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C.J. Voelkel

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Thu May 19

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 5:53 AM

Re: Grump!!!

. . . . I lit off da baby WSM dis morning at 0600 CDT and got the “Quick Pastrami” in it as we spoke (type), hoping today’s rain holds off until afternoon. . . .

The god of Q smiled on me yesterday. After about 3 hours the meat [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:32 AM

Re: Former Interpol Chief on gun control

"In the hands of law-abiding citizens, guns can and do save lives."

As long as they are well-trained.

No, you would not have to be well trained to be able to save lives in that kind of a situation. All you [more]

Wed May 18

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 7:58 AM

Re: Grump!!!

Axe-u-lee, the wedder here da last 2 weeks or 10 daze had been dry to the point that my weeds - I mean lawn was starting to turn brown. Just when I wants to do some smoking, it turned rainy on Monday afternoon. I managed to cold smoke my cured salmon [more]

Tue May 17

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 5:50 PM

Grump!!!

As I mentioned in my “Happy Weekend” post, I wandered ober to “The Salvage Store” on Monday and ,sho-nuff, day had marked their corned beast flats down to $1.99/pound. I picked up 3 at that price. I, immediately, opened and started to soak da largest [more]

Sun May 15

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:54 AM

Re: Happy Weekend

To all my BBQing friends, have a great weekend

It hasn’t been so great down here in S.E. Loosiana so far, no. I finished mowing my weeds wid the zero-turn mower on Friday afternoon and noticed dat the right front tire was going flat. [more]

Wed May 11

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:05 AM

Re: drill or liquid nails?

I am wondering about that (starting). I can imagine the bit skipping all over the place. Nothing to bite into. These tiles are porcelain, too, which is very hard.

I think that using a bit of masking tape on the tile will keep the bit [more]

Tue May 10

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:51 AM

Re: Cranking up the Egg tomorrow

. . . I'm going to be making up a business reason to visit the Big Easy pretty soon (hopefully before the end of the year) if for no other reason than to get into a Rouse's...

If you are into interesting grocery stores, when you are [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:28 AM

Re: Cranking up the Egg tomorrow

I've never been into a Rouse's, but I've heard they are amazing. . . .

They are a local chain that started in Thibodaux LA. I first became acquainted with them back in the early 80s when I would fly out of Houma to our offshore [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:36 AM

Re: This is what I'm talking about

"I have 5 cartridge-firing rifles hanging on the walls of my living room along with 2 pistols (a cap & ball and a flintlock) and two percussion rifles over the fireplace, along with a couple knives, a sword, . . . .

I can [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:07 AM

Re: Book: The One True Barbecue by Rien Fertel

. . . Makes interesting reading according to the many reviews out there. . . .
And
"The One True Barbecue: Fire, Smoke, and the Pitmasters Who Cook the Whole Hog" (Touchstone, 2016 $25).


At $25.00 (plus tax [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 7:56 AM

Re: Cranking up the Egg tomorrow

So, it was a success and a not-quite-not-success overnight cook. . . .

. . . The picnic ham was, it turned out, cured. This meant salty. Very salty. It also cooked to 185, which . . .


I should have caught the fact that you [more]

Mon May 9

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:49 AM

Re: This is what I'm talking about

. . . All parents should be teaching their kids that unsecured guns are dangerous. That's what we've told our kids. If you are at a friend's house and see a gun, leave immediately, get as far away as you can and call us. If for some reason you [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:57 AM

Re: Day Old Donuts

Can you freeze the leftovers?

I have never tried to freeze but if I was a betting man, which I’m not, I’d give you 9 to 2 odds that it would freeze and, after a short time, be fine thawed.
;-)
A few modifications that I [more]

Sun May 8

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:28 PM

Re: Day Old Donuts

My grocery store often has day old donuts on sale for about half price. Use them promptly because in a few days they are hard as a rock.

Apparently the problem is they dry out. If you put them in a covered container (like a covered cake
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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:50 AM

Re: Cranking up the Egg tomorrow

I plan on omitting the crutch... unless they have a ways to go as of 9am

Foiling the meat after 7 or 6 hours, especially in a smoker that doesn’t use a water pan, helps the meat stay moist. You don’t need to add any more smoke flavor [more]

Fri May 6

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:51 PM

Re: Redneck Pool Water Refill

“The next owner will have to put in a sewerage plant and drain field, not us.;-)”


And the cost will no doubt be deducted from the market value of your home...


And if I’m dead or in a nursing home (God forbid!!!!!) I [more]

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 11:23 AM

And On a Somewhat Related Note . . .

. . . to yesterday’s post, in N’Orlean’s newspaper dis morning;
'Sinkhole de Mayo' pun-inspired party on the New Orleans riverfront
By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
on May 05, 2016 at [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:38 AM

Re: Poll: Giving advice is easy

Yes to all as well.

My mama raised me well in regards to debt. In over 30 years of having credit cards, I carried a balance over....once. Just once. Nearly crapped my . . .


LOL. I too was raised by my parents to beware of [more]

Thu May 5

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 12:39 PM

Its Da Fifth of May,

Sinko da Mayo, what, if anything, are y’all planning to do to celebrate, huuuggh? I’m marinating some skinless & boneless bird boobs im my “Mega-Secret, Burn Before Reading” marinade fur fajita & chicken, me, and plans to smoke cook them wid [more]

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voelkels replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:10 AM

Re: Redneck Pool Water Refill

Down here in un-incorporated St. Tammany Parish, we have our own well but the local water utility ran a pipeline across the front of the property 6 or 5 years ago so “city” water is available if we wants to connect to it (I’ll let the next owners [more]

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