It was time to try a favourite in the smoker, Piri Piri Chicken. Continue reading Piri Piri Chicken (She Who Must Be Obeyed Was Wrong)
This was my second smoking attempt with my WSM Mini. I put a ring of lump charcoal and a couple of chunks of plum wood around the outside of the basket in the smoker. I lit up 3/4 of a chimney of lump charcoal and put it into the center of the unlit coals. I put the mini together and opened the vents. I was able to get the temperature up to 300 F in the mini. Continue reading Smoked Pork Sirloin Strips
I had made my WSM Mini and it was time to give it a try. I started by putting a layer of lump charcoal in the basket of the mini. Then I lit about 1/3 of a lighting chimney with coals and lit them. I poured the lit coals on the unlit ones in the basket and put the mini together, opening all the vents. Continue reading Mini Smoked Pork Loin
I make my own bacon. It is very good and I have fun making it. The problem is that I like maple and pepper bacon. The stuff they sell in the stores mostly has artificial flavours in them. Continue reading Maple Pepper Bacon Sausage
She Who Must Be Obeyed wanted spareribs. She threw a frozen rack on the counter first thing in the morning. You intrepid hero took things in hand and put the ribs on a heavy pot that has been turned over. This is a quick way to defrost items as the pot is an excellent conductor of heat and has a large surface area. Continue reading Smoked Spareribs, No Foil
A local supermarket had Pork Picnic Shoulder on sale for $0.98 a pound! At that price, you have to make pulled pork. Continue reading Pulled Pork, Trying a New Method
I got a coupon that gave me a discount on cheese. With that coupon, it only cost me a portion of the national debt to buy some. Continue reading Time To Smoke Cheese!
There was a sale on Sirloin Tip Roasts at the supermarket. It is not exactly the tenderest cut of beef but if slow cooked to no more than medium, is quite tasty. By the way, here is an example of survival. I like my beef cooked to medium rare. She Who Must Be Obeyed likes medium. A smart husband cooks to medium to survive. Continue reading Smoked Sirloin Tip Roast, Canadian Rockies Smoking