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Some Labor Day keyhole pit chicken!!

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  1. Scotty Overkill

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    We did a smaller rack of vinegar chicken for Labor Day yesterday over some oak and plumwood. Danny Overkill says hi to everyone at FHC!

    Getting the fire going with some ash splits and some dry oak
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    Dan gives his "thumbs-up" approval and says it's a go!!
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    Nice bed of coals forming, time to get that chicken on!!
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    With a few splits of plumwood, the vinegar/olive oil mix spray, and some poultry seasoning every time we flip it, I think you can imagine how good the backyard smells at this point of the game!
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    How does it look? I can tell you one thing, it tasted fantastic! Hope 3veryone had a great Labor Day!!
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    How far off the coals Scott? Length of cook?
     
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    It's probably 6" or so, I let it sizzle for 2-3 min each flip, soaking it down with the vinegar mix every flip.

    I pre-boil my chicken, so it's moist and cooked internally without burning the skin.....I'll cook it til it's nice and tan.
     
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