Burger and dog 4th of July Insanity

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jcam222

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Another 4th of July where I found a contest to enter kind of last minute. I was in the middle of smoking pork butts, beans, burnt ends and making some sides for a small catering job but just had to get an entry out. Contest required best submission of burgers and dogs using the sponsors rub(s). I won a lot of their rubs in a Superbowl contest and have just started using them. I really like them. Without further delay here is a walk through my insanity lol. Private Selection All Beef jumbo dogs. Split lengthwise and rubbed with Dos Pendejos Poco Loco.
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Two half pound 80/20 chuck burgers using their Smokin It (mesquite salt based) and a light coat of Poco Loco.
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Into the smoker on firebox end , flash forward here are the dogs
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Burger before getting Chipotle cheddar
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While these were going I made a couple bacon wrapped Vidalia slices as well. Forgot to snap picks. Time to construct Sowsage Sowsage style :) Although I’m keto the sandwich starts on brioche. I’ll be handing this off to my neighbor lol. A little leaf lettuce and the dogs start the show.
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Next some white queso and in lieu of chili some of my keto cowboy beans
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Burger time! Several slices of nice melted chipotle cheddar.
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Time to bring it home with the bacon wrapped Vidalia onion and some fried jalapeños dipped in their Mas Sexy sweet citrus salt.
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That’s a wrap. I did have some of the extras on keto bread and it was tasty!! Thanks for looking
 
That looks fantastic, over the top good!!
If I could get my mouth around it I would love a bite! Nicely done Jeff!!
Al
 
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WOW!! Chef Jeff does it again!! Simply astonishing my friend. That looks otherworldly. Please keep us posted on the results of your competition.

Robert
 
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Fantastic ! . I'd have to un-stack it to eat it , but I know it's good .
You got me with the hot dogs . I did Jeff's spiral cut , rubbed and smoked before . Amazing how good a smoked hot dog is . Nice work as always bud .
 
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Hot damn Jeff. How did you do in the contest? I would think the rub company would be pretty damn happy with that finished shot. Excellent. Although I might have to see a cardiologist after eating that thing!
 
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Everything looks very good.

Do you buy or bake your own keto bread? If you buy it, what brand do you find to be the best? Thanks.

Rob
 
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