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    Apr 16, 18, 01:44 PM
    I'm typically a simple coarse cracked salt and pepper guy when it comes to brisket but I've heard that Dizzy Pig makes a couple of really nice rubs for brisket. The red eye express is a coffee based rub and cow lick is kind of a "works with anything beef" rub. I'm new to the dizzy pig line of rubs but recently gave their dizzy dust rub a try and it's better than anything I could make myself. Given their extensive line of rubs and the fact that I...
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    Apr 14, 18, 07:27 PM
    To be honest you'd really have to over do it to harm dogs and such by putting weed and feed down. If you follow the directions on the bag for the amount that should be put down based on square footage you're not going to harm any animals or your lawn. If you over do it you're more likely to kill your lawn than your pet.
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    Apr 12, 18, 08:26 PM
    Straight steaks and salad tonight. Didn't feel like running to the store to get something simple to cook with them and didn't want to take the time for baked potatoes so I just threw 6 filets on the grill while my better half made a large salad. The filets were the cheap bacon wrapped style from Kroger, I took the bacon off and cooked it separate to cut up and sprinkle over the salad. Turned out great, next time I may just do a steak salad with...
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    Apr 12, 18, 05:42 PM
    $150k was the grand prize, I believe there were some other prizes along the way to the national finals, including computers/software etc. If you notice in the video most if not all of the equipment they are using was made by Samsung. It's a really good story and I'm really proud of those kids, teachers and administrators that made this possible. Don't forget the local first responders as well that helped give ideas for the final product. I'm...
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    Apr 11, 18, 07:32 PM
    Regardless of whatever led to coach Howell being fired the Ashland job is still a good one and the program is in better shape now than it was prior to him getting the HC position. I honestly hate that Jeremy got fired and I don't believe that he deserved to be fired. But it is what it is, this type of thing is common all over the country, much less the state of Kentucky. On the upside, Ashland has a lot of tradition in basketball and the...
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    Apr 11, 18, 05:53 PM
    The kids at Ashland middle school won the Samsung competition and appeared on the Today show this morning. Congrats to our future Tomcats/Kittens.
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    Apr 9, 18, 02:01 PM
    Steak and Shake if that counts as fast food, they do have a drive through but it's anything but fast. They always seem to be cooked properly but due to the shoestring style, you gotta eat them quick or they may become the worst fries you've ever ate.
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    Apr 8, 18, 12:30 PM
    Geez. I hate to hear this but WKU gave him plenty of chances.
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    Apr 7, 18, 11:27 AM
    Wanted to do burgers last night since I already had everything to make them except the hamburger buns. Stopped by the store to get buns on my way home from work and spotted some hoagie rolls next to the hamburger buns, so hoagies it was. Super simple to make and only took about 30 minutes total for prep and cook time, which was great since I didn't make it home until 7pm. Since I was running short on time I just paired the hoagies with chips...
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    Apr 4, 18, 06:47 PM
    You're tasting that mustard sauce after the cook? I use mustard as a binder to help hold the rub together on ribs, pork shoulder etc, but have never tasted the mustard after smoking the meat, which was one of the reasons I use mustard as a binder. What you're talking about sounds like it would add a nice flavor profile though, I was just curious how much of it you need to use to be able to taste it.
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    Apr 2, 18, 05:23 PM
    I use Royal Oak Lump charcoal, it's not like briquettes, it's actually chunks of oak that has been super heated and deprived of oxygen to turn it into natural hardwood charcoal. Briquettes are wood byproduct that is essentially sawdust that's held together with binders and then turned into charcoal. Lump will burn a bit hotter than briquettes as well as much cleaner, it produces very little ash. I still add some chunks of apple or cherry wood...
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    Apr 2, 18, 04:38 PM
    That'll all depend on the type of ribs you're cooking. Six hours with two of them being foiled with baby back ribs you'll likely end up with mush.
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    Apr 2, 18, 04:35 PM
    My first smoker was a Chargriller Smokin' Pro with a side firebox for indirect cooking. It produces good food but takes a lot of effort to do so. A few years ago when my gas grill needed replaced I decided I wanted a charcoal grill for burgers and such and ended up getting the Chargriller Akorn, a Kamado style grill. I absolutely love that thing, I can throw on a pork shoulder that takes about 12 hours to cook before bed and not have to worry...
