On The Early Show Friday, co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez, who was in town covering the vice presidential tussle between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin, got a lesson in smoking pork loin from Tom Coghill, owner and chief chef of the Iron Barley restaurant.
He began by using a -- battery-operated chain saw to cut the side of meat from the bone.
Then, he showed how to put a rub all over the pork loin -- rub he said consists of "everything" on the shelf, herb-and-spice-wise.
Then, he put it on a portable smoker he brought to the set, and finally, took some finished pork loin off the smoker, cut it up, and offered Maggie a taste. It had been smoking for three hours: