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by Bill Tex Landreth
July 19th, 2019, 12:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Texas Style Korean BBQ Pork Shoulder
Replies: 5
Views: 98

Re: Texas Style Korean BBQ Pork Shoulder

Sauce simmering away yesterday.
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by Bill Tex Landreth
July 19th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Texas Style Korean BBQ Pork Shoulder
Replies: 5
Views: 98

Texas Style Korean BBQ Pork Shoulder

I have been following all the "Fusion" BBQ here in TX in general, and in Austin specifically, and wanted to try my hand at something new for tomorrow night. Plan is to inject a 10lb shoulder with a Korean "BBQ Sauce", rub with simple sea salt and evaporated cane juice, and then rest in the reefer ov...
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 18th, 2019, 2:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1328
Views: 64811

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Six confit duck legs for rillettes.
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by Bill Tex Landreth
July 17th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar thief emails?
Replies: 30
Views: 1733

Re: Cellar thief emails?

What is a ‘rad somm’?
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 17th, 2019, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11239
Views: 508469

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Southlake

L to R: $90, $43, $160 and $190
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 17th, 2019, 12:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11239
Views: 508469

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Costco run today:

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by Bill Tex Landreth
July 16th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1930
Views: 158087

Re: Steak Porn

Can't be 100% all of the time.

As an aside, the strawberries look fantastic.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 16th, 2019, 11:25 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1930
Views: 158087

Re: Steak Porn

I cooked a 'Jorge' last weekend on my Ranch Kettle. Four hour heavy salting and then a hard direct sear for 3 minutes each side over post oak and then indirect on the cool side rotating every few minutes to even out cooking. Took it to 125 (about 40 minutes total) and then rested for 10 minutes unde...
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 15th, 2019, 7:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Okay, what’s the next HOT wine?
Replies: 57
Views: 2689

Re: Okay, what’s the next HOT wine?

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The next ‘Black Cat’ to fawn over.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 14th, 2019, 11:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11239
Views: 508469

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Case o 2008 Delamotte BdB
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 12th, 2019, 2:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1328
Views: 64811

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Chicken Tikka Masala

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by Bill Tex Landreth
July 12th, 2019, 2:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 570
Views: 29478

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

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ABX and hormone free brisket from Cedar River Farms in Greeley, CO. Sold ungraded, but easily hits USDA Prime. Heavy salt and pepper rub with post oak smoke to follow.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 9th, 2019, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Fraud Prevention Survey
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: Wine Fraud Prevention Survey

In addition to external signs, you might factor in is radioactive isotopes (if I'm recalling the physics correctly). All wines produced from 1945 on have at least minute amounts of radioactivity from Hiroshima and Nagasaki and later tests. That's one of the ways it was possible to confirm that Hard...
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 6th, 2019, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schott Zwiesel bar glass deal
Replies: 3
Views: 647

Re: Schott Zwiesel bar glass deal

Cost Plus World Market also has 50% off the SZ Tritan Forte Red Wine 8 pack that brings it down to $30. If you are a member of their club, you also get 20% off that price.

Wife had a $10 credit, so we got 16 stems for super cheap.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 4th, 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 13
Views: 619

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

Jud, reach out to Denny. He has been several times in the past few years. He and Sheri go for like 10 days at a time and spare no expense.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 4th, 2019, 6:59 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 570
Views: 29478

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Brisket looks legit there Don.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 2nd, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help needed: Napa/Sonoma trip with a twist
Replies: 16
Views: 1196

Re: Help needed: Napa/Sonoma trip with a twist

Jean at Alpha Omega would be a great resource.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 2nd, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Salon
Replies: 40
Views: 2706

Re: 2008 Salon

Wow.

That really limits this to a very select few. I had an open order with my local wine guy for the 2008 Salon with the hopes that it would show up in regular distribution channels like DP and Cristal. He obviously had not heard this from his distributor. Guess my order won't even get a nod.
by Bill Tex Landreth
July 2nd, 2019, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Mailer - Arkenstone Vineyards
Replies: 44
Views: 1835

Re: New Mailer - Arkenstone Vineyards

I agree that their SB is the best that I have had full stop.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 30th, 2019, 9:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1930
Views: 158087

Re: Steak Porn

First Rib Eye from No 9

Simple salting and seared in a dry pan
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by Bill Tex Landreth
June 30th, 2019, 9:04 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1328
Views: 64811

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Brussels Sprouts with House Cured Lamb Pancetta
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by Bill Tex Landreth
June 25th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1328
Views: 64811

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Not really cooked tonight, but having torshi (Persian sour mixed pickles) that have been in the reefer for 2 1/2 weeks.
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by Bill Tex Landreth
June 25th, 2019, 1:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Kirkland Signature Series, Stags Leap District Cabernet
Replies: 87
Views: 6363

Re: TN: 2016 Kirkland Signature Series, Stags Leap District Cabernet

Showed up in DFW for $21.99 a bottle.

