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voelkels posted to the Political Jokes board. 8:07 AM

From N’Orleans . . .

. . . See; http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/multimedia/walthandelsm... .
;-)

C.J.V. – Walt nailed it, him

Mon Oct 20

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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 8:48 AM

Re: Greensand

Nope, as I said earlier, "Monsanto is not above-board with any of their research". Prove they ARE... and being I'm NOT a chemical eng, I'll leave this to the people who can expose this. Someone will, but probably too late for [more]

Sat Oct 18

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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 8:36 PM

Re: Greensand

“I have a fair amount of sand & gravel from an old building project that the cats have been fertilizing so I’ll add that to loosen our clay soil. “


W H O A ! ! ! Don't use that sand. Carnivor feces are totally different than
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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 7:08 AM

Re: Greensand

If you have heavy clay soil, sand can be used to break up the clay like peat moss does--holding clay particles apart (to avoid brick formation) and let plant root penetrate. Sand is permanent treatment, but peat moss degrades over time and must be [more]

Fri Oct 17

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 3:58 PM

Re: Extended Weekend Agenda

I would think having the temp probe under the grates would cause a problem because of dripping fats coating the probe and affecting your reading. No?

Axe-u-lee, no. I install the thermometer under the grate just prior to a smoking [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 7:36 AM

Re: Extended Weekend Agenda

"I'm wondering if the thermometer on your WSM is defective, 1PG.
Fat cuts of pork (Boston butt, spareribs) shouldn't dry out that fast at (or around) 225.”

That is not uncommon. The best solution, that I have found, is to get
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Thu Oct 16

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voelkels replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 9:01 AM

Re: Too many Ebola stories to post

And from N’Orleans;
See; http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/opinion/10522335-171/wa... .
;-)

C.J.V. – thinks he gots the right idea, [more]

Wed Oct 15

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 12:53 PM

Re: YOU are at war

In Loosiana, we are not required to register any of our handguns or long guns. I have a number of rifles, pistols and shotguns that were purchased back in the 1960s, overseas, and from third parties which would not be possible to trace to me. [more]

Mon Oct 13

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:09 AM

Re: Extended Weekend Agenda

My friend Sandy and her friends like Sashimi

I got turned onto sashimi when I was in Japan in da middle 1960s and was served it at a little inn near Mount Fuji for breakfast.

I am, a little, squeamish about eating raw [more]

Sun Oct 12

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 7:53 PM

Re: chuck shoulder for london broil ?

How many people have a "16-inch round azalea terra cotta planter" available for cooking?

Axe-u-lee, I gots a couple of them but I’d have to remove what be planted in them and wash them out to cook in them, [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:32 AM

Re: Extended Weekend Agenda

So C.J.V., y'all wanna offer a "True Texas" chili recipe fer us to peruse? :-)

Axe-u-lee, dare ain’t no “True Texas” chili recipe as such. It evolved back during the 1800s ranching & cattle drive era when the cook diced [more]

Sat Oct 11

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 8:18 PM

Re: Extended Weekend Agenda

What are y'all planning for this weekend?

Yesterday we went fur sushi at one of da joints in Mandeville. I ordered their cucumber & seafood salad and their sashimi dinner. DW got their snowcrab salad & a couple of dare rolls. [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 6:56 PM

Re: Extended Weekend Agenda

So, I'm not sure which I will prefer, and might do some more research for some possible tweaks after trying these. And, I thought maybe about char-grilling the beef, then dicing it, before adding to the pot - might be a [more]

Thu Oct 9

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 3:04 PM

Words To Drink By

“Drinking beer doesn’t make you fat, it makes you lean. Against bars, tables, chairs, and poles.” –Unknown.
;-)

C.J.V. – true day, yes

Mon Oct 6

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 5:42 PM

Re: Everyday

How much would you want fer a gallon or so size bag of each of da smoking grade chips + packaging and shipping costs - say, USPS Parcel Select: [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:30 PM

Re: Wrapping up the Garden

We never saw a bloom on the mild habanero variety plants.

I planted like 12 or 10 of them sweet habanero seeds. Of all those, I got three fairly vigorous plants, 3 stunted plants and the rest of the seeds didn’t germinate. I planted [more]

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 1:11 PM

Re: Everyday

What kind of trees are you and CJV chipping?

Mostly Chinese tallow trees along wid some oak and wax myrtle trees. I also got some wild cherry & sweet gum trees dat I should take out long wid a couple of pines. I gots plenty of [more]

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voelkels replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 8:09 AM

Re: Oversized litter boxes!!!

. . . . I would presume removing dropping to a compost pile where it can be aged and natural processes moderate most risks would be good practice. Otherwise, wash vegetables carefully before consuming.

I would tend to agree with [more]

Sun Oct 5

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voelkels replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 10:42 AM

Re: Everyday

I figures a new engine’ll cost me a bit less than $300 including shipping.

After checking out new engines and da chipper itself, I decided dat I’d give the old one last rites and jest buy a new one ratter den try to fix da old girl. [more]

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