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  • fracmeister
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    • Jul 2014
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      (and smokes on a Yoder 640, raises bees and shoots a .408 WIndrunner) "come la notte i furti miei seconda"

    What are you cooking for Easter...

    I have 3 pork butts (a friend is doing another 3) for a Church Easter party on Saturday. But for Easter it is ham, asparagus, baked mac n cheese, deviled eggs and a handful of other sides.
    Last edited by fracmeister; April 21, 2019, 12:44 PM.
  • Hulagn1971
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 1020
    • NC, The Triad
    • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

    #2
    Smoking a spiral sliced ham. Wife is making the sides. Deviled eggs, macaroni salad, etc. The usual fare.

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    • Spinaker
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      • Nov 2014
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      • Land of Tonka
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      #3
      Treating myself to some fine McDonald's Breakfast! Extra Hash Browns. Been waaaaaay too long!

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      • Spinaker
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        Never had it that way. But that sounds incredible! Dan Deter

      • Mudkat
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        I just expressed you two packs of Zantac Spinaker. Should be there before your gall blader farts. 😁

      • Spinaker
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        I appreciate you looking out for me! Mudkat
    • rwalters
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      • Aug 2017
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      • MAK 2 Star -- Blackstone Griddles

        I am not a vegetarian, but I eat animals that are

      #4
      Going non-traditional and smoking up a mess of short ribs

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      • MichaelF
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        • Sep 2018
        • 51
        • Brentwood, TN
        • Weber Summit 670 Gasser. LG900 Pellet Grill with cold smoker. Tappecue Touch WiFi & Maverick 732 thermometers.

        #5
        Boneless leg of lamb. Going to rotisserie it.

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        • LA Pork Butt
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          • Dec 2014
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          • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

          #6
          I am going with Meatheads Double Smoked Ham.

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          • LA Pork Butt
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            synodog I made a last minute change and wedded Meathead’s cook schedule with my wife’s grandmother’s peanut butter Coca-Cola ham. I think I want to tweak it some, but it was pretty good for the first attempt. How did yours turn out?

          • synodog
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            LA Pork Butt I received plenty of favorable comments about my ham and it went before the other non-smoked ham so I think that means it went well. Even with the modification I enjoyed it too.

          • LA Pork Butt
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            @sunofog thanks. I still need to try that one.
        • JoeSousa
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          • Sep 2016
          • 898
          • Spokane, WA

          #7
          Picking up two pork butts tonight. Plan on cooking them Saturday and just reheating on Sunday. I would do them Saturday night-Sunday morning but I want some sleep and we have church in the morning. Going to have deviled eggs, some sort of potatoes for the sides and a bunny cake for the kids. And whatever anyone else brings.

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          • Spinaker
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            How did the cook go today?
        • Davek8282
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          • Mar 2016
          • 83
          • Prince George, B.C.

          #8
          King Crab Legs and Prawns maybe a small chicken, but seafood will be the star

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          • klflowers
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            Love some king crab legs. Snow crab legs are too much trouble.
        • ComfortablyNumb
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          #9
          Hasenpfeffer

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          • jfmorris
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            • Nov 2017
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            • Huntsville, Alabama
            • Jim Morris

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            #10
            Nothing, absolutely nothing. We are eating at my mother in law's or sister in law's, and that typically means a bunch of lukewarm casserole dishes sat out all over the kitchen, and cold pre-sliced turkey or ham from the Honey Baked ham store. None of my in-laws can cook worth a rip. Thankfully, we have all the summer get togethers here since I have an in-ground pool and outdoor entertaining space, with grills coming out my butt (well, all over the back yard anyway).

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            • Mudkat
              Mudkat commented
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              We must going to the same place for Easter. I didn't know we were related. But sshh. Honey baked ham.. mmm...

            • tRidiot
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              Sounds like I need to make a trip down South this summer.

            • jfmorris
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              Mudkat they did not disappoint. Cold pre-sliced turkey breast from Honey Baked. Luke warm and room temp casseroles. I consoled myself with lots of cake and brownies... then came home and ate left over smash burgers...
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            #11
            Boneless leg of lamb for Easter Sunday. Also doing about 10# of pulled pork on my explosive pellet pooper. May do something else next week, taking a few days to rest from my 50+ hour work weeks the last year and a half. Man gotta kick back every once in a while !!!

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            • FishTalesNC
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              #12
              Going to try to do Susie Bulloch's Bourbon Peach Glazed Double Smoked Ham on my PBC. Gotta do it up Saturday since my wife works on Sunday. In-laws are coming over... so yeah, bourbon.

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            • Oak Smoke
              Club Member
              • Aug 2018
              • 382
              • Central Texas

              #13
              It's going to be pulled pork and brisket. The kids are bringing all kinds of sides. Just as importantly there will be none of those "jello salads". When I reached adulthood I swore I would never be subjected to that stuff again. The little old ladies in my family mixed cottage cheese or lord knows what else in jello. There would be green ones and red ones with one thing in common, they tasted terrible.

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              • LA Pork Butt
                LA Pork Butt commented
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                I think the jello memory may be a product,of,when you grew up. It has been years since I have seen one of those show up at a potluck.

              • randy56
                randy56 commented
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                Not a fan of jello unless it's jello shots.

              • synodog
                synodog commented
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                Jello salad contraptions were my mom’s specialty. My sisters and I never ate it but the rest of the aunts, uncles, and cousins were always waiting for it. The “pink stuff.”
            • Skip
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              #14
              Pork Loin, Squash Casserole, Broccoli Salad, Green Beans, Wheat Dinner Rolls, and some kind of pie that my Sister in Law will bring. Happy Easter Pit Friends!

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              • tRidiot
                tRidiot commented
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                That all sounds pretty low-carb/keto-friendly until you get to the rolls!
            • Old Glory
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              #15
              Greek style Boneless Leg of lamb in the BGE and fresh ham double smoked via Meathead on the PK with some apple and Pecan chunks.

              Assorted charcuterie and shrimp cocktail.

              Wife makes dessert; apple tort, chocolate mousse, Lemon bars, and coconut bunt cake.
              Last edited by Old Glory; April 19, 2019, 03:43 PM.

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