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It's not weather yet, but looks like we in Western Massachusetts will have a White Christmas

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  • RichieB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2018
    • 1806
    • Western Mass

    It's not weather yet, but looks like we in Western Massachusetts will have a White Christmas

    My snow thower is in the shop, needs a new carborator. Maybe tommorow Not too concerned, I have a plow guy does when I text him. He is lined up. Need the thrower for a few other areas, mailbox, path to propane feed. and walk out basement. This will be a cold storm with fluffy light snow. Well I was not wishing for a White Christmas but based on next weeks weather the snow is not going anywhere.

    Winter Storm Warning

    948 PM EST Tue Dec 15 2020


    * WHAT, Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to
    12 inches with locally higher amounts. Winds gusting as high
    as 35 mph.

    * WHERE, Portions of northern Connecticut, central, eastern,
    northeastern and western Massachusetts and northern Rhode

    * WHEN, From 7 PM Wednesday to 1 PM EST Thursday.

    * IMPACTS, Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
    hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening

    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS, Snow developing by Wednesday evening and
    becoming heavy at times Wednesday night into early Thursday.
    Snow tapering off by Thursday afternoon.

  • Donw
    Club Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 3539

    So, what you cooking outside during the blizzard? 🙂


    • Dewesq55
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 2167
      • The Poconos, NEPA
      • Smoker:
        Landmann Smoke Master Series Heavy Duty Barrel Smoker (COS) - With mods including 2 level rack system with pull-out grates
        Masterbuilt 40.2" 1200W Electric Smoker
        Masterbuilt ThermoTemp XL 40" Vertical Propane Smoker

        Gas Grill:
        BBQPro (cheap big box store model) Stainless steel 4 burnerswith aftermarket rotisserie.

        Charcoal Grill:
        Weber Smokey Joe Charcoal Grill 14"

        Fireboard 2 with Drive cable and 20 CFM fan and Competition Probe Package
        Fireboard 1st Generation
        ThermoWorks Mini Instant Read
        Lavaworks Thermowand Instant Read
        2 Maverick 733
        ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S Industrial Infrared Thermometer
        ThermoWorks ThermaPen Mk4 x 2
        Govee Bluetooth Thermometer with 6 probes

        Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator - 1st generation
        Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator - wifi/bluetooth connected

        Favorite Beer:
        Anything to the dark side and malty rather than hoppy. Currently liking Yuengling Porter and Newcastle Brown Ale. In a bar or pub I will often default to Guiness

        Favorite Spirit:
        Bourbon - Eagle Rare for "every day"; Angel's Envy for special occasions, Basil Hayden's, Larceny

        Favorite Wine:
        Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Super Tuscan Sangiovese (Including Chianti Classico Riserva) Brunello di Montalcino

        Favorite Meat(s):
        Pork - especially the darker meat. I love spare ribs and anything made from shoulder/butt meat
        Chicken - Mainly the dark meat and wings
        Beef Ribeye steak

        Favorite Cuisine to Cook:
        Can't list just one: Indian, Chinese, Thai, West Indian/Carribean, Hispanic/Latin American, Ethiopian, Italian, BBQ

        Favorite Cuisine to Eat:
        Indian, followed closely by BBQ.

        Disqus ID:
        David E. Waterbury

      We're being told up to 2 feet tomorrow. Last year the snowblower never left the shed. This afternoon I had to move it to the front and move the riding mower further back.


      • Mosca
        Mosca commented
        Editing a comment
        I’m right there with you. Every time they show the radar, the little dark circle in the middle passes right over us.

      • Dewesq55
        Dewesq55 commented
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        Yes, I know you are, Mosca . You and the missus stay safe! It looks like they pushed back the start time here by a couple of hours this morning, but they're still predicting 12-20 inches.
    • Mr. Bones
      Charter Member
      • Sep 2016
      • 10120
      • Kansas Territory
      • Grills / Smokers

        Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
        Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
        Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
        Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
        Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
        Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
        Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
        Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

        Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
        Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
        Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

        Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
        Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
        Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
        Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
        Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
        (Lime Green)
        Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
        Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!

        Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
        Maverick ET-732, (Black)
        Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
        ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
        Blue ThermaPen Mk4
        Orange Thermapen Mk4
        Pink Thermapen Mk4
        ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
        ThermoWorks Smoke
        ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
        4 Pro Series cable extensions
        Smoke Gateway

        2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
        BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
        Warming shelf
        MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
        Backyard Grill marinade injector
        Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
        Bear Paws
        Meat Rakes
        BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)

        Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
        G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
        '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
        60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
        50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
        Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
        Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

        Cutlery, etc.:
        Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
        Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
        Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
        Multiple steels, from all over the planet
        Crock sticks
        Diamond stones, various
        Lansky Sharpening System

        Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
        Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
        Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

      Yup, seen where there was a Nor'easter brewin up...

      Sendin my best wishes to alla yall that will be affected.
      Last edited by Mr. Bones; December 16, 2020, 12:07 AM.


      • Steve R.
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 2514
        • Elizabethtown, KY
        • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Smokey Mountain 22" w/ Guru adapter.

        I haven't had the snow blade on my lawn tractor in a couple of years now. It's hoping for a little winter action sometime this winter. The county doesn't plow my neighborhood very often at all, so it's pretty much DIY in my 'hood.


        • Dewesq55
          Dewesq55 commented
          Editing a comment
          Growing up we had the same situation vis-a-vis the local govt not plowing us very well, or timely. Also, we lived in a community that was built into the side of a hill. My dad always had a 4WD with a snow plow and he would plow the whole community out.
      • bbqLuv
        Club Member
        • Jan 2020
        • 1564
        • Milwaukie, OR

        I thought if a snowplow quits working, just hand her the shovel and tell her to get back to work?


        • HawkerXP
          HawkerXP commented
          Editing a comment
          You forgot to mention "sit by the window with a PBR and watch"

        • bbqLuv
          bbqLuv commented
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          Thanks for the reminder 🍺🍺

        • ofelles
          ofelles commented
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          Let me know how that works out for you. Hope the dog house is heated.
      • smokin fool
        Club Member
        • Apr 2019
        • 2253
        • Mississauga, Ont

        We're expecting lake effect snow squalls to day.
        Been really windy for the last couple of days so don't know if this will pile up or not.
        Plus temps and rain for the weekend.


        • smokin fool
          smokin fool commented
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          Actually it has been a mild fall into winter, we've had two snowfalls that were gone within days. Its just dropped below freezing this week and is supposed to warm up above on the weekend.
          I've always said you want winter got to Buffalo, Minneapolis, or Madison!!!! They get winter here in Mississauga its merely an inconvenience.

        • Locotech
          Locotech commented
          Editing a comment
          Come on Smokin', you're in Taranta....head 4-5hrs north, I'll have a shovel and some Scotch waitin'...

        • smokin fool
          smokin fool commented
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          Oh I know, only have to head up 40 mins to Hwy 9 into Barrie and the snow belt to find snow.
          Don't know about the shovel but I may take you up on that Scotch thing one day.
      • Skip
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 3741
        • 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

        We have no snow on the ground in southern Minnesota. It's just getting cold enough to snow. Unseasonably mild fall/winter. I'm sure snow will come soon enough.


        • Old Glory
          Club Member
          • Feb 2018
          • 1327
          • Northshore MA
          • Weber Summit Charcoal Grill
            XL BGE
            DCS Gasser
            Humphrey's Cabinet Smoker
            Weber Performer

            Slow & Sear
            Ceramic Grill Store Reducer Ring
            Woo Rig;
            Adjustable Rig
            BGE Pizza Stone
            Pit Bull Fan
            Griddle Store Griddle

          Winter Is Coming...
          Attached Files


          • bbqLuv
            bbqLuv commented
            Editing a comment
            Looks like time for hot coffee and a shot of Old Crow.
            Or hot chocolate and Old Crow, or peppermint schnapps.

          • Old Glory
            Old Glory commented
            Editing a comment
            It's an old photo but this is what is expected. Peppermint schnapps and cocoa sounds great. Or coffee and Bailey's
        • gmascolo51
          Club Member
          • Aug 2017
          • 228
          • Middletown, NJ

          Looks like here in NJ where we are it’s going to be a mess with snow and sleet, making for that back breaking snow that sometimes the snowblower can’t even handle as it clogs the shoot. I’d rather have all rain or powder at this point but not up to me lol. No matter what happens we’ll survive may be time to smoke those plate ribs I bought!


