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Old 12-31-2006, 10:06 AM   #1
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Happy New Year gang! Just to let you all know Mrs. Airboss surprised me with a brand new Cookshack Smokette for Christmas. The old Char Broil H20 will be shipped off to son Greg. I have no idea what he'll do with it.

Last night we did our first butt. It was all too easy. I seasoned the 008 per the directions the day prior, lined the bottom with foil and placed 4 oz of hickory (you read that right) into the smoker box. Then I set the dial to 225 and went to bed. Never had to check the process and woke up this AM to the aroma of slow cooking pork. We plan to pull it and hold it until tomorrow and enjoy it as our good luck meal (pork for luck on New Years) while watching football.

Son Greg gave me some tips on how to prepare the beans and cook them under the butt while it finishes. Genius that boy, pure genius. Takes after his mother. I will post finished product pics if I remember.

Meantime, lookie here. As Martha says, “It’s a good thing.
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Old 12-31-2006, 10:19 AM   #2
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Is that an electric Pellet smoker? Inquiring minds want to know. If your son doesn't want the old one, you could get Puff to take it off your hands
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Old 12-31-2006, 10:23 AM   #3
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Nice pit AB!! I guess Gregs advice with the butt was right on, he does his best work when butts are involved. At least he didn't help you put it together!! You ever see how he installs a Guru eyelet??
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Old 12-31-2006, 10:31 AM   #4
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The Cookshack is a real live wood chunk smoker. www.cookshack.com

Far as Greg's mechanical aptitude is concerned, I taught him everything he knows. Matter of fact, I gave him his very first pounder...I mean hammer.
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The Cookshack is a real live wood chunk smoker. www.cookshack.com

Far as Greg's mechanical aptitude is concerned, I taught him everything he knows. Matter of fact, I gave him his very first pounder...I mean hammer.
Then someone dropped him on his head, cause he forgot everything!!!
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The Cookshack is a real live wood chunk smoker. www.cookshack.com

Far as Greg's mechanical aptitude is concerned, I taught him everything he knows. Matter of fact, I gave him his very first pounder...I mean hammer.
Good looking pit. Is the heater element used for starting fire or is it on constantly?
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Old 12-31-2006, 10:46 AM   #7
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Re: New Smokette In Bradenton

[quote="Airboss"]Happy New Year gang! Just to let you all know Mrs. Airboss surprised me with a brand new Cookshack Smokette for Christmas. The old Char Broil H20 will be shipped off to son Greg. I have no idea what he'll do with it.

Last night we did our first butt. It was all too easy. I seasoned the 008 per the directions the day prior, lined the bottom with foil and placed 4 oz of hickory (you read that right) into the smoker box. Then I set the dial to 225 and went to bed. Never had to check the process and woke up this AM to the aroma of slow cooking pork. We plan to pull it and hold it until tomorrow and enjoy it as our good luck meal (pork for luck on New Years) while watching football.

Son Greg gave me some tips on how to prepare the beans and cook them under the butt while it finishes. Genius that boy, pure genius. Takes after his mother. I will post finished product pics if I remember.

Meantime, lookie here. As Martha says, “It’s a good thing.
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Old 12-31-2006, 03:11 PM   #8
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I wanna see some jerkey on that thing soon !
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Old 12-31-2006, 03:45 PM   #9
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Sweet cooker. Where are the food pics?
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Old 12-31-2006, 04:01 PM   #10
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Jerky is in the "que" Scotty. Had to send away for my cuttin' board and razor sharp knife from Hi Mountain Seasoning. I really appreciate your pdf and have shared with my pal in Dallas who is a jerky zen master.
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