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YO-HO-HO-HO-HO Secret Santa 2020!!

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  • Panhead John
    Club Member
    • Aug 2020
    • 1185
    • Houston, Texas
    • Weber 22” Master Touch Kettle, added a side shelf
      Weber 14” Smokey Mountain Smoker
      SnS For the Kettle
      Set of Grill Grates
      Thermo Pro Remote Dual Probe Thermometer
      Rotisserie For The Kettle
      J. A. Henckels Knives
      Work Sharp E-5 Electric Knife Sharpener
      Char-Broil Instant Read Meat Thermometer

    Originally posted by glitchy View Post
    HawkerXP What’s your favorite thing to put that on?
    My porch. 😂
    Great gifts!
    Last edited by Panhead John; December 24, 2020, 06:20 PM.

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    • Skip
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 3708
      • Blue Earth, Minnesota
      • LSG Adjustable Grill/Smoker, MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

      Bump. Check out the edits along the way.

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      • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
        ItsAllGoneToTheDogs commented
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        USPS finally finished getting my whole order to my new AZ friend... only took a month. I suspect with the way mail is going we'll have a few random SS posts for the next week or so
        Last edited by ItsAllGoneToTheDogs; December 28, 2020, 10:24 AM.
    • ALapeno
      Club Member
      • Sep 2020
      • 19
      • Gilbert, AZ

      Woohoo! I love my Secret Santa gifts!! ItsAllGoneToTheDogs sent me some awesome gifts. I wanted to try to Carolina BBQ. I guess East vs West is another topic but he sent me enough to make up my own mind. Super thoughtful that he read what I wanted and went all out. Eight sauces and four rubs. Some might even be a bit spicy. I'm very appreciative and can't wait to begin grilling & smoking. One question...Mustard sauce. Put it on everything or pork, chicken???

      Thanks again to ItsAllGoneToTheDogs !!

      ​​​​​​​Thanks also to Spinaker for running the event.

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      • holehogg
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        Nice haul.
        I see some board games in the photo. I recognise Ticket to Ride not sure on the others.

      • Spinaker
        Spinaker commented
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        My pleasure! It is always fun! Thank you for joining up this year!

      • ALapeno
        ALapeno commented
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        @holehog Yes, Want to get into playing. It’s just my wife and I so I was looking for games for two people. I understand Ticket To Ride is more fun with more but two can play. I stayed away from Catan for that reason. Pandemic and Onitama are the other two games. Any other ideas? A friend told me about ticket to Ride. He received an expansion pack, I think Europe, for Christmas.
    • DavidNorcross
      Club Member
      • Nov 2017
      • 2234
      • Virginia
      • SNS Kamado
        Weber Summit S-670
        Camp Chef FTG 600
        Camp Chef Escape

        Old Hickory Knives
        More Cast Iron than I care to admit

      I am sure there are going to be some last minute gifts arriving. This year was just incredible. This remains one of my favorite parts of this group. Spinaker thank you again for all your work in putting this together!

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      • Spinaker
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        You bet! This is one of my favorite things to do. You all make it worth it.
    • mcook2201
      Club Member
      • Aug 2019
      • 280
      • Mooresville, North Carolina

      A big thank you to my secret Santa Dewesq55 I received a Dalstrong Phantom Series Boning Knife. I do believe this is the nicest knife I have in the collection. Quite a show piece that i cannot wait to show off and use. I was hoping to collect a few pics in action but have just been too busy.
      Thank you again for the knife David, I see a lot of uses in the future.
      Merry Christmas and hope you and family have a Very Happy New Year!
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      • Spinaker
        Spinaker commented
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        Oh wow. That is a nice piece of hardware!

      • JoeSousa
        JoeSousa commented
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        Sweet looking knife! I have a couple Dalstrongs and love them. I was skeptical at first and thought they were a bit gimmicky but they look awesome, are sharp as heck, and seem to hold an edge well. Fun to use too! You will love that one.

      • Mr. Bones
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        Skeptical of Dalstrong????

        Goodness.

        Have not experienced no reason fer dat, to date. (since 1962, btw)

        YMMV...

        NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol
        Last edited by Mr. Bones; December 30, 2020, 12:32 AM.
    • Whiskeyman53
      Club Member
      • May 2020
      • 394
      • Massachusetts
      • Smokers/Grills:
        Camp Chef Smokepro DLX pellet grill
        Weber Kettle
        Dyna-Glo vertical offset smoker

        Favorite whiskey:
        Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon
        Angels Envy Bourbon
        Whistle Pig Rye


        Everyday sipper:
        Jim Beam Black and Wild Turkey Rye 101

        Favorite beer:
        Coffee Porter or Stouts

        Pabst Blue Ribbon and Narragansett for grilling and lawn mowing.

