A short ride from the airport is real pit BBQ. We stopped over here after a business meeting for dinner and had the poppers, brisket, fresh cut fries and more. Generous portions and smooth smoke served dry with two choices of sauce. Beans are serve yourself out of a giant pot. The jalapeño cheese bread […]
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 […]
To celebrate, and remember the fallen, here are a few playlists from around Spotify for every mood.
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 […]
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 […]
Visiting the Big Green Egg’s new HQ!
The BBQ Dragon is a fire-starting tool that starts charcoal faster than a chimney without using lighter fluid, controls the heat of grills and smokers, revives smoldering fires, and scares cats off of counters. It works by blowing large amounts of low-velocity, cool air at fires, providing them with more oxygen so they burn hotter […]
Released in 2005, The Cook’s Illustrated Guide to Grilling and Barbecue holds up incredibly well in today’s age of techno-wizardry now invading the art of fire and meat. If you’re not familiar with The Cook’s Illustrated, their labs are among the most impressive in the world, a kind of “Consumer Reports” of cooking that can […]
Just in time for Labor Day – Andy Husbands and Chris Hart are back with, “Wicked Good Burgers“, the follow up to the amazing, “Wicked Good Barbecue“. From the authors: Wicked Good Burgers ain’t your daddy’s patty on a bun. The upstart Yankee team that revolutionized barbecue with their upset win at the Jack Daniel’s World […]
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, […]