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by Piman
Wed May 27, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Barbeque and Grilling
Topic: Smoking with different wood chips?
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: Smoking with different wood chips?

Hey Fromwithin, I have tried many types of wood chips and have had great success. I learned early not to put too much on - this is a simple way to get the same taste on your food. I am really partial to the pecan chips, I don't find them as strong as hickory, but of course the aroma is lighter too (...
by Piman
Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS/NEWBIES
Topic: Which BBQ would you buy?
Replies: 8
Views: 513

Re: Which BBQ would you buy?

Being a charcoal guy it is hard to really give an educated opinion about a gas grill. However it may be worthwhile to know that for some of their grills Napoleon offers a charcoal insert. That is a basket that fits under the grate but above the burner so that you can put in charcoal and do a decent ...
by Piman
Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS/NEWBIES
Topic: What Grill to buy?
Replies: 17
Views: 414

Re: What Grill to buy?

There's nowt wrong with the one-touch. It is very affordable and it does a great job. I concur that going for the gold for the hinged lid is an important factor for those long cooks. If you go this route make sure you get the weber. When I first started grilling, I got a weber one-touch clone from C...
by Piman
Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: Barbeque and Grilling
Topic: Royal Oak "star grill" lump
Replies: 7
Views: 343

Re: Royal Oak "star grill" lump

For the most part I have not found the RO to be bad. It is by no means as good as Maple Leaf or Basques. From time to time I Have noted the aforementioned worked wood pieces, but on the whole they are either well disguised or I have been really lucky. There have also been some significant rock sizes...
by Piman
Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Smokin in K-Town
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Smokin in K-Town

Glad to have you on board here in K-town Scott! You are definitely going to have fun with this site!

Piman
by Piman
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Pork Recipes
Topic: Standing spareribs Memphis-style *PICS !
Replies: 16
Views: 916

Re: Standing spareribs Memphis-style *PICS !

Oh man looking good!

Welcome aboard!

Piman
by Piman
Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS/NEWBIES
Topic: Books???
Replies: 16
Views: 993

homefyrescalgary wrote:Depends on what you're after I suppose.

A good general how-to: How to Grill by Steve Raichlen
I can definitely concur with the above book. Even though I've been grilling on charcoal for years, there was a lot of really good tips and tricks! The Mediterranean rub is awsome!

Cheers,
Piman
by Piman
Sat Dec 20, 2008 3:08 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Sugar Maple and Pecan HELP HELP
Replies: 25
Views: 1500

Stevo, you've got to try pecan. Last week, I did up a jerked chicken and smoked it lightly with the pecan. I had no idea what the result would be, but it was very good. The information I have about pecan is that it gives a more subtle smoky flavour and a slight nutty taste. Both of which came throug...
by Piman
Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Sugar Maple and Pecan HELP HELP
Replies: 25
Views: 1500

Hey Stevo,

I am in Kingston, but was recently in the Ottawa area and found some pecan chips at a Home Hardware in Rockland (they had lots, but it is probably a long drive for you). You could go to your local Home Hardware and see if they have any, or see if they would order any for you.

Piman
by Piman
Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Barbeque and Grilling
Topic: Maole Leaf Lump Charcoal
Replies: 7
Views: 876

Adrienne, Buy what you can from Rona! I have recently moved from Ottawa to Kingston and I know I will have to stock up on lump charcoal. In Ottawa I was always able to get Maple Leaf lump at my local Home Hardware for 12.49, however, at the next closest Home Hardware they wanted 16 for the same bag....
by Piman
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: Barbeque and Grilling
Topic: Fresh Spices
Replies: 6
Views: 697

I don't know about the mint, however I have had good success with the basil and parsely. In a food processor blend the herbs with a little olive oil until smoothish but chunky. Place into an airtight container, ziploc bag or small container and freeze. You can also put the mixture into an ice-cube t...
by Piman
Sun Sep 14, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Pork Recipes
Topic: Tapenade Rolled Pork Loin (AKA: Pig and Olive), with photos
Replies: 4
Views: 1505

Here's the Recipe

TAPENADE -2 cans (398 ml each) drained, pitted, black olives (pre sliced work the best) -2 cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped -2-4 tablespoons drained capers -1-2 Dijon mustard -1 teaspoon dried oregano -Black pepper to taste -Olive oil 1. Place olives, garlic, capers, mustard, pepper, and oregano i...
by Piman
Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:28 pm
Forum: Barbeque and Grilling
Topic: New Addition to the family!
Replies: 8
Views: 1060

Congrats Diva Q!

In one of the books I have, the author has a stainless steel top Weber Performer. It also has a direct connection for a full size propane tank. I don't know for sure, but I figure, Weber got rid of the mount and connection and put in the charcoal bin.

Anyhow, ENJOY!
by Piman
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: Barbeque and Grilling
Topic: Charcoal
Replies: 8
Views: 1812

Yeah your are right Clark, now that I have had a second run with the charcoal, it doesn't smell as good. I do seem to be getting some very high initial temperatures and then a good long slow burn though. So maybe the trick is to use a combination?
by Piman
Thu Jul 31, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Competition BBQ
Topic: Congrats to Diva Q!
Replies: 15
Views: 1579

WOO HOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WAY TO GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!