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Mr. D


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  • Some folks have all the luck
  • yzzi said: He probably stole it out of the back of someone's truck when they were inside paying.
  • When cooking brisket which temp should I go by ?  Dome or Grill ?  I have a "ponder" which measures oven / food.
  • Trying " Kebroak" 40# purchased from Amazon. If you are " Amazon Prime " it ships for free. Did one cook and it appears the way to go. Will post results later
  • Gulf Shrimp?
  • Being  mechanically inclined I had thought of all of the negatives as a result of PW. Thanks for the heads up
  • BBQ is not one of the Big Easy thing. Go for Po-Boy sandwiches. ( Roast Beef is super )
  • I see you have one of those thermo-pens. Are they worth the $80.00 Good looking meal
    in Show - off Comment by Mr. D January 2011
  • Just got a shipment from Hawaii. Great stuff. Comes in chunks. You have to split it but it's easy. Taste awesome. $ 60 will get you a box from Hawaii. Thanks to USPS If it fits it ships ( I'm not a postman ) Good luck
    in guava wood Comment by Mr. D January 2010
  • Being from SW Louisiana ( Lafayette/ Opelousas Area ) I grew up cooking . Went to school with Paul Prudomme. I don't have many hobbies, never did except cooking. Prime Rib / Blackening Fish / and the infamous crawfish boils is what I like the mo…
  • Being a La. native ( Opelousas ) I have to ask, why Texas? I left in the 50's ( Job ) retired in 99 moved back to Destrehan, after 5 years dealing with evac, I couldn't handle it anymore s here I am in Austin and lovin every day Hope things g…
  • I agree Frank, BTW how are the Crawfish this year?
  • Did an 8# yesterday and it turned out fantastic however it didn't take me overnight or 8-11 hours as some folks claim. I'm not being critical cause I don't know their situation I'm just say it took me 5 hours. It took me an hour to fire up the…
  • Hey Bash, I agree. My comment, What is it ?
  • Don't woory about the infamous seal, had mine go out after 3 cooks, went to my supplier, I was given the new and improved one, bought a can of 3M 88 adheasive, scraped the old gasket off was done in 10 minutes. Allow time for everything to set ( 48 …
  • Originally from Louisiana now I live in Cedar Park, 10 minutes from Oasis, how convient. Been here since 06, I love the area.After 32 years in the midwest, ( retired ) decided to move back home. When I left there was hurricanes and crooke…
    in Eggfest Comment by Mr. D March 2009
  • Can I assume that you have guest coming over ? Looks great !
  • Nice setup and I worry about the smoke screwing up my deck roof. Mr. "DD from Cedar Park
  • Good Looking set up I'm hitting Mega Million Lotto tonight and having one of those built, I say have because I don't have the expertise besides with all my millions I want it built as fast as I can
  • OK here we go with the roux. First of all a little background. Born & raised in Opelousas, La., a down to earth coonass and have made my fair share of gumbos. Retired twice, drawing my hard earned SS and living in Austin Texas because couldn'…
  • Great job on the blackening thing. Being a Louisiana "coonass " from Opelousas, La. I had the pleasure of knowing Paul and he does a great job on his seasoning especially " blackening " seasoning. Checkout his site for se…
  • I'm going to try the layered process, large ones then medium and lastly small one. Thanks for your help
  • I did as per instuctions, 1" above holes. When I did my turkey for ThnxGvng I did it the same and it turned out great however now that I think back there was very little coals left. are we saying forget the book and fill almost all the way ? T…
  • Save yourself some time and ask the guy behind the meat counter to " double grind" the brisket you purchased. He will also trim out as much fat as you wish
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