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Family Favorites

Discussion in 'Pork' started by chilerelleno, Apr 13, 2019.

  1. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Fixed a couple of family favorites for dinner tonight.

    Garlic Herb Crusted Pork Loin
    Fresh Green Beans with Onion and Bacon

    I started by dry brining the pork loin overnight with a generous application of Kosher salt.
    The next day I minced 1/4C garlic, 4T worth each of rosemary, thyme and sage, then I cut five deep lengthwise cuts in the loin and filled them with the garlic/herbs, then trussed it well and finally coated it with more garlic/herbs.
    Into a 275° smoker over cherry until the average IT was 140°.







    For the bacon I did two 1.5lb weaves and chopped them into nice chunks.
    Sauteed 5 small sweet onions in a stick of butter till just starting to soften, then added two pounds of fresh green beans and 2T of chopped garlic.
    As I sauteed the veggies I added salt in increments till I was satisfied, normally I would add crushed red pepper too but I was feeding the in-laws and they're soft mouthed.



    The Finale

  2. one eyed jack

    one eyed jack Master of the Pit

    Looking real good Chile.

    Your posts never disappoint. The bacon looks like a 5 star winner.

  3. yankee2bbq

    yankee2bbq Smoking Fanatic

    Great job! Simple enough and good too!

  4. indaswamp

    indaswamp Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    points for presentation...beautiful plate!
  5. indaswamp

    indaswamp Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I like that towel on the oven BTW....
  6. Co4ch D4ve

    Co4ch D4ve Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Great looking plate Chile! Like
  7. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks Great, John!!
    Nice Job!

  8. Nice meal. Can't deal with Rosemary. Never could take the smell and taste. Many love it though.
  9. bluebombersfan

    bluebombersfan Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job! I have gotta try a pork loin like that!!!