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  • CeramicChef
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1184
    • OKC, OK

    A Nice, Quick, Healthy, Cook!

    Howdy Meathead Maniacs!

    So it was a miserable evening to cook yesterday. The temperature was only about 95F, but the humidity took the Heat Index to 110F! Flat miserable. IT's forecast to be a Heat Index today of 115F1 BUT, ever the trooper, I was not to be deterred. (I had a cold beer or two or three ...)

    So here is a cook of mini peppers, summer squashes, onions, etc., 90/10 hamburger, and cottage cheese. Simple, quick, healthy, and easy!

    Veggies on the back side of Grill Grates.

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    Torpedo-shaped burgers on the KK main grate.

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    A couple of money shots.

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    Thanks for looking!

    here's to great cooks and even better memories with family and friends!
  • martybartram
    Former Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 460
    • Vass, NC

    #2
    Sounds like our weather lol, I was dodging lightning strikes last night trying to cook corn. Looks great, particularly he veggies-great carmalization. Cottage cheese is one of those things I like but for some reason rarely buy. I should change that. The first time I saw your salt pig it set me on a as yet uncompleted journey to find the perfect salt pig.

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    • CeramicChef
      CeramicChef commented
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      martybartram - thanks for the compliments. please be very careful of that lightening. I got Pete The Salt Pig as a Christmas gift from a dear friend. He got it off Amazon. Pete's the BOMB!

    • martybartram
      martybartram commented
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      I am for sure. I have seen two people struck by lighting (had to perform first aid on one) and I don't play. By dodge I meant run my butt into the house!
  • Nate
    Banned Former Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 3794
    • Quarantined

    #3
    Weather has kept me from outdoor cooking the last couple of nights.... Just not a fan of being around a grill or pit while there are bolts of lightening abound.....

    Love grilled veggies... I do the peppers and onion mix a lot... I really should try throwing in some squash and other things. Looks delicious!

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    • CeramicChef
      CeramicChef commented
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      Nate - peppers and onion are classic. I found the squash at the local grocery on sale. Its now part of my go to. And it was really delicious. My guest for dinner last evening really liked the cook.
  • fzxdoc
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 5368
    • My toys:
      Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
      Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks), named Pretty Baby
      Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill, named Hot 'n Fast (used mostly for searing and griddling)
      Weber Kettle Premium 22" named Kettle Kid, eager to horn in with more cooks in the future
      Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range named AfterBurner due to its 30kBTU burners


      Adrenaline BBQ Company Gear:
      SnS, DnG, andLarge Charcoal Basket, for WSCGC
      SnS for 22" Kettle
      Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
      SS Rack for DnG
      Cast Iron Griddle
      Grill Grate for SnS
      Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
      Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
      2 Grill Grate Griddles
      Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

      Fireboard Gear:
      Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
      Additional control unit
      Additional probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
      2 Driver Cables
      Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Thermoworks Gear:
      Thermapen MK5 (pink)
      Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
      Thermoworks MK5 orange
      Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
      Extra Big and Loud Timer
      Timestick Trio
      Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
      Maverick ET 733
      Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

      Grill Pinz
      Vortex (two of them)

      Two Joule Sous Vide devices
      VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer

      Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
      Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

      Charcoal Companion TurboQue
      A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

      BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

      Shun Classic Series:
      8" Chef Knife
      6" Chef's Knife
      Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
      3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

    #4
    I want a Piggie salt pig too! I have this one, which I like a lot for my salt because stuff doesn't get into it when closed up, but it doesn't have that piggie personality:

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    Now back to the topic at hand, that's a really tasty healthy-looking supper, CeramicChef . Nice job! Why do you make the burgers torpedo shaped? Any advantage over the flat design?

    And, heading off-topic again, my Mother always made cottage cheese salads as special treats: spiced peaches on the bottom, a spoonful or two of cottage cheese, a dollop of mayo on top sprinkled with sweet paprika. I just started serving that to my family a couple of months ago, in a fit of nostalgia, I guess.

    Kathryn

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    • CeramicChef
      CeramicChef commented
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      fzxdoc - Pete The Salt Pig was given to me for Christmas a few years back. He got Pete at Amazon. I love that Pig! I make torpedo shaped burgers as a change and to make certain that then get a good crust without being overdone in the middle. Don't you get your WSCG today?

    • fzxdoc
      fzxdoc commented
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      CeramicChef

      I do, I do! Supposedly it's making its way up to our house even as we speak. Color me excited.

      Thanks for the additional piggie and 'burger info!

      K
  • Thunder77
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 2874
    • 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

    #5
    Love grilled veggies!

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    • CeramicChef
      CeramicChef commented
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      jgjeske1 0 I"m really trying to get this healthy cooking thing down pat. Thanks!
  • MBMorgan
    Club Member
    • Sep 2015
    • 6511
    • Colorado
    • > Weber Genesis EP-330
      > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
      > Pit Barrel Cooker (gone to a new home)
      > WeberQ 2000 (on "loan" to a relative)
      > Old Smokey Electric (for chickens mostly - when it's too nasty out
      to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
      > Luhr Jensen Little Chief Electric - Top Loader circa 1990 (smoked fish & jerky)
      > Thermoworks Smoke
      > 3 Thermoworks Chef Alarms
      > Thermoworks Thermapen
      > Thermoworks IR-GUN-S
      > Anova sous vide circulator
      > Searzall torch
      > BBQ Guru Rib Ring

    #6
    Great cook, Ken ... looks like what we consider a staple around here. Sorry about the heat and humidity. It gets hot here in Colorado, too ... but "it's a dry heat" (or so the natives claim).

