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Unread 01-20-2013, 09:10 PM   #1
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Default First cook on the BABS! (PRON)

Today was a big day in my house today! It was a day that will live in infamy! I bought my Big A$$ Barrel Smoker (BABS) last week and have spent some time cleaning her up. I did a test burn just to understand how it works on Friday. Today I was able to throw some food on the grates.

ABTs
Mac and Cheese
Green Beans (on the stove)
1/4 chickens that were brined and then dipped in a Monroe County BBQ dip

Broken down chix:


Brine:


My new woodpile:


The BABS:


Chicken after brine with my rub on it:


Chicken on the BABS:


2 hours in I threw on the ABTs and the Mac and Cheese:


ABTs done!


Mac and Cheese:


Plated:
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Unread 01-20-2013, 09:16 PM   #2
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That is some good lookin grub !! Good Job !!
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Not too shabby!! I like the BABS. You should post a thread giving us the grand tour.

And just for chits and grins, don't be smoking with those 2xs that are in your wood pile lol.
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Unread 01-20-2013, 09:35 PM   #4
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Haha! Yeah no doubt...the 2xs were jut to keep the wood pile level...
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Good Stuff!!!

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Unread 01-20-2013, 10:07 PM   #6
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Nice brother!!!
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Nice cook man


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This is not a BABS, it's a propane tank offset smoker.

(Notice the offset fire box in the lower right corner behind the cooking chamber.)



I could be wrong...
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Thats more like a trident class nuclear sub. Great looking smoker.:D

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That things as big as my house,huge.
nice looking food.
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