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25 minutes ago, PurpleFloyd said:

I wouldn't call BBQ pork gourmet.;)

It's just finding enough of the right combinations of strong spices and salt to make the poor, tough cuts tolerable to eat.:grin:

Kinda like the buffalo wings craze. Wings used to be the throwaway parts of a chicken you had to take to get breast meat. Now per pound they are more expensive than any other part of the chicken.   

Not a complaint at all as I am pretty addicted to wings and I live pulled pork as well. 

Just an observation./opinion. No harm or hurt feelings intended.

Except your thesis is contradicted by the fact that much BBQ doesn't really have much in the way of "strong spices".   

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43 minutes ago, PurpleFloyd said:

I wouldn't call BBQ pork gourmet.;)

Sucks to be you, I guess.

43 minutes ago, PurpleFloyd said:

It's just finding enough of the right combinations of strong spices and salt to make the poor, tough cuts tolerable to eat.:grin:

You really don't know much about BBQ, do you?

 

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Agree to the fact that sometimes things we smoke do add up money wise.  I smoked 35 pounds of goose sausage today for the kid, spent around 100 bucks, trim, seasonings, casing etc.  But......... i got to drink about 13,14 and watch the queens while i did it, thats why I smoke. lol

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13 hours ago, PurpleFloyd said:

A bit off subject and I love firing up the smoker for a little meat centric voodoo as much as anyone but time and seasoning costs money and sometimes I find that by the time you buy everything we use to bring,inject,rub,produce and trap the smoke and otherwise cover these lesser cuts to make them taste right we could have had a nice steak on a grill.

:grin:

 

Sacrilege!!

Burn him! Burn him! 

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9 hours ago, blue_healer_guy said:

Agree to the fact that sometimes things we smoke do add up money wise.  I smoked 35 pounds of goose sausage today for the kid, spent around 100 bucks, trim, seasonings, casing etc.  But......... i got to drink about 13,14 and watch the queens while i did it, thats why I smoke. lol

And one doesn't get much in the way of steak for 3 bucks a pound.

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6 minutes ago, delcecchi said:

And one doesn't get much in the way of steak for 3 bucks a pound.

Then again by the time you factor in decoys,calls,shotguns,shells,has,license etc the goose was about $875 a pound.:lol:

11 hours ago, Big Dave2 said:

Sucks to be you, I guess.

You really don't know much about BBQ, do you?

 

Fair enough, I guess you can call anything gourmet and get by with it.:grin:

 

 

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On 10/21/2017 at 9:25 PM, rl_sd said:

Was it a little more tender this go around?

yes almost too tender to slice and my family loved it. Can't wait to smoke another

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23 hours ago, PurpleFloyd said:

A bit off subject and I love firing up the smoker for a little meat centric voodoo as much as anyone but time and seasoning costs money and sometimes I find that by the time you buy everything we use to bring,inject,rub,produce and trap the smoke and otherwise cover these lesser cuts to make them taste right we could have had a nice steak on a grill.

:grin:

 

I love a good steak. But the smoker is great and I enjoy doing it. This weekend I had a bunch of things to get done around the house inside and out. Why not throw something on the smoker? 

For the most part is was set it and forget it and took very little time or effort. I bought it at the store. Opened and rinsed. Rubbed with montreal steak season and wrapped it back up and let it sit in the fridge. Same thing I would do with a steak.

My kids woke me up at 6am saturday. So I removed it from the fridge and let it come to room temp. Put it on the smoker at 7am and didnt touch or look at it until noon. Then I wrapped it in foil and let it go for a few more hours. Pulled it at 200 and put it in the cooler.

I am willing to wager the amount of work to season a steak, and stand over a grill to watch for flare ups, let it rest and wrap in foil is virtually no less  or more work than a grilling a steak.

And I am not going to find any good cut of steak for $4.50 a lb thats for sure.....

12 hours ago, PurpleFloyd said:

Kinda like the buffalo wings craze. Wings used to be the throwaway parts of a chicken you had to take to get breast meat. Now per pound they are more expensive than any other part of the chicken.   

You can get chicken wings for $2.25 a lb? Breasts typically run around $3 a lb unless you get it on sale. Its rare but you can get whole fryers for $1.50 but getting hard to find and I aint eating wings off one of those lol

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4 hours ago, rundrave said:

I love a good steak. But the smoker is great and I enjoy doing it. This weekend I had a bunch of things to get done around the house inside and out. Why not throw something on the smoker? 

For the most part is was set it and forget it and took very little time or effort. I bought it at the store. Opened and rinsed. Rubbed with montreal steak season and wrapped it back up and let it sit in the fridge. Same thing I would do with a steak.

My kids woke me up at 6am saturday. So I removed it from the fridge and let it come to room temp. Put it on the smoker at 7am and didnt touch or look at it until noon. Then I wrapped it in foil and let it go for a few more hours. Pulled it at 200 and put it in the cooler.

I am willing to wager the amount of work to season a steak, and stand over a grill to watch for flare ups, let it rest and wrap in foil is virtually no less  or more work than a grilling a steak.

And I am not going to find any good cut of steak for $4.50 a lb thats for sure.....

You can get chicken wings for $2.25 a lb? Breasts typically run around $3 a lb unless you get it on sale. Its rare but you can get whole fryers for $1.50 but getting hard to find and I aint eating wings off one of those lol

Yeah, I apologise for derailing the thread. I was just making a good natured observation and it seems a few took it far more serious than it really was.:grin:

I enjoy doing it as well. 

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56 minutes ago, PurpleFloyd said:

Yeah, I apologise for derailing the thread. I was just making a good natured observation and it seems a few took it far more serious than it really was.:grin:

I enjoy doing it as well. 

You sound like a BBQ fence sitter to me....:D

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