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Rajun Gardener

Member Since 02 May 2016
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In Topic: UDS build and eventually some cooking

08 December 2018 - 11:06 PM

I woke up with a forecast of rain all day and didn't have a clue what to cook. The normal BBQ shows were on Discovery channel so I went to the store. I ended up getting a rack of baby backs, turkey wings, chicken parts and a whole beef shank.


The shanks were on sale and I asked the meat dept if they had whole shanks, I didn't know they had those hiding. I really didn't think they received them whole and cut them on site since i's a big store. Bonus information for later use!!!!


The shank will be for tomorrow when I doctor it up some more, the Q with rice dressing and potato salad was awesome for tonight.

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I cleaned off the junk from the shank and smoked it for 2 hours before I transferred it to a Magnalite roaster to finish in the oven layed on a bed of onions and bells.

It was bigger than I thought it would be. This is a pic of the tag after it got wet and I used the tray as a dumpster. I forgot to get a pic of it wrapped, it's huge.

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cleaned up most of the fat and silver skin.

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Dressed for the party

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Smoked and ready for a nap with Better than Bouillon beef base.

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3 more hours at 275 in the oven and it's looking good.

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I had to taste it, loving that smoke color

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I didn't know the bone is on one side as you can see.

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More to come mañana!!





In Topic: The Ramen Lover's Thread

08 December 2018 - 09:13 PM

I've been busy, I started this post this morning and finally had time to finish it.


I made 2 packs of Indomie Mi Goreng and added left over brisket and eggs for supper last night.


This was a great "Steak and eggs" ramen!!!


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In Topic: The Soup Thread

07 December 2018 - 05:41 PM

I just finished cooking a pot of 15 bean soup, added onions, bells and celery along with some pork neck bones I smoked a while back. I used the smoked Ghost salt for seasoning and this stuff came out great.


In Topic: Comfort Food Thread

04 December 2018 - 09:15 PM

I made chili tonight with beans and I don't want to hear about the Texans hot dog sauce ya'll call chili.  :violin:


After all, it's basically taco seasoning with more water, Right?  :rofl:  :rofl:  :rofl:


Roll that beautiful bean footage!!

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BAM!!! Taco bowl chile. :onfire:  :onfire:

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In Topic: I always wanted to make... BOOM!

03 December 2018 - 01:53 PM

I guess I'm lucky enough to live by a big grocery store that marks them down 40% on the sell by date. I visit the store 3-5 times a week and always check the marked down cooler, when I see some I grab them and put them in the freezer till I have enough to cook. There's no way I'm paying #5.99 a lb for mostly bones. I find short ribs that way too which is always a bonus.


I'll try beef shanks next time, I'm sure they'll work too.