Friday, November 26, 2010

How About a Tenderloin?

Here in Smalltownland there lives a pair of brothers who make some seriously awesome barbecue. And,during the holiday season, they smoke turkeys and tenderloins for the community. Secret Agent Man and I decided to order a tenderloin to take to Thanksgiving dinner at my mom-in-law's house.


We are cutting edge like that.


Here is a photo of the reclusive Secret Agent Man driving us through the woods, past tobacco barns and cow pastures, to make it to the family dinner. You can see the excitement just streaming off of his body.





So...while we were driving the BBQ guy calls us and says he will meet us at the local lumber yard parking lot, where he will have our tenderloin waiting for us. A nice gesture on his part as he was trying to cut down on our drive time. However, I felt a bit like we were picking up illegal goods. *Which we were not, I would like to say.*


Here he is waiting for us.....





Here are the guys making the Thanksgiving hand-off.


Excitement.


It is just how we roll around here people.






31 comments:

  1. Always good to mix things up a bit. Keeps 'em on their toes. :)

    Hope you had a nice holiday and your tenderloin was a hit! :)

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  2. You made me laugh! Such a wild and crazy life you lead! :)

    Even though you paid for your tenderloin, all legal like, who knows? - the cow may have been rustled.

    I hope it was good! Did the cold front make it thru your area too?

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  3. You are so funny! It does look a little like a shady deal going down. Wish I had one of those tenderloins.

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  4. Hehe. I love secret tenderloins. How did the contraband taste?

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  5. Mmmmm! Tenderloin! Yum! I am a farmgirl carnivore through and through. Grew up raising and butchering all our own meat. Nowadays it would seem quite barbaric I suppose.

    I hope your tenderloin was delicious and your day spectacular.

    I'm off to put away fall decorations and begin putting up the Christmas decorations. It's a big job and I'm on my own. Dh and ds are off to the cabin in an effort to bring home the venison and my dds are working next door at my sister's tack store sale.

    Blessings to you!

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  6. Very cool! Wishing you by heart to enjoy your holidays. Hugs

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  7. You have a real funny way to tell a story! I hope everything was fine...

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  8. Too funny! I love the look on Secret Agent Man's face. It's one my own hubby has made many a time. I do hope the tenderloin was worth dirtiness you must now feel after making such a shady transaction. LOL! Seriously, hope you all had a great day! Happy Black Friday!

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  9. Oh, that is SO funny! Ya'll really do look like your doing some shady back-alley swap. :) I bet it was delish!

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  10. LOL...can totally relate. Not too long ago, we met in a parking lot and transferred 1/2 a hog (processed) to the lip-smacking buyer. Felt rather clandestine. ;)

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  11. It must be a great place to live where such happiness is possible. Nice to know people working together, 'hand in hand'. Please have you all a good weekend.

    daily athens

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  12. Loved this post! I bet that tenderloin was a hit at Thanksgiving dinner.

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  13. mmmm, that sounds super good. so much better than plain 'ol turkey.

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  14. Everyone - The tenderloin was a hit. Even if we had to pick it up in a parking lot!

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  15. LOL---cute. :)

    Hoping your Thanksgiving was great. Stop by my blog -- would love for you to join in my Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Recipe Swap. :)

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  16. What a wonderful post. I really like to way you all roll.

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  17. That is too funny! I'm trying not to laugh out loud...everyone is still sleeping over here :)

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  18. I've seen enough turkey shots this week... love to see that tenderloin. hahaha

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  19. That must have been a trip worth taking. I love tenderloin.

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  20. I take Advil for my tenderloins.

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  21. Bet the covertness of the operation made the tenderloin that much more enjoyable!

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  22. Cute and funny post! Tenderloin actually appeals more to me than turkey anytime. I used to get my organic farm produce by rendevous with the farmer at a gas station.

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  23. My kind of caper. Out of the ordinary.... Yum/BBQ.

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  24. YUMMY! At first I thought you were talking about one of our Indiana fried pork tenderloin sandwiches, but alas.....oh well, I am sure this one was just as tasty in its own right!

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  25. Hahaha! I bet the Thanksgiving meal was fabulous!

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  26. How funny and cool. I think cutting edge is awesome :)
    Amy

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  27. Why do I hear the "Mission: Impossible" theme in the background? It seems to fit.

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  28. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

    I smiled at this post. You guys are definitely walking on the edge. :-) Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  29. Ah, this is the stuff of spy thrillers - the beginnings of the next #1 hit on the bestsellers list. And secret agent man keeping his cool all the way through !

    Too funny !

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  30. Nothing tastes better than secret food, picked up in an secret locations and delivered by a secret agent. LOL

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