Hot Tub Hens on the Hasty Bake

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by cowgirl, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I know I make these a lot..
    this is my first try on the Hasty Bake.

    I brined the game hens in a mixture of kosher salt, turbinado sugar, pepper corns, onion, garlic, bay leaves and a kaskaskian pepper (from Ashmont, thanks again :))

    Buttered the birds and sprinkled with Big Poppa's Little Louies Seasoned Garlic Salt with Pepper.. also use some Soileaus from good friend Sparky.

    Into the top shelf of the Hasty Bake with the hot coal rack lowered to the "bake" level.

    also added a block of spam.. and some rice with morel mushrooms..

    I was happy with the outcome. I didn't move the birds, just let them roast on the top shelf with the lid closed.

    put a brown sugar, cayenne, whiskey coating on the spam

    The game hens with smoked rice and morels..

    The game hen was moist and tasty! :)

    Thanks for looking!

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  2. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    ahh man photobucket blocked on server I will have to wait till I get home[​IMG]

    I bet it LoOkS awsome[​IMG]
  3. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Dang it! Sorry sunman!!  I have had a lot of trouble with photobucket lately.  Hope it's nothing on my end.

    Thanks for looking though! [​IMG]
  4. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Cowgirl, Mornin'. You make me laugh so much at your stuff..............

    Look at this are so sick in a really, really, really good way. I luv u and your posts. Dave




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  5. Love that pic of the hens just sittin around BS'n in the hot tub. [​IMG] Great stuff as always.
  6. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Jeanie- once again you amaze me with the great spread you put out. Looks awsome as always! (((Hugs)))
  7. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You seem to have forgotten my plate again dear?
  8. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    lol Thanks Scott!! [​IMG]

    Thank you Earl, wish I could give you a real hug.. ... but (((HUGS))) back atcha. [​IMG]

    haha.. Terry, your plate is right here waitin'!   Thanks!

    lol Dave, Thank you!!! [​IMG]
  9. Looks like another great meal. I've seen a lot of your posts here, and I've been visiting your blog a lot lately, & I only have one question for you. Will you marry me? lol. Keep the great posts coming, I enjoy them a lot.
  10. smokinal

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

    Great looking plate of food there Jeanie! The hen's look so juicy & delicious!
  11. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thanks so much Al! It turned out really well. I was impressed with the Hasty Bake.. most charcoal units need to be watched but these birds did great on the top shelf. I was a happy girl. [​IMG]

    lol Thank you Gros Cochon!!  Realtor Terry asked me first but if he backs down sure I'll marry ya. lol 

    Thanks for looking at my blog too.... I really appreciate it. Feel free to leave a message there too if ya get the time. [​IMG]
  12. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

    Looks great love your hasty bake it looks preaty neat.:)
  13. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thank you Michael! I am still getting used to the cooker but I like it so far. The hot coal rack can be lowered to a "smoke" setting or raised to the "bake" level or up to "sear" level.

    So far I haven't burnt anything. lol 

    Keep your fingers crossed for me though! [​IMG]
  14. Another Fantastic Q-View Jeanie! Your humor and style make your threads can't miss material every time. Thanks for sharing your posts with us!!![​IMG]  [​IMG]
  15. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking plate Jeanie!!!

    Hilarious pic too!!

  16. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Picture perfect and perfect pictures as always!

    Good luck and good smoking.
  17. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thank you Gotarace, Craig and Merv!!

    group (((HUG)))  [​IMG]
  18. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great looking grub (as usual) Jeanie [​IMG]

    I look forward to your posts[​IMG]
  19. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Love it, that's great! [​IMG]
  20. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    looks fab as usual's that pepper?

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