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first competition

My buddy and i did our first competion yesterday. Got a call on chicken...3rd place, also took a fourth in peoples choice pork.

have to say it was fun, but a lot of work.after the pressure was off, my daughter made her famous mini apple pies.

Stereo egging w/ xl and med eggs! BBQ guru

 http://www.facebook.com/BeerGutsAndPorkButtsBbq

 

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  • RLeeperRLeeper Posts: 480
    Congrats. Care to share any tips?
    Extra Large, Large, and Mini. Tucker, GA
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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,515
    edited March 2013
    Looks like a lot of fun! Unfortunately my cooking is typically fueled by a 80 proof companion (at least) and don't feel comfortable competing with others. Congrats on your results!!
    >:)
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • Cuda1965Cuda1965 Posts: 49
    Congrats!
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,422
    How about some info on the mini apple pies? Good job bringing the next generation into the cook.
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    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • WiltOnTiltWiltOnTilt Posts: 102
    Man that is awesome! I would love to compete some day, and to place your first time out is amazing. Did you do a lot of test cooks ahead of time and have a honed strategy going into it or did you just use a favorite go-to recipe? Would love to hear about it!
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  • AltonAlton Posts: 432
    Congrats !!!,
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!!!!! Stuck in Dallas.......
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,076
    Nice....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • Outstanding!

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

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  • Max232Max232 Posts: 76

    Thanks guys,

    Funny you should ask about doing alot of test cooks, i did so many that i think my family hates chicken now, lol

    Those mini apple pies are the bees knees! i will make a post on the recipe( i think i have some photos of her process somewhere)

     

    Stereo egging w/ xl and med eggs! BBQ guru

     http://www.facebook.com/BeerGutsAndPorkButtsBbq

     

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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,993
    =D>
    Well done


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    LBGE & SBGE (big momma and pat)
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  • RACRAC Posts: 1,315
    Congrats!

    Ricky

    Spring, TX

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,752
    Kudos! A very hearty congratulations to you.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,126
    Great job-congrats!
    Louisville
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,906
    Thats great and hopefully was worth all the work!  =D>
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • Congrats.  Very impressive for the first time.

    Damascus, VA.  Friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail.

    LBGE Aug 2012, SBGE Feb 2014

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,030
    Looks awesome dude. Congratulations on the showing. My old Lacrosse coach runs a team and wants me to join. I think you just pushed me over the edge.
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  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 990
    Impressive! Way to go.
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
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  • WhalerWhaler Posts: 101
    Looks great!
    Where was this?
    Pensacola,FL
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  • Que_n_BrewQue_n_Brew Posts: 558
    That's awesome! Congrats.
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191

    Well the presentation looks good -- how about faxing some of those thighs ??   Congrats on placing third, that's quite an accomplisment.

    PS: Nice bus you and your buddy have for egging !!

    ;)
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  • Max232Max232 Posts: 76
    @whaler, this was at smokin in the square in Pensacola
    @charlie tuna , haha I wish that was my bus(actually I don't, wouldn't want the fuel bill that goes with it)

    Stereo egging w/ xl and med eggs! BBQ guru

     http://www.facebook.com/BeerGutsAndPorkButtsBbq

     

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  • calracefancalracefan Posts: 493
    Congratulations !
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Competition takes some guts and plenty of effort!  Needless to say "plenty of money" too!  I have friends in competition cooking and it takes special people to do it !
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