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Unread 06-09-2013, 06:37 PM   #1
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Show me your grille enclosures!

Wife and I are thinking of building a grille enclosure, let's see them to get ideas!

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Unread 06-09-2013, 08:44 PM   #2
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What do you mean by a grille enclosure ?
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Unread 06-10-2013, 05:37 PM   #3
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I think he means an outdoor enclosure. Such as the grill with the nice brick built around it. That kinda stuff and such.
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MI, that is what I figured he ment but I am not sure .

MI, if I remember right you we thinking about building a grill or smoker .

Did you ever bust a move on it ?
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Right, built in grille, maybe a roof over it or sun shade of some kind.
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Unread 06-11-2013, 01:09 PM   #6
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Why would someone want an enclosure?
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Unread 06-11-2013, 06:37 PM   #7
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MI, that is what I figured he ment but I am not sure .

MI, if I remember right you we thinking about building a grill or smoker .

Did you ever bust a move on it ?
Hey there phit. I was in the process of getting everything together. Buuuuuuuut I seen a Big Green Egg and fell in love. So I bought a large. Best $1100 (including eggsessories) I have ever spent. It is amazing.
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Unread 06-11-2013, 10:44 PM   #8
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Much respect on that MI and if it feels good just do it .

It's all about what we like here right ?

On a very side note here iron worker, I think you may have the fever and still dream of cooking whole hogs .

You can't do that on a Big G.E. the last I knew of ?
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Unread 06-12-2013, 05:10 PM   #9
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Much respect on that MI and if it feels good just do it .

It's all about what we like here right ?

On a very side note here iron worker, I think you may have the fever and still dream of cooking whole hogs .

You can't do that on a Big G.E. the last I knew of ?
No you can not. As a matter of fact I have to borrow someone's cooker for this weekend. I'm cooking up a 55lb steamship round for my party. Now I wish I had a big ole cooker.
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Unread 06-12-2013, 10:03 PM   #10
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I had to look up steamship round and that is one big hunk of beef that you are going to tackle there buddy .

I know beef is way harder than pork to cook, have you cooked them before ?
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I think beef is easier to cook than pork. Beef tastes good raw, although I don't eat it that way. And, beef lard is delicious by itself. With modern digital probe thermometers, there is no reaosn for any beef to be undercooked or overcooked. And, I have read that the best way to cook a 50 pound round is to roast it at 500 degrees for a while, shut off the heat, put in the probes, then let it sit in the cooker until interior temperature get to your target. Usually a couple of hours. I'd skip the rub and salt and pepper the hell out of it. And, do like the pros do and cook the whole thing rare and have a pan of simmering au jus to dunk the slice in for a medium rare, medium, or medium well preference.
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I had to look up steamship round and that is one big hunk of beef that you are going to tackle there buddy .

I know beef is way harder than pork to cook, have you cooked them before ?
I most certainly have. I picked it up today and total weight was a tad over 55lbs. Ill take pics of the cook. I find both are easy to cook in my opinion. Just set it and check it every so often. Already have the au jus ready.
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Unread 06-13-2013, 08:00 PM   #13
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06JeepLJ, I am feeling a little guilty for jacking your thread here so back to your question to see if I can help you some .

Here is a picture of a sweet set up althought it isn't covered .

I have always wanted a deep sink and alot of countertop working area like this .

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...ed=0CGMQ9QEwAg
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Unread 06-13-2013, 08:48 PM   #14
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For the covered part how about something along these lines and screen it in .

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...FeHm7AodvUEACA
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thanks for the pictures... I was wondering if anyone would actually post pictures....
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