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  • Reds Fan 5
    Charter Member
    • Sep 2014
    • 268
    • Western Springs, IL
    • Equipment
      Weber Genesis Gas
      Weber 22" Kettle (black)
      Smokenator
      Slow N Sear

      Thermometers
      Maverick 732 Redi-Chek
      Thermopop

      Fuel
      Kingsford Blue Bag
      Kingsford Professional

      Wood
      Apple (chunks)
      Mesquite (chunks)
      Hickory (chunks)
      Oak (chunks)

      Beverages
      Beer: Sun King Sunlight Cream Ale; Goose Island 312; Goose Island Green Line; Revolution Anti-Hero IPA; Lagunitas IPA

      Bourbon: Basil Hayden
      Rye: George Dickel
      Cocktail: Manhattan

      Personal
      Married, one child (son)
      Originally from Indianapolis, IN. Currently live in Chicago's Western Suburbs (near Meathead!)
      Associate Dean at Chicago area university

    Simpler is Sometimes Better...

    Grilled pork tenderloin. Direct over KBB with a few pecan chips for light smoke flavor. Famous Dave’s Rib Rub. Served with roasted potatoes and red pepper garlic coulis from Meathead’s book.

    Simple, easy, and great meal. The red pepper coulis is as easy to make as a recipe gets and is outstanding.

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  • mountainsmoker
    Banned Former Member
    • Jun 2019
    • 1851
    • Bryson City, NC

    #2
    Yep excellent. Tenderloins only need a short time on the grill.

    Comment


    • Reds Fan 5
      Reds Fan 5 commented
      Editing a comment
      We have a terrific local butcher who sells them from the case. They’ve become our go-to when we are tired of chicken.
  • Mr. Bones
    Birthday Hat Master
    • Sep 2016
    • 9301
    • 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!!!!



      Thermometers:
      *********************************************
      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

      Accessories:
      *********************************************
      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.)



      Cookware:
      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

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

    #3
    Actually, based upon a lifetime of widely varied experiences, I'd haveta say that 'Simpler Is Better' only applies to %99.9999999+ of all real life situations...

    Comment

  • Sweaty Paul
    Founding Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 1440
    • Hays, KS
    • Green Mountain Grill - Jim Bowie
      (I've never regretted having too much grate space).

      Weber Genesis Gas grill
      Weber Kettle grills x 2

    #4
    Looks delicious!

    Comment


    • Reds Fan 5
      Reds Fan 5 commented
      Editing a comment
      It was, especially with the red pepper sauce.
  • Nate
    Former Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 3811
    • Quarantined

    #5
    Love a pork tenderloin.

    My go to is just applying Salt, coarse Pepper, garlic powder, and Rosemary... sometimes some onion powder too.

    I usually have a famous Dave’s rib rub and a few McCormick’s rubs around too for convenience.

    Comment


    • Reds Fan 5
      Reds Fan 5 commented
      Editing a comment
      They are like boneless, skinless chicken or chicken thighs—a blank canvas. I typically use my own rubs and seasonings. Sometimes, though, I just want to grab something off the shelf and go. Famous Dave’s has served us well.
  • pjlstrat
    Club Member
    • May 2019
    • 397
    • Massachusetts
    • Grills
      Primo XL
      Weber Genesis w/ rotisserie

      Thermometers/Controllers
      Thermopen
      ThermaQ 2 Channel
      Party Q
      Smobot

    #6
    Looks awesome!!

    Comment

    • Skip
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 3307
      • Blue Earth, Minnesota
      • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

      #7
      Great Pork Tenderloin Reds Fan 5 . You nailed it!

      Comment

      • Reds Fan 5
        Charter Member
        • Sep 2014
        • 268
        • Western Springs, IL
        • Equipment
          Weber Genesis Gas
          Weber 22" Kettle (black)
          Smokenator
          Slow N Sear

          Thermometers
          Maverick 732 Redi-Chek
          Thermopop

          Fuel
          Kingsford Blue Bag
          Kingsford Professional

          Wood
          Apple (chunks)
          Mesquite (chunks)
          Hickory (chunks)
          Oak (chunks)

          Beverages
          Beer: Sun King Sunlight Cream Ale; Goose Island 312; Goose Island Green Line; Revolution Anti-Hero IPA; Lagunitas IPA

          Bourbon: Basil Hayden
          Rye: George Dickel
          Cocktail: Manhattan

          Personal
          Married, one child (son)
          Originally from Indianapolis, IN. Currently live in Chicago's Western Suburbs (near Meathead!)
          Associate Dean at Chicago area university

        #8
        pjlstrat Thanks,

        Comment

        • HouseHomey
          Club Member
          • May 2016
          • 5277
          • 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
            5 Crock Pots
            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.

          #9
          Ya know I think I’m gonna fry some.

          Fry the whole dang thing I think.
          Thats gonna be good.

          Comment


          • Reds Fan 5
            Reds Fan 5 commented
            Editing a comment
            HouseHomey, that sounds like a great idea!
        • jgreen
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 2720
          • 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

          #10
          That looks great. You nailed the temperature. Pork tenderloin is great, I really like it with some kind of sauce as well.

          Comment

          • Reds Fan 5
            Charter Member
            • Sep 2014
            • 268
            • Western Springs, IL
            • Equipment
              Weber Genesis Gas
              Weber 22" Kettle (black)
              Smokenator
              Slow N Sear

              Thermometers
              Maverick 732 Redi-Chek
              Thermopop

              Fuel
              Kingsford Blue Bag
              Kingsford Professional

              Wood
              Apple (chunks)
              Mesquite (chunks)
              Hickory (chunks)
              Oak (chunks)

              Beverages
              Beer: Sun King Sunlight Cream Ale; Goose Island 312; Goose Island Green Line; Revolution Anti-Hero IPA; Lagunitas IPA

              Bourbon: Basil Hayden
              Rye: George Dickel
              Cocktail: Manhattan

              Personal
              Married, one child (son)
              Originally from Indianapolis, IN. Currently live in Chicago's Western Suburbs (near Meathead!)
              Associate Dean at Chicago area university

            #11
            jgreen Thanks. Still difficult for many people to accept some pink in pork.

            Comment


            • Oak Smoke
              Oak Smoke commented
              Editing a comment
              That's the problem here. My wife will not touch it pink. When we first married she wanted her steak well done, I've finally gotten her to eat it with a bit of pink, but not pork.

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