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  Topic: Big Apple BBQ - pics from yesterday
empnero

Replies: 6
Views: 2732

PostForum: BBQ Restaurant Reviews   Posted: Jun 17 2010   Subject: Big Apple BBQ - pics from yesterday
empanero, what's different about this Maker's? Maker's is a wheated bourbon...is the new one not wheated?
With the new Maker's they add charred french oak staves to the barrels. Its the same whiskey ...
  Topic: Big Apple BBQ - pics from yesterday
empnero

Replies: 6
Views: 2732

PostForum: BBQ Restaurant Reviews   Posted: Jun 13 2010   Subject: Big Apple BBQ - pics from yesterday
great this year, furst time with the fastpass, definately clutch,

jacks old south ran out of brisket really early, myron mixon had no idea what he was getting into so the piece i had was a bit rus ...
  Topic: KFC grilled chicken
empnero

Replies: 13
Views: 10123

PostForum: Chicken Recipes   Posted: Nov 19 2009   Subject: KFC grilled chicken
yea the owner of a local one told us that its actually baked not grilled and the lines are painted on, also I think its common knowledge by now but their fried is made ("fried") in a pressur ...
  Topic: Swingbelly's Beachside BBQ Long Beach, NY
empnero

Replies: 2
Views: 4358

PostForum: BBQ Restaurant Reviews   Posted: Oct 28 2009   Subject: Swingbelly's Beachside BBQ Long Beach, NY
Living on Long Island, one of the biggest problems in getting decent BBQ. Most of the places that claim their food is BBQ either grill some chicken and smother it in sauce or boil and broil their ribs ...
  Topic: Sauces I Picked Up Along the Way
empnero

Replies: 9
Views: 3442

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jul 09 2009   Subject: Sauces I Picked Up Along the Way
Looks like you had a pretty nice trip. Out of all those sauces the only ones I've seen before were the Pappy's and the only one I've tried was the moonshine. Let me tell you, that had some heat to it.
  Topic: $25 Home Grown Ceramic Cooker
empnero

Replies: 14
Views: 5430

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 09 2009   Subject: $25 Home Grown Ceramic Cooker
Well I had some temp control issues, it was a pain to adjust the temp if need be, and for some reason the need always arose. It was a little small for my liking and I wanted to switch away from electr ...
  Topic: $25 Home Grown Ceramic Cooker
empnero

Replies: 14
Views: 5430

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 09 2009   Subject: $25 Home Grown Ceramic Cooker
I have one of those. I made it last year after watching Good Eats. It was cool but I wasn't in love with it. This is mine http://www.thesmokering.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18503&highlight=smoker
  Topic: First brisket, wood preferences anyone?
empnero

Replies: 15
Views: 8665

PostForum: Wood and Charcoal   Posted: Jun 23 2009   Subject: First brisket, wood preferences anyone?
I really like mesquite with beef but I recently did a brisket with pecan and it came out really tasty. I think that since I'm out of Mesquite I'll continue with pecan for brisket until I need more woo ...
  Topic: Hello from LI, NY
empnero

Replies: 11
Views: 2820

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Jun 23 2009   Subject: Hello from LI, NY
Always nice to see a fellow Long Islander. Welcome to the ring!
  Topic: Settle an argument
empnero

Replies: 6
Views: 1840

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 20 2009   Subject: Settle an argument
I generally go anywhere from 225-250. If it goes above 250 I try to make the temp drop. Most book I have read I truly wonder where they get their times and temps from? 3-2-1 method is for 225ish so it ...
  Topic: NY BBQ Brisket
empnero

Replies: 13
Views: 2604

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Jun 19 2009   Subject: NY BBQ Brisket
Hey, I'm a fellow long islander and I know what you're going through. It does suck that we dont have super walmarts, and our Sams here kinda suck. I'm assuming from the fact that you're by a sam's you ...
  Topic: 2009 Big Apple BBQ Block Party - PICS
empnero

Replies: 20
Views: 5433

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 15 2009   Subject: 2009 Big Apple BBQ Block Party - PICS
Yea I was there both days, its was pretty crazy. The amount of people on Saturday was unbelievable. The lines were like an hour long. The Salt Lick was out of food by 3:30, Big Bob Gibson by 4, then H ...
  Topic: Beef Ribs
empnero

Replies: 19
Views: 4437

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 15 2009   Subject: Beef Ribs
Very nice! I love beef ribs, and you just put me in the mood to make some this weekend
  Topic: Are The GREEN Police taking over BBQ?
empnero

Replies: 62
Views: 14388

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 13 2009   Subject: Are The GREEN Police taking over BBQ?
there is a big difference between sanitary and aesthetic. No one is saying go green and disregard sanitary concerns. And yes you can get the plastic wraps and gloves made out of that fake plastic too. ...
  Topic: Are The GREEN Police taking over BBQ?
empnero

Replies: 62
Views: 14388

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 13 2009   Subject: Are The GREEN Police taking over BBQ?
Yea I completely agree with this. When there are so many alternatives out there that will not sit for an eternity without breaking down, why use Styrofoam? Its not limp wristed it just the smart choic ...
  Topic: Big Apple BBQ
empnero

Replies: 0
Views: 836

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 13 2009   Subject: Big Apple BBQ
Ok so this weekend is the 7th annual Snapple Big Apple BBQ. There are top pitmaster vendors, seminars and music. Some of the best bbq in the country will be in this one park in NYC. The top guys from ...
  Topic: Do You Sprinkle Or Rub Your Rub
empnero

Replies: 18
Views: 5426

PostForum: Rubs, Marinades, Brines, Mops & Sauces   Posted: Jun 12 2009   Subject: Do You Sprinkle Or Rub Your Rub
I sprinkle only. I read somewhere that ribs need to sweat during q'ing and rubbing them will prevent it. In the long run its probably bs, but it sounds good.
I know Mike Mills says this in Peace, L ...
  Topic: Forum maintenance tonight
empnero

Replies: 5
Views: 1265

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Jun 10 2009   Subject: Forum maintenance tonight
thanks for the update. I'm just curious what timezone were talking about here?
  Topic: 1st Smoker
empnero

Replies: 15
Views: 4379

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jun 02 2009   Subject: 1st Smoker
I have that smoker as well and I'm extremely happy with it. I've done a few cooks on it and recently did my 1st brisket on it. I love it. Now i know k.a.m. said that its the only other upright he'd co ...
  Topic: 1st Smoker
empnero

Replies: 15
Views: 4379

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jun 02 2009   Subject: 1st Smoker
buy the wsm, the brinkmann will do the job if you're on a budget, but trust me you will get very frustrated with it! it is damn near impossible to control the temps. there are plenty of mods but by th ...
 
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