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2015 Suburban MyLink video from and SD Card

A few months ago I purchased a new 2015 Suburban with the MyLink system. The truck has two SD card slots. One in the front console and one in the rear console. The Manual states that you can put music … Continue reading

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Technological advancements in Flashlights?

I am not sure but, I think the last time I purchased a flashlight was in 2003.  It was a Maglite 3D.  I have carried that flashlight in my truck for years.  It’s built like a tank and works when … Continue reading

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My problems with Gayton Animal Hospital, Richmond, Va.

I have used Gayton Animal Hospital for almost two years.  In that time I have been mostly happy with the care they have provided for my dog.  However, a recent incident has proven that there is a serious lack of … Continue reading

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The most amazing Cole Slaw

I found this on epicurious.com and after making it the first time, it now compliments my BBQ every time I cook. This recipe says it makes 8 servings but I think that must be for giants.  I have made this … Continue reading

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Recipes to try

Watching Diners, Drive-in and Dives. These are some recipes I want to try. Veggie Burger Crab Cakes Clam Chowder Kiwi Snow Kone

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Wagyu Beef – The best beef you will ever taste!

About 6 months ago, I discovered a new butcher in Goochland, Virginia, Nadolski’s.  Since then, I have learned more about meat and have experienced some of the best tasting, tender meat ever.  Jon sends out a newsletter via email about … Continue reading

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My Favorite BBQ Sauce

There are plenty of BBQ sauces I make and use.  But, this one is my favoirte and seems to be a big hit with my friends as well. It’s easy to make and works for pulled BBQ or ribs. Although, … Continue reading

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Hints for beginners

Do not open your smoker to see how it’s going or show off to your arriving guests.  BBQ takes time, lots of time and it takes the smoker a long time to recover from an opening. Get a remote meat thermometer and … Continue reading

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Meat for pulled pork BBQ

The first confusing item for me when I started cooking BBQ was the meat.  Most BBQ restaurants and home BBQ cookers use Boston Butts.  Which are technically the upper pork shoulder.  I have yet to find any reliable source for why it … Continue reading

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BBQ Tool Chest

A little over a year ago I read an article from epicurious.com about how to cook pulled pork BBQ.  Since summer had just started and I had recently purchased a new grill, I decided to give it a try.  After following … Continue reading

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