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  • Re: Leftovers and the strong smell of smoke/charcoal

    Could have something to do with cooking order.  If you are cooking them with meat or directly after, particularly ones with high fat content over direct heat, the meat drippings can impart a heavy smoke smell.  Might want to try cooking them first or wait 5 minutes after you pull meat for fat to burn off to put them on.  Also, are you waiting for the bad smoke to clear after you start the egg before you lay on the veggies?
    1move said:

    Its not even smoke from the wood just charcoal itself. I find that vegetables such as zucchini, peppers etc. retain the smell way more than meat. I enjoy it to an extent but on the vegies I find they are inedible the next day as it way too much charcoal taste.


  • Re: CyberQ WiFi and iPhone/iPad

    Adhoc mode creates a direct wifi connection between the cyberQ and whatever device you are using to control it (iphone, tablet, computer, etc) meaning your connection distance is limited by the combined power and sensitivity of the network card antennae on the devices.  They tend to be relatively weak on phones and tablets to conserve battery power, but stronger on computers and laptops.  Using infrastructure mode means all communication goes through your router with a much stronger antennae relay giving you far better connection reliability and range. (You phone/tablet talks to the router which in turn talks to the CyberQ)

    My biggest gripe (and biggest caveat on infrastructure mode) with the CyberQ and the reason I will not get one is that it only functions in Wireless-b (802.11b) mode.  Due to the nature of wireless networks, even if you have a shiny new Wireless-ac or "n" router, connection speed and range for every device will be dropped to the lowest common wireless standard (the CyberQ in 802.11b mode) as long as it is on the network, losing out on the range and speed benefits offered by the more advanced standards (g,n,ac) that you are payed for when you bought that beefy new router at Best Buy.  Not saying this would be a problem for many people, most wouldn't even notice unless they are in a big house or are trying to stream from a room far away from the router.  But putting it in infrastructure mode will affect overall range and speed available to all devices on your router.
  • Re: here is an excellent read about the stall. its not what most of us thought

    DMW said:
    Here's another excellent article on the topic. http://amazingribs.com/tips_and_technique/the_stall.html
    /I see what you did there
    =))
  • Re: My New Fav...

    Looks like he cut the roast down the middle with the grain, then did his slices off of each half again't the grain.
    PNWFoodie said:
    @Big_Green_Craig‌ Did you cut with the grain on that one? If so, how did it turn out? We've always cut against the grain... @GATraveller‌ Some of us tried to spread the love! When I was stationed at Ft. Bragg in the 90s, I tried to find tri-tip everywhere with no luck, not even the butchers had hard of the cut. Glad to see it's making it's way east. :)

  • Re: Keeping the Temp at 250?

    To maintain 250 on mine, i usually only have the bottom vent open the thickness of a credit card and the daisy wheel open just sliver.  It'll hold 250 rock solid for hours with that.  Sounds like your vent was just open too much.
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