Aviation Search and Rescue

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In a previous post, I spoke about our Aviation Disaster, we ran out of Aviation Gin. My friend, Heather, had brought us some from the big city but it wasn’t available in our local liquor store. The search was on! Fortunately, the local BC Liquor Store manager ordered a case of Aviation gin so we could get some and now the store has it in stock. We were rescued. We had to come up with a cocktail to celebrate. Welcome to the Aviation Search and Rescue. Continue reading Aviation Search and Rescue

Louisiana Grills LG900 Pellet Smoker

Louisiana Grills LG900 at oldfatguy.ca

Mar 21, 2016,this review has been updated after several months of use. See the updated review at:

Louisiana Grills LG900 Pellet Smoker, Update Review

I saved my nickels and dimes, was very nice to She Who Must Be Obeyed, and treated myself to a new smoker. The Bradley had done 3 years of yeomen service and had made much great food. However, its inability to get to higher temperatures finally got to me and I bought a Louisiana Grills LG900 pellet smoker.  Continue reading Louisiana Grills LG900 Pellet Smoker

Roast Beef Gravy

Roast Beef Gravy at oldfatguy.ca

I’ve been talking about my friends, Heather and Bill, coming over with a bottle of Aviation Gin and the drinks we made. Of course, there was food. I made a roast beef. The problem with making roast beef is that they are trimming roast of most of the fat these days. If you cook up a round or similar roast, there just aren’t the fat and juices that let our mothers make great gravy. It requires a few tricks to make a richly flavoured gravy that is worthy of roast beef. Continue reading Roast Beef Gravy

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