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    Dry Brine

    so I brought a tuna & snapper back from florida. I have 1/4 of a tuna loin about 6 pounds & 4 snapper fillets about 10 pounds with a dry rub on them wrapped in plastic wrap sitting in fridge to smoke tomorrow. after I rinse & pat dry do you add spices to fish now or wait till the last hour of smoking. last time I waited & didn't think I got enough of the flavoring. I put maple syrup & seasoning & smoked for another hour. I also couldn't get the temp to 150 on the tuna & it was good but pretty dry. I got it to 130 & it stalled out.
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    walleyehooker has got it right. best recipe + very firm pieces as long as everything is kept cold during entire process. I make the brine the day before or in winter set it outside till very cold.
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    Meat Sales

    as you walk through hy-vee & see the little sale signs on items lift the sale tag & look at the regular price. they are the same.. but we must be stupid enough to fall for it as the new hy-vee was 23 million I believe & my wife loved it. plus its a mile from home.
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    Rib Rub

    hey reinhard can you explain to an old man how to access your blog. computer knowledge not my thing.
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    Chicken Bombs

    I am so happy you are back reinhard
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    Deep Fryer Question

    I was taught to fry a potatoe to clean the oil of the fishy taste. I usually cut one in half & fry it a bit & it seems to make a difference. on new oil this wouldn't be needed. only after a couple of prior uses.
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    How to keep striped gophers out of the garden?

    I got more than 30 from my yard & garden last year by using rat traps baited with peanut butter.
  8. spent 5 hours looking on the minn iowa border Thursday. very few & far between until I spotted a nice looking tree that got me 81 yellow & grey in perfect condition. very strange year for me.
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    Brick Patio Moss

    just this week I was in a class on lawn care & this question came up. the instructor said coca cola worked well to kill moss. worth a try.
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    Recommendations for bagged soups.

    I like the soup from qiick trip stations. they sell them in bags also.
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    Favorite Fish Batters

    [ Do you have the Batter recipe?
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    Waubay info

    they do not plow roads in that area. even if they did plow the roads they would probably blow shut in a very short amount of time. unless you want stripers I would look for a different lake around the area. the perch & walleye are few & far between. call doug at the bait shop in webster for the latest info out there.
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    Deer Jerky?

    onafly you are correct it is 93/7
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    Deer Jerky?

    I buy the 96/4 hamburger from target for jerky. very little grease. when done I wrap in paper towels overnight than into vacuum bags.
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    In Shore Fishing In Florida

    my idea is to fly to ft.meyers take the key west express to key west my dream trip. haven't talked my wife into it though