She Who Must Be Obeyed is pleased that more and more of her flowers are blooming. Continue reading Flowers, A Waste of Good Vegetable Growing Space?
I made Prime Rib in the Louisiana Grills Smoker in the last post. I needed a side dish to go with them and we were not feeling great. Fortunately, She Who Must Be Obeyed love roast potatoes and the smoker was fired up anyway. Smoker Roasted Potatoes it would be. Continue reading Smoker Roasted Potatoes
You’ll note there wasn’t any posts for awhile. I have been ill with a terrible cold that has lasted for 10 days and isn’t completely gone. I was not totally idle. In the last couple of days, my brother and his wife came to visit for a couple of days so I had to do some cooking. It was all on the easy side. Continue reading Easy Meat Sauce
The spring has finally come. She Who Must Be Obeyed is excited because the first flowers are in bloom even though there are still patches of snow around. Continue reading Spring in the Mountains
I have been getting requests for food that meets some of the nutritional demands of modern society. OK, my food is mostly made from unprocessed ingredients but there are bacon, wheat, sugar, fat and other ingredients that don’t fit many diet restrictions.
So, I started with one of my favourite items to start, a cocktail. Welcome to the Notta Cocktail. Continue reading Notta Cocktail
I am still messing around with my Louisiana Grills Pellet Smoker and learning how to use it. We like boneless skinless chicken thighs because they have a nice chicken flavour but not much fat. The downside is they are hard to get perfect. If I cooked them over relatively high heat they seem to get rubbery. If I smoked them low and slow they were tender and had a good texture. Unfortunately, it was difficult to get a sauce to caramelize on the exterior. Sigh. Continue reading Easy Smoked Chicken Thighs
The term barbecue sauce has come to mean a sweet ketchup based sauce. There is nothing wrong with that kind of sauce, they are one of the main ingredients in Kansas City Ribs. However, there are so many different barbecue sauces from all over the world. There are mustard, white, vinegar, hoisin and many others. Continue reading Molasses Mustard Q Sauce
We got a couple of pieces of sockeye salmon. I usually brine or marinate my salmon but I decided I wanted to see what it would be like if it was just smoked. Continue reading Easy Smoked Salmon