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So yesterday Paul happily hauled out our Weber smoker for a day of smokin’ in the boonies. This was exactly the kind of picture & place Paul had in mind when we bought the smoker several months ago in Oregon. What better way to spend the day than hanging out with a gorgeous view while your dinner is slowly cooking & deliciously soaking up hours worth of drool-inducing flavor in the desert? It also happened to be a day of football (the American version that is, where they don’t actually use their feet….yeah, don’t ask me). The second point being this was ALSO exactly what Paul envisioned last year when we wrote The Holey Story Part I -> Dreaming Of Football In The Boonies (and wherein the RV was caught lamenting “Oh, where art thou amperage?)
See, this entire scene was carefully planned months ahead of time….sometimes perfection is a matter of creation.
It started out as another near-ideal day in Borrego Springs. After a leisurely morning bike ride and breakfast, the smoker was ready and working its’ magic by 9:30AM.
We had planned a 6-hour rib smoke with a dry-rub and application of the 3-2-1 “Texas Crutch” method (which I admit is a controversial topic for ribs amongst BBQ idealists….but we like to live on the edge). Between watching football, messing around on the internet and keeping track of the smoker the day rolled on effortlessly by. Right around late afternoon the meat was ready and our buddies Sue & Dave (plus doggies) arrived to taste-test the results. Sue made a delicious side-dish of green beans plus totally sumptuous black bean brownies (gluten-free) for desert. So with Lewis and Polly stirring up a dirt tornado with play, the warm desert sun setting over the hills and a rum & coke in hand we shared a great dinner and several hours of chatting. Just the kind of day I love!
This AM our buddies moved on to San Diego where we’ll be joining them later this week. In the meantime we’ll be munching the remainder of our ribs, wandering down to have a few more chats with RV Sue and passing the time enjoying the desert and the views. A smokin’ good Sunday indeed!
P.S. In case you’re geeky like us and wondering if our holey story ever really worked, I’m happy to report it did. Yesterday we used the internet all morning, watched football for 3 hours, vacuumed the RV, warmed up our coffee in the microwave and still had fully-charged batteries by ~noon. Go solar geekiness!
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