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Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 11-27-2015 at 12:18 AM
Curtis - I think you're right. If the meat has been injected with salt water solution at the
production line it won't take up much, if any of the flavor from the brine. That's pretty much
Posted in thread: Corn Cobs instead of Rice Hulls? on 11-24-2015 at 12:12 PM
No rice grown in SA? Never knew that.
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 11-24-2015 at 12:04 PM
Curtis have you tried an overnight brine in a solution with aromatics, fruits etc? This has
been a game changer for my smoked poultry, and also pork chops. Best damn turkey I have ever
had I made last...
Posted in thread: Anyone Make their own Sushi on 11-23-2015 at 03:18 AM
Soo... Where in Panama do you live (we can take this onto pm), and what is your feelings on
Cordova? The first time I had it was in Panama, and it made darn good cerviche and Cordova
creole. Yummy whe...
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 11-23-2015 at 12:37 AM
Got stuck with cooking ButterBall Boneless Turkey Breasts (ugh, would rather cook a real bird)
for a big Thanksgiving party. Did a test run today, sous vided them, and then moved to the
grill to finis...
Posted in thread: Anyone Make their own Sushi on 11-23-2015 at 12:22 AM
Speaking of sushi, we live in the highlands of Panama part-time...in the cool mountain climate,
but still close to two oceans...great combination. We are lucky to have one of the best sushi
chefs in P...
Posted in thread: Anyone Make their own Sushi on 11-23-2015 at 12:10 AM
It could of course, but Ive eaten loads freshly sliced fish & conch over decades and never
gotten sick and never gotten parasites (I live in Central America so I get tested once a year
as part of norm...
Posted in thread: Anyone Make their own Sushi on 11-22-2015 at 11:59 PM
Would canned tuna be blasphemous? Or even any good?A bit blasphemous yes, but you could use it
to make a spicy tuna roll.
Posted in thread: First Lager Recommendations on 11-22-2015 at 10:54 PM
Recommendation: be absolutely meticulous about everything, especially mash and ferm temps, and
follow a well established recipe. I did my first lager that way and it was one of the best
beers I have e...
Posted in thread: Anyone Make their own Sushi on 11-22-2015 at 10:28 PM
Think sushi grade fish is usually frozen to very cold temperatures to kill parasites. ...You
mean like these cute little guys?We didnt use this fish for sashimi.