I got home late last night after a fun weekend. New Holland is my favorite contest and one I seem to score well in.
I'd like to thank everyone for their well wishes after the contest and congratulate Chris for getting his boxes in on time. Next contest you cook you should go out and visit the other teams, they are a wealth of information on how to cook comps. Competition cooking is different then back yard cooking, you have to be organized, efficient and disciplined. It's not that hard , experience helps.
Brian, it was fun to spend a little time with you, the late night walk with the Clonesickle was what cooking is all about for me. Congratulations on a big finish in a big contest. I've never cooked a comp by myself and have nothing buy the up most respect for those who do and to get two calls and a top ten finish is something to be very proud of. I hope we can cook the same comp's in the future. It was the highlight of my weekend when you and the pigs came over to my site and we could tip the bottle one more time, those moments mean the most to me and my team.
Here are the pictures I m emailing to my niece to put on the site. There are a few of Stella and my new cherry pile but you get the drift.
I have three big catering jobs before Oinktoberfest but it's a contest I'm looking forward to. I'm looking forward to meeting more folks from this board.
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