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Recent content by carlo olivares

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    Kettle Pizza on 22in + S/S Baking Steel Top + Baking Steel

    Thank you good to know that 800-900F is reachable. Thanks for the tip re the toppings!
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    Kettle Pizza on 22in + S/S Baking Steel Top + Baking Steel

    Perfect! Thanks John! 🍕 Carlo
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    Kettle Pizza on 22in + S/S Baking Steel Top + Baking Steel

    I just ordered a 22in Kettle Pizza kit with the s/s Baking Steel top attachment and have been excitedly planning my set up. I was wondering- has anyone here tried using a carbon steel Baking Steel instead of a pizza stone while cooking on the KP with a steel top? Does it make it easier to hit...
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    IDevice IGrill2 Thermometer

    I have both the igrill and the maverick and i find myself reaching for the maverick more. I prefer the range of the maverick to the igrill. Thought id share my thoughts in case youre planning to switch out of bluetooth monitoring
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    Serious Eats Corned Beef Recipe

    Thank you!
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    Serious Eats Corned Beef Recipe

    Thank you!
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    Serious Eats Corned Beef Recipe

    thank you JJ, Dirt Sailor, and Dave! I will go with 1 gram per pound of meat. Btw, how did you come up with that calculation? Is it a rule of thumb when applying cure #1 via a rub? Essentially it is 0.2% total meat weight.
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    Serious Eats Corned Beef Recipe

    Hi SMF members! I came across a corned beef recipe on the Serious Eats website. I'm a little worried the amount of pink salt is too much. I think its about 278PPM for the dry rub. About .4% pink salt vs the meat weight. 1 whole flat or point cut beef brisket, trimmed, about 2250 grams/5...
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    Olympic Provisions (book)- percentage tables

    Thank you Dave!!
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    Type of Sugar for Bacon Cure

    Thanks Dave!!! Thats the same recipe i have too. I cant wait to try it out. I normally use some maple syrup as part of my cure and am looking for something simpler and less expensive. Maple syrup (uncle lukes) can go for 20 usd per liter
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    Type of Sugar for Bacon Cure

    Hi all, Im trying out different bacon cure recipes. Usually, the recipes specify that brown sugar should be used. However i came across one bacon recipe that doesnt. It just says "sugar". Have any of you used white sugar instead of brown sugar to cure bacon? Any noticable difference...
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    Hello and Thank You!

    Welcome!
  13. carlo olivares

    Olympic Provisions (book)- percentage tables

    Pete, thank you! Wow, i did a quick search on "Pops Brine"and there is a lot of material. Looks like it is a popular brine. Ill read these threads. thanks again Pete.
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    Olympic Provisions (book)- percentage tables

    Hi Dave, I use prague powder #1 that i bought off amazon and had shipped here. It's by Hoosier Farm and contains 6.25% Sodium Nitrite. The percentage chart from Olympia Provisions that I am having trouble with is the second one under Page 96. Its under the chapter 4 "the smokehouse". It goes...
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