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Smoked Potato skins

In my family, we generally just have some bar food for Christmas dinner since no one really wants to make a meal after eating our traditional brunch.

We kept it simple this year, doing some ABTs, Potato Skins, some Totino's Pizza Rolls (guilty pleasure), and some tamales procured from Luna Tortilla here in Dallas.  I wanted to change up the potato skins a little bit and add some smoke to them.  I do my ABTs indirect with some hickory at 250 for about 2 hours, so I put the skins on (after SWMBO had done the baking and scooping) the Woo extender above the ABTs for about 90 minutes.  I pulled them (they were nice and crispy) filled them with cheese and bacon, and then put them back on for about 10 min or so to melt the cheese. 

They came out great - crispy and with just a hint of smoke.  I'm thinking that they would be a great appetizer to throw on next time you are waiting on a butt and getting hungry.

Comments

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,184

    Nice looking food. I have not done skins but will soon.......

    Was in your show for about an hour yesterday till heading south.

    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Thanks. I'd done them before, but never with the hickory. Added a nice flavor. As for the snow, this must be what it is like to live in Canada! ;)
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