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Memorial Day and Recent Cooks (pics)

ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,457

Been really busy lately with work, but still been cooking. Here are a few recent cooks. The shrimp recipe was borrowed ("copied") from @NecessaryIndulgences blog and boy was it killer. Paired the shrimp with some couscous with scallions and tomatoes. Kobe beef sliders on the mini were great. Topped with my homemade bacon and some sharp white cheedar cheese I smoked. The mini is a machine.

Today for memorial day, I lit the egg at 11am and prepped some wings. Went with a ranch hot sauce-- thanks @Dyal_SC. Second time making it and just as good as I remembered-- I did tweak it a bit though. Had my sister in law over for dinner tonight and I prepared herb crusted pork loin with proscuitto wrapped asparagus bundles and quinoa. The herbs were from my garden--- rosemary, lemon thyme, parsley, and basil. Made a paste with the herbs and a garlic infused EVOO. Hope everyone had a great day.... Thanks for looking....

Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • flemsterflemster Posts: 259
    Nice spread!!! I spent all day at the pool so some simple chicken. 1/2 BBQ the other half were seasoned with tandoori spice. Both were fantastic.
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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,706
    Mini looks untouched.... Let's char that gasket huh.
    Seattle, WA
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  • bccomstockbccomstock Posts: 336
    Great looking cooks!
    LBGE
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  • lakewadelakewade Posts: 373
    Nice!

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  • chris123stockchris123stock Posts: 664
    Very nice. 
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  • Black_BadgerBlack_Badger Posts: 1,017
    That's a whole lot of good stuff; nice work.

    Did you sauce the wings w/ spicy ranch during the cook, or is that just for dipping afterwards?

    Cheers -
    B_B

    Finally back in the Badger State!

    Middleton, WI
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  • SocalcajudoSocalcajudo Posts: 132
    Busy day. But lots of good lookin eattin you got there.
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,457

    Did you sauce the wings w/ spicy ranch during the cook, or is that just for dipping afterwards?

    Cheers -
    B_B

    They were cooked raised direct for roughly an hour. Simmered the sauce while the tots cooked for 30 mins. Removed wings, tossed them in sauce, then back on egg for 10 minutes. The leftover sauce was used for dipping.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • JaredMDJaredMD Posts: 59
    Everything looks awesome, Chubbs!  The pork loin and asparagus, in particular, is making my mouth water.. I've gotta cook one of those soon!
    XL BGE - Baltimore, MD
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  • Wow, good looking stuff.. I agree with Jared on the pork loin.  Yum Yum.

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    LBGE Aug 2012, SBGE Feb 2014

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,063
    Whoa! You've been busy. The pork looks good but so do the shrimp - will have to look it up and try it myself.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
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  • Firemedic183Firemedic183 Posts: 197
    Looks delicious!!
    Persistence and determination are omnipotent!
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,457
    caliking said:

    Whoa! You've been busy. The pork looks good but so do the shrimp - will have to look it up and try it myself.

    @NecessaryIndulgences pistachio shrimp. Great recipe!
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • pasoeggpasoegg Posts: 259
    food looks killer...need reservations for two on Friday night...is brown bagging allowed????

    "it is never too early to drink, but it may be too early to be seen drinking"

    Winston-Salem, NC

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,457
    pasoegg said:

    food looks killer...need reservations for two on Friday night...is brown bagging allowed????

    Depends on if you mean a doggy bag or a 40oz beer in a brown bag. 40oz welcome, doggy bags not so much
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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