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BrandonBBQ
03-11-2019, 10:18 AM
It's my father-in-laws birthday this weekend but also the last week of our indoor golf simulator league. We're playing an alternate shot team event at "Augusta National" and I've been tasked with smoking some food.

I just grabbed a new electric smoker to give me some more cook space and smokes that I don't have all day to tend to.


Chicken Wings - Smoked, then sauced and grilled with chili-lime rub
Pork Shoulder - Smoked overnight, then will have a couple different sauces.

I've done fish in the electric 1 time and am gonna do a bacon wrapped fatty to season it a little more. But I primarily bought it for doing smoked fish/seafood. Before I do too many seafood smokes though I'm going to get a couple non-seafood smokes in.


Any recipes or tips for smoking for that many people? All are beer drinking, meat eating people. Maybe some go-to side dish ideas to smoke?

Demosthenes9
03-11-2019, 02:04 PM
Throw a pan of beans in underneath the butt for a couple of hours. Best to do it near the end of the butt smoke when the butt will release some drippings down to the beans.

Do the wings last at a high temp. I inject mine with a 2to1 mix of wing sauce and creole butter. About an hour or so.

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InThePitBBQ
03-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Make some smoked pit beans and Jalapeno poppers, can't miss with them.

https://i.imgur.com/6wXjtoCl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/PYlz8Dkl.jpg

angryelfFan
03-11-2019, 03:02 PM
^^^^Poppers look AWESOME!!^^^^

16Adams
03-11-2019, 03:11 PM
Sausage. Bulk from Sam’s. Slovacek’s and or Kielbasa’s

jermoQ
03-11-2019, 03:12 PM
Fatties would go over good at a party! If you wanted to smoke some nuts, that is good non veggie party food also! I like smoked potato boats, stuffed mushrooms, smoke roasted cabbage and stuffed jalapeno, mini bells or poblano peppers. To add to Adam's post about sausage, you could make pit shots too.

16Adams
03-11-2019, 03:13 PM
https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2012/07/esquites-mexican-street-corn-salad-recipe.html

Harmony BBQ
03-11-2019, 05:06 PM
Plan to have everything ready earlier than you think you need to, especially the pork. If you tell people things will be ready at a certain time, they will be in your ear about when to eat an hour before that! Pork always needs a good rest anyway. You may want to try that new smoker out once before the day of the party as well, maybe cook some chicken or something for your self so you can figure out how it works.

W.I.T.W.A.G?
03-11-2019, 09:05 PM
Personally I would do the pork well ahead of time and have it shredded and ready in a Nesco. Wings would be last on high heat. I also think its a good idea to run that rig at least once before you have to perform for people. Enjoy the cook and all of the excitement of your guests but don't forget to enjoy the event too!

BrandonBBQ
03-12-2019, 01:58 PM
Menu for the weekend:

10lbs pork shoulder for pulled pork
15lbs chicken wings
5 cheddar brats
5 italian sausages

I'm going to do a couple fatty's and a pork tenderloin in the electric smoker. I've already done a run of fish, but I wanna season it with some nice pork grease!

BrandonBBQ
03-12-2019, 02:01 PM
Make some smoked pit beans and Jalapeno poppers, can't miss with them.

https://i.imgur.com/6wXjtoCl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/PYlz8Dkl.jpg


Those pit beans look AMAZING.



Got a recipe for them?

InThePitBBQ
03-12-2019, 02:26 PM
Pit Beans

2-3 Pounds of smoke cooked bacon shred or chopped about 1"
1-20oz bag Walmart green/red peppers and onion
2-4 diced Jalapenos, fresh or pickled works fine
2 - 55 oz or 6- 16 oz cans Bush’s Baked Beans
2-20 ounce cans of drained pineapple chunks
2 Cups Brown Sugar (or more to taste)
2 Cups ketchup
2 Tbs. dry ground mustard

Combine in a 21" full size steam table pan and smoke for 3 hours.

Some better pic's of them being made in this thread: https://bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269964

Here's the peppers and onion mix from Walmart, you can use 4 fresh peppers and 2 onions but these are excellent quality and far more economical plus there's no storage waste if they don't get used right away.

https://i.imgur.com/Pzmz9O1l.jpg

SmokinJohn
03-12-2019, 06:13 PM
What, no mac and cheese?

BrandonBBQ
03-16-2019, 10:45 AM
Pit Beans

2-3 Pounds of smoke cooked bacon shred or chopped about 1"
1-20oz bag Walmart green/red peppers and onion
2-4 diced Jalapenos, fresh or pickled works fine
2 - 55 oz or 6- 16 oz cans Bush’s Baked Beans
2-20 ounce cans of drained pineapple chunks
2 Cups Brown Sugar (or more to taste)
2 Cups ketchup
2 Tbs. dry ground mustard

Combine in a 21" full size steam table pan and smoke for 3 hours.

Some better pic's of them being made in this thread: https://bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269964

Here's the peppers and onion mix from Walmart, you can use 4 fresh peppers and 2 onions but these are excellent quality and far more economical plus there's no storage waste if they don't get used right away.

https://i.imgur.com/Pzmz9O1l.jpg


So the beans are sitting at about 200 now and have been on for almost 2 hours.

I put raw bacon in there and am hoping it'll be good to go by 11:30 or so.

Cranked the WSM to 300 so hopefully it speeds up a bit.

Herk7769
03-16-2019, 11:49 AM
Pit Beans

2-3 Pounds of smoke cooked bacon shred or chopped about 1"
1-20oz bag Walmart green/red peppers and onion
2-4 diced Jalapenos, fresh or pickled works fine
2 - 55 oz or 6- 16 oz cans Bush’s Baked Beans
2-20 ounce cans of drained pineapple chunks
2 Cups Brown Sugar (or more to taste)
2 Cups ketchup
2 Tbs. dry ground mustard

Combine in a 21" full size steam table pan and smoke for 3 hours.

Some better pic's of them being made in this thread: https://bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269964

Here's the peppers and onion mix from Walmart, you can use 4 fresh peppers and 2 onions but these are excellent quality and far more economical plus there's no storage waste if they don't get used right away.

https://i.imgur.com/Pzmz9O1l.jpg

These look amazing! I will have to try a batch this summer!
:clap:

InThePitBBQ
03-16-2019, 11:50 AM
So the beans are sitting at about 200 now and have been on for almost 2 hours.

I put raw bacon in there and am hoping it'll be good to go by 11:30 or so.

Cranked the WSM to 300 so hopefully it speeds up a bit.

Bacon needs to be cooked first.