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  • shush
    Club Member
    • Sep 2016
    • 142
    • Northern Virginia
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    #76
    Got mine a while ago... Snake River Farms!! Gotta get some smoke rolling now! Thanks Secret Santa!
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    • Spinaker
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      Let's go! Great gift!! Those are gonna be tasty.

    • Keiferr
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      Enjoy!

    • HouseHomey
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      Holy crud that loot!!
  • troymeister
    Charter Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 1348
    • Forest Park Il
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      2 Slow N Sears, Charcoal Rotisserie, Kettle Pizza for Weber 22.5

      Smoke Thermometer, Igrill, Thermapen, Thermapop,Maverick 2 probe

      Good Cabernet, Merlot, Zin

      Anti Hero, Blue moon

      I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I put it in my food.

    #77
    Skip


    Thanks You da Man!! Much appreciated. I will be using all frequently. Thank you!

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    • Spinaker
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      Nice work Skip ! Love me some knives.

    • HouseHomey
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      Wow!
  • JoeSousa
    Club Member
    • Sep 2016
    • 852
    • Spokane, WA

    #78
    Awesome selection of sauces and rubs straight from Alabama. Can't get any of these up here in the Northwest and I can't wait to give them a try. Thanks Santa au4stree

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    • Spinaker
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      I love that white sauce! Local items are always a great hit!
  • Troutman
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    • Aug 2017
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    #79
    Well I came home to a nice surprise!! My Santa left me a gift. Oh what could it be? I carefully open the box in eager anticipation. And I’m rewarded with some fabulous artisanal olive oil, sherry and balsamic vinegars !! Wow this ain’t the cheap stuff from Walmart either. Hell I may dab some on for cologne in the morning!!!!!

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    • HouseHomey
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      I thought maybe I’d try and get a salad in you.

    • CaptainMike
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      Well played HH!

    • Troutman
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      I'm actually going to do a vinaigrette over roasted brussel sprouts this weekend !!
  • Spinaker
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    • Nov 2014
    • 10536
    • Land of Tonka
    • John "J R"
      Instagram: JRBowlsby
      Smokin' Hound Que
      Minnesota/ United States of America

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      Weber Spirit Gasser
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    #80
    Great work folks! Keep them coming! This has been a huge success this year. Y'all are great people. Thank you!

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    • CaptainMike
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      We're well inspired, my friend.
  • Keiferr
    Club Member
    • Jun 2018
    • 963
    • Southeast Michigan

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ID:	780952 THANK YOU to Secret Santa painter! Great selection of locally sourced rubs and a Thermo Pop, accompanied by a nice note. All are appreciated and will be savored when used!

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    • Craigar
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      Who got the jelly beans?

    • Troutman
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      Nice gift. Those rubs look fabulous !!!

    • Keiferr
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      Craigar, I think Santa deserved the jelly beans!
  • SmokingSteve
    Club Member
    • Jun 2018
    • 311
    • Mesa Arizona
    • SmokingSteve

    #82
    Thanks for the great apron from Hudson, Secret Santa RickyBobby !
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ID:	782963 Really great Gifts from RickyBobby, my Secret Santa. You hit a home run, my friend!
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    • Troutman
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      I think it's RickyBobby but whose counting?

    • Spinaker
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      You will enjoy that one. They are a solid apron. Lots of pockets to hold all your stuff!

    • RickyBobby
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      Glad you liked it! The second piece of the gift should have arrived today..... let me know if it turned out alright. Merry Christmas!
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  • pjlstrat
    Club Member
    • May 2019
    • 396
    • Massachusetts
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    #83
    Things got busy here and have not logged for a while and now angry with myself. This looks like an awesome tradition that I am sorry I missed. 100% in next year!!

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    • Spinaker
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      Sorry that we missed you this year! I will put you on the recall list for next year. Good to hear from you again.
  • Sephon
    Club Member
    • Jan 2017
    • 198
    • NW, PA
    • Setup
      • Primo Oval XL
      • Charbroil 990 w/ Custom Firebox
      • Fireboard w/ Fireboard Drive
      • Pit Viper Fan
      • iGrill 2
      • Thermapen Mk. 4
      • FOGO Premium Lump Charcoal
      Favorites
      Beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest
      Whiskey: Bulleit ; Weller 12
      Cook: Wings or Spare Ribs
      Hobby: Saltwater Fly fishing; Warhammer 40k

    #84
    troymeister


    This guy gets me. My body runs on meat and bourbon!

