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Old 05-13-2017, 15:43   #1111
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This is an old pal, a trusted friend I usually have the ingredients for and can tolerate the leftovers of. There are several variations. This is the one I use. I have also substituted spring mix greens for the spinach, and a good spaghetti sauce for the tomatoes. Easy stove-top comfort food.

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Ingredients

1/2 lbs ground hamburger
2 Roma tomatoes, diced (or 1C of a good spaghetti sauce)
1C Onion, chopped
2 eggs, scrambled
4 cups uncooked baby spinach (or spring mixed greens)
1/2 TSP Kosher salt
1/4 TSP ground black pepper
1/8 TSP Onion salt
1 TBS Italian seasoning
1/4 Cup Catsup
1 TBS Sour cream (if desired)
1 slice Sourdough bread

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Braise hamburger in skillet with the onion. Add tomatoes (or spaghetti sauce), salt, pepper and seasonings. Reduce liquid and stir as needed. Add eggs and scramble in with the hamburger and tomatoes. Add baby spinach (greens) and reduce. When spinach is reduced and the consistency is the way you want it transfer to top a slice of sourdough bread. Top with a little catsup and a dollop of sour cream if desired and serve. Serves two well.
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Old 05-26-2017, 18:43   #1112
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Three Racks of Baby Backs today here is the before and the after.
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Old 05-26-2017, 18:58   #1113
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Awesome before...

....and even "awesomeer" after !
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Old 05-26-2017, 19:05   #1114
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Good incentive, thanks! Smoking a brisket tomorrow. A first for me.

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Old 05-26-2017, 19:28   #1115
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Good incentive, thanks! Smoking a brisket tomorrow. A first for me.

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Good luck with that brisket Pat, I tried one once then went back to the ribs and pork butt, a man has got to know his limitations!
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Old 05-26-2017, 19:35   #1116
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Good luck with that brisket Pat, I tried one once then went back to the ribs and pork butt, a man has got to know his limitations!
I've got a trick up my sleeve. But we'll see.

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Old 05-26-2017, 20:57   #1117
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I just want all of you to know, that when you post BBQ pic's, I hate you.

That is all.
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Old 05-26-2017, 22:06   #1118
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I know it is a lazy way of doing business... but I have been using a crock pot for my BBQ needs for several weeks. With retirement transition, job searching, and the effort to finish my degree before my final retirement date has consumed every last moment of my time...

(Well, except for the time I have allocated for surfing this god awful black hole of a bulletin board)

I take a nice pork tenderloin and give a good rub - then I put it in a crock pot with a couple tablespoons of liquid smoke, a 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar, and a 1/4 of garden variety BBQ sauce.

I go about my day and come back a few hours later to shred it into a pot full of pulled pork. It isn't on the grill, but damn it is so good on a bun with some cole slaw.

I have done the same thing with chicken but instead of a bun and BBQ sauce I season it for shredded chicken fajitas and wrap it up in a warm flour tortilla with some feta cheese and some Pico de Gallo


...it would be much nicer to hang out by the grill with a cold road soda but I dont have the time right now
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Old 05-26-2017, 22:24   #1119
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I just want all of you to know, that when you post BBQ pic's, I hate you.

That is all.
Well, I hope you hate me come Tuesday. The pic is my new toy. (That's not my trick.) NO, it's not on the bare deck. It's now on a bed of pavers on the deck.

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Well, I hope you hate me come Tuesday. The pic is my new toy. (That's not my trick.) NO, it's not on the bare deck. It's now on a bed of pavers on the deck.

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I have that one also. Smoked several rack of ribs; countless skirt steaks, chicken, and shrimp fajitas; steaks; and many burgers.
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I have that one also. Smoked several rack of ribs; countless skirt steaks, chicken, and shrimp fajitas; steaks; and many burgers.
Any TTPs? This is my first time using an offset smoker. I ran mesquite charcoal through it twice to season it and it held the temperature well. I'm impressed so far.

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Old 05-27-2017, 07:36   #1122
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Any TTPs? This is my first time using an offset smoker. I ran mesquite charcoal through it twice to season it and it held the temperature well. I'm impressed so far.

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It is an easy to use grill/smoker that holds the temperature with very good results.

Plan on grilling a couple of steaks this weekend. Hum, I may throw some shrimp on too.
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I know it is a lazy way of doing business... but I have been using a crock pot for my BBQ needs for several weeks. With retirement transition, job searching, and the effort to finish my degree before my final retirement date has consumed every last moment of my time...

(Well, except for the time I have allocated for surfing this god awful black hole of a bulletin board)

I take a nice pork tenderloin and give a good rub - then I put it in a crock pot with a couple tablespoons of liquid smoke, a 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar, and a 1/4 of garden variety BBQ sauce.

I go about my day and come back a few hours later to shred it into a pot full of pulled pork. It isn't on the grill, but damn it is so good on a bun with some cole slaw.

I have done the same thing with chicken but instead of a bun and BBQ sauce I season it for shredded chicken fajitas and wrap it up in a warm flour tortilla with some feta cheese and some Pico de Gallo


...it would be much nicer to hang out by the grill with a cold road soda but I dont have the time right now
That's probably the best way to do a pork tenderloin, I have done them on the smoker and if you are not vigilant you will over cook them and they will be dry. They also do not have the fat content of a shoulder or butt so they will never shred like pulled pork from those cuts.
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I just want all of you to know, that when you post BBQ pic's, I hate you.

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If you will give me at least 10 hours notice of being in my area I will have a whole rack set aside just for you.
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