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Smoke Somethin

Got this char-griller premium kettle for my birthday, it says its a smoker too.

So after a little research and about 40 bucks for charcoal baskets and a pizza stone I'm gonna give it a shot.

Here's the kettle


Charcoal baskets


Modified grate out of my old grill, had to cut the sides off, and hit it with a hammer a couple times so it would get past these bolts.


Pizza Stone(heat diffuser)


Water/drip pan


Forgot to add the apple wood, it wasn't that bad to open everything back up. Glad I took out some of the center of the old grate.


Iron mikes mustard Bbq for a binder and Montreal steak, some minced onions, salt and pepper on the rub.



Questions, comments, and suggestions all welcome. This will be my smoking/grilling thread.

Bout to slap the meat on now!

DownRiver said:
Finally went a picked this thing up a few weeks ago. Nice deal. Here's your pics lol.
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Now I have fired this puppy up, but I'll add that little adventure a little later. :D
P.S. If these pics are sideways, TS. I've played with the "exif", including deleting it, and they still look sideways.
I know it's  been a while, but thought I'd still share. So, here's that first cook I did.
It's a butt time! Found a pretty good deal on this 11 pounder.

Here's the playa. Getting ready to rock.

Seasonin it up. Three of my favorites.

On the move, about half way there.

205F - She be ready!

...and the final product.

...and not much waste.

Time to eat, with a little homemade mac-n-cheese. This was excellent!

Now I know its only one cook, but I gotta say this WSM is the shitz! Wish I hadda bought one sooner. If you don't have one and you ever get the chance, BUY IT! You'll be glad you did.
Your pork looks amazing! And I second the WSM. They are amazing cookers.

I just got a new toy. A vintage Weber wok!
It was rusty, but I took it down to barest then seasoned it. Did my first stir fry today!

Sliced some pork loin really thin and marinated it all day while I chopped up vegetables for hours. Then it was time to wok it like I talk it.

I'm out of charcoal, and havent gotten the retort finished so I had to improvise

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That top chimney gets really hot. Ask me how I know...

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Peppers and onions!

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Bok choy, carrots, broccoli, snap peas(sliced) and mushrooms.

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Added the meat back in, with more liquid aminos, red wine vinegar, and some sesame stir fry sauce I got at the store. I marinated the pork in the same stuff, but with some minced garlic and Worcestershire

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I added a pot of rice I cooked too, but I guess I didnt get a picture of that
Idk why my pics didnt embed, I will try to fix it in a few minutes, but if you click the top part of the link it takes you to the pic
Walchit said:
Idk why my pics didnt embed, I will try to fix it in a few minutes, but if you click the top part of the link it takes you to the pic
Walchit your inbox is full lol. I have a question for you.
If I was a little smarter I would be doing better, but I'm still up a little bit on a couple that are keeping me afloat. Everything is down right now though, so no island yet