Bought one to try tonight and will report back.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 25th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Shafer HSS offer
Replies: 29
Views: 2164

Re: 2015 Shafer HSS offer

Has anyone ever tasted the HSS and the Odette Reserve Cabernet? Both are now at similar price levels, and the vineyards are separated by what, two miles at most? Would be interested to hear anyone's experiences, thanks... That's actually a great comparison. IMO they have similar styles, more classi...
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 25th, 2019, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Shafer HSS offer
Replies: 29
Views: 2164

Re: 2015 Shafer HSS offer

As stated above, the wine is readily available at retail. Texas has seen recently HSS, One Point Five and Red Shoulder Ranch at price points well below release from the winery.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 25th, 2019, 7:59 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Re: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla

Daughter not a fan of onions, otherwise I agree they are good in there.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 24th, 2019, 2:24 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Re: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla

Magnus Solhjell wrote:
June 24th, 2019, 2:04 pm
It looks great. If you want a faster version, Ferran Adria uses potato chips (!) instead of thinly sliced potatoes. I haven't tried it myself, but I probably will next weekend.

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Interesting
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 24th, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Calistoga wineries
Replies: 64
Views: 2792

Re: Calistoga wineries

Given the 40+ year track record of Chateau Montelena, how can anyone state that from an objective perspective "nothing extraordinary 'yet' in Calistoga"? It is fine and well to have personal opinions but going based purely on personal opinion is really misleading to the OP. I am pretty sure that co...
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 23rd, 2019, 7:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Re: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla

I brought home 15 dozen yesterday
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 22nd, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Re: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla

David K o l i n wrote:
June 22nd, 2019, 11:59 am
That looks pretty nice, Bill. We’ve been eating a lot of these over the last week
I have an over abundance of farm fresh eggs to the tune of 20-25 dozen a week from the ranch. Have to eat them every way possible.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 22nd, 2019, 9:39 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Breakfast This Morning: Spanish Tortilla

Posting recipe with pics to follow. 1 lb Scrubbed Yukon Gold Potatoes, sliced 1/8 inch thick 4 TBS Avocado Oil 1 TBS Smoked Spanish Paprika 1 TBS Granulated Garlic (giggidy) 1 TBS Sea Salt, divided 1 TSP Finely Ground Telicherry Pepper 1 Cup Shredded Manchego 8 Whole Eggs Whisked with 2 TBS Whole Mi...
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 22nd, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 570
Views: 29478

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Injected and rubbed pork shoulder. Five hours in using combination of pecan and apple.
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by Bill Tex Landreth
June 22nd, 2019, 9:19 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 570
Views: 29478

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Forgot to post that the butcher paper made no difference for the short rib plates. Maybe it help in the big briskets?
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 21st, 2019, 1:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Carter Cellars Offering
Replies: 31
Views: 2886

Re: 2017 Carter Cellars Offering

Brian Tuite wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 12:59 pm
Gray G wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 12:41 pm
the 2016 La Bam was drinking very smooth like a silk negligee last night....
Never drank a negligee before.
Freemott ate one once, or so I have heard.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 20th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1328
Views: 64811

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Flannery Strip with Chimichurri and Black Beans for an Argentinian dinner.

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by Bill Tex Landreth
June 20th, 2019, 11:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11239
Views: 508469

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Six bottles of 2015 Shafer One Point Five for $65 a bottle and six bottles of 2015 Round Pond Rutherford Cab for $36 after 20% off case discount. Sounds like a hell of a deal. Local or online? Local grocery chain HEB. They had 20% off all cabernet based wines last week if you got a case. They are r...
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 20th, 2019, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11239
Views: 508469

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Six bottles of 2015 Shafer One Point Five for $65 a bottle and six bottles of 2015 Round Pond Rutherford Cab for $36 after 20% off case discount.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 20th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2164
Views: 135069

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Really tasty with Tacos al Carbon last night.
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by Bill Tex Landreth
June 20th, 2019, 8:10 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: It’s been too long, Old Vines Offline #6 - Aug 31st, Forestville
Replies: 49
Views: 1839

Re: It’s been too long, Old Vines Offline #6 - How About Aug 10th?

Booo

I'll be with the family at the beach for my birthday.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 19th, 2019, 4:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eisele Vineyard allocation letter
Replies: 33
Views: 3308

Re: Eisele Vineyard allocation letter

Bought some at costco for $325/bottle. I'll just be patient. As for the letter, I agree, I've seen worse. Jason's missives from Hundred Acre are always a hoot. Also laughable is anyone that "truly humbled and honored to offer their wine". [snort.gif] I was about to ask how this compares to Scarecro...
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 18th, 2019, 4:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1986 Cabernet Suggestions
Replies: 35
Views: 1428

Re: 1986 Cabernet Suggestions

Spottswoode for sure.
by Bill Tex Landreth
June 18th, 2019, 4:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: All Clad VIP Sale extra discounts
Replies: 25
Views: 1457

Re: All Clad VIP Sale extra discounts

Poppy Davis wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 10:37 am
Bill Tex Landreth wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 10:36 am
Link?
www.homeandcooksales.com
Thanks, sister.

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