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One of the (many) benefits of working from home

The Cen-Tex SmokerThe Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 19,029
edited December 2018 in Beef
travel is over for the year, phones and emails are slowing to a crawl. Im essentially playing goalie for a few hot emails and putting out a small fire here and there if/when they pop up. Leaves time for a long lunch (even though I never left the house). 

Parking lot wagyu flap that I butchered from whole muscle (that was kind of fun). Homemade jalapeño refried black beans, homemade salsa verde on (store-bought but fresh) flour tortilla. 

Also tried out a new rub that mail-Santa brought early. It was pretty good but not extraordinary. Made for good carne asada tacos though. 

on top of all that I brined some farmers-market yard-bird, seared on the bge before the steak went on and dropped in the Sous Vide to have around for the week. Looking forward to making a mess in the kitchen and on the deck these next few weeks. Glad you fine folks are along for the ride with me. 



Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
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  • JstrokeJstroke Posts: 2,296
    MMM, simple is sooo good. now as a displaced hardcore Yankee, we have certain crucial ingredients one of which is the cheese. Just wonderingwhat you went with?
    Columbus, Ohio--A Gasser filled with Matchlight and an Ugly Drum.
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 8,997
    Crap that looks good!
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • blastingblasting Posts: 6,262

    Making me hungry.
    Phoenix 
  • Jstroke said:
    MMM, simple is sooo good. now as a displaced hardcore Yankee, we have certain crucial ingredients one of which is the cheese. Just wonderingwhat you went with?
    Boar's Head Black Wax Cheddar from Wisconsin
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Photo Egg said:
    Crap that looks good!
    Confirmed- they were tasty. That beef is just incredible.
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • JstrokeJstroke Posts: 2,296
    Jstroke said:
    MMM, simple is sooo good. now as a displaced hardcore Yankee, we have certain crucial ingredients one of which is the cheese. Just wonderingwhat you went with?
    Boar's Head Black Wax Cheddar from Wisconsin
    You the man. Good cheddar is a must. 
    Columbus, Ohio--A Gasser filled with Matchlight and an Ugly Drum.
  • Looks great...now while yer resting, take a block of that cheese and cold smoke it.
    Eastern Shore Virginia 

    Medium & Mini Max
  • Just beautiful!
    I drink cheap beer so I can afford good bourbon.

    Salisbury, NC..... One mile from Butt Blast. XL,L, MM BGE
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 1,176
    That looks soooo goood.  Dang - I got back from lunch an hour ago and i'm hungry again. :) :)
    Memphis, TN 

    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, (Akron was gifted to a friend)
  • BobDanger said:
    Looks great...now while yer resting, take a block of that cheese and cold smoke it.
    that is one of the few things I still have not done. Not a huge fan of smoky cheese in most cases but I like it on some things.
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • That looks good enough to eat.
    Marshall in Beautiful Fruit Cove, FL.
    MiniMax 04/17
    Unofficial BGE MiniMax Evangelist
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  • LegumeLegume Posts: 9,551
    What kind of lump did you use?
    Austin, TX
  • That looks good enough to eat.
    Was Almost a good day for the dog but I choked it down :)
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Legume said:
    What kind of lump did you use?
    full load of Traeger pellets, choked down to 200 degrees
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Legume said:
    What kind of lump did you use?
    full load of Traeger pellets, choked down to 200 degrees


    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Legume said:
    What kind of lump did you use?
    full load of Traeger pellets, choked down to 200 degrees


    Brings back fond memories of growing up in Florida...gota burn those tires ya keep the orange trees warm.
    Eastern Shore Virginia 

    Medium & Mini Max
  • BobDanger said:
    Legume said:
    What kind of lump did you use?
    full load of Traeger pellets, choked down to 200 degrees


    Brings back fond memories of growing up in Florida...gota burn those tires ya keep the orange trees warm.
    reminds me a lot of Florida too...
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,789
    The Cen-Tex Smoker said:

    (many) benefits of working from home

    Amen to that! Last few years before I retired, I worked at home most days. No downside!

    Nice cook. I gotta work on my taco game!

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • [email protected] and all I had today was some chicken wings from wingstop.

    Rockwall, Tx    LBGE & Accessories. Cast Iron Hoarder.

    "You may all go to Hell and I will go to Texas"- Davy Crockett

  • The Cen-Tex Smoker said:

    (many) benefits of working from home

    Amen to that! Last few years before I retired, I worked at home most days. No downside!

    Nice cook. I gotta work on my taco game!
    Step 1: Find a Wagyu guy
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 12,304
    Oh damnn. That's all.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 19,119
    Upping your game as the year winds down.  Great groceries right there.  I'm sure there is more in the queue. 
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • Titos at 4 is another...
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,789
    The Cen-Tex Smoker said:

    (many) benefits of working from home

    Amen to that! Last few years before I retired, I worked at home most days. No downside!

    Nice cook. I gotta work on my taco game!
    Step 1: Find a Wagyu guy
    I've never seen wagyu much less a wagyu guy!

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 12,492
    edited December 2018
    I getting tired of making my own coffee and emptying my own trash. Give me an office life.

    Oh and nice work @The Cen-Tex Smoker
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.”
  • Those tacos are beefy perfection!  I'd pay big bucks for those.....then to hear you'd add some homemade jalapeno black refried beans??  I'm glad I'm sitting down!

    Kelley 
    Egging with No Joke Smoke (Bruce), watching sunsets on the waterfront at Lake Buchanan, TX.  BGEs: XL, Medium,  2 MiniMaxes. 36" Blackstone.
  • Those tacos are beefy perfection!  I'd pay big bucks for those.....then to hear you'd add some homemade jalapeno black refried beans??  I'm glad I'm sitting down!

    I need to get you guys in touch with my wagyu guy. You will never buy meat at the store again.
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • I’m all in on this that....looks great 
    Charlotte, NC - Large BGE 2014, Maverick ET 733, Thermopen, Nest, Platesetter, Woo2 and Extender w/Grid, Kick Ash Basket, Pizza Stone, SS Smokeware Cap, Blackstone 36"
  • Saweeet!  I guess there’s no leftovers for us forum loafers?

    the city above Toronto - Noodleville wtih 2 Large 1 Mini

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