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Decisions, decisions…Your Opinions, please?

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  • Medusa
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    Yno

    ROAR! Looks Great! Congrats to you! Glad you're happy with the PBC - I keep mentioning "my need" for it to #1-LOL!

    --Ed

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  • Yno
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    Three and a half hours and out. They were pretty darn tasty! First few ribs were scarfed in seconds - no rest, we were hungry! Next time I will take them out sooner, sauce, and return for twenty minutes. These were pretty much done, and the top hook was coming out. I was a little cautious and double hooked them, and I am glad I did, but I didn't want to risk them becoming a flaming sacrifice. So we sauced them just before chowing down. I love leftovers, and we have plenty. Figured I might as well do two and not waste the heat. I'm very happy so far with the PBC.Click image for larger version

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  • Yno
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    First cook in the PBC has started! We made the Memphis dust last night (smells gooood!) and prepped the ribs. Got the PBC ready to got his morning, rubbed the ribs, started the fire, and it is sitting out there smoking away and smelling reeeeeealy gooooooooood! Just basic stuff for the first time - no wood, no thermometer and fussing with temps, just following Noah's instructions. I will report back later.

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  • smarkley
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    doubt you will need condolences... the PBC is a rib cooking machine.

    Just don't freak out if the temps go crazy at first... thats what the PBC does.

    Your ribs should take between 4 and 5 hours to cook, unless you have baby backs and they are 30-40 min less

  • Yno
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    Pics will be posted, for praise or condolences.....

  • smarkley
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    Originally posted by Yno View Post
    Okay, the PBC arrived Wednesday. A visit to to the butcher on Thursday for a couple racks of ribs. Had to buy some paprika to mix up some Memphis Dust because I don't usually have quite that much paprika in the cupboard. Got a full bag of Kingsford Original. Last decision is make the sauce or use my favorite bottled sauce tonight. The ribs go on tomorrow. I'm going to grill a couple of steaks tonight so my gas grill doesn't get jealous!


    Looks like you are ready to go... send pics!

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  • Yno
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    Okay, the PBC arrived Wednesday. A visit to to the butcher on Thursday for a couple racks of ribs. Had to buy some paprika to mix up some Memphis Dust because I don't usually have quite that much paprika in the cupboard. Got a full bag of Kingsford Original. Last decision is make the sauce or use my favorite bottled sauce tonight. The ribs go on tomorrow. I'm going to grill a couple of steaks tonight so my gas grill doesn't get jealous!

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  • smarkley
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    Cool... we used to have to wait 5 or 6 weeks

  • oldsteve
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    I ordered a new PBC a couple of weeks ago. It shipped from their new manufacturing facility in Corona, CA. It took two days for me to receive it here in the Sacramento area, delivered by FedEx.

    oldsteve

  • fzxdoc
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    You're going to have a great time with that PBC, Yno. Enjoy!

    Kathryn

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  • FLBuckeye
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    @Medusas don't forget a PartyQ for temp control! Have had great success with the SN but I think the SnS is a big upgrade

  • Yno
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    Okay, the Pit Barrel Cooker is on the way! Well, maybe not quite yet - I just placed my order. I imagine it will be here before next weekend, so I will be heading to the butcher for some Saint Louis ribs (not a big fan of Baby Backs). I am going to try to follow the PBC website directions carefully with maybe a tweak in the lighting procedure as posted by fzxdoc. I still love my gas grill, but this should open up a whole new world for me. Wish me luck!

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  • fzxdoc
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    Originally posted by Wildman View Post
    That Weber Kettle with S&S and maybe grill grates sounds like a great next addition for me - very versatile and affordable.

    JC
    I think you're making a wise choice, Wildman . I'm actually a bit envious. I'm still working on my rationalization for that combo. Just don't tell my PBC, it might get sad.

    Kathryn

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  • Breadhead
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    I too... Had no clue what YMMV meant.

    Thanks for breaking the mystery.

    Us old guys don't get the computer lingo to quickly.

    My four year old grandson knows my iPad better than I do.

    I tried to post a picture on my avatar thing... It said resize it, move the corner - yeah right! I gave up.

  • Breadhead
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    @Wildman

    I just bought a used Large Big Green Egg for under $200. I spent 2 hours of labor cleaning it and reconditioning its existing parts. I assume I'm going to have to buy another $70 to $80 in parts to make it as good as a brand new BGE. The lady that had had it for many years had no idea why it wouldn't get as hot as it used to. When I got it home I pulled out the fire box and could tell they had NEVER removed it to take out the ashes that collect between the fire box and the outer ceramic wall and blocks the airflow.

    Sometimes you can find Kamado's that people just don't understand what they have or how to use it. Most of those types feel blessed to get rid of them. I really don't need another Large BGE. I just liked fleecing this really rich lady that her neighbor lady really dislikes. The neighbor lady and her husband are my friends. I watched that BGE deteriorate on her patio for over a year and decided she would probably like to get rid of that rusty eyesore.

    Deals are there to be had. I admit I found an unusual deal but they are out there.

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