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Labor Day 2021 Throwdown Voting

Which one has your vote

  • 1) Smoked Sweet and Sour Pork Belly Mini Pies, Pineapple and Pork rice, with seared Pork Belly strip

    Votes: 13 16.0%
  • 2) Smoked baby backs with a side of pork belly burnt ends.

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • 3) Slices and cubes from a smoked pork butt along with a jalapeno/cheddar sausage, Asian coleslaw, p

    Votes: 4 4.9%
  • 4) Smoked pork loin rolled with apple butter, sliced apples and sharp cheddar with roasted red potat

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • 5) Smoked Sausage and Chicken Killer Gumbo.

    Votes: 5 6.2%
  • 6) Cherry wood Smoked weet heat keto rubbed St Louis cut spare ribs, KetoQ Cowboy beans loaded with

    Votes: 26 32.1%
  • 7) Danish cut baby back ribs, smoked with apple and hickory. Sliced Fuji apples smoke roasted with t

    Votes: 2 2.5%
  • 8) Classic hickory, cherry, and oak smoked pork butt pulled and nestled onto a Hawaiian sweet bun to

    Votes: 2 2.5%
  • 9) Smoked Pork Chile Verde Tacos on fresh made corn tortillas with a little more chile verde, fresh

    Votes: 1 1.2%
  • 10) Marinated Pork Cordon Bleu Pinwheel with Garlic parmesan butter sous vide corn on the cob and Ga

    Votes: 2 2.5%
  • 11) Baby back ribs with chimichurri, smoked jalapeno-bacon mac & cheese balls, and a grilled corn/el

    Votes: 8 9.9%
  • 12) Pork tenderloin, butter injected, marinated in apple cider, cider vinegar, honey, and fresh herb

    Votes: 2 2.5%
  • 13) Smoked burger patty stuffed with cheddar and topped with havarti cheese, re-smoked dinner cut ba

    Votes: 4 4.9%
  • 14) ham steak pulled pork Sage sausage patty smoked sausage link sliced pork butt and thick bacon. A

    Votes: 4 4.9%
  • 15) Crown baby back ribs, wrapped around a onion stuffed with Spanish rice. Al Pastor chicken taco w

    Votes: 6 7.4%

  • Total voters
    81
  • Poll closed .

bmudd14474

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Drum roll please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I want to thank all that entered. You folks put on a good show and I am sure that others will appreciate it. Good luck all.

1) Smoked Sweet and Sour Pork Belly Mini Pies, Pineapple and Pork rice, with seared Pork Belly strips on Snow Peas and Smoked Bacon Cheese Apple Cinnamon Donuts.
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2) Smoked baby backs with a side of pork belly burnt ends.
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3) Slices and cubes from a smoked pork butt along with a jalapeno/cheddar sausage, Asian coleslaw, potato salad, pinto beans, grilled sweet corn, homemade dill pickles, and
freshly baked sourdough ciabatta bread.
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4) Smoked pork loin rolled with apple butter, sliced apples and sharp cheddar with roasted red potato salad, slaw, applesauce, green onions and smoked bacon “bites”
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5) Smoked Sausage and Chicken Killer Gumbo.
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6) Cherry wood Smoked weet heat keto rubbed St Louis cut spare ribs, KetoQ Cowboy beans loaded with bacon and ground pork and lastly whopper ABT’s stuffed with a mix of hot sausage , cheddar and cream cheese bar out course wrapped in bacon.
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7) Danish cut baby back ribs, smoked with apple and hickory. Sliced Fuji apples smoke roasted with turbinado sugar, cored with Brie cheese. Ham hock collard greens, and skillet cornbread
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8) Classic hickory, cherry, and oak smoked pork butt pulled and nestled onto a Hawaiian sweet bun topped with traditional coleslaw and a touch of barbecue sauce. Paired with “porken” drumsticks. Bacon wrapped pterodactyl legs and my wife's homemade barbecue beans, macaroni salad, and deviled eggs.
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9) Smoked Pork Chile Verde Tacos on fresh made corn tortillas with a little more chile verde, fresh chopped onion, cilantro and a squirt of lime and served on a Chile-Corn Salad
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10) Marinated Pork Cordon Bleu Pinwheel with Garlic parmesan butter sous vide corn on the cob and Garlic mashed potatoes with garlic parmesan butter.
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11) Baby back ribs with chimichurri, smoked jalapeno-bacon mac & cheese balls, and a grilled corn/elotes salad.
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12) Pork tenderloin, butter injected, marinated in apple cider, cider vinegar, honey, and fresh herbs, Jalapeño/cheddar link slices , 100 year-old cast iron cornbread, BBQ beans with smoked brisket, broiled littleneck clams, block of cream cheese that had been coated in Everything Bagel seasoning, Served with bagel chips and Caprese salad.
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13) Smoked burger patty stuffed with cheddar and topped with havarti cheese, re-smoked dinner cut bacon, pulled pork, barbecue sauce, and cole slaw, on a brioche bun. Baked beans with grilled poblano peppers and re-smoked dinner cut bacon-Corn on the cob with homemade smoked herb butter-Corn bread with imbedded pulled pork, homemade smoked buttermilk, and topped with homemade smoked herb butter
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14) ham steak pulled pork Sage sausage patty smoked sausage link sliced pork butt and thick bacon. Also pickles and cheese Fry's
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Lastly we have an entry that doesn't have the code word and so can't be eligible for Judges choice. The user also posted a thread about it that has been removed. Im including it because I didn't respond to him fast enough so he posted it on here. If you feel its that good and deserves a vote over the other entries you can vote on it for viewers choice.

15) Crown baby back ribs, wrapped around a onion stuffed with Spanish rice. Al Pastor chicken taco with cabbage vinegar slaw, charro beans with mozzarella tomato and avocado shrimp salad.

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We do have prizes so the winners will be contacted by me. Voting will be open for 7 days. Good luck all.

Brian
 
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Hold tight I have to add a few that were missed. Ill reset the voting so if you voted already you will have to do it again.
 

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OK we are open for business. Sorry for missing 2 entries but I have included everything I have now and have triple checked email and pm's so if you don't see yours let me know.
 

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Really tough choice! You guys put a ton of effort into making a fabulous showing. Good Job and Good Luck all...JJ
 

one eyed jack

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All Y'all put me to shame. I'm doing good if I can ace the main dish. Forget about all those great looking sides and the time and effort put into the presentation. I'm not worthy.

I may not vote. Several are 10's. Don't know that I can pick just one.
 

JLeonard

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Agree with the others. Hard to make a choice of just one. I think you guys are all winners!
Jim
 

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Since it is impossible to vote via my taste buds visual presentation will have to do!

Great job everyone. You made it tough for me to choose.

John
 

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I gotta say, I've seen a lot of these Throw-Downs in the 12 years I've been here, but I can't remember seeing a better bunch of meals than the ones on here today!!
Congrats to All !!!

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Some great entries here, this will be tough to choose just one!
 

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Wow!

Some strong showings on this throwdown. I had a rough time picking between two of them. Could have went either way. Also tough looking at them all when I’m hungry. Great job boys.

Scott
 

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WOW!! Some outstanding food across the board. One thing is for sure: there are no losers. Every one of those meals is a winner. Great work everybody!!

Robert
 

MJB05615

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Agree with all above. Everything looks fantastic! Congrats to you all, great work all around.
 

forktender

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Strong work to everyone that that played the game.
There were some super impressive plates.
 

bauchjw

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Wow! Every one of those looked amazing, the code word was a perfect theme! Great job everyone!
 

BrianGSDTexoma

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All great looking dishes. Thanks to everyone for contributing.
 
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