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  • GadjetGriller
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    • Dec 2015
    • 754
    • Lubbock tx
    • I have 3 outdoor devices (plus a couple indoor items) Starting with the PBC, Faux Kamado Kooker,(Akorn metal Kamado) & Oklahoma Joe offset grill and smoker. I use the FireBoard WiFi Thermometer. IQ110 (heat control device for akorn) recently acquired a Char-Broil Big Easy TRU-INFRARED 3-in-1 Roaster, Smoker and Grill, I also have A Anova & Joule Sous Vide Wands and The Steakager ( a unit for Dry aging big hunks of meat!)

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ID:	318476 Ok so I had a Costco corned beef quickly approaching its done by date, So I started desalinating it last night so when I go to switch out the water and well its frozen over?? (Thats why I took the second picture with the glass and condiment to prove it was frozen!) Guess I'll switch out the water after the top thaws enough!
  • 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

    #2
    Was the corned beef frozen to start with? How cold is your fridge?

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    • GadjetGriller
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      No it was not. I have a wireless thermometer in there that says it was 35 degrees the whole time. (Its a mini fridge. Thats why it was so surprising that it was iced over.)

    • dtassinari
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      It's even more surprising given that you're leaching salt into the water, so it needs to be below 0 C / 32 F to freeze. How far was the thermometer from the pot? In a smaller freezer you can have pretty sharp temperature gradients. (Then again, you'd have noticed stuff getting frozen in the past...)
  • kmhfive
    Club Member
    • Mar 2017
    • 2986
    • Northern Illinois
    • Weber Kettle -- 22.5" (In-Service Date June 2015)
      Slow-n-Sear/Drip-n-Griddle/Grill Grates (In-Service Date March 2016)
      Pit Boss 820 (Retired)
      GMG Jim Bowie WiFi (In-Service Date April 2017)
      Maverick ET-733
      Fireboard
      Home-brewer

    #3
    Important safety tip! I'll thaw mine out before putting it in the water bath! At least partially.

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    • GadjetGriller
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      It went in not frozen, ITs a mini fridge the only thing I can figure is the pan just fit in under the ice box (which is what cools the whole fridge) I didnt have a lid so that may be how it froze over.
  • Jerod Broussard
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    • Jun 2014
    • 9894
    • East Texas
    • Pit Barrel Cooker "Texas Brisket Edition"
      Weber One Touch Premium Copper 22" Kettle (gift)
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      B & B and Kingsford Charcoal
      B & B Pellets

    #4
    Sorry, I just pictured someone ice fishing catching a slab of corned beef.

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  • jgreen
    Charter Member
    • Oct 2014
    • 2735
    • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
    • Cookers:
      Broil King XL
      Broil King Smoke
      Weber Kettle 26
      Grilla Pellet smoker
      Capital 40 natural gas
      Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

      Thermometer:
      Maverick 733
      Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
      Thermo works DOT (or two)
      Fireboard (probably my favourite)
      Thermworks Smoke (or two)

      Accessories:
      SnS (original, plus and XL)
      DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
      Vortex
      Grillgrates
      and, maybe some other toys as well

    #5
    I would think you will be fine. Most of the salt was likely out before it froze.

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    • HorseDoctor
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      Stupid I phone!!!

    • HorseDoctor
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      Be a great beer fridge if it keeps it that cold!

    • GadjetGriller
      GadjetGriller commented
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      HorseDoctor its funny that was the same fridge I used to put my Steakager (for dry ageing steaks) in that I was having such a hard time keeping it below 40 degrees. It knows what I want and does the opposite lol

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