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Hocks finished 11/14/18

tropics

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Found some decent looking Hocks today!
Used Pops low salt brine I like how it taste.
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Pretty good amount of meat
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Into that liquid gold for 2 weeks or more.
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Be back in 2 weeks
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Those are nice . Don't see them around here anymore .
 

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I think this is going to be a good one!
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Those are nice . Don't see them around here anymore .
Rich I have only 1 store in my area that carries them like this.2 weeks ago they were out of them so I grabbed 3 packs.
Richie
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Looking good Love pickled hocks.

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Ok my feet are up on the hasock and I waiting for this one.

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Finally 17 days of curing 1 day drying
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Pre heated the MES 40 to 100°F
Put Hocks in to dry for 30 minutes before adding smoke,yes you can see thru the glass LOL
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Lit the AMNPS with a mix of Alder & Cob I only let this burn 3 minutes
before putting it in the mailbox
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6 & 1/2 hrs of smoke at 150°F temp was ramped up 15 degrees every hour
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Close up
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These have to go in the freezer tomorrow morning heading to Mass.
Thanks for watching
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Man those look great Ritchie! I need a batch of beans with some of those in it now. Oooh… maybe collard greens instead!
 

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Looks really good Richie, may have to substitute a couple of those for the salt pork I use for beans and chowder.

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Looks great !
 

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Gorgeous hocks.... great looking smoke.... I'm jealous...
 

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Awesome a lot of possibilities to use those for.

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Awesome a lot of possibilities to use those for.

Warren

Chopsaw Thanks for the like it is greatly appreciated.

Being just a old country boy I see the possibilities of beans, greens, pickled and just eating like they are.

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Richie those look great... I finally had my first pork hocks the wife did up in a dish with sauerkraut. Wow I am hooked. I will be eating these often now I can see. Points for those delicious looking pieces.
 

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Man those look great Ritchie! I need a batch of beans with some of those in it now. Oooh… maybe collard greens instead!
Erik Thank you got home from Mass. a little late yesterday,I have never had collard greens an have no idea how to make that dish.Making some bean soup today,thanks for the Like I appreciate it
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Looks really good Richie, may have to substitute a couple of those for the salt pork I use for beans and chowder.

Chris
Chris Thank you I will see how they taste later in the soup.
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Looks great !
Sorry for the late reply got home from Mass. a little late yesterday
Rich Thanks my wife loves these things Thanks for the Like I appreciate it
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Gorgeous hocks.... great looking smoke.... I'm jealous...
Sorry for the late reply got home from Mass. a little late yesterday
Dave Thanks I can hardly wait to use that dust I made.Thanks for doing the leg work an trying to make it.Thanks for the Like I appreciate it
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Awesome a lot of possibilities to use those for.

Warren
Sorry for the late reply got home from Mass. a little late yesterday
Warren Thanks I seem to be stuck on beans mostly Lima but today I have to use a red bean.Thanks for the Like I appreciate it
Richie
 

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