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    • CeramicChef
      CeramicChef commented
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      Hi Mike! Yeah, I lived for quite a few year along the Front Range. I once STUPIDLY bought a home with no central air. I lived there 3 months. Dry heat my happy tush!
  • HouseHomey
    Club Member
    • May 2016
    • 5555
    • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
    • Equipment
      Primo Oval xl

      Slow n Sear (two)
      Drip n Griddle
      22" Weber Kettle
      26" Weber Kettle one touch
      Blackstone 36” Pro Series
      Sous vide machine
      Kitchen Aid
      Meat grinder
      sausage stuffer
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      Akootrimonts
      Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
      cast iron pans,
      Dutch ovens
      Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
      The help and preferences
      1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
      KBB
      FOGO
      A 9 year old princess foster child
      Patience and old patio furniture
      "Baby Girl" The cat

      Erik S.

    #7
    fzxdoc CeramicChef I make long ones too and we put them in "steak rolls" and we call the "Hamdogs." They were created when we had no burger buns. Ever since we pile toppings on he big toasted steak roll.its fun and different as well as a party convo starter. I my self have been a bit banged up and under the weather. As a result I started eating better and logging/tracking nutritional intake info. This has been my world for the last month or so ( when not on liquids only) and I'm seriously jones-ing for BBQ. I've lost 15 lbs though. Not bad. I'm still 6'4" and 315 or so. BBQ soon to follow.
    Attached Files

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    • CeramicChef
      CeramicChef commented
      Editing a comment
      Nice pics! Continue getting well. Congrats on the 15 pound weight loss!
  • fzxdoc
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 5368
    • My toys:
      Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
      Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks), named Pretty Baby
      Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill, named Hot 'n Fast (used mostly for searing and griddling)
      Weber Kettle Premium 22" named Kettle Kid, eager to horn in with more cooks in the future
      Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range named AfterBurner due to its 30kBTU burners


      Adrenaline BBQ Company Gear:
      SnS, DnG, andLarge Charcoal Basket, for WSCGC
      SnS for 22" Kettle
      Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
      SS Rack for DnG
      Cast Iron Griddle
      Grill Grate for SnS
      Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
      Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
      2 Grill Grate Griddles
      Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

      Fireboard Gear:
      Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
      Additional control unit
      Additional probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
      2 Driver Cables
      Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Thermoworks Gear:
      Thermapen MK5 (pink)
      Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
      Thermoworks MK5 orange
      Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
      Extra Big and Loud Timer
      Timestick Trio
      Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
      Maverick ET 733
      Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

      Grill Pinz
      Vortex (two of them)

      Two Joule Sous Vide devices
      VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer

      Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
      Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

      Charcoal Companion TurboQue
      A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

      BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

      Shun Classic Series:
      8" Chef Knife
      6" Chef's Knife
      Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
      3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

    #8
    Thanks for the additional ideas about making torpedo shaped burgers, HouseHomey . The photos look great too.

    I hope you continue to feel better. And major congrats on the weight loss! You go, guy!

    Kathryn

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    • Don Jr
      Former Member
      • Apr 2015
      • 70
      • Rochester, NY

      #9
      CeramicChef I have the same salt and pepper grinders. They work great.

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      • CeramicChef
        CeramicChef commented
        Editing a comment
        don Jr - don't you just love those Oxo S&P grinders? I've found that Oxo makes real quality goods. For the price, I think Oxo products are an outstanding value.
    • IPADave
      Charter Member
      • Jun 2015
      • 19
      • Massachusetts

      #10
      Originally posted by CeramicChef View Post
      Howdy Meathead Maniacs!

      So it was a miserable evening to cook yesterday. The temperature was only about 95F, but the humidity took the Heat Index to 110F! Flat miserable. IT's forecast to be a Heat Index today of 115F1 BUT, ever the trooper, I was not to be deterred. (I had a cold beer or two or three ...)

      So here is a cook of mini peppers, summer squashes, onions, etc., 90/10 hamburger, and cottage cheese. Simple, quick, healthy, and easy!

      Veggies on the back side of Grill Grates.

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      Torpedo-shaped burgers on the KK main grate.

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      A couple of money shots.

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      Thanks for looking!

      here's to great cooks and even better memories with family and friends!
      Looks kike a tasty meal!

      -Dave

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      • CeramicChef
        CeramicChef commented
        Editing a comment
        It was wonderfully tasty! A really sumptuous feast. It made all that miserable weather bearable. Thanks.
    • chudzikb
      Charter Member
      • Dec 2014
      • 209

      #11
      Never thought of flipping the grill grates for vegetables, will try that next time, thanks for the idea.

      Comment


      • CeramicChef
        CeramicChef commented
        Editing a comment
        I cook all types of things on the flip side. I've done veggies, smash burgers, buns, shrimp, scallops, etc. the idea isn't mine; I forgot where I copied it from.

      • chudzikb
        chudzikb commented
        Editing a comment
        I think I saw it for searing of meat, but, never thought of using the setup for veggies, but, sure will now. Tonight actually.

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