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  • Ahumadora
    Club Member
    • Oct 2015
    • 1601
    • Pilar Buenos Aires, Argentina

    No power for 3 days in whole of Argentina.

    Massive black out from 7am this morning. So far we are surviving.(Have 20 bottles of vino in stock). Every man should learn to cook by fire, for situations like this. 7c and raining atm.
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  • Ahumadora
    Club Member
    • Oct 2015
    • 1601
    • Pilar Buenos Aires, Argentina

    #2
    Using que bracho colorado (axe breaker) hardwood.
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    • Troutman
      Troutman commented
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      That style of cooking brings out the primeval in me. I got a knife and a glass, I’ll bring the sal.

    • texastweeter
      texastweeter commented
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      got your chimichurri ready? That and a little bread are all you need! Gaucho food!
  • holehogg
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 1594
    • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    #3
    We havent had load shedding for awhile now and you need no excuses to use your fire skills.
    What's with the supply?
    Half lamb today and other half tommorow then what☺
    What time frame for lamb. 3-5 hours?

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    • Ahumadora
      Ahumadora commented
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      I am out in the country and have a knife. Can always go buy an animal off a local farmer. Important basic skills
  • ComfortablyNumb
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    • May 2017
    • 2603
    • Northeast Washington
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    #4
    Agreed everyone should know how to cook by fire, and have a generator, or off grid setup, for the freezers and coolers.

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    • Mudkat
      Club Member
      • Feb 2017
      • 2105
      • At a river near me, MD
      • Weber Smokey Mountain 14.5"
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      #5
      Holly molly! That's awesome! Sorry to hear about the power situation but it looks like you have it covered!

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      • Ahumadora
        Club Member
        • Oct 2015
        • 1601
        • Pilar Buenos Aires, Argentina

        #6
        Surviving the blackout.
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        • Henrik
          Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
          • Jul 2014
          • 3632
          • Stockholm, Sweden

          #7
          Sorry about the power loss, but that lamb looks good. And a good South American wine to go with that? You’re doing ok, I say 😉

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          • Ahumadora
            Ahumadora commented
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            There's also no power in neighboring countries, as the grid is interconected. (Brazil, Uruguay Chile). Sure many folks are doing the same as us. Make the most of a bad situation.
        • Greygoose
          Club Member
          • May 2019
          • 308
          • South Shore,MA

          #8
          That’s what I call having the ability to adapt to a situation in grand style !

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          • mountainsmoker
            Club Member
            • Jun 2019
            • 1453
            • Bryson City, NC

            #9
            Looks like your doing just fine. Wine and lamb a good combination.

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            • Ahumadora
              Club Member
              • Oct 2015
              • 1601
              • Pilar Buenos Aires, Argentina

              #10
              Final last pics before the Ganets swooped in and chowed it down. Nice and pink in the moddle of the thigh.
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              • smokin fool
                Club Member
                • Apr 2019
                • 748
                • Mississauga, Ont

                #11
                That's the pioneer spirit, live like our forefathers did....
                Mind you they were mostly all dead in there 40's so there is something to be said for electricity.

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                • klflowers
                  Club Member
                  • Sep 2015
                  • 2135
                  • Tennessee

                  #12
                  Way to make do when times are kind of difficult.

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                  • texastweeter
                    Club Member
                    • Jul 2017
                    • 2106
                    • Republic of Texas

                    #13
                    explains why all my neighbors show up at my house if power goes out.

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                      #14
                      All we need is a Jug of Bread, A Loaf of wine, an Thou, Brother!!!!

                      Great cooker, an cook!

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                      • mountainsmoker
                        Club Member
                        • Jun 2019
                        • 1453
                        • Bryson City, NC

                        #15
                        Oh that looks delicious. I love lamb, may have to show up at your place sometime. I do an upper leg every couple of months and I keep it simple. Make a slit every inch and alternate a third of a garlic clove with a piece of fresh rosemary. Then rub it with lemon/olive oil mixture and salt and pepper it. Put it on at 250 and cook it till it reaches 125/130 and let set for medium rare. Don't like it rare as it feels like blubber in the mouth than meat.LOL A small 4lb leg like I get only takes about 3 hrs. You can make a dipping sauce out of any left over oil, garlic and rosemary, just heat it up to allow the flavors to develop and keep it warm and pass when serving the lamb. Degrease and add the drippings if ya got some.
                        Last edited by mountainsmoker; June 16th, 2019, 03:53 PM.

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