      Thank you wu7y for the much appreciated Secret Santa gift. It will be put to much use. This was my first year being involved in the Secret Santa and had a blast, put me down for a ho ho ho for Christmas 2021. Great job Spinaker for a fun time.

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      • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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        what'd ya get? It's show n tell here too

      • wu7y
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        Whiskeyman53, thanks for the complement. It was my first year too and I knew I was shooting in the dark. I hope you and your guests get as much of a kick out of it as I did.
    • tamidw
      Club Member
      • Sep 2017
      • 120
      • NW Oregon

      I just want to say that going through this thread was awesome! I wish I had known about it and been able to participate. But I will definitely look for it next year to join in. Everyone got some wonderful gifts and there was a lot of fun and laughter reading through this. It really shows how everyone cares and loves BBQ and wants to share their love with others.

      Well done! (Not the meat!!) 😜

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      • Panhead John
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        Thanks for joining us! I saw your pics under SUWYC and wow! We want to see more. Tune in more often, we do have a lot of fun here. I’m hooked. Seeing a therapist. He said I’m hopeless.

      • Spinaker
        Spinaker commented
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        Thank you for the kind words. I will put you on the list for next year. Sorry we I missed you this year, it really is a lot of fun.
    • Henrik
      Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
      • Jul 2014
      • 4480
      • Stockholm, Sweden

      So, Secret Santa came all the way over to Sweden, yay!! And what great gifts! I absolutely love the local touch, I received locally produced NC bbq sauces, a bag of cornbread mix, and a map of all bbq joints in NC. Super!

      I have sampled the sauces already, very nice vinegar based sauces. I like the fact that they aren’t so sweet. Just perfect. My favorite is the Mama Dip’s sauce.

      I don’t know who my secret Santa is, but a big Thank You for setting me up NC style!

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      • Henrik
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        Yup Panhead John, now I'm all set up for making some good ole cornbread! Will post photos after my first bread is done next week.

      • Mr. Bones
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        ItsAllGoneToTheDogs I have a couple Mama Dip's books...

        She is not only a great cook, but highly inspirational...

        A Very admirable, driven, an determined woman, she powered through a Very, Very Long 'Stall', indeed...

        What a pleasure to hear her name, be reminded of what she means to me, reckon I'll be hittin me th Paperwhite, longa bout racktime...
        Last edited by Mr. Bones; December 31, 2020, 01:37 AM.

      • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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        Mr. Bones without checking to see how many books she has, is there one you recommend above the others?
    • Henrik
      Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
      • Jul 2014
      • 4480
      • Stockholm, Sweden

      Jeez, sometimes I amaze myself at my inability to connect 2 and 2. FlashHokie sent me a heads up a while back to keep a lookout for a FedEx delivery, yet I write above that I don’t know who my secret Santa is. Doh! Double-Doh! My apologies for being so darn thick headed, and thanks again FlashHokie!

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      • Mr. Bones
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        Always There watchin out fer ya, might even be that ya spy me sittin under a shadetree, or all up in some foliage, at th right time if day...casually NOT takin me a gander, yet watchin over ya, like

        Actually, was, indeed, my job to not git noticed...

        But, I'm there, Amigo
        Last edited by Mr. Bones; December 31, 2020, 02:59 AM.

      • Henrik
        Henrik commented
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        That’s good to know Mr. Bones, we all need someone to keep an eye out :-)

      • Mr. Bones
        Mr. Bones commented
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        Yessir, Brother....

        We ALL Do...
    • Jfrosty27
      Club Member
      • Mar 2020
      • 1304
      • Muskego, WI
      • Current cookers:
        Rec Tec RT700 "Bull" pellet cooker
        Smokin-It model 2 electric smoker w/ Maverick 732 temp monitor and cold smoking kit
        Weber Genesis 3 burner gas grill w/ rotisserie
        Charbroil Grill2Go gas grill
        Weber 22" Performer Deluxe kettle grill w/ThermoPro TP-20S temp monitor
        Onlyfire rotisserie kit for 22" kettle
        Weber Smokey Joe
        SnS Deluxe
        Vortex
        The Orion Cooker convection cooker/smoker (two of them)
        Blackstone 17" griddle
        Joule Sous Vide circulator

