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To rediscover real food, regain the habit
of cooking from scratch with locally sourced
ingredients, and free myself from the
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BBQ/Smoking

BBQ, and hot or cold smoking

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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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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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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Wood Pellet Grill Forum – www.pelletfan.com

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September 21, 2017

I've long been a follower of the PelletHeads BBQ forum, which catered specifically to the kind of pellet-fueled smoker I use.

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Playing with an old toy

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August 6, 2016

As many of you will know, I have a pair of pellet grills (a large Traeger and a small GMG), on which I cook all of my BBQ. What I don't often mention is my Kamado, or ceramic grill, which I haven't used in a couple of years.
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The Christmas Duck

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December 25, 2015

I bought a duck for Christmas, it was oven prepared and looked great. The instructions were to roast it at 180℃ (350℉) for an hour and forty-five minutes. I decided to cook it in my pellet grill at a lower initial temperature - 82℃ (180℉) - to give it some smoke, before turning up...
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GMG Davy Crockett: Importance of maintenance/cleanup

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December 25, 2015

Damp had got into the pellet hopper. When pellets get damp, they disintegrate into wood dust. That then dries and impacts into a kind of soft wooden cement. After vacuuming out the remaining pellets, I looked at a wood encased auger and sighed.
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Beef Short Ribs @ Waitrose

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September 20, 2015

I'm not a fan of ribs, or anything requiring me to gnaw a bone; but I make an exception to beef short ribs (mainly because I remove the meat off the bone before serving).

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BattleBox

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September 13, 2015

If I hadn't decided to invest in wood pellet grilling, I'd be all over these guys.

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