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The Meat Thermometer I Use For Pig Roasts

The meat thermometer I’ve found to work best for pig roasts is a small wireless one. I got my¬† from Amazon for around fifty bucks. It has several features that come in real handy for a pig roast that I will point out later in this article. Meat Thermometer Description First a description of the thermometer. It is actually 2 thermometers in one unit — one for the meat and the other for the smoker. It has 2 probes. One …

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Hey, The Pig’s On Fire!

July 28, 2013 — Here are words you never want to hear when you have been cooking a whole pig over a bed of embers or on a Caja China Roasting Box for 20 hours and you have a back yard filling up with hungry friends and neighbors… “Yer pig’s on fire!!”. But it happened. It was a nice warm July weekend for the party. Guests were nibbling on chips and snacks, eagerly awaiting for the time that the pig …

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Slowww Roasted Whole Pig — Yum!

If you have the patience, a pig that has been slowly roasted over a low bed of smokey coals is the best way to create an unforgettable event! It requires a rotation of “pig sitters” because this pig will be slowly cooked for about 24 hours. Here’s how we did our slow-roasted pigs. We dug a pig pit in the back yard that was not much bigger in width and 3 foot bigger in length of a good-sized pig (between …

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