“Being here; not getting there” Carla and I are preparing to embark on our latest road trip. We’ll be heading out of Portland and driving to Chicago and back. I’ve always wanted to drive across the mid west. Most everyone who I tell that to gives me a quizzical look; I imagine I’ll understand those… Continue reading Road Trip 2010 – Planning
Sunday July 25, 2010 After pimping my grill by adding a couple of holes for my smoker probes, I thought I’d try out the Weber kettle grill and Smokenator. My first try yielded acceptable but not fantastic results. I think the problem was that I wasn’t measuring the temperature properly; measuring at the vent rather… Continue reading Baby Back Ribs on the Smokenator
Saturday July 24, 2010 I’ve been keeping my resolution to read at least 8 books a year. I’ve finished 10 so far this year. But I’m more interested in barbecue this time of year. I’ve smoked pork shoulders in my Alton Brown clay pot / electric hot plate setup for a few years with spectacular… Continue reading Not just book reports. Let’s talk Barbecue!