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And we’re back!

…Sort of. Haven’t had the opportunity for much (any) cooking recently, but I’m hoping to do some smaller-scale experimenting in the near future. When making barbecue in the past, the cooking has been easy; it’s throwing the party that’s an expensive PITA. Side note: my first post on Serious Eats is live. (Not BBQ related,…

One rub to rule them all

While I’m waiting for paint to arrive to finish up the UDS, I’m going to share some non-equipment things I’ve picked up over the years– mostly recipes. By far my favorite rub is from Smoke and Spice by Cheryl & Bill Jamison. This was the cookbook that got me started. Even though it’s geared towards…

UDS paint whoopsie

Cleaned out the drum this morning and let it dry for a few hours. Started painting after returning home from brunch. I got a decent coat on 80% of the outside and about 30% of the inside when my first can of paint ran dry. Second can did the rest of the outside, plus a…