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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #630 on: October 18, 2018, 10:03:11 AM »
I recently got back from an anniversary trip with the wife. We went to Lost River State Park in WV and rented an old 1930's CCC cabin. Fantastic trip, barely anyone else in the park, just you, the wilderness, and the cabin. It was great to get away for a while, zero phone signal there. I got to pay a visit to Lighthorse Harry Lee's summer home that's built on the grounds and his sulfur spring which smells exactly the way you think it would. I highly recommend the area if you're ever looking to totally escape; it gave me some more motivation to keep hunting for gigs out in West Virginia.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #631 on: October 18, 2018, 05:18:25 PM »
Nice!


Got new tires on the Patriot - again. It came with Goodyear Wrangler all-seasons, which were garbage. By the time the Patriot had 25,000 miles on it, we had replaced 3 of the 4 tires because they had delaminated. So, we put on Yokohama Geolandar AT-S tires on. Decent handling off-road capable tires. Problem was, they were a 50,000 mile tire, and we went through two sets in 70,000 miles. Now I put on Continental Terrain Contacts. 60,000 mile tire, more aggressive tread. We'll see how they do.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #632 on: October 20, 2018, 04:34:32 PM »
Ok. Got a cord and a half of dry mesquite stacked up out of the weather. I still have a half a cord of greenish mesquite to stack on the other side of the woodshed. Plus a lot of small stuff and bark to gather up for kindling. Right now, I'm going to go collapse. I may take a shower first.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #633 on: October 27, 2018, 11:20:41 AM »
The chickens I smoked on Thursday...




Half the prime rib...










The other half the prime rib is getting smoked tomorrow.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #634 on: October 27, 2018, 08:20:24 PM »
A sneak peek of where we went this afternoon...


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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #635 on: October 28, 2018, 06:50:01 PM »
Miner, I'm seeing no photos. Anyone else see them?
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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #636 on: October 29, 2018, 05:30:25 AM »
I see it.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #637 on: October 29, 2018, 09:53:31 AM »
Wow EM that looks fantastic, both the food and scenery. Where was that taken, northern AZ?

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #638 on: October 29, 2018, 09:55:14 AM »
Central Arizona, more or less. On the west side of the Bradshaw Mountains on the road to Crown King.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #639 on: October 29, 2018, 09:56:25 AM »
That's really very cool. I have to get out to your state sometime.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #640 on: December 02, 2018, 10:15:47 AM »
Started a little over 2 pounds of wild caught Alaskan salmon curing for cold smoking, probably on Tuesday. Decorating the house. Might go make a pot of tea and throw some more wood on the fire.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #641 on: December 03, 2018, 09:25:17 AM »
E.Miner....how long are you smoking before covering and finish cooking? On my Traeger, about 2 hours is max before turning the skin or outer layer of meat into leather.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #642 on: December 03, 2018, 10:59:27 AM »
Err...finish cooking?

No.

It is cured. Then it is cold smoked for two to three hours with heavy smoke. Then it gets vacuum packed until needed on crackers or bagels.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #643 on: December 03, 2018, 05:33:56 PM »
Went and picked up the newest member of the family.

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Re: What did you do today?
« Reply #644 on: December 04, 2018, 11:47:09 AM »
EM, thanx for the reply....obviously a different system.