I use the boat method too, and usually the little smoky and bacon wrap.
I while back I was feeling a little creative. I finely diced a fatty from the last smoke and puree some canned peach slices. Both the fatty and the peach puree were mixed in with the cream cheese along with a little cinnamon to accent the peach flavor. They were pretty tasty. Although the next time I try I might use apricots since their flavor is more assertive than peaches.
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