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What is your favorite thing to smoke on the egg?

rdsbucksrdsbucks Posts: 18
edited October 4 in EggHead Forum
What is your go-to smoked item and how do you do it? So far for me, it has been baby-backs with pork tenderloin second. For the ribs, it's a basic dry rub and the 2-2-1: smoked for 2 hours, wrapped for 2, and one hour for the sauce to tighten. 
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  • Mark_B_GoodMark_B_Good Posts: 871
    I love to smoke ribs ... but I think a nice on the bone prime rib roast takes the cake for me.
    Napoleon Prestige Pro 665, XL BGE, Lots of time for BBQ!
  • rdsbucksrdsbucks Posts: 18
    I love to smoke ribs ... but I think a nice on the bone prime rib roast takes the cake for me.
    I cannot wait to try that!
    BBQ addict...recovering pellet smoker.
  • Meatloaf, beef ribs, tenderloin and meatloaf are my top 4. 


    Snellville, GA


  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 24,622
    Brisket for the win and beef plate ribs close behind.  
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here.  Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • danhoodanhoo Posts: 206
    1. pork loin

    Tasty, easy, economical and can be cooked done in a few hours.

    https://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1228680/glazed-pork-loin-with-cilantro-and-garlic

    2. pork butt


    2011 large BGE | 2000 Genesis Silver B | 2019 PitBoss pro 820 | 2016 Genesis E330 (bought used in 2021)
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 11,230
    ABTs
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • buzd504buzd504 Posts: 3,549
    It would be hard to pick a favorite, but I probably cook more chickens than anything else.  Sometimes multiples and each is good for several meals plus stock.
    NOLA
  • stv8rstv8r Posts: 968
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 5,041
    Brisket - low & slow
    Pork Butt
    Beef Short ribs
    Meatloaf
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  • dmchicagodmchicago Posts: 3,151
    Just pulled these off the Egg, so ribs!
    Philly - Kansas City - Houston - Cincinnati - Dallas - Houston - Memphis - Austin - Chicago - Austin

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  • dmouratidmourati Posts: 1,096
    Tri-tip lately. And chicken. And brisket. And pork butt.
    Mountain View, CA
  • The answer to the question is everything!  

    I do tend to cook a lot of tri-tips and spatchcock chickens.


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  • Langner91Langner91 Posts: 648
    In order of preference:
    Beef Chuck Roast (Pepper Stout particularly)
    Brisket
    Beef Ribs
    Bologna
    Pork Butt (recently)
    Pork Ribs


    Clinton, Iowa
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 13,642
    Beef plate ribs
    spare ribs 
    pork butt
    ABTs
    raised direct chicken. 

    Could go on forever especially since I’m hungry 
  • rdsbucksrdsbucks Posts: 18
    My goodness gracious you guys rock!!! Amazing!
    BBQ addict...recovering pellet smoker.
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 28,278
    pulled pork is probably my favorite but its hard to beat a simple smoked block of cream cheese
    fukahwee maine

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 19,620
    Beef ribs hands down for me. 
    Salado TX & 30A  FL: Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max when they came out (I'm good for now). Plus a couple Pit Boss Pellet Smokers.   

  • Pork butt, beef ribs & chicken.  Bonus: I like the way I smell after smoking something delicious on the egg.  
    Flint, Michigan
  • RyanStlRyanStl Posts: 468
    edited October 6
    I do pork butt the most often, but brisket is my favorite.
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 10,490
    I think pork tenderloin has become my new favorite. I don't smoke it per se, I just grill it raised direct until it is 145-150 internal temp. It is also a great source of lean protein. It is similar in calories to chicken breast, but to me it tastes so much better. 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Mark_B_GoodMark_B_Good Posts: 871
    Pork butt, beef ribs & chicken.  Bonus: I like the way I smell after smoking something delicious on the egg.  
    I've always said I want to make a cologne that smells like BBQ. The wives may not like it, but the guys will be going through a bottle a day. I'd be rich!
    Napoleon Prestige Pro 665, XL BGE, Lots of time for BBQ!
  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 1,871
    I've thought about this a bit and came to a conclusion: I like arracheras and beef costillas, skirt steak and beef ribs cooked like my wife's family from Monterrey MX. Marinated in lime/salt/onions for a few hours. Served with full on fixings - 2 kinds of cooked onions, guac, at least 2 salsas (Usually 3 - verde, fresh red, and a smokey guajillo) pico de gallo, frijoles a la charra. 

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  • Langner91Langner91 Posts: 648
    Pork butt, beef ribs & chicken.  Bonus: I like the way I smell after smoking something delicious on the egg.  
    I've always said I want to make a cologne that smells like BBQ. The wives may not like it, but the guys will be going through a bottle a day. I'd be rich!
    Ummmmm, Do you buy your own cologne, or does SWMBO buy it?  

    Not to mention I would rather not wear cologne that gets every guy in the office stopping in to sniff me....

    Not that there's anything wrong with that.


    Clinton, Iowa
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 24,622
    @sumoconnell - do you have a recipe (of sorts) for that marinade/cook?  It sounds like something I have to attempt.  
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here.  Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 3,708
    I've thought about this a bit and came to a conclusion: I like arracheras and beef costillas, skirt steak and beef ribs cooked like my wife's family from Monterrey MX. Marinated in lime/salt/onions for a few hours. Served with full on fixings - 2 kinds of cooked onions, guac, at least 2 salsas (Usually 3 - verde, fresh red, and a smokey guajillo) pico de gallo, frijoles a la charra. 

    I think I know what I'm doing this weekend!
    That sounds amazing.  Please post the cook!
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    Grand Rapids MI
  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 3,340
    Favorite thing to smoke on an egg? Brisket

    Favorite thing to smoke that I actually eat? Beef or Pork Ribs.

    I enjoy the showmanship of Brisket on an egg but rarely find that I eat it after I cook it. I'll usually eat 1 slice of point but that's about it. Brisket is usually reserved for family events.

    I did however smoke a chuck roast this past weekend and that is a nice quick alternative to a brisket.


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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 1,871
    edited October 6
    lousubcap said:
    @sumoconnell - do you have a recipe (of sorts) for that marinade/cook?  It sounds like something I have to attempt.  
    @lousubcapand @kl8ton

    I'll do my best to document the cook.  The marinade is super simple, a generous amount of freshly squeezed lime, a bit of salt individually done per beef portion, and placed in a bowl with a slice of onion between each.  Let it sit for an hour or 2, then cook like a steak with all the onions on top.  As you flip these a bunch of times, you move the onions around and get them nice and cooked too.

    Here’s an old cook 


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  • Pork butt, beef ribs & chicken.  Bonus: I like the way I smell after smoking something delicious on the egg.  
    I've always said I want to make a cologne that smells like BBQ. The wives may not like it...
    I know I like that egging smell, but Wilma has other ideas.  Little hints like: “I’ll use the other bathroom so you can take a shower.”  Or “I put a new bar of Dr. Squatch soap in the shower...”. I don’t know if you guys use that, but that’s currently what Wilma buys for me.
    Flint, Michigan
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