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Hello I would be interested in your grill grates if they are still available. I have no idea their worth either. Let me know. Thanks Pat

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  • Re: OT - Yeti Rambler Failure

    I have a tip that may or may not be new to you.  I fill a red solo cup 3/4 full, or 1/4 empty if it makes a difference to you......

    When I use one, I fill that cup and put it back in the freezer for the next day.

    Anyway I freeze one big ice cube and use it in my Yeti.  Amazing how long that one large ice chuck will last compared to many ice cubes.

  • Re: Crazy Thoughts about a Charcoal Storage Container.

    I made my own, exactly the way you described it 3 years ago.   like to leave my lump outside next to my egg.  It is just more convenient for me. I used the bag dump for a while but got sick of all the dust blowing all over when I dumped.  I wanted to clean it up a bit so folks on the deck didn't turn into coal miners.

    The Dog food store had a special, buy 2 bags of food and get a free container.  I was a simple green plastic container 30" tall or so with a snap on lid.  I use that container which fits about 10lbs of lump.  I bought some chicken wire (mesh ) from the hardware store.  I shaped it to fit in the bottom leaving a 2" lip.  The lip (bent the chicken wire downward) provided perimeter support for the chicken wire but also created the 2" depth i wanted for the dust to fall into.  
    The chicken wire itself didn't provide enough support so I grabbed a few nuts and carriage bolts that fit through he chicken wire.  I used them as supports, I think I have 3 bolt legs through the mesh that now serve as legs for the mesh.
    It works great so don't lose anymore sleep over it!
    Go find a container that works and grab some mesh.  5 minute project.
  • Re: Cold weather BGE-ing

    Well sadly tonight I had -10 on the thermometer and -30 windchill... Ice fish all day and Burgers on the Egg in the evening.  Nothing stops me from making a good burger for my boys.
  • Re: What Booze Goes Best With Smoked Ice?

    blasting said:
    Morning all.  

    I tried the smoked ice and smoked salt in a ceasar, which is the Canadian version of a bloody mary.  (recipe below)  It was terrific and I will definitly be making smoked ice cubes whenever I plan to have ceasars.  Even just the smell when you take a sip is great.

    I did buy some bourbon and tried it out as well.  Woodford is what I got since my options were limited at the grocery store I was at.  I liked it, but I'm not normally a bourbon drinker (don't hold that against me).  Ya'll have your likes and dislikes on bourbon - kinda like lump.  Try it yourself and see, but I'll definitely say in the ceasar it was a winner.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caesar_(cocktail)

    Thanks @blasting. The Bloody Mary idea is a winner. I am sure that if you aren't used to drinking bourbon or scotch it takes some getting used to. (acquired taste)
    I think this is the first time any of my ideas have been awarded !! I gotta go smoke some Ice now to see if it really does taste good.  Have my own question though.....Won't I put my lump out? :)
  • Re: What Booze Goes Best With Smoked Ice?

    Sounds interesting, what about putting it in a Bloody Mary?
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