Originally Posted by thirdeye
Oops, I do recall seeing someone pack some belly in salt, so maybe it did hit the pit for a while. The Gal also went to the skillet with hers, but it looked pretty raw when she was slicing it.
No, I believe that the guy who won did that AND just rubbed and smoked some too, in addition to doing the duck fat sear and the ribs. I'm saying that he did do a more traditional pork belly smoke. He just added some other stuff too. I thought it spoke to his versatility and knowlege of the belly.
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