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  • TAVyles
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 3

    Feral Hog picnic ham

    I took a 4lb ham from a wild hog I shot a month or so ago and followed the instructions outlined on here for making a picnic ham. Soaked for 9 days. Pulled it out, dusted with Memphis dust and smoked for 5 hours at 225.

    It was juicy, tasty, tender, and just down right awesome. I made the mustard sauce and it was really good, but the ham didn't need it. Someday I will learn that a half batch of sauce is plenty for my household.

    Thanks Yall!
  • boftx
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    #2
    Sounds downright yummy!

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    • Jerod Broussard
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      #3
      Great job and welcome to The Pit!!!

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      • RonB
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        #4
        Welcome to The Pit. You are off to a great start.

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        • DWCowles
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          • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

          #5
          Welcome TAVyles

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          • Mr. Bones
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            #6
            Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
            Lookin forward to more feral hog cooks/pics from ya!

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            • Troutman
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              #7
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              • PappyBBQ
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                • May 2015
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                #8
                Don't I wish. Not much hunting going on here in La-La land. To even admit you might own a firearm is enough to get expelled from some folks guests lists. And, yes, pics please!! Only way i'm gonna get to enjoy some feral hog!

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                • TAVyles
                  Club Member
                  • Nov 2017
                  • 3

                  #9




                  I didn't take any pictures of it sliced.

                  Thanks for the welcome. I am wondering how a venison ham would do...

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                  • W.A.
                    W.A. commented
                    Editing a comment
                    Did it cure all the way through? I did one for 21 days and there was still some uncured near the bone.

                  • Fire Art
                    Fire Art commented
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                    Welcome looks good enough to eat
                • Oakgrovebacon
                  Club Member
                  • Apr 2016
                  • 1813
                  • South central Illinois

                  #10
                  Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois

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                  • HorseDoctor
                    Charter Member
                    • Sep 2014
                    • 1149
                    • Central Iowa

                    #11
                    Well done on the ham & welcome aboard!!!

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                    • TAVyles
                      Club Member
                      • Nov 2017
                      • 3

                      #12
                      It was cured all the way through. I ran it a little on the long side. I think it called for a little over 8 days on the chart and I ran it for 9. I had trimmed as much fat and connective tissue off as I could.

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