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Smoking Wild Pig today #8022079 10/24/20 04:12 PM
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Brined for almost 3 days, trimmed out and applied some Twisted Q Brown Sugar rub. Put of a pot of purple hull peas With a ham bone. Now the wait [img]https://texashunting
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Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: weldon] #8022087 10/24/20 04:19 PM
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Looking good!

Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: weldon] #8022301 10/24/20 08:41 PM
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Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: bill oxner] #8022340 10/24/20 09:18 PM
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Brine had pickling salt, sugar, 4 oranges cut in half, 2 lemons cut in half, big onion cut in half, and 3 garlic cloves. Salt and sugar were 6 cups each. About 16 gallons of water of which 4 gallons used used to make the brine starter. Had to heat it up to dissolve salt and sugar, then added everything else and squeezed the citrus as I added it to brine. After 4 gallon mix cools, pour in ice chest with pig, Start adding water to cover pig. Add ice as needed to keep cold. Directions said 24-36 hours minimum, I brined for almost 3 days. Remove and rinse pig, pat dry and use your rub of choice. This time I used Twisted Q, a gift from my daughter. Enjoy

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Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: weldon] #8022458 10/24/20 11:29 PM
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looks great!

Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: weldon] #8022570 10/25/20 12:54 AM
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That looks good

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That looks good

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Looks great! Them peas look good too.

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Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: weldon] #8025366 10/27/20 11:58 AM
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looks great

think i'll stick with the peas

just can't do the feral piggie

i would at least try it cuz it looks great

what internal temp for wild pigs?


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how did it taste with that long brine? I usually only brine for 24 hours.

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Re: Smoking Wild Pig today [Re: Hunter-Steve] #8026531 10/28/20 12:29 AM
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The pig was still frozen when I put in brine. I added ice the next morning as thawing was well underway. I also had two hams from feral pigs in there with the whole pig (split in half). I pulled one of the hams Friday night before and rinsed it, patted it dried and then cooked it as ham steak, served it with scrambled eggs and toast. It was very good and flavor was great. The rest of the pork I rinsed and seasoned with a rub couple hours before smoking. Flavor was great, but this little piggy was not as moist as others. But, my wife and hunting buddy bragged on the flavor.

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Internal temp was in 170 F range

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Careful, smoking wild pig can be addicting


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