Essentialism – Book Notes

Metadata Author: [[Greg McKeown]]Full Title: EssentialismCategory: #books Highlights “Is this the very most important thing I should be doing with my time and resources right now?” (Location 64)He stopped attending conference calls that he only had a couple of minutes of interest in. He stopped sitting in on the weekly update call because he didn’t … Continue reading Essentialism – Book Notes

Brisket, Beef Sirloin Roast, Brats, Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cook Chart: Prep seasoned both sides of the meat5.7 lbs brisket3.4 lbs sirloin roast tip Process Smoker temp 250, took about 8.5 hours totalPulled the brats out after a couple hours, put them in a pan of beer and a cut up onionInternal temp for thermometers Max 154 (target)Cooked to internal temp of 147, … Continue reading Brisket, Beef Sirloin Roast, Brats, Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Latest Smoke – Tri Tip

Charts Prep brisket seasoning, pepper, light salt, smoked paprika, Sumac, INSTRUCTIONS Preheated the smoker to 225 degrees F.Seasoned the tri tip on all sides and placed in the smoker. Smoked until the internal temperature reads 133 for a medium roast.When your tri tip is near the correct internal temperature, preheat a cast iron skillet … Continue reading Latest Smoke – Tri Tip

Pork Loin and Pot Roast Smoke

My latest attempt at smoking meat today. Working on the pot roast in tandem with the pork loin. Looking forward to seeing how this turns out. Realtime details posted here on Fireboard's site: . I really like their temp probe product that comes standard with the Yoder YS480S pellet smoker. Preparation: Marinaded the following … Continue reading Pork Loin and Pot Roast Smoke App Review

I recently discovered this personal knowledge management tool called via a Facebook group that I belong to on Learning How to Learn This is both a note taking app (markdown) and information storage tool that is platform independent, works on Linux, Windows and Mac. The system is based on the Zettelkasten system pioneered by Conrad Gessner and others in the … Continue reading App Review

First pork tenderloin smoke

11/15/20 - 2 Pork loins Cook Chart: Preparation Purchased Info: Salt, pepper, paprika, garlic salt, apple cider, steak seasoning.marinade over nightNo injectionsFresh thyme on the meat really enhanced the flavor Process Smoker temp 250, took about 3.5 hours totalInternal temp for thermometers Max 155 (target)Cooked for ~ 3 hours, back loin cooked faster than … Continue reading First pork tenderloin smoke

Do I Have Your Attention Yet?

Recently I was reading a book called “Mind Hacking: How to Change your Mind for Good in 21 Days” by Sir John Hargrave. This book introduced me to the concept of the “Attention Economy”. The idea of an “attention economy,” named by Babson professor and management consultant Thomas Davenport, states that “human attention, not money, … Continue reading Do I Have Your Attention Yet?