        Favorite beer: Anything that's cold!
        Favorite cocktail: Bourbon neat

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      • rmeugene
        Club Member
        • Oct 2016
        • 84
        • Glberts, IL
        • RecTeq RT-700 Pellet pooper
          Weber Genesis 1000 LX gasser w/Grill Grates
          Smokehouse Little Chief II Electric
          MK4 Thermapen
          ThermoPop
          IR Gun
          2 Channel Smoke Alarm
          Green Mountain Grills Wood Fired Pizza Oven(use it on the RT-700)

        Thanks go out to Triple”S”(Secret SantaSkip )
        How you knew that my knife situation is basically nonexistent was quite telepathic of you! You have started me down the road of good cutlery. This will NOT be thrown in the drawer with the 40yo Chicago Cutlery set. And one can never have enough cutting boards! Thank You again! Click image for larger version

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      • SmokingSteve
        Club Member
        • Jun 2018
        • 347
        • Mesa Arizona
        • SmokingSteve

        Santa may have been delayed, but his arrival was definitely worth the wait! My Secret Santa mcook2201 sent me local BBQ sauces, mopping sauces, a nice thick cut ham steak, yellow corn meal for awesome cornbread, special flour, Texas Pete's Hot Sauce, some very interesting pretzel stars dipped in white chocolate (definitely a fan of white chocolate) and Autry fried chicken coating!

        It all comes from North Carolina! Locally grown, made, ground, bottled and dipped! (the pretzels)
        Including Texas Pete's!

        I was at Ft Bragg when in the army in the 70's and have missed NC style sauces, etc. Great Gift idea Mark! (And he sent a letter that explained about each item)!

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        • Mr. Bones
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          Most impressive regional samplin, my mouth is worterin, jus a lookin at th pitcher!

          Many Thanks fer yer Service, Brother...

          Merry Christmas, an Happy New Year....

        • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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          looks like NC invaded AZ this year, that's a great haul

        • Steve B
          Steve B commented
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          Nice hall. The Bone Suckin Sauce is one of my favorites.
      • willxfmr
        Club Member
        • Apr 2017
        • 500
        • Fondy

        Due to the amazing state our postal system is in, Christmas keeps on rolling. This lovely bottle of goodness showed up yesterday, and I have to say it makes me a little nervous. I don't think I have ever splurged on the good stuff before, so hopefully I can do it some justice. Thank you so very much HouseHomey ! Click image for larger version

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        On the same topic, I figured today would be a good day to work on my bread game, so with the help of my shiny new bread whisk, I have a batch of Italian bread rising in the oven. More pics of the results to follow.
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        • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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          it isn't just USPS, it's UPS and FedEx too... the later of which keep breaking and losing my stuff
      • barelfly
        Club Member
        • Dec 2017
        • 1432
        • New Mexico
        • Smokin-It 3D
          Weber Kettle with an SNS
          Masterbuilt kettle that I call the $30 wonder grill
          Bullet by Bull Grills gasser
          Anova WiFi sous vide machine
          Thermoworks Thermapen and Chef Alarm

        clb239 here’s the haul from the gift card to Malcom Reed’s website! Picked up a few things I’ve never used and will enjoy! Exciting to do some wings on the Weber with the wing dust and to try a variety of foods with the jalapeno rub!

        Thank you again!
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        • Spinaker
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          I fry them, and then I put some rub in a stainless bowl. Add the wings and toss. But you don't need much, a little goes a long way. Sometimes I will then throw some sauce in the bowl too. Frank's Sweet Chili is an awesome sauce to use.

        • clb239
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          barelfly that looks like some good choices to me...I have not tried the wing dust but I am a big fan of the Garlic Jalapeno Rub...

        • barelfly
          barelfly commented
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          clb239 I used the Garlic Jalapeño Rub tonight on some boneless/skinless chicken breasts. It was great! Can’t wait to try it on some wings though, with a bit of a garlic Parmesan type mix!
      • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
        Club Member
        • Jun 2018
        • 828
        • Eastern NC
        • 2018 MAK 2 Star
          Charbroil Big Easy SRG

        Still haven't synchronized with the wife for breakfast yet... but the coffee was good and I had the jams on toast. The strawberry is really good, but the blueberry is amazing!

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        • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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          Mr. Bones the strawberry is very good, but I wouldn't order it because it was just as good as a few brands I can get locally. The blueberry on the other hand I WILL be ordering more of, never had a BB jam like that one!

        • Mr. Bones
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          They gots a website / store? I'd dang dang sure look me into summa dat Blueberry!

        • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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          https://www.dakinfarm.com/

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