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First slowish cook with my new Kontrol Tower


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So I got a new Kontrol Tower top for my KJC 1, finally got to where I could use it today (long story). The wife picked up some nice country style ribs (one of my favorites) so I thought that would work, cold windy rainy day. 

Got it fired up 

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Got the ribs ready with my WORLD FAMOUS rub

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Cooker is up and ready with my new top.

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Going to have some ceviche style Mexican shrimp cocktail with it today. So I have the shrimp in lime juice cooking.

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The Kontrol Tower worked perfect keeping the temp on target and the ribs turned out perfect!

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And the Shrimp cocktail 

 

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YUM!

 

 

 

 

 

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32 minutes ago, Boater said:

Looks good.  Could not get your video to work, though.

Thanks, Yeah, I did not mean to post it, but I could not get it to cancel/delete either, it was just my cooker smoking is all so you didn't miss anything.

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4 minutes ago, lnarngr said:

Please fill us in on your cerviche recipe/procedure! 

That all looks great! 

I'd remarry my wife if she brought home country-style ribs! 

Tomorrow, I'll try to remember to post the recipe. It's to die for!

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10 hours ago, lnarngr said:

Awesome! 

This must be my lucky day! 

Yee-Hah! 

Not sure about all that but here it is.

As far as the lime juice it needs to be fresh squeezed, bottled lime juice will not work. I get one of those little bags, maybe 10 or so of the little limes. Squeeze till you get half a cup or so, put the shrimp in the juice and into the fridge for about 2 hours. When you are ready to put everything together strain the shrimp out of the juice (keeping juice) and add 1/4 cup of that lime juice into the mix.

The corn : I like to quick lightly brown it in a pan or under the broiler, either way works.

 

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Let me know how it turns out if you try it please!

 

 

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2 minutes ago, JeffieBoy said:

You know, if you put that in the back of your truck and drove around the neighbourhood “rolling charcoal”, you’d give pickups a better reputation…. Great video.

You could see the video?? I can't even see it!

 

And there are no neighborhoods around here , thank God!

Besides too much like work to get it into the back of my truck!

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Oh, and one more thing to note on this particular cook, I tried a bag of "Masterbuilt" lump charcoal on this and while the lump size was nice it was by far the "sparkiest" stuff I have used yet... I was half afraid of catching on fire everytime I opened the cooker !

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I believe it is pork shoulder cut into rib like pieces, and I'm pretty sure I used to get them when I lived in Texas.

 

Yeah, I had to buy another piece of gasket and double up the gasket on top to get it to work

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