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Mexican Mini Maiden Voyage

BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
edited 6:46AM in EggHead Forum
OK Amigos.....this little fella' had been patiently waiting at home..for his Canadian brother (Steve's mini) to make his debut first...
Now we can go was the day...
...And a 3 pound Roast Beef the chosen cook...used Shakin' the Tree...Mustard...Rosemary and Red Wine..
Added some Hickory wood chips....
....325* F Dome and 135* F Internal...
Voilá..... DELICIOSO.....
Valeria took possession of The Mini and treated us to some S'mores...
It's all about good friends getting together.....and we were blessed with Chris & Ana's visit...

THE MINI.... the best investment I've made for a long time ;)


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Absolutely beautiful first cook on that mini Beli.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    WOW that looks great Beli. Maybe you should have cooked first but Steve's looked dang good also. I'm sure the Mini will belong to your lovely daughter very soon.
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    Beautiful Beli ;) I bet the smurfs were the best :lol: ;)
  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,556
    beautiful pictorial, food, & scenery as always Beli
    happy in the hut
    West Chester Pennsylvania
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    TKS Rod really exceeded my expectations......wonderful little thing!!
  • wow, beautiful as always.. and happy thanksgiving to you and yours [yes i know it is an American holiday] but the sentiment is universal
  • Wonderful post. Thank you
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    I should have added that my youngest daughter also took possession of the mini - it is "her" egg.

    Any time I am cooking on the others she always has to check "her" egg to see how her imaginary cook is progressing. She's only 4 so not quite old enough to cook yet.

    My 6 year old cooks on the medium, but she enjoys the prep work and watching more than the actual cooking. I actually got a custom handle with her nickname put on the medium. I need to do one for the mini too I guess. My youngest will be 7 or 8 by the time LawnRanger gets caught up. :P

    Time spent cooking with the kids is absolutely priceless.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Pat......she loved was an instant match....will be difficult getting her permission to use it :lol:
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    It's a little over cooked for me, but I am a Wolf!!!! :woohoo:

    Everything look Great!!..
  • Great looking set up and nice looking cook.

    I agree, love the mini!

    Thanks for sharing the pictures of the family (mini included).

  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hey Doug hi!!!!! You bet....I had no idea of temperatures with the S'murfs was just their nice sweet smell that announced us they were ready......They were just perfect...the marsh mallows were completely melted....and the chocolate just beginning to melt....
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    TKS was a really nice day ..and if I told you when I had finished the cook and removed the meat foiled it and put it in an ice box...I forgot to take the finished photo on the I had to put it back..... :pinch: ..just for the photo
  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,556
    hey, I bet nobody else around here has ever done that :whistle:
    happy in the hut
    West Chester Pennsylvania
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hey bill....thanks to you and your posts on the mini I have a better idea of this completely different individual :cheer:
  • Beli,
    Great first cook on the mini, the Roast looks perfect! Good Job.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751 some more photos of the second Amish friendship batch yesterday.....already given it to 6 good friends...... Thanks!!!
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    TKS Ross
    Incredible how much that little thing can fast it cooks...and how easy it is to control temps....
  • What a great photo essay, Beli. Those that count you as a friend are indeed lucky.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Was good fun.......and produced a great tasting cook.... ;)
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Great idea Rod must have a handle made for the Mini with Valeria's name on it.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Please count me in Brad...glad and honoured to share this forum with the best of the best!!!!
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Great lookin cook there Beli, here's a shot of two of my granddaughters cooking marshmallows for smores on our mini at the Tempe fest a couple weeks ago. -RP

  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Randy they are beautiful......Valeria wants to know how old are they...
  • SSN686SSN686 Posts: 3,078
    Morning Beli:

    Nice looking initial cook! The roast looks perfect. Next you can do the shrimpburgers. :)

    Have a GREAT day!


    Brandon, FL


  • Very nice Beli. I cook fatties on mine at work all the time, sure is a handy little grill.

  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hi Jay.....TKS.... do you have a recipe for the shrimp burgers?.....
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    I noticed in one of your photos you pulled the thermometer out of the Mini and put the clip outside the dome...I suppose it is to give you some more internal space....I was wondering if it affects the thermometer reading??
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Tell her 6 and 3, interesting they call them smurfs there and s'mores here. -RP
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