This post is less a recipe and more a tutorial of how to make ribs that have a bit of chew versus soft meat that falls of the bone Continue reading BOB Ribs (Bite Off the Bone)
I really like Sweet and Sour Pork. I know it isn’t really Chinese Food and was made for our western palates but I really like it. It comes with a nice fried coating in Chinese restaurants. That coating may be what we’re used to but it makes a mess when you do it at home and fat frying the pork first isn’t really very good for you. Continue reading Sweet and Sour Pork
I really like deep fried fish. Breaded or battered it doesn’t matter. The frying gives such a great crispy crust and the meat stays moist and firm. However, She Who Must Be Obeyed points out I make a mess when I deep fry and it is bad for me. I hate it when she is right (an all too common occurrence). Continue reading Sriracha Oven Baked Fish
I like quesadillas but never thought to do a post on them. I don’t know why. However, I had some left over 10 inch tortillas and a left over cooked hamburger patty. Lightning struck or one of my few remaining synapses fired, I’m not sure which. Why not use them to make a Hamburger Quesadilla? I couldn’t think of a reason why not so here is how I made it. Continue reading Hamburger Quesadilla
I take part in a discussion group at Smoked Meat Forums. A member there manufactures and sells his own line of cures and brine. He was kind enough to send me a package of his salmon brine. So, you need to know he supplied it for free but this is my honest opinion of it. Continue reading Mad Hunky Salmon
I love cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are particularly good. However, most chocolate chip cookie recipes have so many chocolate chips in them that you don’t taste the other flavours. Continue reading Peanut Chocolate Chip Cookies
Friends had asked for recipes and advice on how to smoke meat. This led to the idea of writing a book to help novice smokers. I have written the Old Fat Guy’s Guide to Smoking Meat – For Beginners. It is being finished by the publishers and should be out soon. I am very excited and terrified!
You can get more information at The Old Fat Guy’s Guide to Smoking Meat – For Beginners.
OK. I was instructed to make wings. It was -15 C outside, I was tired and I was not in the mood for anything fancy. None of these mean you can’t have tasty wings! Continue reading Mexican Chicken Wings
I like sushi. She Who Must Be Obeyed calls it bait. Sigh. Her objection is the raw fish. Continue reading Wasabi Shrimp Roll
I made a video of making a Classic Martini. I have posted the recipe previously on my blog here:
Here is the video: