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pinkelephant 11-26-2011 01:14 PM

Thanksgiving Scalloped taters, double smoked ABTs
 
We were invited to a doctors house for thanksgiving and I decided to bring a smoked side :thumb:.
I found a scalloped tater recipe that would work with my plans and went to work.
This is the first time I ever made scalloped taters from scratch and after the 2 boxes of taters I have are gone, this will be the only way I will make them.


I fired up the UDS to smoke the ham.
I had to solve a problem before I got started. My UDS lid had a theft proof, liquid smoke seal on it. I was afraid I was going to pull the handle off. I had to pry it off in the end.
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I collected all the used wood and lump from the last few cookouts and filled my "grillin" basket with a mix that had a nice campfire smell to it.
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I got the weber going for double grilled ABTs and to sear the ham after it came off the UDS. I also made a new batch of bacon bits.
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Double smoked ABTs: If you cook the lil smokies before you make the ABTs, they taste SOOOO much better!
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I filled my Cabelas 14" chicken fryer CI pot with the scalloped taters and put it in the UDS for 45 minutes. then I transferred it all to a 9x13 pan and cooked it in the oven for at least another hour.
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We had to jump and run because these taters made us late. Here is an "after" shot when we were all done.
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Rick T 11-26-2011 01:25 PM

That is a great looking meal. Bet it was all a hit. Unless he was a cardiologist:wink:

pinkelephant 11-26-2011 01:40 PM

Oh yeah. they were a serious hit. My BBQ rep is safe in his house. He was a flight sergeon and he's now an ansthesiologist at a surgery center he owns a part of.

There was a Mexican there. you should have seen him dig into the ABTs. he never heard of one and he ate half of them. :-D

Al Czervik 11-26-2011 02:36 PM

Great looking taters and ABTs Allen! :thumb:

I'm sure the Doc and everyone else tore them up. I know I would have... :becky:

TIMMAY 11-26-2011 05:38 PM

for whatever reason I can't see the pics...

ozlites 11-26-2011 05:46 PM

Dang!!! You're my kind of dinner guest!

Pugsley 11-26-2011 06:11 PM

Heck yeah... you can come to my place anytime if you bring that!:becky:
Thanks for the pron.
jlm

Shiz-Nit 11-26-2011 07:53 PM

I bet that was the bomb good huh

tortaboy 11-26-2011 07:58 PM

Looks great. How long does it take the sliced taters to get tender?

pinkelephant 11-26-2011 08:53 PM

recipe said 45 minutes. reality was closer to 2 hours


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