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Cornish Game Hens

TNJAKE

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Evening fellas, non fellas, and those of you who may be confused and still trying to figure it out. Been a cold few days here in Tennessee so haven't wanted to cook outside much. Had some game hens in the deep freeze and said what the hell. Thawed them, cut out the spine, and cut them in half at the breast. Seasoned lightly with some Lawry's and into the fridge for about half a day
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Mixed up some Baja citrus marinade a couple hours before cook time. Love this stuff and most of the other McCormick marinades
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Hens skin side down in a bowl layering the hens and marinade
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Couple more hours in fridge then onto the smoker at 330 using pecan
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Brushed on marinade every 15min
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About an hour they were ready to pull off
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Nice skin and juicy as hell. IT was around 170. Flavor town honestly. Here's my plate. Some game hens, roasted taters and a salad covered in cheese and bacon
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Evening fellas, non fellas, and those of you who may be confused and still trying to figure it out.
That really made my day, and by the way, the hens and fixings all look fantastic.
 

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That really made my day, and by the way, the hens and fixings all look fantastic.
Lol thanks Doug. A little humor is a good thing. Even when it's only funny because it's true!
 

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Them birds look good! Great job!

And my preferred gender is Male. 😉
 

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Lol thanks Doug. A little humor is a good thing. Even when it's only funny because it's true!
Funny and kind of scary at the same time to think someone couldn't figure out which they were by simply pulling their pants down and looking. But I'm an old fart, so what do I know.
 

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Looks great and the flavors sound awesome! You have plenty of cheese on that salad too, a definite requirement for me on salad haha. Here’s our weather the next week or so. No outdoor cooking for me for awhile with the next 7 nights in low single digits.
 

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Funny and kind of scary at the same time to think someone couldn't figure out which they were by simply pulling their pants down and looking. But I'm an old fart, so what do I know.
I turn 40 in a couple weeks but I'm an old fart at heart
 

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Looks great and the flavors sound awesome! You have plenty of cheese on that salad too, a definite requirement for me on salad haha. Here’s our weather the next week or so. No outdoor cooking for me for awhile with the next 7 nights in low single digits.
Thanks Jeff was a great meal. We are supposed to have some warmer day time temps starting tomorrow which we are glad for. Sucks to go from 78 last month to 6 this morning lol. Stay warm bud
 

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Lol thanks Justin. Just to clarify......you are a male? Or you prefer a male? Asking for a friend!
With a set of teeth like I have, women love me. So, I am a lesbian.
 

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Great color on those birds Jake !
And the plate looks amazing! I'm not sure I've ever had a cornish hen.
Keith
 

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TNJAKE TNJAKE did I ever tell you i hate looking at your posts, every time, something new and looking so good. I can't even keep track of my bookmarks any more, I need one for just your posts.
100% understand as Jake brings the fire in every post. You , myself and many have a load of Jakes cooks on the to do list. This is why we have to lobby TNJAKE TNJAKE into the OTBS 2022! #Jake4OTBS2022. lol at me using hashtags haha
 
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