder, The Rub, The Mop, and The Recipe

    Hello friends! Been a while since I've posted. I've been searching the forums for advice on pork shoulder. Mostly I've seen Honey Hog this, or apple mop that. I'm a bit more of a concrete thinker when it comes to new cuts of meat and a recipe so I'm wondering if there is a sub forum with tagged...
  14. disco

    Char Siu Pork Jerky

    I love Char Siu Pork. I love jerky. Why not put the two together? I had to give it a try. I started with a pork loin. You want to find the leanest piece of pork you can. Trim off any surface fat and slice the pork into ¼ inch (6 mm) thick slices. I like to do this when the pork is slightly...
  15. Jclear

    Do I Brine a Boston Butt?

    Just joined the forum today, plan to smoke my first boston butt on Saturday (4/25/20). I have been doing some research and reading some of the stickies on here. Great forum, great info. My first smoke was a Turkey breast for the family on easter weekend; which I brined overnight and it turned...
  16. T

    Pork Butt Fat Cap

    Hey Guys, Is it best to remove the fat from a pork butt prior to smoking? I am wondering how well the rub will do if it is on the fat rather than directly on the meat? Thanks!
  17. T

    How to Smoke Pork Overnight

    Hey guys, I am new to smoking and am very interested in learning different techniques. I don’t have the best of equipment, but I think what I have will do the job. I have a Char Griller Legacy and recently put a Side Fire Box on it. I am wanting to smoke a pork butt for BBQ on Easter. I have...
  18. G

    Smoking a pork shoulder while keeping my social distance

    I went to Shop Rite the other day, and they were sold out of Chicken. But they had plenty of pork and beef! So I bought a pork shoulder and am smoking it today while I work out of the house. I put the rub on last night. I am smoking it with applewood, and will bring to IT of 200 degrees.
  19. disco

    Irish Sausage

    Saint Patrick’s day is coming. Many make Corned Beef and Cabbage or Irish Stew but how about making an Irish breakfast. In this post I will make Irish Sausage and in the next I will make Boxty Bread. I will start about what makes an Irish sausage. Just like there are many different varieties of...
  20. Dirty Nails

    Jaegerschnitzel, Spaetzle & Roasted Asparagus

    During my time in the Air Force I was lucky enough to spend several weeks at both Darmstadt Air Base and Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Last weekend I smoked 8 pork chops and had 8 still to use. Last night I ran the chops through an egg wash and then rolled them through salted bread crumbs...