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Recent content by Wasi

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    New smoker

    The firebox started to rust after a few uses but that is just because of how it is made and everyone seems to have that issue. I have high temp paint just have not gotten around to repainting it. The rest seems to be holding up fine. I live in Chicago and we have some bad winters as well. I...
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    New smoker

    I currently have the OKJ Highland Offset smoker and I really like it. I did several mods to it but it works great. You are going to need to seal up the smoker with gaskets and high temp sealer as i out of box it leaks smoke and it is much easer to do it when assembling it. The rest of tee...
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    BBQ gloves

    This is the pair I have and they work fantastic.
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    Meat Slicer

    I have been looking to upgrade my meat slicer for a while now and was going to get the Chef's Choice 615A based on recommendations I saw here. I just saw it on sale for nearly half off and jumped on the sale. Please see the link below for details. The order is filled by Amazon...
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    Smoked chicken wing challenge help.

    Those wings look amazing. I will have to see if I can get a few racks as I do not have any yet. Thanks for the advice on the heat. I think I should be ok the judges really like heat but I will make sure it is a full balanced heat. I will have to get some wings to test with for sure and will...
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    Smoked chicken wing challenge help.

    At work we had numerous cooking/smoking challenges tacos/ribs/sausage/chili. I have currently won chili and sausage. The next challenge is chicken wings. We can choose anyway to cook them and I would like to smoke them. The only stipulation we have is that you have to use the whole wing and...
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    Looking for Thermometers for my smoker doors

    These are the ones I used and I really like them.
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    Smoked Turkey Breast

    Here is the brine: 1 (64-oz.) bottle apple cider 3/4 cup kosher salt (such as Diamond Crystal) 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 3 (4-inch) fresh thyme sprigs 2 (4-inch) fresh rosemary sprigs 10 fresh sage leaves 1 garlic bulb, cut in half crosswise 4 cups ice cubes The rub: 2...
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    MES 20071117 Rusted out bottom hinge

    Not sure exactly what MES you have I was able to find this. I have ordered from this site in the past. https://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/search/part/2086438/210794/
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    More mailbox mod questions

    When I had my MES I just used the powder coated one. I never had it catch fire and worked great.
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    First attempt at bacon

    It is funny that you mention that slicer because this is the one I was looking at and looking for reviews before I pull the trigger.
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    First attempt at bacon

    No I did not par freeze but I will be doing that next time for sure. The slicer still needs to be upgraded it was a cheep JCPenny brand.
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    First attempt at bacon

    Took my first attempt at bacon. I had a 5LB pork belly from Costco and used the following rub: 1/4 cup kosher salt 2 teaspoons pink curing salt 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons smoked sweet paprika 1 teaspoon cumin seeds I let it sit in the fridge...
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    Cold smoking bacon question

    Sorry if this question has been answered before I just want to be sure I am doing my cold smoking correctly. I have a 5LB pork belly that I seasoned and cured for 2 weeks vacuum sealed and flipped daily. Last night I rinsed the pork off dried it and put it back in the fridge for 2 days before...
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    Labor Day Prime Rib

    1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 cup butter, softened 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon thyme, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon oregano, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon rosemary, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh sage 1 Tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper
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