I have seen a lot of recipes that call for tossing chicken in baking powder to get a very crispy skin. I decided it was time to give it a try. Spoiler alert, it works. Continue reading Crispy Garlic Parmesan Wings
I love prawns. They cook quickly in so many ways to make a great appetizer, snack, or meal. So, when She Who Must Be Obeyed said she wanted prawn appetizers when I was making some chicken wings in the smoker, I was happy to oblige. Continue reading Soy Lime Prawns
She Who Must Be Obeyed’s family ate a lot of meatballs in mushroom gravy growing up. However, The gravy was basically diluted canned cream of mushroom soup. She loves it. I find it bland. Continue reading Meatballs in Mushroom Gravy
I love double smoked ham (a ham cooked in a smoker). The problem is that a whole bone in ham is a lot of food for She Who Must Be Obeyed and myself. We do freeze slices but sometimes you just want a smaller amount for a meal. Continue reading Schneiders® Applewood Smoked Carved Off The Bone Ham
A friend took a trip to Nashville some time ago and told me about Nashville chicken. It is a fried chicken that is brushed with hot oil that has cayenne bloomed in it. The original is fiery hot. I didn’t know if I would like it quite that hot but decided I could do a version in my smoker that would approximate the dish. of course, you can also do it in an oven. I just cut back on the amount of cayenne they would use. You can feel free to add the full amount of cayenne if you are tougher than me! Continue reading Nashville “Fried” Chicken
If you have never had a smoked brisket, you are missing a treat. Done right, they are tender, juicy, and incredibley flavourul. Done wrong, they are tough and dry. Continue reading Basic Brisket
I was in my favourite local BBQ store, The Fireplace in Cranbrook, BC. I like them because they give great service and stock quality BBQ products.