1. BenM

    Can you smoke a pot roast?

    I never smoked one before, and would love some advice before I make an attempt and kill it :) The roast I have is 4 1/2 pounds. Here is what I was thinking... Season roast 2 hours at 250 Transfer to dutch oven - add beef broth, veggies and cover Bump up temp to 275-300 Braise for several hours...
  2. BenM

    Wet Brine for [Roast] Beef

    I am making a 4.65 pound roast beef for New Year's dinner. I'm using the 20-minute per pound guideline, so this will take about 90-95 minutes to hit 155 IT. Here is my brine recipe. 8 cups of water 8 cups of freshly brewed coffee 1 chopped onion 2 tbsp Worcestershire 2 tsp garlic powder 2...
  3. BenM

    St. Louis Ribs with Vanilla Brown Sugar Glaze

    Good morning everyone and Happy 4th! I want to share my cook for today; hopefully it will inspire everyone. I was looking through my notebook, and came across this one. St. Louis Ribs with Vanilla Brown Sugar Glaze. I'll post some pics later in the day. If anyone wants the recipe for the...
  4. BenM

    Baked Beans Recipe

    A friend of mine sent this to me over the weekend. I made it to go with the smoked meatloaf and it is pretty damn tasty. Enjoy 2 cups navy beans Salt ½ pound slab bacon, cut into cubes 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped ⅓ cup molasses 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1 teaspoon ground...
  5. BenM

    Need a Meatloaf Recipe

    Good morning all Apologies upfront if this is posted in the wrong forum. I find myself with about 6 pounds of chop meat in my freezer and decided today is smoked meatloaf day. Woo-hoo! Does anyone have a good meatloaf they can share? Thanks.