We were still on our trip in Vancouver and went down to Gastown because there are some good places for food and drink. We turned down a side street at random and found the Revel Room. Great piano playing and singing drew us in. Continue reading Revel Room, Great Drinks, Great Food, Great Music and a Lot of Fun in Vancouver!
One of the benefits of social media is you meet great people. I ran across the fine owners of Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant Maple Ridge on Instagram. I kept seeing pictures of incredible food. I had to go. We had to travel to Vancouver and I stopped in. Continue reading A Great Italian Restaurant, Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant Maple Ridge.
I make a lot of bacon, sausages and other smoked meats. Wrapping them in plastic wrap and bagging them is a pain. I have seen Foodsaver products for years and finally decided to give it go when I saw this unit on sale for $140 Canadian. Continue reading Foodsaver FM2100
I do find that a marinade can take a piece of meat to the next level. I have never felt that a marinade delivers on tenderizing meat but I do find it can add a whole new layer of complexity. Continue reading Cajun Injector Creole Garlic
A friend brought me some imitation crab pieces. I was leery but can’t bear the thought of wasting food. I like to consider myself thrifty. She Who Must Be Obeyed calls it cheap. Regardless, I made a nice Seafood Caesar. Continue reading Seafood Caesar Salad
In a prior post I tried Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Barbecue Sauce as a mop at the end of a basic chicken thigh cook. As I said in that post, there are two tests for a barbecue sauce, a mop at the end of a cook and as a glaze that is cooked on. I made some basic smoked ribs in this cook to try the sauce as a glaze that is cooked on. Continue reading Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Ribs
I am always on the lookout for great food products. I have seen Rufus Teague barbecue products mentioned online and have heard good reviews. However, it was not available in local stores. Then, I saw some barbecue sauce while I was travelling and decided to give it a try. I chose the Whiskey Maple Sauce. Continue reading Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Chicken Thighs
If you’ve hung around my blog, you know I love smoked food. However, it can be difficult to cold smoke. How do you get a decent smoke without a lot of heat. Up till now I have been using my A-Maze-N Pellet Smoker. It has served me well. However, it has some limitations. Continue reading A-Maze-N Tube Smoker Review