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Unread 07-25-2013, 05:28 PM   #1
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Doing a whole pig tomorrow night racer style. Thinking of putting two whole heads of cabbage into the cavity to slow the ribs and loins from over cooking. Anyone done this before? Good idea?
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I've used cheap chuckies before - the cabbage might work & would definitely be cheaper than chuckies - even cheap ones. I don't see why it wouldn't work, but I've only done 2 pigs so I'm no expert.
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Never done cabbage before, but if it was me I would wrap the cabbage with foil to eliminate the cabbage over-flavoring the meat.
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No expert either, but sounds like a great idea! I think it will impart great moisture and flavor!
Sprinkle with some salt (or rub) and ground caraway seed.
I don't think I would wrap the cabbage in foil, cabbage is very acetic. (I made the mistake of making cabbage rolls in an aluminum cake pan once, not good)

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Regardless of what you decide, just make sure you take lots of pictures of your cook. We love pictures.
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