Category: BBQ

Brisket blogging update: Friday morning

Brisket blogging update: Friday morning

| July 24, 2009 | Reply

Yes, I did get up at 5 am this morning and started up the coals in the smoker’s firebox. The flames were visible at first, and given that our deck can be seen by lots of houses (and a few roads) for quite some distance, I had concerns about the fire department being called. Fortunately, […]

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Brisket blogging update: Thursday

Brisket blogging update: Thursday

| July 23, 2009 | Reply

I’ve just spent an hour or two cleaning both the smoker (which I haven’t used since last October) and the grill (which I haven’t used in since at least April). I now feel quite virtuous, probably unduly so. I’ve had six (6) briskets, each weighing about 7 lbs, marinading since yesterday, along with 3 elk […]

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Brisket blogging ahead: VLSB scheduled for 7/25

Brisket blogging ahead: VLSB scheduled for 7/25

| July 18, 2009 | Reply

I’m doing what my co-blogger Bruce Henderson likes to call a “VLSB” or “very large scale BBQ” next Saturday, July 25th. It’s been almost 10 months since my last one — far too long — but this should make up for it by being the largest one yet; I fully expect 80-100 people. I’m not […]

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Leftovers blogging

Leftovers blogging

| August 6, 2007 | Reply

Since there’s only three of us at home — Sandra (my wife), Salem (our youngest daughter, going on 22 and seldom seen), and myself — we don’t tend to do a lot of cooking, and we almost never have sit-down meals anymore unless we have company coming over. However, every few weeks, I will fire […]

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A break in the tension: brisket-blogging

A break in the tension: brisket-blogging

| August 11, 2006 | 21 Replies

[UPDATED BELOW as of Saturday, 9:41 pm – final update] (Friday morning, 10:30 am) Sandra and I have somewhere between 50 and 80 people coming over for a potluck BBQ late Saturday afternoon. And I’m in charge of the meat. After two weeks of intense work on a case with a short deadine, not to […]

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