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by Groovy Gorilla
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: Kamado Cookers
Topic: Kick ash basket
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Re: Kick ash basket

Looks like a good idea I might have fruit bowl thats similar to that
by Groovy Gorilla
Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Charcoal
Topic: Make your own charcoal
Replies: 12
Views: 1773

Re: Make your own charcoal

Came across this The guy fires it up and uses some of it for his wok while he makes some charcoal 8itqQNI5G4E Basically fill up the barrel with wood he recommends even sized piece. Light the fire through the hole at the top it burns down wards basically burning the wood gas. There are a few nail hol...
by Groovy Gorilla
Mon Nov 10, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Pizza Ovens
Topic: Tools for a wood fired oven
Replies: 17
Views: 4983

Re: Tools for a wood fired oven

Those using wire brush I wouldn't
One stray piece of wire swallowed is a good way to perforate your intestine and cause you all kinds of trouble.
by Groovy Gorilla
Mon Nov 10, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: Food Science, BBQ Techniques & Tips
Topic: Storing brine
Replies: 10
Views: 2070

Re: Storing brine

It shouldn't be necessary to store brine unless you have a Wiltshire cure thats full of salt loving bacteria, a "living brine".( sort of like a sourdough brine)
More for traditional Ham, Bacon and Gammon making.
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: "V"-word section
Topic: 2013 - America's Best Potato Salad Challenge
Replies: 5
Views: 2458

Re: 2013 - America's Best Potato Salad Challenge

Best one I make
Has toasted slivered almonds and sliced matchsticks of bacon (overcooked and crispy)
Then home-made mayo with garlic (EVOO, Egg yolks, vinegar salt garlic)
Baby waxy potatoes skin on halved

Better make a big bowl and get in early because it will disappear.
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: "V"-word section
Topic: Drying Chilli for powder
Replies: 5
Views: 1810

Re: Drying Chilli for powder

We would sow a string through the stalks and hang them as a chain under the eaves over summer.

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by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Recipe requests and Cooking Questions
Topic: Turkish Kebabs
Replies: 5
Views: 2286

Re: Turkish Kebabs

Try this
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle ... oner-kebab
I would mix the meat more to get the proteins worked up and make it more like a sausage less crumbly
also add some white pepper,allspice and sumac if you have it.
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Wood Fired BBQs
Topic: Parrilla parts
Replies: 7
Views: 8177

Re: Parrilla parts

For those considering building one in the future I think the Uruguayans have perfected the design with a built in charcoal maker http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/88/4a/fa/884afaf455090f10779f7df949a31dcb.jpg Throw your logs on the side and shovel coals under as they drop You have a hot side an...
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Sauces
Topic: Vietnamese Dipping Sauce
Replies: 4
Views: 2217

Re: Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Great sauce grilled meat dipped in this a bit off salad delish I make some Vietnamese pork meatballs basically pork mince garlic lots of spring onion,heaps of black pepper and a dash of fish sauce and pinch of bicarb. Mix Let them rest make balls and grill Then make a coleslaw spring onion grated ca...
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Charcoal
Topic: Make your own charcoal
Replies: 12
Views: 1773

Re: Make your own charcoal

I live in the bush,smokes not a problem. Part of the problem is if I run out I dont have a shop just down the road to get some more,I just look at tonnes of free wood that I cant use. It would need to be fired by more free wood to make it worth while http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Charcoal I try and ge...
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:37 pm
Forum: Kamado Cookers
Topic: Vintage Imperial (?) Kamado For Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 3238

Re: Vintage Imperial (?) Kamado For Sale

Its a stunner Im way too far away and no way to load it even if I wasnt.
Hope it goes to a good home.
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: Charcoal
Topic: Make your own charcoal
Replies: 12
Views: 1773

Make your own charcoal

Has anyone come up with a simple way to make your own charcoal at home? Ive got heaps of wood and just want to cut the shops out of the loop where ever I can. I have seen TLUD stove designs and bio char makers,so am fairly aware of the process was just wondering if someone here has made a good versi...
by Groovy Gorilla
Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Pizza Ovens
Topic: New Stainless steel Pizza Oven
Replies: 76
Views: 26054

Re: New Stainless steel Pizza Oven

I tossing up between a Komado or a WFO WFO is the preferred option but weight is an issue as I want it on the balcony. I was wondering if you could hack this oven to be a lighter weight substitute. Looking at it It would require thermal mass inside the dome to retain heat. A fairly well insulated do...
by Groovy Gorilla
Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Sauces
Topic: Sriracha sauce
Replies: 4
Views: 1518

Re: Sriracha sauce

I made my version with http://www.worldshottestgarlicpepper.com/images/bishops-crown-pepper.png I had heaps of them,but they do make the best sauce,ive tried a few others. Roast them then add salt vinegar and blitz then add regular tomato sauce to taste. I did it by eye and the amounts vary dependin...
by Groovy Gorilla
Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: Pizza Ovens
Topic: New Stainless steel Pizza Oven
Replies: 76
Views: 26054

Re: New Stainless steel Pizza Oven

Hi it looks great I had a look at one up close in Bunnings. Do they hold heat for a long time to be able to do a slow cook or is it more fire it up cook a few things and it cools down. The chimney would probably lose heat fairly quickly if you closed it up for an overnight slow cook? Does the door g...