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Title: BBQ
Post by: Sippo on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:18:40
So looks like it's going to be another nice weekend, so more BBQ time!

What do you cook? We normally have the bog standard burgers, sausages, halloumi...sometimes chicken wings/leg but not very often. Also do sweet potatoes.

What different things can I cook/burn/undercook?


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: @mwooly63 on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:20:19
Chops. Steak. Bratwurst. Kebabs.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Quagmire on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:25:26
The standard burgers, sausages and kebabs for me.
Gas or charcoal Sippo? Charcoal tastes better but gas is easier.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Sippo on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:29:22
100% Charcoal. Gas is for losers.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: OOH! SHAUN TAYLOR on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:35:55
100% Charcoal. Gas is for losers.
This.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:38:37
Along with the usual burgers, sausages and chicken, if i have it (or the in laws do) we'll do some venison kebabs/steaks. I'll also sometimes do a marinated skirt steak while the BBQ is still heating up. Needs to be super hot and super quick and you have a really juicy steak.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Exiled Bob on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 08:53:42
I make my own pork burgers with sausage meat and a mixture of onions, chili, peppers, rosemary and sage. Delicious they are too, even though I say it myself.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 09:04:31
100% Charcoal. Gas is for losers.

Gas is bloody easy though, useful for cooking on the grill.

Still, I digress, think the smoker is going on this weekend. Probably do some pulled lamb as I've got some in the freezer already. Over the course of the summer there will be chicken, ribs, pulled pork and brisket done. Low and slow, lamb will probably with a bit of apple wood .

These are ace for smoking, last longer and burn hotter than lumpwood ( though I use that in the chimney starter cause it catches easier) :

https://www.wowbbq.co.uk/categories/fuel/product/aussie-heat-beads-10kg/HB10KG~HB10KG

Talking of chimney starters, anybody who uses instant light charcoal/fire lighters should be shot, and anybody who doesn't have a variant of this is a bit mad - grilling or no grilling:

https://www.gardenstoreonline.co.uk/products/furniture-and-barbecues/barbecues/weber-accessories/weber-rapidfire-compact-chimney-starter.html?gclid=Cj0KCQjw0PTXBRCGARIsAKNYfG3rM8--R0YtFbhkhYLYr4UwF3w2ze2HM_L14e892fe64inxV8m7RwgaAjVcEALw_wcB


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Sippo on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 09:12:05
I don't have a posh weber one, but I do have one of those. Absolute godsend!


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 09:19:36
yeah, I was trying to look upmarket. mine isn't Weber either.

have I mentioned my dual probe yet..


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: RedRag on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 09:27:48
 :hmmm: at the garden centre or the hospital?


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Ardiles on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 09:29:32
We have had a (proper charcoal) Weber BBQ for years.  Love it.  Wasn't that expensive either, from what I remember.

Sausages, burgers, marinated chicken (my favourite) and sweet potato are my staples.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 09:49:30
:hmmm: at the garden centre or the hospital?

depends which meat you tick it in I suppose.

(oh and Ardiles, Weber are very much expensive :) Maybe you got lucky).


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:09:41
Home-made burgers, vegetables on skewers, meaty bangers, chicken, fish


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:30:21
I've recently made my own BBQ rub which i use on chicken and pork and its amazing if i may say so myself.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: tans on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:03:33
May i plug my mates business here

https://m.facebook.com/ProSmokeBBQ/

Http://www.prosmokebbq.co.uk


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Ardiles on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:18:14
(oh and Ardiles, Weber are very much expensive :) Maybe you got lucky).

Ours is one of these (http://www.bbqworld.co.uk/weber-barbecues/charcoal/weber-original-kettle-premium-57cm-charcoal-bbq-black.asp), but it's bright blue.  And we bought it maybe 6 or 7 yrs ago when it cost a little over 100...working out at less than 20/year so far.  Can't argue with that.   :)


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:46:27
wow, didn't realise they were that cheap. Obviously I've spent to long looking at their high end gas BBQs!


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Ardiles on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:58:18
Seriously though, who needs a high end barbeque?  The whole point (for me, anyway) is you want a simple, well built piece of kit that will last, will be easy to use, easy to clean, that retains the heat from the coals and makes it easy to dispose of the ash afterwards.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 12:06:51
Seriously though, who needs a high end barbeque? 

Anyone who is a fan of conspicuous consumption.  You know the sort of thing my barbie is bigger than your barbie

Most likely a fella. You'll notice it's nearly always blokes who do the cooking.... it's a throwback to our times as hunter gatherers.



Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Ardiles on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 13:04:54
Anyone who is a fan of conspicuous consumption.  You know the sort of thing my barbie is bigger than your barbie

Most likely a fella. You'll notice it's nearly always blokes who do the cooking.... it's a throwback to our times as hunter gatherers.

:)

I've always been a fan of spending only what I need to, and keeping the rest of my in the bank.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 13:23:26
:)

I've always been a fan of spending only what I need to, and keeping the rest of my in the bank.

Spoken like an accountant!

Went for a cheaper options  ourselves, Outback Meteor for grilling, ProQ smoker (ebay purchase). Can't go too cheap on the smoker unless you build it yourself, you need a nice steady controllable temp.



Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 14:28:01
Reckon Chubbs would love this  :)

http://youtu.be/4n0itecmOaY


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Barry Scott on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 18:21:42
While on the subject of barbecues, Im going to try and make you all jealous (maybe).  :toocool:

Frankly I dont give a fuck and find the thing hideous and unnecessary (Im happy with a disposable), but my missus looks like shes being given a the top of the range Kamado Joe. I believe its worth north of 1k.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Panda Paws on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 18:34:56
While on the subject of barbecues, Im going to try and make you all jealous (maybe).  :toocool:

Frankly I dont give a fuck and find the thing hideous and unnecessary (Im happy with a disposable), but my missus looks like shes being given a the top of the range Kamado Joe. I believe its worth north of 1k.


Flog it then surely?

When it comes to BBQ food - my go to is jerk chicken. Also padron peppers are great on the bbq. Both cheap to do in large quantities.

Want to get into home smoking this summer.



Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Barry Scott on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 19:51:08
Thatd be my choice, although in truth its being given to not be sold. Her indoors wants it (and begged for it) anyway. Shes a recovering chef, so I guess I can see why.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: scillyred on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 20:26:28
Big Green Egg is the mega trendy option at the moment (if you have s)
I have a portable Webber with a tower - excellent.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 20:28:13
You only need an old metal drum

http://youtu.be/l4hHiyD-Eio



Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: bamboonoshop on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 20:44:51
Just get the COBB System. Useful for camping and you'll never look back.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Sunday, May 20, 2018, 11:29:43
rookie mistake of going out in socks to put a bit of wood on. small bit of charcoal came out, which I stood on with my toe.

dickhead!

thankfully don't think it's too bad. should still be able to play wolverine with my shredder claws later


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Sunday, May 20, 2018, 12:20:48
 With sandals Batch?  ;D

I had a BBQ yesterday, Caribbean chicken, pork bangers, pork belly in maple syrup, bit of salad. I feel like a space hopper today  :-[


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, May 20, 2018, 12:28:03
Home made burgers, pork snorkers, marinated chicken cut up into chunks on the bone. Salad, homemade dips, hummus, Stilton & cremefraich and tzatziki dips. 


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Sunday, May 20, 2018, 14:14:46
I wish I had the sandals and socks on 4d!


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Monday, May 21, 2018, 08:53:36
Attended a BBQ on Saturday and whilst they were not home made, there were these amazing chicken and chorizo burgers. Yum.

Also, what do people have as accompaniments? Don't get me wrong, when it comes to BBQ i'm as much as a salad dodger as the next bloke but I am partial to a good potato salad. I made one this weekend and added in some home grown garlic leaves, paprika, chili, mustard and of course, plenty of bacon.

A decent coleslaw wont go amiss either.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Monday, May 21, 2018, 09:27:22
Yep, potato salad, coleslaw, Italian leaf salad with balsamic.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Monday, May 21, 2018, 09:52:27
Yep, potato salad, coleslaw, Italian leaf salad with balsamic.

you should have stopped at coleslaw....


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Monday, May 21, 2018, 23:32:55
Attended a BBQ on Saturday and whilst they were not home made, there were these amazing chicken and chorizo burgers. Yum.

Also, what do people have as accompaniments? Don't get me wrong, when it comes to BBQ i'm as much as a salad dodger as the next bloke but I am partial to a good potato salad. I made one this weekend and added in some home grown garlic leaves, paprika, chili, mustard and of course, plenty of bacon.

A decent coleslaw wont go amiss either.
Like the spud salad recipe. May bling mine up next time.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 09:16:07
Like the spud salad recipe. May bling mine up next time.

Bacon added to anything makes it x100 better


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 09:46:26
it's true. even works for bacon


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:03:50
Yep, bacon with....

