January 30, 2011 The weather was beautiful this weekend; a great time for the inaugural cook on my new Mak 2 Star General smoker. I set up 3 racks of St. Louis cut ribs which I bought at Cash and Carry; I also did 8 brats from New Seasons of various styles. I normally do… Continue reading First Cook on the new Smoker
The next cooking blog post won’t have pictures Ol’ Blue in it. I finally broke down after a year and bought a pellet smoker. I rented one last year for Father’s Day and enjoyed the ribs I did on it. I spent the summer working on smoking on my Weber gas grill and Weber kettle… Continue reading January 25, 2011 – The Mak 2 Star General
[NOTE: This post was edited February 17, 2016 to correct the title date and fix a formatting problem.] This was on of my early recipes, coming from the old Food Network show How to Boil Water. It’s a very simple recipe with a big payoff in taste. It has 41 reviews with a 5 star… Continue reading January 23, 2011 Chicken Rosemary Stew
Uh oh. I’ve been so vocal and demonstrative about my views of beans in chili, I’m really in for some teasing from everyone. I love El Cid chili; but I read an article in the January 2011 Cook’s Illustrated that looked delicious; beans or no beans. A version of the recipe can be found here.… Continue reading January 9, 2011 Chili with Beans!