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Old 08-08-2008, 09:52 PM   #1
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Kim's First BBQ Contest

DH is going to be in his first cooking competition this weekend with the big smoker he made for his SIL and friends. It's a small competition in a small town...a perfect way to start. They will be cooking ribs, sausage and chicken thighs.

DH is taking my homemade rub and sauce, but some guy is supposedly supplying the ribs and giving them a case of sauce. Kim (DH) says they'll cook some both ways, and whichever one they like best is what they'll turn in to the judges.

He really worked hard yesterday on the sausages. He took regular breakfast sausage and re-ground it with the insides of some good brats. Then, through magical processes, he turned the meat into fatties stuffed with assorted good things.

As for the chicken thighs, he's not making any suggestions.

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Old 08-08-2008, 09:59 PM   #2
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That's pretty cool. I wish him luck and wish I was there to eat whatever he's cooked
Let us know how things went.
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:00 PM   #3
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Connie,
tell Kim I wish him the best..I know he will have some wonderful goodies to show for all his work..

Good Luck Kim

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I just hope he doesn't go "head first" into it! I remember that one!

Good luck Kim! I wish you my VERY, very best!!!!
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Kim says thank you, and he will take pictures.
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:05 PM   #6
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I just hope he doesn't go "head first" into it! I remember that one!

Good luck Kim! I wish you my VERY, very best!!!!
Kim hopes not also! By the way, you can barely see the scar. That bald head is as beautiful as ever!
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:10 PM   #7
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Good luck to him, take pics for us so we can live vicariously thru him! LOL.
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how exciting and nerve racking I bet! Best of luck!
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Good luck fellow my best goes with you I do love BBQ.
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Old 08-10-2008, 11:27 AM   #10
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Well, the guys didn't bring home any prizes, but they had a good time and learned a lot.
They got the ribs and sausage done too early, and they were dried out by the time they got to the judges, but they did get second place on their chicken thighs.

There's another competition coming up in a couple of weeks, and I think they're going to give it another go.
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