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  • tdimond
    Club Member
    • Jun 2018
    • 79
    • Poway, CA
    • Cookers
      Weber Genesis II (4-burner) with GrillGrates
      Pit Barrel Cooker
      Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium with SnS and Drip N' Griddle

      Thermometers
      Maverick XR-50
      Thermapen MK4
      Random, but accurate, pit and leave-in meat thermometers

      Other toys
      PartyQ for Weber Kettle
      BBQ Vortex

    Brilliant or Blasphemous?

    The food scientists at Rice have developed a vegan "brisket" from gluten loaf and porcini mushrooms.

    https://www.livekindly.co/rice-unive...brisket-texas/
  • surfdog
    Club Member
    • Mar 2016
    • 909
    • Sunny SoCal
    • Cooking gadgets
      Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Center
      Weber Summit Platinum D6
      Blue Rhino Razor
      Dyna-Glo XL Premium Dual Chamber
      Camp Chef Somerset IV along with their Artisan Pizza Oven 90
      Anova WiFi

      Thermometers
      Thermapen Mk4 - ThermaQ High Temp Kit - ThermaQ Meathead Kit - ThermaQ WiFi - ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S - ThermoWorks Signals & Billows - ThermoPop -ThermoWorks ProNeedle - ThermoWorks TimeStick Trio x2 - and a Christopher Kimball timer - NO, I do not work for ThermoWorks...I just like their products.

      Other useful bits...
      KitchenAid 7-qt Pro Line stand mixer
      A Black & Decker food processor that I can't seem to murder
      A couple of immersion blenders, one a "consumer" model & the other a "high end" Italian thing. Yes, the Italian one is a bit better, but only marginally
      Instant Pot Duo Evo Plus 8-qt + accessories like egg-bite & egg holders
      All-Clad pots & pans, along with some cast iron...everything from 7" Skookie pans to 8.5qt Dutch ovens
      Weber GBS griddle, pizza stone, and wok
      Knives range from Mercer to F. Dick to "You spent how much for one knife? One knife?!" LOL

    #2
    Eh...might be edible but it’s no brisket. ;-)
    i always think it’s funny trying to make veg taste like meat... I’ve yet to see anyone try to make a pork chop taste like zucchini or something. LOL

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    • HawkerXP
      Club Member
      • Jul 2016
      • 4915
      • Northern Virginia
      • 3 Weber kettles, and a PBC
        Thermopop
        Dot w two probes
        Slo n Sear
        Cold beer

      #3
      Sick.

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      • sos2979
        Club Member
        • Jan 2017
        • 123
        • Lubbock, TX
        • Deep in the MCS zone.
          Currently have
          Gas: Weber Genesis 330
          Charcoal: Weber 22 Premium
          Smoker: PBC
          Toys: DigiQ, Thermapen thermometer, Lodge Griddle/Grill
          Looking to acquire: SNS, and one of everything else

        #4
        I vote to have Rice University officially kicked out of Texas. I wouldn't worry if this was USC or some other California school, but in Texas

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        • gcdmd
          gcdmd commented
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          How about just moving it to Austin?

        • sos2979
          sos2979 commented
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          Can we then move Austin to California as well? I'm okay with that. Maybe find a way to leave Franklin's here.

        • Brewmaster
          Brewmaster commented
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          keep it in Texas we don't want that s###in Caly
      • ILikePigButts
        Club Member
        • Dec 2017
        • 75
        • Northeast Ohio

        #5
        "The future is plant-based."

        No. No it isn't. What's wrong with enjoying the flora AND fauna???

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        • Potkettleblack
          Club Member
          • Jun 2016
          • 1936
          • Beautiful Downtown Berwyn
          • Grill: Grilla Original / Weber Genesis EP-330 / OK Joe Bronco Drum
            Thermometers: Thermapen / iGrill 2 / Fireboard
            For Smoke: Chunks / Pellet Tube / Mo Pouch
            Sous Vide: Joule / Nomiku WiFi (RIP Nomiku)
            Disqus: Le Chef - (something something something) - it changes

          #6
          Sigh. It's almost like they are trolling with that. Of course, Rice has been known trolls since before trolling was a thing. The Mob is the best college football band in Texas, but they are mean.

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          • Buck Flicks
            Club Member
            • Jul 2017
            • 341
            • Dee Eff Dub, TX

            #7
            With all the veegs they're going to make happy with that, they're going to piss off an equally ridiculous segment of society: The gluten-avoiders. Those with Celiac disease and other actual ailments will be justified. But who have no actual physical issue with gluten, the aforementioned ridiculous group, will no doubt be up in arms over it and demand it cease to be and that everyone, even those with no gluten issues, never eat it within 1000 feet of them.

