Beating out the Storm

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by hardcookin, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. hardcookin

    hardcookin Master of the Pit

    At the last minute this morning I decided to do a quick smoke.
    We had serve thunderstorms & downpours forecast for the area around noon.
    I went down to the grocery store and got a couple packs of thighs.
    No brining I just put rub on them and put them on the smoker @ 325.
    The thighs took about an hour to get done...IT 180



    The weather forecast for the end of the week is 97 which will hamper my smoking.
    So it was good to get this smoke in.

    Anybody else getting hampered by this warm weather?

    Btw just picked up a quick 1/2" of rain.
     
  2. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    hc they say that every day now LOL my lawn would be parched if I listened to them.Them birdy parts look great

    Richie
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Nice job on the thighs!

    I almost never smoke stuff in the summer, because of the heat down here.

    However this summer I have been smoking up a storm with my new Lang!

    Heat index at 110 & I'm outside stoking a fire.  [​IMG]

    Al
     
  4. sota d

    sota d Smoking Fanatic

    Your chicken thighs look great! I don't let the heat keep me from smoking, that's what my Maverick is for! I can monitor temps from inside and just periodically go out and check on things(mostly because I just love the smell of the smoke!). Happy smokin', David.
     
  5. hardcookin

    hardcookin Master of the Pit

    Thank you Richie!

    Gee Al at them temps you almost wouldn't have to start a fire. :biggrin:
    Glad your enjoying that new smoker! They are a lot of fun.
     
  6. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Them sure look good from here,,, Possibly 99 here this weekend and I will be smoking,,,, Won't stop us,, If I believed in taking a generator with me camping,, my smoker would be going with me LOL 

    A full smoker is a happy smoker 

    DS
     
     
  7. hardcookin

    hardcookin Master of the Pit

    DS thanks
    I'll probably wait till it cools a little. Them 99 days I would sooner raid the freezer, I have some Q vacuum sealed for rainy & hot days.



    Sota D thanks! I have a good sized offset so it needs a little more hands on.
     
  8. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Tasty looking chicken. Its been hot here to, its starting to get to me.
     
  9. hardcookin

    hardcookin Master of the Pit

    Thank you Adam!
    I ready for cooler weather myself.
     
  10. sauced

    sauced Master of the Pit

    Great looking thighs!!! Yes, I use the maverick and sit inside when it's too hot!!

    Love that modern technology!
     

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