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  1. DarthSilentBob

    DarthSilentBob VIP Member VIP Member

    Lawrence is nice. And it's right outside of KC if you want to go into the city. I'm down in Wichita myself.

  2. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Honestly, the only time I left Lawrence was to go to the KC airport! Only time I've been in western Kansas was when we drove back from CA to IN. Went through Topeka but that's it.
  3. Copacetic

    Copacetic Well-Known Member

    I too grew up in Texas and miss good ole Texas Barbecue. Dry rub is the way to go. Haha, just ordered a Rudy's brisket for New Years, but nothing beats Lockart Texas for great barbecue. As to NC, I agree with previous poster, two kinds of BBQ here, vinegar base in the west and tomato based in the east. Red or white slaw on your pulled pork sandwich?
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  4. DarthSilentBob

    DarthSilentBob VIP Member VIP Member

    For Texas BBQ I'm a huge fan of the Salt Lick outside of Austin. That place rocks!
  5. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Saw film from that place on both Man vs. Food and Top Chef (two of my absolute favorite shows). Looks amazing and too legit.

    Edit: And, wow rookie mistake at the store. I grabbed cilantro instead of parsley for dinner. Ugh, you'd think I'd be able to tell the difference! Should be fine either way though I don't know if it'll pair well with tarragon.
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  6. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven -.. --- - / -.. .- ... .... Moderator

    I'm just getting into slaw as I have been so turned off for my entire life by the gross restaurant slaw served here:mad:. I've had a few awesome homemade ones that are delicious so I now want to pair a good one with my pulled pork. If anyone wants to help spread good slaw to a Northeastern dude, please PM me or post a recipe here.
  7. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Yep, and while I don't eat any true bbq, I loves me some well made slaw.
    Two biggest problems: either too much sugar or too much mayo. For me, the easiest way is: equal parts red and green cabbage, .5 parts carrots all finely grated/julienned. Mix in some dijon mustard (not too traditional), small amount of mayo, a white vinegar (white wine, white balsamic, apple cider are all fine). Season with salt and pepper, BAM, done! There's plenty of other stuff you can add into it, but I like it nice and traditional. Celery salt is nice, some Tabasco, sour cream, red onion, herbs; the skies the limit. :D
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  8. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Alright, I promise this will be the last song post (have most of my dinner prep done, waiting for the wife to come home to finish). Andrew Bird is one of our absolute favorites. We've seen him 3 times now and are just wow'd each time. One of the most talented artists out there today. Classically trained violin player, insane whistler, guitar player and overall great composer.
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  9. IHateMyTreo

    IHateMyTreo Well-Known Member

  10. AndroiDad75

    AndroiDad75 Well-Known Member

    Been down with the flu the past few days, so since it seems this place is hopping again, wanted to drop this back in and see if there were any other options. Thanks BB, for your suggestion.

    As for BBQ and cooking. I also cooking most of the time, when we are eating at home. I love BBQ, and in particular smoking.

    As others have stated, smoking is so laid back and easy - the hardest part is probably prepping the meat. Once you get used to how your smoker reacts when increasing/decreasing oxygen, you rarely have to do much.

    I would highly suggest people who love to smoke, try building your own smoker. I built my smoker out of a 50 gallon drum for less than $60 in hardware. Best thing I have probably ever done - for food gadgets. When I brought the drum home, my wife said "why did you buy a big steel trash can"

    You can usually get the drums for free, or very little ($25ish) from an apple orchard, if you have any near you. Getting food grade drums are the best, because they don't have a liner inside that you'd need to burn out. If you can't get food grade drums, you can get a drum from anywhere, just make sure you burn it out, with lots of wood/pallets and then grind out any left over liner. After that easy peezy. $50 - $75 worth of hardwaare later, half hour to 1 hour of time, and you have a smoker ready to go.

    I got lucky, and got mine powder coated for free as well.

    Have I mentioned, I LOVE BBQ?
  11. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator


    I am a New Mexican but when it comes to bbq I do not mess with the Lone Star State. In fact, I am going to play Lyle Lovett's That's Right, You're Not From Texas right now!

    And slaw with my pork? Red, the only way to go imo. :)
  12. ryancmatchett

    ryancmatchett VIP Member VIP Member

    If I might add from Cali....BBQ means TriTrip, santa maria style seasonings (like SuzieQs or a home made mix with garlic, onion, seasoned salt and more garlic) or a bacon wrapped filet mignon, with santa maria style seasonings or burgers..all on a red oak fire pit/BBQ in the back yard with lots of friends and family.
    At least that's what it means to us....
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  13. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven -.. --- - / -.. .- ... .... Moderator

    I just found out that my step-son got accepted to Mass Maritime Academy. I am so proud of him. I know this isn't the right place to post this, but I had to share. I am so proud of him. Look for my post it the parent friendly thread.
  14. Copacetic

    Copacetic Well-Known Member

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  15. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    Congrats! I can't speak for anyone else but I enjoy getting these little blurbs about everyone. Its the lounge so we are the right place for it all!!
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  16. blkbeltkid17

    blkbeltkid17 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Good evening everyone
  17. jbdan

    jbdan Well-Known Member

  18. jbdan

    jbdan Well-Known Member

    Congratulations to your family! Sure you can share it here that's why we're here :)
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  19. jbdan

    jbdan Well-Known Member

    Check out the full-screen mod by mrx8836350 at XDA for the GN. Not flash-able yet, but quite cool! So Big! Video
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  20. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    That's what she said!!
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  21. jbdan

    jbdan Well-Known Member

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  22. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    I'm looking over the old gnex thread... memories... I miss the excitement and the high of it. :(
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  23. jbdan

    jbdan Well-Known Member

    Howdy old friend long time. I believe I am still high from it! Good to see you again
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  24. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    Just looked up the stats, as they stand now:

    ***Official Galaxy Nexus Pre-Release speculation thread**

    December 15th, 2011 12:55 PM - my last post.
    by Steven58 (author, obviously)
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    chiph411, GalaxyNexus, jmar and 5 others like this.
  25. RazorSharp

    RazorSharp Well-Known Member

    Ugh, I'm supposed to be sleeping, but instead I'm reading this thread and now I'm starving! :p

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