Liver
Kale
Chicken


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Sippo on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:14:49
In a five guys milkshake


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:20:38
it's true. even works for bacon
bacon on bacon? with added bacon.....


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:21:23
bacon on bacon? with added bacon.....

Exactly.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:21:57
it's true. even works for bacon
bacon on bacon? with added bacon.....
Bacon added to anything makes it x100 better

There is 1 exception.....sprouts. Even is bacon made sprouts 100 times better, they would still taste likes rotten farts.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:22:55
bacon on bacon? with added bacon.....
There is 1 exception.....sprouts. Even is bacon made sprouts 100 times better, they would still taste likes rotten farts.

100x better than they were originally though. So it holds.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:00:16
No having a BBQ per se but decided that this weekend we wil use the BBQ to cook out tea.

I've got a couple of rack of baby back ribs coming in the shopping today and i cannot wait to cook them.
Any tips are welcome,

My plan was to slow cook them in the day until tender and then finish off on the BBQ, but i am worried that they will be so tender that they will just fall apart and end up on the coals.
Will i get the same BBQ flavor of i put them on tin foil?


Title: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:16:07
pretty sure we foil wrapped ours in the smoker, just don't recall if they came out the foil for a bit at the end, and whether we added BBQ sauce into the foil. we did the whole cook in the smoker though.

Foil is great, gets you through 'the stall, with pork so dogs things up, but it does soften things up .

pretty irrelevant as I assume you are taking about a high temp grill bbq and not a smoker.

if I get time I'll look in the BBQ book too see if they have tips. I'm out tonight though.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Grillstock-BBQ-Book-Jon-Finch-ebook/dp/B010QDG9BY/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530177226&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=grillstock+the+bbq+book (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Grillstock-BBQ-Book-Jon-Finch-ebook/dp/B010QDG9BY/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530177226&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=grillstock+the+bbq+book)


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:29:13
Nice one batch.

I had planned to slow cook them in apple juice and then use that apple juice to make a BBQ sauce.

I've also got some polish kielbasa to pop on the grill. One of my favorite childhood memories was going to Poland on holiday and walking round the market just to get some grilled polish sausage. Bit of mustard and you're onto a winner.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 19:30:13
Last lot of ribs I did I pre cooked them in the oven by immersing them in water for about 90 minutes. Once cooled I let them steep in a marinade for a short time them finished them off on the BBQ brushing them with the marinade. Plain ribs BBQd tend to dry out due to the heat and meat structure, so they lend themselves to be slow coked, hence the precook. The smoker option sounds good though.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 22:04:01
Sorry Chubs, "we" have lost the Grillstock book - will keep looking.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 22:21:54
found it, you on Twitter chubbs? can dm you a couple of pages if so.

the book is very much about low and slow cooking so may not be of use but...


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Friday, June 29, 2018, 09:26:10
found it, you on Twitter chubbs? can dm you a couple of pages if so.

the book is very much about low and slow cooking so may not be of use but...
i am,  @djchubbs

cheers


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Friday, June 29, 2018, 09:44:48
not sure it's much help, but I've tweeted you some bits on how you can use foil in a low and slow cook using a smoker. note the temp is low compared to grill.

sorry dude. don't want to wreck your ribs...


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Friday, June 29, 2018, 12:08:37
not sure it's much help, but I've tweeted you some bits on how you can use foil in a low and slow cook using a smoker. note the temp is low compared to grill.

sorry dude. don't want to wreck your ribs...
nice one, will take a look.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Sippo on Friday, February 22, 2019, 17:59:51
Dug ours out ready for tmrw. No fucker sells charcoal this time of year.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Friday, February 22, 2019, 18:35:09
try the Turkish? shop where majestic wines used to be in gorse hill  if you are in Swindon


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Friday, February 22, 2019, 20:13:34
Dug ours out ready for tmrw. No fucker sells charcoal this time of year.

Try Rons stores


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 11:51:45
Being a BBQ virgin anyone got a recommendation for a gas BBQ, probably 3 burner.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Sippo on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 11:55:29
You mean an outdoor grill.

BBQ's use charcoal.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 11:57:29
you mean a charcoal grill.

BBQs are low and slow


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 11:59:28
No charcoal. Gas fired whatever you call em. Looked at some Weber ones - very expensive.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Chubbs on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 13:02:34
charcoal all the way!!

Looking to invest in a smoker this year.


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 13:04:44
New car Chubbs?  :sherlock:


Title: Re: BBQ
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 13:19:56
charcoal all the way!!

Looking to invest in a smoker this year.

If Webber seems a bit pricey, take a look at ProQ too.