Mish-Mash of things

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by werdwolf, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Haven't really posted much lately so thought I'd share a couple of things.

    My wife got me this for Valentines Day, the second piece of cast iron in my collection of toys!

    The first meal with it was Salmon with pesto (the one on the left is store bought, the one on the right is a little runny homemade version with spinach, pine nuts, olive oil, grated Parmesan cheese). Also had barley and green beans with dill and olive oil.

    Today smoked 4 shoulders. Compared Jeff's rub VS Curious Aardvark's rub. Jeff's yielded a thicker bark, But we liked the taste of Aardvark's better. (sprayed with apple juice and spiced rum, smoked with hickory and apple)

    While I was at it tried some smoked almonds (soaked in salt water with some molasses) They came out good, but a little chewy. Is this how they are supposed to be?
  2. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You're gonna love that grill pan. We use ours a lot for quick pork chops or chicken breasts. Food looks good too.[​IMG]
  3. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great looking smoke, looks like you're breaking in that cast iron pan pretty well. Thanks for sharing the qvue! [​IMG]
  4. mikey

    mikey Smoking Fanatic

    Nice lookin' meal and the grill pan isn't half bad either[​IMG] It's been way too long since I've seen a label that has "USA" on it. A sight for sore eyes.[​IMG]
  5. fired up

    fired up Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Good looking food and nice pan.
  6. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Great meal!! Careful with the castironitus...it is one fun disease.
  7. phreak

    phreak Meat Mopper

    in my experience smoking nuts they are a little "chewy" at first. let them relax for a day or two and they should get their crunch on.
  8. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Everything looks tasty! I really like your new pan. [​IMG]
  9. shooterrick

    shooterrick Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Everything looks great. Love the pan grill. Gonna get me one. LOL

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