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Yearly Archives: 2018

Black Friday – Anova Sous Vide

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November 21, 2018

For foodies out there. I've been watching the Amazon Black Friday sales for sous vide kit, cos I thought it is just the kind of thing they would have.

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Coffee: Brown Bear – Breakfast Blend

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November 12, 2018

At the moment, about half the coffee I am drinking is the Revelation blend from Union I wrote of earlier, and the other half are different blends I am getting through my subscription with The Coffee Roasters.

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Experiment with BBQ Lamb

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September 15, 2018

I've just been on holiday, and of course I took my Davy Crockett grill with me.

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Coffee: A Revelation.

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September 5, 2018

For the past month or so, I have been experimenting with coffee, following a purchase of a bean to cup machine. I must catch up sometime soon with the story of the machine and how I have gone from someone who hated coffee to someone who quite likes it.

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Simple BBQ Automation

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August 31, 2018

A while back I refitted my larger Traeger pellet grill with a new home-built controller.

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Sweet and Sour Sauce – Easy Style

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June 23, 2018

Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce
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Cold Smoking Again

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May 28, 2018

I became aware that many people use the CSG in a normal BBQ, and decided to give it a try. But I never did. I use a pellet grill, which would be switched off during this process (we are talking COLD smoking). The cardboard box was a vertical arrangement with ventilation by the tray...
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Adventures with coffee

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May 25, 2018

I don't drink a lot of coffee, but I do like the odd cup. Up to about 15 years ago, I didn't drink it at all. I really disliked the taste as a drink, which was odd, as coffee flavour in a cake I loved.

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BBQ Cleanup

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April 19, 2018

Finally got around to the great BBQ spring cleanup. A simple enough job, but between illness and the weather, I hadn't managed it.

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Firebox BBQ Pizza Oven

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March 18, 2018

While at the garden centre on Friday, I picked up a Firebox BBQ Pizza Oven for some silly money.

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