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Virtual Banquet Thread

Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by t-dub, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. MinnBobber

    MinnBobber Well-Known Member

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    So do they grill the bun and "tattoo" their name onto the bun?
    Me likely.

    Second place, however, compared to a motel in Marble Falls, Texas where their breakfast waffle maker is in the shape of Texas :)
    Yesterday, in Punta Gorda, FL I went to my first ever Waffle House and was quite disappointed that their waffles were not in the shape of Florida ;)
     
  2. momofthegoons

    momofthegoons vapor accessory addict Staff Member

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    Last night's dinner. :)

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  3. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    My first shipment from Crowd Cow!!! This stuff showed up in a box, which housed a beautiful styrofoam chest, loaded with dry ice . . . :D It hurt my fingers to put it in the freezer because it was so cold.

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    *** ALERT ALERT ALERT ***

    Crowd Cow is having a Wagyu beef event starting at 8 AM Pacific tomorrow morning. This is a rare opportunity to get beef that looks like this . . .

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    Here is a full explanation of the genetics involved with Wagyu beef and how it is totally different from other beef.

    https://www.crowdcow.com/wagyu

    I sincerely hope that some of you reading this can get some of this rare, absolutely beautiful, mega marbled, totally organic beef.

    :)

    Edit: Getting rid of the dry ice . . .. :cool:

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  4. momofthegoons

    momofthegoons vapor accessory addict Staff Member

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    Beginnings of chicken stew from Sunday night...

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    And speaking of beef..... my valentine to the hubby. Well... one of them. :p

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  5. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    I just became a "steak holder" in some Wagyu beef . . .. :drool:

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  6. MinnBobber

    MinnBobber Well-Known Member

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    So how are you going to prepare it??

    Sous vide at 126 F and hot hot sear or ???
    I usually do 129 F but Wagyu warrants a try at lower temp...
     
  7. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    I'm probably going to sear it in a cast iron skillet and then finish in the oven.
     
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  8. turk

    turk turk

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    ...goddamn t-dub you've done it again...great ...great...stuff!...great knowledge wonderful beef link..
     
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  9. Petrolhead_GR

    Petrolhead_GR Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday was the Thursday of barbeque... all country was @ bbq's

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  10. phattpiggie

    phattpiggie Well-Known Member Accessory Maker

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    That looks bloody lovely. So many people shy away from fat, they don't know what they're missing

    Have my little one over for a long weekend so we've done sausages.
    Pork and bacon on the right, she's not very adventurous, and Thai style with pork, duck, chilli, ginger, scallions to the left. Home made fat fries with Tony's creole seasoning and a bit of salad to go with them.
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    Next time round it'll be @Ed's TnT jalapeno and cheddar recipe with smoked duck and a bit of pork to keep them succulent.
     
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  11. turk

    turk turk

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    ...fuckin killing me...looks great...great stuff guys!....:rockon:
     
  12. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    Yeah those goat kabobs and sausages look awesome . . . :tup:
     
  13. crawdad

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  14. waxdab23

    waxdab23 Well-Known Member

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    Whoa what you got going there?
     
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  15. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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    Roasted sauteed and boiled, tossed with evoo & parmesan, piled on a plate and eaten :tup:
     
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  16. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    Roasted, boiled . .. what??? Ratz? . . .. ;)

    Attn: Crowd Cow has just let me know that another Wagyu beef event will start Wednesday morning at 8 AM Pacific time. This farm has 100% Wagyu genetics verified back to Japan, no cross breeding. They only sell about a dozen animals a year, and that's it, no more. I admit this is expensive but I picked up a little to save for thanksgiving or christmas or something.

    Ohhh and I have to report about this dry aged, 100% grass fed and finished beef, that I have just tried. It was amazing. I put a small patty together and seasoned it like I normally do. When I tasted it the spices were twice as strong as usual. This meat is sooooo lite, and soooooo sweet, that it doesn't need any distractions from the purity and sweetness of its natural flavor . . . :drool:

    and thats all I have to say about that . . .. :)
     
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  17. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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    Roasted cauliflower florets, boiled pasta & baby asparagus, sauteed chicken tenderloins onions & peppers.
     
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  18. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    Thannnnnnnnkyou for the clarification . . . :)
     
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  19. crawdad

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  20. t-dub

    t-dub Vapor Sloth

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    Its here!!! Wagyu beef rib eye . . . :mmmm:

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