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    Apr 2, 18, 04:22 PM
    It does take forever hah. I wasn't completely clear though, I run that temp until its near the stall around 160 degrees or so. At that point I wrap it in pink butchers paper and let the grill come up to the 275 range to finish it off. I've tried cooking the entire time in the 250-275 range and was never able to get one as tender as I felt like it should be.
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    Apr 2, 18, 10:07 AM
    I've found that a paper towel helps a lot to get the membrane off. Once you get a small piece peeled up use a paper towel to help grab it and pull it slowly. I've tried pliers and about everything else you could think of but a simple paper towel works best. I'm not a big fall of the bone guy but several ppl in my family are so I always make a separate rack for them. I pretty much follow what you said but I don't mop, mainly because I don't...
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    Apr 1, 18, 10:45 PM
    I feel like you're right about that. But when a person in power that has information of an impending ice raid warns illegals to hide or run, that's overstepping the law imo. That would be similar to a prosecuting attorney or judge warning a criminal that they were just indicted so they better run. Not a good look.
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    Apr 1, 18, 10:32 PM
    It wasn't 2 weeks, it was closer to 10 days, the same amount of days it took the UK to make their own decision. What I'm getting at is that it's hard to not believe that the USA didn't have a role in it. Like I said before it was the UK's baby, the attack happened on their soil. However, as soon as the UK accused Russia of the attacks they were more less threatened by Russia telling them that they shouldn't make such accusations against a...
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    Apr 1, 18, 09:52 PM
    I feel like it's the same as legalizing marijuana was as well as speed limits that are well above what the feds allow. The risk is you may lose federal funding, if your voters are fine with that then go fo it.
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    Apr 1, 18, 09:42 PM
    I tried that at work years ago. Doesnt work, the customer is always right.
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    Apr 1, 18, 09:31 PM
    Do you think that the UK consulted with the USA prior to expelling the diplomats? I do and can't really think of a reason why they wouldn't considering Russia threatened them after even mentioning that they believed Russia was responsible for the nerve agent attack. So if they did, wouldn't that be a joint effort, with UK leading the way?
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    Apr 1, 18, 09:02 PM
    Different thought processes I imagine. The UK is one of our biggest allies. To think that they didn't consult the US to hear out thoughts and possible actions prior to displacing the diplomats themselves is naive. As soon as the UK made their decision it was mentioned that the USA was likely to do the same. Had we told the UK that we wouldn't for instance, they likely would have held off themselves. They needed us to back them with on this....
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    Apr 1, 18, 08:56 PM
    I like it when things can be discussed and everyone remain civil, even if some things are misconstrued or not agreed upon. That said, I wouldn't open up the political form just yet hah. It's been a bit more ivil here ever since it closed.
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    Apr 1, 18, 08:47 PM
    If it did it was mistyped my thoughts. I meant to say the UK and USA led the way. Not just the USA. EDIT: For what it's worth if you want to look at my original post about the subject, post #115 I did say that the UK and USA led the way. Not just the USA.
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    Apr 1, 18, 08:44 PM
    It's telling when someone says the UK and USA led the way in something but it is reworded by others to say that the USA didn't lead the way. Well that was never said to begin with but let's not let that get in the way of an agenda lol. I didn't participate much in political threads much when the forum was open. But I found this one interesting because it's an April's fool's thread. Yet so many people are being so serious. Why so serious, says...
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    Apr 1, 18, 08:36 PM
    It was the UK's fight, so obviously it was theirs to lead. To think that the USA didn't plan on following along with the UK would be naive. Other countries followed suit just after so it seems like a win for the allies, not so much for Russia.
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    Apr 1, 18, 08:33 PM
    We did expell them. We picked 60 and said they're spies. It's another cold war. Let another 60 in, repeat the process and start an arms race that we will win. That seems to be how I remember the storyline.
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    Apr 1, 18, 07:58 PM
    For what it's worth I said the UK and USA. It's was an issue for the UK, so they obviously needed to take the lead on it. Then we followed suit immediately after, as well as around a dozen other countries. I guess it could be considered a group effort?
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    Apr 1, 18, 07:39 PM
    Yeah, two dozen countries just expelled Russian diplomats after the UK and USA led the way. I doubt they all hate us lol.
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    Apr 1, 18, 07:31 PM
    That was just his April fool's joke to them. What we really want is to turn this into an arms race. They can't compete and will go broke trying.
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    Apr 1, 18, 07:23 PM
    He didn't cheat, it was all the Russians. He played them like a fiddle. Got them to get him elected then starts sanctioning and removing their diplomats from the USA in short order. No wonder Putin is upset.
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