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  1. Venison sticks interuppted

    I decided to not try the stuffer, and just did them all by hand. Thanks for your help!
  2. Venison sticks interuppted

    Heard back from Waltons: It is not going to hurt the meat, but as it sits there, with protein extraction and the cure beginning to work, the meat is going to become very tough after a couple days. There’s a very good chance it will be so hard that stuffing it may become impossible. It will still be very edible, but there’s a good chance stuffing won’t be possible. I will let you know how it ends up.
  3. Venison sticks interuppted

    I understand. I am hoping to hear from Waltons. As a side note, any one in the Hampton Roads are of Virginia have a stuffer I could borrow?
  4. Venison sticks interuppted

    I tried my single largest batch of venison sticks. Every thing is mixed, but when I started stuffing them a big problem arose. The kitchen aide stuffer just wasn't able to push through enough, and it ends up making a mushy mess. So I ordered a new stuffer that should be here Tuesday. Does anyone see any problem with my leaving the meat sitting in a zip lock bag until Tuesday evening to case? I am using a 25lb Walton's snack stick kit with carrot fiber rather than sure gel?
  5. Prime Rib Ribeye Roast

    It was right at 3 hours total cook. I pulled it off at IT 118. It rested in a hot cooler for about an hour.
  6. This was my first attempt at a Ribeye Roast, Prime Rib cook. I followed the cooking method from John Setzler's Dec 2014 Bone-In Prime Rib Roast video going from 500 degrees down to 350 but I used the salt and pepper rub from the Nov 2013 Prime Rib video. I picked up an 11 pound Ribeye Roast from Costco, following the 1 pound per person suggestion I had seen in other postings. It turned out very well!
  7. Turkey test run

    I did a test run on a 12lb Spatchcocked turkey. It was a quick defrost and injection job, but turned out great. I was quite surprised it finished in under 2 hours. Today I am going to purchase my Thanksgiving bird, looking for 20lb-ish one. I intend to brine it and spatchcock this one as well. One thing I am pondering is putting a shelf in and maybe cooking the ham over the turkey. Seems like some dripping pork fat on the bird couldn't do any harm, and cooking time for the two should be roughly the same.
  8. Do You / Would You Eat From A Food Truck???

    IMHO food trucks are great fare. Here in Hampton Roads, Va there is a decent number. They have food truck rallys all over. The ones that stand out to me are the out of region foods. Caribbean cuisine is one I had last trip to a rally. The one that stands out the most to me is Taste of Maine. They truck live lobster down twice a week and sell lobster rolls and such. Here we have an abundance of seafood available, but no lobster. Their truck is so popular they have setup a travel truck and a permanent location. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. My wife insisted I go to the Big Joe... "I don't want to hear any whining about it not being big enough later"... After two years of cooking with it, I like cooking the whole meal on the grill, and find real estate tight. A grill expander might work... but I really like the idea of a Joe Jr. With out either, I find I just have to be a better cook... and I will continue to keep an eye out for a steeply discounted Joe Jr...
  10. Lump Charcoal Sales

    I recently made the 230 mile round trip to the closest Costco Road Show for 150 lbs of charcoal. Factoring in gas and time, that's about the farthest I can go and still make it worth my while. Who can I speak to about maybe getting the Costco Road Show coming to one of the two Hampton Roads, Virginia (Norfolk or Newport News) Costcos? While I personally can't make a Costco Road Show a success on my own, I can promise buying 5-10 bags each time its in town!
  11. First time bacon - question

    That Nesco I have there, it was only $79.99. I was really surprised how cheap a decent slicer was.
  12. First time bacon - question

    I was talking to some buddies of mine about this, and they liked the idea and we are going to try it. Do you stack up the bellies on separate racks,or maybe use a rib rack to fit multiple bellies on there? Curious of the logistics?
  13. You're all a bad influence on me

    I am cooking large meals on my Big Joe, and then have to go inside to cook something. I mentioned to my wife on the way to a Costco road show to pick up charcoal it would be nice to have a Joe Jr too so i could do complete meals at the grills rather than running inside. She laughed... I don't think she realized I was being serious... thought better than to push it...
  14. First time bacon - question

    Completed the cook. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Soap Stone Surf and Turf

    I have seen several grill top soap stones. My father wants one for his gas grill. I absolutely love the soap stone. I have used it for my last dozen cooks.