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    Brine with Chicken Prod?

    Hey guys I'm smoking a bunch of wings tomorrow and wanted to brine them first. Would you guys recommend using BPS Cattle Prod for a brine? I have my goto brine for wings but was curious about using Cattle Prod. Thanks in advance =)
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    Wagyu??

    Any advice on smoking a Wagyu brisket? This will be my first. All the briskets i've smoked over the years have been Angus. Is there a difference in smoke times, spritz, wrapping temp? Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance
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    Mak 1 Star Flipping Breaker!! HELP!!

    Hey guys, the last 2 times ive used my Mak 1 Star it flips the breaker. It starts fine. Its ignites fine. Smoke rolls beautifully....then BOOM .....shuts down. I don't know if its a Mak issue or an electrical issue at my house. I have a HUGE cook tonight and am freaking out lol!!! Any input...
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    Hatfield and McCoy Comp Pics

    On the way…. 2nd place overall and Peoples Choice Award for best Pulled Pork. Public sampling from 11 to 3 and each person voted for their favorite. Talked to the one judge ( local guy who was on Master Chef ) and said our best category was ribs (I thought they were a little...
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    Hatfield and McCoy Comp

    Hey guys just letting you know BBQ Comp has started. Wish me luck :). We are smoking 2 racks of baby backs and as many pork buts as your cooker can hold. What's wired is the butts are boneless and only 2 1/2 lbs a piece. I'm going up against huge refrigerator style pits so I'm feeling a little...
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    Hatfield and McCoy Trial Cook

    Ok guys i wanted a trial run cook to get my timeline down for the actual competition next weekend. Rules of the Comp is i should be able to cook 50 lbs of meat so here's what I'm cooking: 2 Boston buts and 2 racks of baby backs. Its not 50 lbs but it should make for a decent comparison. I had...
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    First Real BBQ Comp

    Hey guys just wanted to say I'm entering in my very first legitimate BBQ competition!! Submitting my application tomorrow. Very nervous/excited. Wish me luck =)
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    First Ever Ribeye (Bone-In) Roast

    Came across a bone-in Ribeye and couldn't pass it up. The butcher explained it was left over from christmas inventory and would give me a great deal =). I took half and my brother in law grabbed the other. Local weather reports called for more snow and even colder temps (22 ambient), but I...
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    Ribeye Roast hmmmmm?

    Would it be wrong to cook a lovely aged ribeye roast like a brisket?
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    FTC Spatchcock chicken?

    I have a co-worker who loves food off a pellet grill. Asks me what I'm cooking all the time 😄. Long story short, he asked me to BBQ chicken this weekend. Since he knew I was bbqing chicken anyway, I said sure. My plan is to spatchcock. Cooked chicken this way many times so I'm comfortable with...
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    The Breakfast Burger

    Decided to go easy this weekend with a lot goin on in my neck of the woods. Graduation is getting close for daughter #1 and she loves breakfast food and I love burgers so why not have both!!! Lets get started: Set Mak 1 Star on high to get Mak Gridde and Grill Grates hot: Gonna give the...
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    BP LL/wP

    See if anyone has same problem as me. LL/wP is one of my fav base-seasonings for BBQ (if not my fav), i wanted to say that up front so that u dont get the wrong idea. However, LL/wP can be very deceptive. It looks so much like a rub that i often forget its salt, and sometimes over-season my...
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    Master's Menu =)

    I know the Masters Golf Tourn. is old news, but its still interesting. We all know the winner gets to decide on the next years menu for the Champions Dinner and Bubba has already eluded he might have BBQ for next year. So, to have a little fun, if you won the Master's what would be your menu?
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    Spatchcock Chicken--Veggies, Potatoes w/Mak Banana Nut Bread

    Spatchcock Chicken with MAK Fried Red Potatoes, Jacked Up Veggies and MAK Kissed Banana Nut Bread We had a lot of ppl and family over today, and since this was the last Sat. of Spring Break a Big MAK Cook was required. First was the Banana Nut Bread. This recipe is old school from the early...
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    Chicken Skin....

    I've cooked chicken numerous times on my Mak. The meat always turns out soft,juicy and tender. However, not so much luck with the skin. Hmmmm. My process is to first slap some EVOO with various rubs and some glue (usually Pam). What I'm trying to achieve is soft tender skin that breaks away...
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    Tried Somthing New for Me...Thanks for lookin'

    Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin w/Homemade Potato Salad and Pimento Cheese w/Apples, Bananas and Leprechuan Dip Another beautiful day in the Bluegrass! What better excuse does one need for some Q! Thought i'd try something a little different for me as i've never tried this before. Let's introduce the...
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    Mak 1 Star Brisket 2nd Attempt

    Cooked a brisket yesterday. Although it was in the mid 30's with some snow flurries I was anxious to give it a go. My first attempt at brisket (last summer) was rather interesting. The end result was not what i'd planned of course. I agonized afterward over every detail. Was it the rub? Was it...
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    Took the Plunge ;)

    Just ordered a Mak 1 Star. Im very excited and cant wait to fire it up. I think it should arrive within the week (crosses fingers). pssst...dont tell my wife how much they cost.
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