First Steaks.....

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by thewoodlands, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. thewoodlands

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    cooked over the fireplace. The blocks are temporary until I get the base welded, the metal roofing material is used so I can funnel more heat straight up.

    After burning most of the day I raked some coals forward between the blocks, added some small splits of pine,sugar maple, small ironwood and some smaller oak. After that burned down I added some smaller splits of beech.

    About 4:20 I put the steaks on, 4-4-2, four minutes each side then flip over for another two. The steaks came out perfect (from the wife) loved the taste of them.
     

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  2. Pallet Pete

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    Ooooooo yummy ! That might be my job tommarrow now. Looks great zap !

    Pete
     
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    Nice. I haven't had a steak in a few months, probably since the summer. I was surprised to see no snow in the picture this week.

    I cooked a pork tenderloin on a cherry plank today with a side of cheddar mashed and beans.
     
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    The boss already is askng what's next, maybe chicken. The grate was given to us by our neighbor Nola (she brought her Kubota up for me to use when we built the fireplace.)
     
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    Pics?
     
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    Looks tasty zap.
     
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    All I had today was a bottle of water and a granola bar so I was set for a nice meal.
     
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    Perfect zap.Nothing better than meat over hardwood coals.
     
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    Nicely done ZAP. Nicely done.
     
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    It's almost time to wake up the neighbor(s), the winds are suppose to come in later so I'll burn less pine today. Maybe we will cook some burgers or hot sausage later, it all depends if the wife has plans already.
     
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    Two recipes that I can recommend for chicken:

    First is the tipsy chicken with bourbon and maple glaze from the Weber cookbook. It is fantastic.

    The second is Pen's white barbecue sauce chicken thigh family recipe that he had up a few months ago in a thread.
     
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    So, I guess if we visit again we have to bring steaks!
     
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    Never, just tell us what thickness you want.
     
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    ...love cooking on the fire pit...it's a caveman thing???
     
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    It's been a few years since we cooked steaks ar chicken over some nice coals, it's good to be back in the game.
     
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    Steak good!!! LOL
     
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    I'm WAAAAAY overdue for a firepit steak. Almost ridiculous how long its been (couple months, maybe;)).

    Looks fantastic, wish I could've been there.
     
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    Probably didn't have enough to feed you! LOL:p
     
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    Time ya light that puppy up, we need pics of the pit with food.
     
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    Since this came out so good last time we cooked it we decided it would be our Christmas dinner. ==c

    I'll pick this up tomorrow (my father wants a four pound hunk) it will come in at 14-16 pound prime rib.
     

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    PARTY AT ZAP'S!:p
     
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