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....that didn't really happen cuz I didn't take any pictures. :(
Kinda been a crappy last couple weeks at work. I run a pretty expensive machine at work that is very tempermental. Dyal knows what it is and I think NOLA does, too. It's been down for just over 2 weeks now. The leading expert in the country has been working on it just about every day and we haven't had any luck getting it back up. Went for a marathon run on it yesterday and finally got it working. Got home almost 3 hours later than normal and poured a nice stiff bourbon to celebrate.
Little bit later on, got the MINI fired up and going. Honestly didn't look at the therm, just noticed it had a nice glowing bed of coals (guessing 600 range). Threw the t-bone (which was just about a porterhouse really, probably a good 1.25" thick) on and it barely fit and dropped my Lodge Bacon press on top of it. Let it go 1 mintue, 90 degree turn, 1 minute, flip, 1 minute 90 degree turn, then pulled it off (times were estimates). Inserted the MINI Woo, shut the vents down some and threw it back on there for a few more minutes, pulled it and let it rest.
Probably the best steak I've ever cooked. And it looked darn pretty, too!! (which my steaks usually don't) And I didn't get a picture of it!! :( And I wasn't paying attention to tempertature or time and will probably never cook another one as good.
Served it up with some baked taters, a salad, some 'shrooms that Mrs. G sauteed and a bottle of Apothic Red. Good eats for sure.
On a side note, Mrs. G was shocked that I didn't get the camera out and I wasn't taking pictures and she didn't have to wait for a plated up pics. I told her I just wanted to relax, cook a good meal and spend some quality time with her. She gave me a big smile and a hug and it was worth it, even if I catch some hell for not having pictures. Maybe I'll cook something this weekend and get some pictures although Mrs. G said she's craving some Mexican food. Gotta keep the lil lady happy.
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