Wednesday, September 30, 2009

On The Road To KC

Well, I'm on the road, driving with Brendan of Transformer BBQ to Kansas City for the American Royal.

This is a trip that has been in the works for some time. I'm basicly going to help with the driving. It's a long way from New England to Kansas City, so myself and Mike from the Giggling Pigs will be helping Brendan with the driving.

Right now, we are somewhere between Albany and Syracuse, probably closer to Syracuse. I expect this will be an interesting experience. My goal is to just have a good time and hopefully be able to help Brendan and Mike from Lakeside Smokers (he's flying in) in any way possible.

Probably the best help I can be will be to stay the heck out of their way.
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Saturday, September 05, 2009

Catering in Hamden

Great day for a BBQ!
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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Old School

Been using my old Weber Smokey Mountain cooker a lot lately. Part of is is because I have cooked a few parties where I needed to cook a lot of meat. But using it again reminded me of why I liked this cooker so much in the first place.

Very easy to use, and I can get a much longer cook on it than my Backwoods party, at least the way the Backwoods is currently configured. The WSM with a packed charcoal ring and the larger water pan can go 10-12 hours at 250 degrees. The Backwoods has a small charcoal pan which gives me 6 good hours, tops.

I have seen the new larger WSM's starting to pop up at competitions. I might have to make that my next cooker....