          • Mosca
            Charter Member
            • Oct 2014
            • 3819
            • PA
            • Large Big Green Egg, Weber Performer Deluxe, Weber Smokey Joe Silver, Maverick 732, DigiQ, and too much other stuff to mention.

            I got a brisket cook this weekend. Neither rain nor snow....


            • ScottyC13
              Club Member
              • Jul 2019
              • 579
              • Boston Area
              • Name: Scott, Chemical Engineer

                Weber Genesis
                Weber Spirit Special Addition, with Griddle and Grillgrates (just got)
                Thermoworks Smoke (2)
                Thermoworks Thermapen (2)
                Thermoworks IR (1)
                Maverick IR (1)
                Penzey's Spice rack with loads of spices

                Cooking, wine, guitar, golf, beach, board games, travel, herb gardening

                Want to get into BBQ and Smoking.


              We are in the 12-18 range now! Not really happy about this!


              • kjbarth
                Club Member
                • Apr 2016
                • 212
                • North Caldwell, NJ
                • Weber Genesis Silver
                  Weber Summit E-670
                  Weber Kettle
                  Weber Go-Anywhere gas
                  Weber Kettle 22
                  Weber Master-Touch 22
                  Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5
                  Camp Chef portable stove

                  Maverick ET-733
                  2x Thermapen Mk4
                  2x SnS
                  2x GrillGrates for 22 Weber kettles

                  NY Giants season tix.

                Yup, where I am in north NJ, they’re guessing 12-18” and lots of wind. Should be a fun couple of days. Luckily, all my kids are home to help me. Stay safe everyone.


                • Huskee
                  • May 2014
                  • 15423
                  • central MI, USA
                  • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                    Smokers / Grills
                    • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                    • PBC
                    • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                    • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                    • Masterbuilt Gravity 560
                    • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (light blue)
                    • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                    • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                    • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                    • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                    • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                    • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                    • (1) Smoke X4 by ThermoWorks
                    • Thermapen MkII, orange
                    • ThermoPop, yellow
                    • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                    • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                    • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                    • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                    • Instant Pot 6qt
                    • Anova Bluetooth SV
                    • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                    • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                    • BBQ Dragon
                    • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                    • Weber grill topper
                    • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                    • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                    • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                    • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                    • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                    • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                    • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                    • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                    • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                    • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                    About me
                    Real name: Aaron
                    Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                    • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

                  Stay safe and enjoy!

                  We had a bit of a storm a few days back. It rained for hours Fri night then turned to a mix making about 3" of slush, then snow Sat all day adding 3-4 inches of heavy wet snow on top of the slush, then it all froze. Limbs falling everywhere, power outages. Everything has been an ice block since, but at least it's white. It's so much nicer when it's just snow, not ice also.

                  This is my home office view seconds ago. The snow in the trees is 4 days old because it's a frozen solid crust and the wind won't shake it. Just like what's on all my cookers It's pretty on the trees.

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                  • willxfmr
                    willxfmr commented
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                    We got the same crap over here. First round with the shovel after work was a lot like working concrete. It moves, just not without a fight.

                  • Huskee
                    Huskee commented
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                    Exactly! I was surprised last night how crusty it was on my kettle lid, I felt like I was going to damage it removing the buildup for an early morning smoke starting this morning. willxfmr
                • Whiskeyman53
                  Club Member
                  • May 2020
                  • 420
                  • 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.

                  I enjoy 3 of the 4 seasons here in New England, guess which one I don't, it"s the one that makes my grilling and smoking more difficult but not impossible. I plan on putting something in the smoker on Saturday.




                  2021 Meat-Up In Memphis Canceled - Rescheduled for March 2022

                  We've unfortunately had to cancel the 2021 Meat-Up in Memphis. We are rescheduling for March 18-20, 2022. More details and re-booking info coming soon! For now click here for more info.
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