Ham and Bean Soup is a great way to get extra mileage out of a Double Smoked Ham. You take the leftover smoked ham bones and slow simmer them on the stove in a pot of beans. I always make several hams around the holidays, so I stash away a couple bones just so I can make this ham and bean soup recipe on a cold winter day. I also try to leave a decent amount of meat on the bone to make sure our soup ends up nice and meaty. You can always supplement with chopped ham if you feel yours is too picked over.
One of the easiest (and most delicious) holiday meals you can make on your barbecue pit is my double smoked honey glazed ham recipe. It’s called “double smoked” because you start off with a pre-cooked (and smoked) ham, then use your smoker to warm it up. The whole thing gets topped off with a thick coating of sweet honey glaze before serving!
In it’s purest form, a fatty is most easily described as those sausage chubs that you can find at most grocery stores. The brands can vary (especially when dealing with smaller local markets), but some of the most common national brands are Jimmy Dean, Bob Evans and Hormel. The concept is simple, but extremely effective. Carefully remove the plastic sleeve leaving the “chub” shape intact, season with your favorite barbecue rub, and toss it on the smoker. Sound familiar? Well, this is the technique that inspired our Bacon Explosion.