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  • Re: Brisket Camp IV (4, four, IIII) is October 21st, 2017 at Warren's Corner (full circle)

    Almost forgot... Air tix and lodging booked. 
  • Re: Idle hands...

    @20stone & @caliking - not being familiar with the way these heads come to you, do they still have all the brains and muscles in tact?   If so do you eat or not?   

    BTW - hats off for one of the most off the charts cooks if seen on here!!   
    Re sourcing the heads -  the first place I had lined up only had veal heads. Frozen, and with little cheek meat compared to the heads we ended up with. Backup source was a meat processor that's not far from us. They do goats, lamb, chicken, pig, beef . Driving up, they had goats roaming in the front pasture that looked damn tasty.

     A customer of theirs was about to get busy breaking down a whole cow in the back. 

    I walked in, asked for 2 cow heads, and they let me pick from about 15 or so unfrozen heads hanging in the cooler. I selected the 2 that looked fresh and with more cheek meat than the others. Took all of 10 mins. 

    When I was picking the meat off the noggins, I was surprised at how meaty the extraocular muscles were, and there was a good bit of meat on the face besides the cheek meat. You pick the glands and other tissue out (that's when Pops said "but you left a lot of good stuff behind"). Didn't eat the eyeballs because beef eyeballs are chewier than I like.

    And passed on the brains too because I'm not into prions. Gotta draw the line somewhere.
  • Re: I PASSED! Celebrating with a tomahawk

    Congrats slovelad, Esq.

    And nice cook :)
  • Re: Idle hands...

    20stone said:
    These leftovers smell pretty good

    I did not quite appreciate earlier how much noggin sauce went into your creation.

    You're gonna need more than salve tomorrow...
  • Re: Idle hands...


    How have y'all been?? We've missed you and @Spring Chicken around these parts :)

    I hear ya though. There's a reason why this went down when the boss ladies were out of town!
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