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Playing With Fire and Smoke

This site contains a collection of techniques for barbecuing, smoking and cooking over fire. The techniques shown here are not the only way or the best way to prepare a certain item. This site is just a starting point and these techniques are a guide to creating your own recipes. Recipes included here come not only from personal experiences, but from many knowledgeable folks kind enough to share their secrets. ~thirdeye~

Polls

From time to time I feature Polls to see what YOU, my readers are cooking. Currently no poll is available.

If you click HERE you will go to my Poll Page and can see results of other polls as well as web statistics for my site.

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Welcome

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Statistics are showing over  590 visits a day to my site. The most popular pages are the Pork Butt Page, the Buckboard Bacon page, and Car Wash Mike's Baby Back Rib Class. A special welcome to my international friends.  I have received visits from readers from 163 countries......WOW!! Barbecue is global..... and I'm proud to be just a little part of it.


Following the United States..... Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, the Philippines, the Netherlands's, Mexico, Brazil and Denmark are the countries with the most visitors. Botswana and Bolivia were at the end of the list last year with the fewest visitors (3 each), this year Belize is in the last spot with only 2 visitors.


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My cookin' site features a variety of recipes, tips, photographs and other information I hope you find enjoyable. Just like many of you, I am a backyard barbecuist that enjoys this wonderful hobby, cooking for family & friends.

Just click on any of the links in the Table of Contents to go to that page. To return to this homepage, just click the thirdeye's cookin' site banner at the top of any page.  There is an e-mail link in orange at the bottom of the page.

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Keep your eye on your vent!! "If it's puffin' white ..it ain't right.
If it's blowin' blue, it's good for Q"

                                                                              ~ thirdeye~




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INTRODUCTION TO BARBECUING - This is a good place to start for newbies and old hands alike. This write-up will give you some of the basics and cover a few of the terms you may encounter in other areas of my site.


RECIPES - Cookin' is what my site is all about. Mostly outdoor cooking, but I've included a few things that can be cooked indoors too. Here you will find 50+ recipes of all kinds featuring everything from brie to pig's feet. A list of recently added recipes appears at the top of the Recipe Page.









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TOOLS - Here is where you can check out my ThirdHand & ThreeFinger Grate Lifting & Hanging Tools, as well as my version of a Wiggle Rod.

WEBER SMOKEY JOE "TALL BOY" SMOKER MODIFICATION - Follow these instructions to turn your Smokey Joe Grill into a smoker.

MY COOKERS - I use Big Green Eggs, Big Drum Smokers & Big Chief Smokers, I'll tell you what they are and why I like to cook on them. I also discuss some other types and brands of cookers that I really like. (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)


PHOTO GALLERY - Here you will find a variety of cookin' photographs


THE WOODPILE - Information on different flavors of smoking woods, chunks, splits, chips and planks.


GUIDE TO MEAT CUTS & CUTTING MEATS - Find out where that certain steak, or roast comes from. Also see some tips for trimming and cutting a variety of things. I even show you how to de-bone a trout or salmon - -(STAY TUNED FOR PAGE UPDATES...)


CONTEST - Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Competition - 2009 - My first competition as a KCBS Certified BBQ Judge.


WILD WEST EGGFEST 2010 - Casper, Wyoming, - A collection of Eggfest photographs


QUESTIONS & SUGGESTIONS - Your comments are important to me, here is the place to post them.


WEB SIGHTINGS- Links of all kinds can be found here.


POLLS & SITE STATS - I know what I like, and you know what you like....What about everyone else? Results of various polls and site stats can be viewed here...... You might be surprised what you find.