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We’re halfway through National Barbecue Month and loving every minute of it. We hope you’ve had some time to try out some new recipes and enjoy a few old favorites as well. If you’d a couple tips on smoking meat, check out our Smoking Basics Publication. For delicious recipes, try Justin Moore’s BBQ Shrimp, Greg Bate’s BBQ Dr. Pepper Chicken, Bobby Flay’s Chicken Thighs or Dr. BBQ’s new Maple Brined Pork Chops. Need dessert? Finish off your meal with some Planked Twinkies. Have a great rest of May & get ready for some fun summer happenings!

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Judy MayberryJudy Mayberry Posts: 1,611
edited 10:04AM in EggHead Forum
I made the fruit-preserves-filled pork loin roast tonight and it was SOO-PERB. I used boysenberry jam. I have a bunch of boneless pork loin roasts in my freezer from the last time they were on sale, cut in 1-1/2 to 2-lb. chunks so I won't be eating it for a whole week. I made it exactly as directed, using a plate setter upside down to hold the top rack. [p]Thanks to advice from CitizenQ on July 23rd, I kept the bottom vent cracked open just a hair, and used the butterfly top to maintain the 350° temperature. What a difference in control! Truly a no-brainer. Toward the end I put some thick asparagus stalks above the roast on the sides of the V-rack, and put on some really tiny potatoes. They were done when the roast reached 140° internal temp. Polder appears to be working again. The whole meal was terrific. All the jam disappears, by the way.[p]I hafta tell you about the potatoes. I have a lot of container plants, and one day I had an old potato that had little points growing out of it, so I stuck it in the soil in an unoccupied pot. Eventually a beautiful plant grew and flowered, and when it died I cut it off and thought, well, so much for that. Much later I found all these small and medium-size new potatoes under the dirt! I've been repeating this ever since and have a constant supply of delicious little potatoes (they'll get bigger if you leave them in the dirt). Try it.[p]
Judy in San Diego
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