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Original Q, Issue #024 -- cold weather, hamburgers, abt, marinade
November 01, 2009
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*Don't Let Cold Weather Run You Indoors
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Don't Let Cold Weather Run You Indoors
I know it's not January yet, but it is starting to get cold. Here are just a few reminders of the tips for cold weather grilling. Don't worry... I'll remind you again come January.
Hamburgers - The Old Standby
Hamburgers are probably the most popular item for the grill (unless hotdogs actually hold that spot). If you have ever attempted to grill, you have probably tried hamburgers.
ABTs - Nothing Better
ABTs... you may have never heard of them, but surely you have tried one. I have not only been eating them, but making them before I ever knew what they were called. Great little appetizer for any..
Pork Chop Marinade
This pork chop marinade is better known as Drunk Butter Apple Chops. Developed by Longhorn Luke, this bourbon marinade blends the unmistakable flavors of bourbon and molasses throughout the recipe.
Which is easier to smoke... a brisket, or a pork shoulder?
From my experience, a pork shoulder is easier to smoke. Now, there may be those out that disagree with me. But... after all... it is my experience, my opinion, and my newsletter.
I have heard from many people that pork shoulder is more forgiving. I tend to agree.
Brisket has a tighter window of doneness than pork shoulder. If brisket is undercooked,it is rubbery and tough. If it is overcooked, it becomes dry and crumbly.
Pork shoulder can be cooked passed it's ideal done point without excessive drying out. Naturally, there is a limit to that.
I have, though, forgotten about a smoking shoulder for a couple of hours. I was called away for a while and it slipped my mind. I was expecting I'd have to throw it out, due to being burnt.
Turns out it was the best shoulder I ever did.
The Challenge Continues.
I don't want to give you the idea that I can't be stumped, but... let's see what happens.
All the Best
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