            I noticed that the author of that article failed to mention what the Texas Monthly review thought of the dish... only discussed semantics of the choice of name. It must have been pretty bad.
            Last edited by Buck Flicks; November 1st, 2018, 11:25 AM. Reason: added 2nd paragraph. Hit send too early.

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            • Buck Flicks
              Club Member
              • Jul 2017
              • 341
              • Dee Eff Dub, TX

              #8
              Also, does anyone find it humorous that the substance it's made with is called "Satan?"

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              • EdF
                EdF commented
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                Seitan is actually pretty good stuff - just don't be trying to confuse it with meat!
            • Attjack
              Club Member
              • Aug 2017
              • 3709
              • Primo XL
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                Weber 18"
                Weber Jumbo Joe
                Weber Green Smokey Joe (Thanks, Mr. Bones!)
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                Orion Smoker

                DigiQ DX2
                Slow 'N Sear XL
                Arteflame 26.75" Insert

                Blaze BLZ-4-NG 32-Inch 4-Burner Built-In
                - With Rear Infrared Burner
                - With Infrared Sear Burner
                - With Rotisserie
                Empava 2 Burner Gas Cooktop
                Weber Spirit 210
                - With Grillgrates
                ​​​​​​​ - With Rotisserie
                Weber Q2200

                Blackstone Pizza Oven

                Portable propane burners (3)
                Propane turkey Fryer

                Fire pit grill

              #9
              Originally posted by tdimond View Post
              The food scientists at Rice have developed a vegan "brisket" from gluten loaf and porcini mushrooms.

              https://www.livekindly.co/rice-unive...brisket-texas/
              But is the gluten loaf... gluten free?

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              • Potkettleblack
                Potkettleblack commented
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                @Attjack: it comes down to completeness (animal all complete, vegetable, not, from an EAA standpoint) and absorption rate.
                https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/2710749/

                But you do you. I’m not eating a wheat protein brisket ever.

              • Attjack
                Attjack commented
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                I've only made fun of the gluten loaf as I'm not a fan of highly processed foods. I know all about complete proteins and know they are easy to obtain from meat and certain non-meat food combinations making the latter just as good in terms of the essential amino acids as protein from meat. So I'll stand by my statement that eating lots of vegetables makes me feel good (as does eating meat).

              • Potkettleblack
                Potkettleblack commented
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                Your feeling good is fine. I stand by my statement based on absorption.
            • FireMan
              Charter Member
              • Jul 2015
              • 7293
              • Bottom of Winnebago

              #10
              i don’t care!

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              • EdF
                EdF commented
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                It's all rigged!
            • Hulagn1971
              Charter Member
              • Dec 2014
              • 972
              • NC, The Triad
              • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

              #11
              Gross.

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              • Keiferr
                Club Member
                • Jun 2018
                • 963
                • Southeast Michigan

                #12
                If the future is plant-based I’m very glad that the animals I eat all eat plants

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                • aladdin4d
                  Club Member
                  • Sep 2018
                  • 102
                  • St Louis
                  • GMG Davy Crockett, MHP WNK

                  #13
                  I find it a little worrisome that they didn't provide any pictures of the Rice University creation. "Monk’s Meats own vegan brisket, pictured in the lead,"

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                  • JGo37
                    Club Member
                    • Apr 2018
                    • 1345
                    • the LOU
                    • Cookers:

                      22" Blackstone Griddle, with stand & hood
                      CharGriller Portable Firebox - so modified you'll BLOL
                      Kitchenaid #810 Charcoal Grill - highly modified
                      Weber BI-code Black Performer w/Igniter
                      Weber DE-code Red Limited - 'Lucille'

                      Accessories:

                      Ancient heavy CI Propane Turkey Fryer, for lighting chimneys
                      BBQ Dragon kettle shelves - 2
                      Fyre Dragon Kettle Drippin' Ring, Burnin' Cone & Drippin' Pan - 2 sets
                      Fyre Dragon Kettle Ribbin' Ring
                      Fyre Dragon Kettle 2-Zone Smokin' Sheet
                      OneGrill Rotisserie for the Kitchenaid
                      Smokenator
                      Smoking Tubes: 2x12" & 1x6"
                      SnS
                      Weber Gourmet Grill w/Griddle, Pizza Stone & Wok

                      My Helpers:

                      Anova 900W Sous Vide Cooker w/Radios
                      Instant Pot 6Q Duo
                      Nesco Tabletop Roaster
                      & the PIT!

                    #14
                    Our great-great grandkids will love it, but they wont have beef. Hopefully they'll still have 6-string Strat's and Zilgen symbols.

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