Phase 3: Chicken thighs. Second only to the pulled pork, because: smoked chicken skin. Get in me, smoked chicken skin.


Chicken thighs in their natural habitat, a foil baking tray.

smoked, 1

Chicken thighs in their REAL natural habitat.

smoked, 2

After several hours.

smoked, 3

Behold the crisp, smoky excellence.

pulled, 1

The pull-master goes to work…

pulled, 2

…and then gets some neighbors in on the job.

Tomorrow: Chicken thighs in their purest natural habitat, drenched in honey-bourbon sauce and transferred to my gut. And then, DENOUEMENT.