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Offline cathouse willy

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Christmas gifts
« on: December 08, 2018, 12:06:00 pm »
What are you making this year? Family and friends get smoked goodies from me.
Bacon,cheese and kielbasa.




Offline Edward176

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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2018, 02:58:53 pm »
Looks really good and yummy there cathouse. I'm planning on brining turkey breasts and thighs and smoking them for Christmas dinner. Made it last year, to go along with my oven baked turkey, and it was a SMASH. So this year my wife told me I wanted to do "that smoked turkey thing again" this year. So that's my plan. I've already smoked 2 large 1 1/2 kg hams, 8 nugget sized hams, and 2 whole pork loins to last through the Christmas Holidays. Lots of turkey, cold cuts and ham to keep everyone happy.   

Offline GusRobin

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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2018, 10:16:28 pm »
You do know that you and I are related don't you? So I will be expecting my share soon.
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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2018, 01:59:23 am »
Those are great gifts. You got some nice smoke on that bacon.

For this year's homemade gifts I'm making some infused salts, smoked candied mixed nuts, and for Christmas a smoked 4 bone-in prime rib (not using the Bradley).


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Offline manxman

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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2018, 06:55:02 am »
Looking good cathouse willy  :)

This year got some wild Alaskan salmon sides which have been cured in a rock salt and molasses sugar dry cure then cold smoked with whisky oak bisquettes. When vacuum sealing the thin slices are lightly brushed with a single malt whisky, done a similar thing for many years but normally with farmed salmon and family / friends use it as a starter on Christmas Day.

Also have a large smoked ham, pastrami and smoked mackerel pate to distribute.
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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2018, 01:24:06 pm »
Looking good cathouse willy  :)

This year got some wild Alaskan salmon sides which have been cured in a rock salt and molasses sugar dry cure then cold smoked with whisky oak bisquettes. When vacuum sealing the thin slices are lightly brushed with a single malt whisky, done a similar thing for many years but normally with farmed salmon and family / friends use it as a starter on Christmas Day.

Also have a large smoked ham, pastrami and smoked mackerel pate to distribute.

This also sounds great. Good to see your post.


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Offline manxman

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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2018, 01:58:12 pm »
Thanks Habs, been using my new Bradley smoker regularly. Also curing and smoking some trout from a local reservoir using a similar method to the salmon... never smoked trout before and plan a tasting session with friends to compare and contrast over Christmas. I like the sound of your smoked candied mixed nuts in particular and I too have a large bone in rib roast on order.  :)
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Offline watchdog56

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Re: Christmas gifts
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2018, 01:14:17 pm »
Giving my in-laws some venison summer sausage and cheese.