[Sca-cooks] Making sausage
Stefan li Rous
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Sat Jan 21 15:48:56 PST 2012
See, you just need to come down to the next Gulf Wars in March and
enter them in the (rather non-period) Gleann Ahbann BBQ contest!
Besides, then I would finally get to met you in person!
Any new reports?
I didn't mention that when I had a smoker we used to do 10-12 pounds
of wings for the faculty holiday parties. I would smoke them first and
then grill them with the sauce to finish the next day. It was a long
On Dec 28, 2011, at 11:52 AM, Michael Gunter wrote:
> Now that my new smoker is seasoned and I have 12 lbs of pork
> shoulder taking up space in the
> refrigerator, I need to make some sausage tonight. snipped
> Any suggestions on the smoking or sharing of your 12th Night gifts?
To: gleannabhann at yahoogroups.com
Subject: Gulf Wars Annual Barbeque Contest
Posted by: "Barbara Easley" barbara.easley at fedex.com kane1lissa
Date: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:23 am ((PST))
Do you cook a mean shoulder? Got the best wings around? Love your
lovely smoked salmon? Are you a Rib Master? Burger-meister?
Announcing the Gulf Wars Barbeque Championship! It is open to anyone
that attends Gulf Wars. This Sanctioned event will be held in
conjunction with the Gleann Abhann Social on Tuesday night, one of the
premier events at Gulf Wars!
It is New and Improved this year! We have added new catagories to enter!
The catagories are as follows:
Primary Categories: (point system 5/3/1; that's 5 for first place, 3
for second, etc,)
Secondary Categories: (3/2/1 point system)
CourtYard Cookers (i.e., backyard grillers)
Tertiary categories: (one point for the winner)
Best Heraldic Display
BBQ rules are:
Primary categories: MUST be entries with a minimum of 30 pounds of
meat each. ALL of the Primary categories must be smoked using a
charcoal and/or wood fire. Direct-heat grilling is prohibited. Propane
Pork is all forms of pork.
Beef is all forms of beef.
Other is any form or mixed forms of meat (Shrimp and bacon, for
instance) or meat and vegetable combinations such as shish kebabs. Any
meat, fish, fowl, or seafood is acceptable. Remember that they MUST be
smoked and not grilled! Vegetarian entries are not allowed: see
Secondary categories: MUST have 15 pounds of food to enter. ANY
grilling, smoking or cooking method may be used: wood, charcoal,
Secondary WINGS!!: Wings may be from any fowl and cooked in any
fashion: baked, fried, smoked, grilled, etc. Wings may only be entered
in the Wings!! Category.
CourtYard Cooker entries may be meat or vegetable or a mixture (such
as shish kebab). Burgers, sausages, hot dogs, steaks, chicken legs,
portobellos, vegetarian foods, etc., may be entered and cooked by
smoking or grilling.
Tertiary Categories: Any number of sauces may be entered. Sauces may
be presented with or without a meat entry. Only the best single sauce
Presentation is an important part of judging, so one winner will be
awarded on the presentation of a Primary or Secondary entry.
Presentation: to the judges via the entry box.
Heraldry is an important part of our Society. One winner will be
selected representing at least one Primary or Secondary entry.
NO meats or foods may be prepared off site and entered; all cooking is
to be done on site. Marinades, Sauces and Rubs may be prepared off
site and brought separately.
Standard BBQ rules will apply as to preparation and acceptable non-
poisonous cooking methods.
Timely entries: Late entries will NOT be accepted, no exceptions, no
excuses. Entries must be entered at the time slot required or they
will be disqualified.
The Grand Prize is for the contestant with the most points for the
day. The Royals Choice Award is for the single favorite food item
entered. Prizes will be awarded for each Winner in each category.
PLEASE forward this to as many lists as possible!! Let others try to
best us! Bring it ON!!!!
And please, enter yourself so that we may keep the Championship here
in Gleann Abhann, where it belongs! <G>
All foods will be served at the Social. And the prizes: I promise they
will be worth fighting for!
Ever in Service,
Duchess Ilissa the Nightwatcher
Gulf Wars Barbeque Championsip Cooking Contest
THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
**** See Stefan's Florilegium files at: http://www.florilegium.org ****
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