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SMOKE FREAK 06-20-2021 08:39 AM

They say bacon makes everything better. Let's find out.
 
Caveman roasted some Serrano peppers. No bacon here.
https://i.postimg.cc/HsY5335c/DSC05796.jpg
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And made a roasted pepper cream sauce.
Now when it comes to following a recipe I suck.
I used roasted Serrano instead of Jalapenos. I subbed sour cream and some milk for the mayonnaise. And when it called for olive oil I used some bacon grease. Some good choices for a great sauce.
https://i.postimg.cc/vTKNT5zz/DSC05851.jpg

Next I covered this chuck roast with bacon grease and then some Oakridge BBQ Black Ops brisket rub. Smoked with hickory on the WSM 18.
https://i.postimg.cc/VLKthMB7/DSC05800.jpg

During the cook I basted the roast with melted bacon fat a couple times. Smoked it to probe tender with no wrap of any kind. Apparently with no pics.

When done I put the roast in a CI pan that had the bottom coated with more bacon fat. Rested with the lid on for an hour or so.
https://i.postimg.cc/kMcRV8Zn/DSC05805.jpg

And when shredded it actually was a very tasty mix of bacon and beef flavors.
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Meanwhile I put a loose bacon weave on a CI pan and dusted it with a no salt rub.
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Bout done. Lookin good.
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After a while to cool I filled my bacon bowl with corn chips, cheddar cheese sauce, Serrano sauce, shredded beef, red onions, and tomatoes.
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The verdict. Bacon DID make everything better.
The Serrano sauce, the pulled beef, and the nacho itself. All were made better with bacon.

Probably the best nacho I ever ate.
Thanks for checking it out.

zippy12 06-20-2021 08:44 AM

Well played there freak

jzadski 06-20-2021 12:44 PM

Yup some bacony goodness there and very good MSU

Learning to BBQ 06-20-2021 12:48 PM

Nice! Very imaginative dish!

Titch 06-20-2021 05:19 PM

Looks tasty, a fun cook:thumb:

bowhnter 06-20-2021 07:20 PM

Oh my, that’s some good lookin eats!

SMOKE FREAK 06-20-2021 07:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bowhnter (Post 4487576)
Oh my, thatís some good lookin eats!

It was.
Normally you don't think of a nacho as being an all day cook.
Worth every minute.

cowgirl 06-20-2021 09:04 PM

Looks great Craig!!

Hoss 06-20-2021 09:09 PM

Well played Sir!

ronbrad62 06-20-2021 09:20 PM

That was a very unique creation and I'm sure that it was as amazing as it looked. Very nice!

LYU370 06-20-2021 09:39 PM

Good looking grub! I hear bacon even makes brussels sprouts better. :-P

SMOKE FREAK 06-20-2021 10:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LYU370 (Post 4487628)
I hear bacon even makes brussels sprouts better. :-P

Sir, That is a criminal waste of good bacon.

Nuf said...

SmokinAussie 06-21-2021 03:38 AM

Yep.

That is cool Mr. Smoke Freak. Very very cool.

ModelMaker 06-21-2021 07:15 AM

I like bacon.
Good.
Ed

Big George's BBQ 06-21-2021 07:33 AM

Well DONE I do enjoy your cooks


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