I have been using the Yummly plug in to put my recipes in a format that is easy for you to access and print. They have a program called Yummly Publisher that allows the recipes I put in their format to be accessed in one place. So, you should be able to access most of my recipes at http://www.yummly.com/page/oldfatguy.
You have to love cooks, chefs and foodies in general. There isn’t any competition between them, just an urge to make something better. A cook sees a new idea or technique and they don’t say “I wish I thought of that.” They get excited and think how they can use it. They put their own twist on it and the world is improved with a new dish. Continue reading Cooks Make Everything Better→
Spring has finally arrived here in the Rockies. She Who Must Be Obeyed is happy because some flowers are finally coming up. Who cares about that. The important news is the garlic is sprouted and the tomato seeds are sprouted and getting their first leaves.
Last fall, I had the good fortune of winning a humorous speech contest. The video just arrived. It has nothing to do with food but I felt the need to show off. Sorry about that. Feel free to ignore it!
I am an old guy who likes to cook. I am not a metal worker and I am not handy. However, my Bradley Smoker has one weakness. It doesn’t get to a very high temperature and some dishes smoke better at high heat, like chicken. So, I was inspired by Smoking Meat Forum and built a WSM Mini. It is a small charcoal smoker built from a tamale pot and a Webber Smoky Joe charcoal barbecue. Neither are particularly expensive. Continue reading Make Your Own Smoker→
Thermapen is an instant read thermometer that advertises itself as fast and accurate. It is. I don’t know how I cooked without it. It just reads temperatures withing a couple of seconds and is deadly accurate. If you have ever sat waiting for your instant read thermometer to come to temperature wondering if you are there yet, you know why I love this product. Continue reading Thermapen, I love it!→