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.
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→
She Who Must Be Obeyed wanted wings. We both love wings but she doesn’t like them sticky, she likes them cooked a little crisp. Guess which way we usually have them. So, dry it was going to be but I still wanted the kick of a sauce so I decided to try a Piri Piri sauce on them and smoke them on the Louisiana Grills pellet smoker.. Welcome to Piri Piri Wings. Continue reading Piri Piri Wings→
Here was the situation, She Who Must Be Obeyed said “I’ve got pork rib end chops out.” Allow me to translate. That means “You are cooking pork loin chops for supper.” Continue reading Honey Mustard Chops→
Being raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada had a major advantage. There were families from all over the world and I had the opportunity to try many different cultures’ food. One of those was jerk chicken. Now I love jerk chicken but I also met people from other parts of the Caribbean. They also did grilled chicken but with different spice profiles. Not all had the allspice base of jerk chicken. Continue reading Island Chicken→