    The 10 year is truly a good bourbon.

    Thank you again so much!!

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    • Spinaker
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      Awesome! Wake up juice for a pit master!

    • DavidNorcross
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      Very nice

    • Henrik
      Henrik commented
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      Awesome! I love Bulleit!
  • au4stree
    Former Member
    • Aug 2018
    • 554
    • Birmingham, AL

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    Side note: My wife was thoroughly impressed with your handwriting.
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    • Spinaker
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      Wow! Great work Santa.
  • Thunder77
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 2742
    • Halethorpe, MD
    • Weber 26.75" Kettle with SnS. Broil King Baron 5 burner. Akorn Kamado, and Akorn Jr kamado. Primo Oval Junior. Love grilling steaks, ribs, and chicken. Need to master smoked salmon Favorite cool weather beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest Favorite warm weather beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager All-time favorite drink: Single Malt Scotch

    #86
    MrMisunderstood
    Wow! What a great day! Just came home from spending an awesome afternoon having lunch and bopping around Ellicott City with my wife and two of our kids, and my Secret Santa package was waiting for me! Thank you Secret Santa! MrMisunderstood who told you that we are ALWAYS losing lighters around our house??
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    • BigCountryQ
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      You're welcome! And Merry Christmas! I swear those things have legs!

    • Spinaker
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      Great gifts! Nice job Santa!
  • BigCountryQ
    Club Member
    • Jan 2017
    • 338
    • Grand Rapids, Michigan

    #87
    Thanks to my Secret Santa! I'm not sure who it is other than his name being Zach. I'll keep the rest of his name a secret lol.
    I love cajun food and love experimenting with new cajun foods. I will be putting this to great use very soon!
    I love the cookbook as well. I can't wait to get started!

    Thanks again mystery Secret Santa!

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    • Beefchop
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      That was me, sorry dude. I put a gift message on the package but the vendor may not have included it. I'm actually heading your way this week to visit family in Michigan! Hope you enjoy the goodies. : )

    • Keiferr
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      Beefchop. Dress warm. I'm North of Detroit. No snow but cold. Safe travels!

    • BigCountryQ
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      Thanks Beefchop ! I really am excited about them! Obviously you know where I live, but I'm not too far from where you grew up and went to GV. It's warming up again, will be in the 40s next week. Not much snow left again.
  • painter
    Club Member
    • Dec 2016
    • 209
    • Denver
    • Primo LG300
      Weber Performer Deluxe
      Maverick 732
      Smobot
      Vortex

    #88
    Whoa! My secret Santa Ground Chuck just hooked me up with a cast iron griddle for my Primo 300! Thank you! I've been coveting a griddle for some time now but somehow never got around to adding one to the Primo. Also included was a pound of Jo coffee--something that I covet a cuppa several times a day. Many thanks Ground Chuck! Click image for larger version

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    • au4stree
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      You’ll love that cast iron griddle. It is the bomb .

    • Ground Chuck
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      Merry Christmas, brother! Hope you're able to put both to good use!

    • Spinaker
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      That will get some great use! What a great gift.
  • Ground Chuck
    Club Member
    • Apr 2019
    • 140
    • Northern Kentucky

    #89
    Super big shout out to Santa SmokingSteve for this awesome Kindling Cracker! I was so stoked to see this on the porch the other morning! Steve, thanks for taking the time to research me a bit to find out what I might need! This will be a perfect mate to my offset, and is my first offset related accessory! I'll try to get a a pic of it in use sometime here soon. Merry Christmas Smoking Santa Steve to you and your family!

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    • clb239
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      I have one and I love it...

    • Spinaker
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      I use this at my sauna all the time to make kindling, it is a back saver for sure. You will get a ton of use out of that.

    • SmokingSteve
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      I am really glad you like it! I think it should last you for years. Merry Christmas!
  • Skip
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 3243
    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
    • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

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      Awesome Skip! I am sure you will get plenty of use out of that!

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