Winter and slow cookers go together like warm apples and cinnamon. The rich smells, savory ingredients melting together warm our homes and stomachs. But what to do when your power is out due to a windstorm? Experiment on the grills of course! This turned out so well, even the 11-year-old said it was the best. meal. ever.
A modified version of Adam Perry Lang’s Beef Back Ribs featured in BBQ 25: The World’s Most Flavorful Now Made Foolproof, this uncomplicated recipe had our picky eating 10 year old bowled over and asking for more. Our modifications included using a boullion paste and Salt Lick Dry Rub. We tried two different versions – one […]
Ancho imparts a mild, smoky taste reminiscent of many chili dishes. The trick here is to get thick pork chops and don’t overcook them. Pull them off at 140ºF/60ºC and let them rest a few minutes. The Bourbon Caramelized Apples will also impart a fantastic flavor pairing with the pork. Serve with a nice Syrah […]
Trolls, Goats and… Clowns. That doesn’t seem like a good way to start a review but stick with us. For Father’s Day this year, we visited Seattle’s own Fremont District, a mix of eclectic hipster vibe, young families, and breweries. After the obligatory sacrifice made at the Fremont Troll, my youngest suggested we go to Fremont Brewing […]
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Fast and easy crowd pleasers for the Summer
Have you ever wondered what brining really does to a piece of meat? We went the distance this weekend with tremendous results. But first, let’s start with the question – “What is Brining”? According to Wikipedia: “Brining is a process similar to marination in which meat or poultry is soaked in brine before cooking. [This] makes […]
Tri-Tip is by far one of the least understood cuts of beef. This recipe for Santa-Maria Style Tri-Tip done over oak wood will keep you and your friends coming back for more.
It’s rare we find a product so much, that we have to buy them for pretty much everyone we know. Grill Grates are just such a product. So simple, yet effective, the Grill Grates convert any gas, wood, or lump grill into a high-heat searing station. I’ve had my Grill Grates for a year now, […]
This one is an instant hit at any BBQ party. The slightly sweet and smoky heat combined with the citrus tang of the lime turns boring corn into a fiesta of flavors. This corn pairs perfectly with our Santa Maria Tri-Tip Recipe and a nice Tempranillo. In our case, we enjoyed our friend and […]