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re: Beef tenderloin - BigDropper
If keeping it whole, I would reverse sear it. This method gives you the most control. Also, watch a few videos on how to truss (tie it up) it to keep it uniform is size and shape. This will ensure an even cook. I like to season mine with only salt an pepper, cook it to 120°F, rest it and smear it...
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re: First Brisket - BigDropper
I don't use a binder because it is an extra step and I do not believe it makes any perceptible difference. I think it is counterintuitive to add extra moisture to the surface of a product that you are attempting to brown. ...
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re: Why wasn't the New Mexico game shown on mainstream TV? - BigDropper
I watched it live on HULU :cheers:...
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re: Help w Boiling peanuts - BigDropper
I do not care much for boiled peanuts. Most roadside stalls along rural Georgia roads are nothing more than over-salted, flavorless, mushy messes. I have hated boiled peanuts since the first time I tasted them. That was until our AP brought some to a potluck. Hers were seasoned to perfection and not...
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re: Help w Boiling peanuts - BigDropper
[quote]I have ordered 5 lbs in the shell[/quote] [quote]Do you have an Instant Pot?[/quote]That may take a while... ...
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re: Suggestions for beef loin top sirloin, cap off steaks? - BigDropper
Sounds like it's cross sections of sirloin cap with fat removed. Really good piece of meat. Great for grilling or preparing like other steaks. Keep it under Medium for best results. ...
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re: Need an apple pork shoulder brine. - BigDropper
[quote]Apple sauce is a great idea for apple flavor. Does it blend well with water to form a brine? [/quote] Applesauce is pureed apples, which are probably 75-85% water, making applesauce an aqueous liquid solution. So yeah, it blends well with brine. ...
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re: Need an apple pork shoulder brine. - BigDropper
The drawbacks with using straight apple juice are, 1) Hard to control sugar content as every apple juice product is not created equal. 2) Apple juice did not transfer a perceptible "apple" flavor, only sweetness. 3) Sugars in apple juice "burn" more readily. Because apple sauce contains ...
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re: Need an apple pork shoulder brine. - BigDropper
Here's the recipe converted down 1ea 24oz can apple sauce 5ea bay leaves .25c garlic, sliced .25c thyme (small bunch) .75T cinnamon (or 2 sticks) 5ea cloves 2c sugar 1.25c salt 1c brandy, alcohol cooked off 1g hot water .75g ice...
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re: Need an apple pork shoulder brine. - BigDropper
That's probably because you've never cooked in a classical French brasserie. Edit: I say that to mean, the recipe was originally developed to use an A10 can of apple sauce but, the chef wanted fresh apples in the brine instead. He was uncompromising. ...
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re: Need an apple pork shoulder brine. - BigDropper
We had a double cut pork chop on the menu that used this brine. 10ea apples 20ea bay leaves 1c garlic 1c thyme 3T cinnamon 20ea cloves 8c sugar 5c salt 4c brandy, alcohol cooked off 4gal hot water 3g ice Peel apples and cut into 1" pieces - Put everything except hot water and ice int...
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re: Netflix CHEF'S TABLE Pizza - BigDropper
That first EP is solid. ...
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re: Netflix CHEF'S TABLE Pizza - BigDropper
Welcome, I would have mentioned it sooner but, I thought someone else would have mentioned it by now. ...
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re: FBD - Back at it - BigDropper
NBD first time trimming a beer... I mean a brisket. [img]https://i.imgur.com/K4wYooX.jpeg[/img]...
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re: FBD - Back at it - BigDropper
FBD while prepping this bitch to burn. [img]https://i.imgur.com/NftxZnt.jpeg[/img]...
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Netflix CHEF'S TABLE Pizza - BigDropper
Released September 7th. I just finished the 6 episode series and, it is done as well as the others of this brand. Good watch ...
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re: Point me to your best lasagna recipes - BigDropper
He LIVES!!! Good to see your face! Borg Borg Borg!!! ...
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re: Why can’t we have better concessions at tiger stadium - BigDropper
[quote]A paper boat with about 12 nacho chips and a small amount of cheese and 4 very very small pieces of cooked pork …. they were about the size of a tootsies roll….all 4 pieces ..what a rip off that was…[/quote] Rookie move, You gotta survey the food coming off the counter to see if what you're ...
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re: Man stabbed on LA metro for rapping out loud and annoying other passengers - BigDropper
I guess the "you're not going to stab me" spell didn't work?...
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re: Anybody Tried the Latest Method? - Cook Your Chicken in Nyquil - BigDropper
I mean, didn't Ferran Adrià cook with Fisherman's Friend on occasion? ...
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