It is getting colder here in the mountains. It must be time to make more comfort food. So, I pulled a couple of loin chops out of the freezer and made smothered pork chops. Just looking at the picture makes me want to cook more. Continue reading Smothered Pork Chops
I haven’t bought much beef lately. It has something to do with the price. OK, it has everything to do with the price. Buying a beef roast causes irreparable harm to my skinflint personality. Fortunately, the local supermarket had sirloin tip roasts on sale. Continue reading Roast Beef and Potatoes
One of the seasonings I got from Louisiana Grills was Mesquite Rub and Grill. I wanted to try this because there is problems with burgers on a smoker or grill. They just aren’t on the grill long enough to get a lot of smoke taste. I thought a Mesquite seasoning would add to the smoke flavour. Continue reading Louisiana Grills Mesquite Burgers
I ordered baked spaghetti at an Italian restaurant recently. It was spaghetti tossed with Bolognese sauce, some cheese sprinkled over the top and broiled. It was OK but I was sure I could do better. Here is my effort. Continue reading Baked Spaghetti
I received some seasoning mixes from Louisiana Grills. The first one I tried was Bacon Hickory. I wanted to do something basic to get a good taste of the seasonings. So, I grilled some boneless skinless chicken thighs. Continue reading Louisiana Grills Bacon Hickory Chicken Thighs
OK, you have eaten Thanksgiving dinner. You are so full that buttons are threatening to fire across the room. All you want to do is sit and visit with your family. Hold on. There is one more thing to do. You just don’t want to let that turkey carcass and bones to go to waist. If you cover it with water and let it boil for a couple of hours, you can have the best Turkey soup! Continue reading Turkey Noodle Soup
I really like an Old Fashioned and made one in a previous post. You’ll note in my prior post that I used a good Canadian rye whisky. However, they always seem to use bourbon when I order one in a bar, even here in Canada. Don’t get me wrong, a nice bourbon Old Fashioned is very tasty. I just prefer Canadian rye. I think it has a smoother richer taste.
Sometimes you just don’t have time for preparation, you just need a meal. Still you want something tasty. I took some boneless skinless chicken thighs, some Bull’s-Eye barbecue sauce and some crabapple jelly and cooked up a meal on my Louisiana Grills pellet smoker in no time. Continue reading Apple Jelly Chicken Thighs