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Old 02-03-2007, 10:47 AM   #1
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Well it’s cold here and I’m cooking….I’m having some issues getting the WSM up to temp…I think that the frozen sand in the pan is acting as a huge heat sink….

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The plan is to do a Brisket and a batch of banana pepper ABT’s (those are for dinner and as a pizza topping for tomorrow), then toss on a homemade Polish Sausage Fattie and maybe some eggs…I also did a batch of pickled sausage and some pickled eggs….
I wish the rest of the area guys weren’t a bunch of girls when it came to cooking in the cold…today would have been a good day for a fire outside and a bottle of whiskey to share with the fellas…
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Old 02-03-2007, 11:01 AM   #2
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Looks like you have a good plan for some Dog Treats.

Dude,
It is cold where you are.
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Old 02-03-2007, 11:04 AM   #3
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You need to bring that sand inside the night before you cook or preheat it in the oven. I usually preheat my fire bricks to 200* on the cold day cooks like it's going to be this week.
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Old 02-03-2007, 11:19 AM   #4
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We're in the middle of a heat wave. It's 10* warmer here (+27*) than where you're at.

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You go Dave....Show those bastards!
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Dang, you got that brisket COATED! Braver than me dave.....btw, it's 13* and sunny here :P
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My neighbor stopped by for a few….

I thought about the sand last night…but I had a few to many…Jack and Cokes….didn’t think about the oven thing…thanks for the tip..Going to grill some strip steaks up in a bit as well...
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If we lived close that sounds like one hell of a day!
Way to keep them brewskis cold
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If we lived close that sounds like one hell of a day!
Way to keep them brewskis cold
Keeps em from freezing. It's an old Green Mountain trick that Cappy invented.
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If we lived close that sounds like one hell of a day!
Way to keep them brewskis cold
Keeps em from freezing. It's an old Green Mountain trick that Cappy invented.
They have snow down there
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