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New Plancha: Burgers

For quite a long time I have been keen to get my hands on a plancha/griddle plate for my BBQ.  There are a number of options branded specifically for the BBQ available for those who own Kamados or Weber Kettles but nothing for people with the less popular brands.  After a good while of searching I decided to bite the bullet at visit a local steel fabricator.   Continue reading New Plancha: Burgers

Burger Experiment: Making My Own Mince.

So I thought I would try to make my own mince for burgers.  I’ve had the electronic mincer for quite a while and still haven’t used it.  Every time I’ve been to a shop intending to by meat for the mincer I have backed out because it seemed to work out so much more expensive.  This time I thought it must be worth the extra effort so lets have a go.  For my first attempt I decided that I would try to use the most accessible meat from a local supermarket.  I hoped this would bring down the cost but also demonstrate what is possible to those who don’t normally shop at a butchers.

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New BBQ: Thuros

I don’t know about you but sometimes it’s hard to justify using a full chimney of charcoal for just a couple of steaks. This is why many of us serious about outdoor cooking have more than one BBQ at our disposal depending on the circumstances. I already have my cheap but cheerful barrel grill and my UDS. I love them both but they are large and fuel hungry. Realising that I needed a more compact and efficient BBQ for the smaller cooks I decided to add a new member to the family.

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