Category: How To

Grills, How To, Recipes

Slow Smoked Drip Beef, Two Ways

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.

How To, Recipes

Pulled Pork Hacks on the Big Green Egg

After the Big Game, a few friends were asking for my recipe for Pulled Pork so here goes. It’s a bit of a mix of my favorite recipes so consider this to be tips and tricks. First off, be sure to make enough so you have leftovers for friends and co-workers as well. Tip of the hat […]

Grills, How To

The Peach Pork Tenderloin Experiment

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 […]

Growlers, How To

Simplicity in Brewing

– Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.  – Leonardo DaVinci After brewing for over 15 years one starts to settle on recipes and sources of ingredients that just work.  These recipes have one thing in common….Simplicity. Don’t get me wrong, I am still creating new and tasty brews.  But the number one brew that keeps beckoning […]

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Events, Grills, How To, Reviews

How to become a BBQ Judge

If you love good BBQ and spend your time hunting local restaurants for that perfect rib, the perfect chicken or brisket, you’ve been looking in the wrong place.  Rather than spending hard earned dollars on a hit or miss meal based on an online review, those in the know go to BBQ Judging class.  At […]

Events, Grills, How To, Recipes

“Charred & Scruffed” by Adam Perry Lang drops May 8th

 The venerable Adam Perry Lang’s new book, “Charred & Scruffed: Bold new techniques for explosive flavor on and off the grill” is set to launch on May 8th. Now available for pre-order at Amazon.com, with Charred & Scruffed, bestselling cookbook author and acclaimed chef Adam Perry Lang employs his extensive culinary background to refine and concentrate the […]