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Smoking out the neighbors--mother's day tri-tip with q-view

post #1 of 13
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Did a marinated tri-tip today for mother's day. While I was getting the coals started, the neighbor came over to complain about the smoke, noting that last weekend when I smoked there was a "smoke smell" all day. I said, "well, isn't that a good thing?" She didn't think so, so I apologized and promised to move future operations further away from her house. This would NEVER happen in TX or other more smoker-friendly parts of the nation! Maybe I'll invite here over next time. Some good Q would change her mind maybe. Oh well, can't please 'em all.

Here is some q-view of the tri-tip. It turned out pretty good but was over-marinated. I'll keep it simple next time. We turned these into fajitas, and it was overall an all right product, but not my best smoke.

post #2 of 13
Looks good man.

You gotta love neighbors sometimes. I've had mine complain about almost everything I do. I normally tell them where to shove it.

Course, sunbathing nude gets those kind of responsesPDT_Armataz_01_05.gif.
post #3 of 13
Good lookin fajitas. The neighbor is just jealous because it smells so good when your smokin.

post #4 of 13
Fab-u-lous. Great looking faj's.
post #5 of 13
Yeah, the faj's look great! Too bad about your neighbor. I got neighbors like that... I always invite them for everything, then have never walked the 30 steps to get from door to door. Maybe not like that - they never complain - just never show...
post #6 of 13
Move the smoker closer to her property, and smoke something very pungent. Anyone ever tried smoked skunk?
post #7 of 13
Mmmm, that does look good!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #8 of 13
Great lookin smoke and fajitas PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif ....BUTT .....

I think I would pass on thats neighbor's company PDT_Armataz_01_27.gif
post #9 of 13
Nice tri-tip fajitas!!!

Washington State is where your at hummmmmmmm............got it. Smoke some salmon fillets up. Then package them with the food saver into couple of fillets in a pouch. Freeze em, and go over and givem to them. Peace offering!wink.gif

Stuff is pretty expensive to purchase, would be a good gift aaaaaaand if they dont like salmon fillets I could give you my secret salmon spread recipe that would know their socks off!! Hell you all may end up as friends.
post #10 of 13
Pac, Nice q-view.

I missed the bit about your neighbors. Too bad. Fortunately, mine are cool with it as my back actually faces their backyard. (Out house has a messed up lay-out) I have given them some pulled pork before though.
post #11 of 13
Okay...give up the salmon spread recipe and nobody gets hurt!! PDT_Armataz_01_36.gif
post #12 of 13
I'm with you cinnamonkc,let's have the salmon recipePDT_Armataz_01_36.gif

post #13 of 13

smoke salmon spread

HEHEHEHEHEHEHEHEEEEHEHEHEHE, I knew that was comin!!biggrin.gif

I guess everyone has to contribute to this great forum,.....(clearing throat) Big deep breath.

TL's Smoked salmon spread
2 Med smoked salmon fillets (bout 10 inch)
1 block sofened cream cheese
1/4 Cu. Mayo or what I have been doing lately Ranch Dressin
Dash of Worchishire to taste, not too much, too salty
Crack Black Pepper to taste
Season salt to taste
Minced Chives or dill, your choice
parsley flakes optional for color mostly
Package of Ritz
and you can NOT make too much of this as it will disappear.wink.gif

Now here is the kicker, try stuffin ABT's with this, Oh my!! Love em

let me know how is goes.
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