OK, a South Texas Dovehunt on Saturday produces a limit. So....what do I do with the 15, I'm thinking....experiment time! So, 15 go into a brine. Dove, as you all are aware, are a lean, small bird, mostly a grain eater, but the breast can be ohhhhhh so good, as long as you make provisions not to dry it out while cooking, ie. the brine solution. Now...next day, I pull half, well OK 8 breasts out of the brine and go hunting for Jalapenos out in the garden, slicing the breast and incerting a wedge with a final wrap of bacon on the outside.......guarantee to prohibit dryness.
The pit is ready, and on the 8 go, mesquite bark to supplement the smoke supply and twenty minutes later after a ten minute multi basting with honey BarBQ sauce, its time to chow down. I get 6, the Mrs = 2.......You just don't want to know.
What to do.......the other 7. Bam! Buttermilk from the local HEB(grocery) and they go for a soaking, two days....was not the plan! But OK, heat the grease, a little over 350, powder those noses....err...I mean breasts with flower, pepper, salt mixture, and 5 minutes later, golden brown with a slight coating. The Mrs = 0, I got all seven, Yum...It's good to be a South Texican!