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Independence Day Feast and Fun

ParallelParallel Posts: 412
edited July 2013 in EggHead Forum
We decided to just stay at home and have a nice relaxing family day. On the menu? Baby backs from the Big Green Egg. Start with three racks of baby back ribs, baste with mild yellow mustard...
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The dry rub of choice was Dizzy Pig Course Dizzy Dust.
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Onto the Big Green Egg stabilized at 275° and setup for indirect cook (with plate setter) and a dry drip pan setting on aluminum disk to keep the drippings from burning. A half dozen chunks of hickory wood provides the smoke...
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Fours hours in the ribs are ready for saucing...
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All sauced up and ready to pull off from the BGE.
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Plated up along with some broccoli casserole and a garlic cheddar biscuit.
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For desert, our Red,White & Blue (Cherry, Apple & Blueberry) pie. To be honest, the slice in this picture was the slice I had for breakfast... which is why I was in NEED of the protection of my Sig Sauer P225 against the hungry masses.
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Then it was time for the kids to have some fun with the safe fireworks (you know, poppers and that sort of thing).
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Then came the sparklers in preparation for lighting the big dogs...
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Then came the big dogs... these were just some of them but I didn't get pics because I was busy keeping things safe. Speaking of which, the first rocket we lit flew up about six feet and exploded. Luckily I had told everyone to stay back and I happened to be shielding my boy when it blew.
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It turns out the wife got some video of one of the first fireworks we set off... I wish she would have kept filming because we had some REALLY good ones. towards the end. I guess it got too dark for the camera.



Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,046
    Looks like some good times and good food.  We did the stay-at-home chill thaing today...  safer than dealing with all the crazy drunks on the road.  happy 4th man!
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 412
    ... and to you and yours.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,267
    favorite part....."CAN WE DO IT AGAIN"

    lovely family happy 4th
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  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 603
    Looks like you had the perfect day. Family Food fun  =D>

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  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 2,377
    six_egg said:
    Looks like you had the perfect day. Family Food fun  =D>

    +1

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    San Antonio, TX

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  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,565
    Great post
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    Winston-Salem, NC 
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731

    whats the recipe for the biscuits? Looks delish.

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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,611
    Nice work Parallel, I trust you had a happy 4th.
                                                                        
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,276
    Looks like a great time was had!  Happy belated 4th of July!  Nice job on those Ribs.  :)
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 412
    Thanks y'all. Yeah, these ribs were my best yet. The meat held the bones yet came off clean when eaten. I think one major difference is I purposely looked for smaller ribs so I could leave them whole instead of cutting them. It just made cooking them so much easier.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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