Cabela’s Open Season Pecan Honey Seasoning Mix is the third of the three seasoning mixes I was given for Christmas. I generously rubbed it into two pork chops and grilled them over medium high heat to an internal temperature of 160 F. You can cook pork to as low as 145 F but She Who Must Be Obeyed doesn’t like even a touch of pink in her pork. Continue reading Cabela’s Open Season Pecan Honey Seasoning Mix
This was originally posted on January 1, 2014. It has been reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.
I knew I wanted to start smoking when I retired. I did a lot of research on smokers and settled on the Bradley Digital Smoker. The major factors were cost and ease of use. I have been using it for over a year now and I will give you my impressions. Continue reading Bradley Digital Smoker, My Rig
If you have a way of cold smoking, a real treat is smoked cheese. You can use any relatively firm cheese and it isn’t complicated. Continue reading Smoked Cheddar
I recently read an article on the CBC site.
In case the link dies, the thrust of the article is that large portion of China’s agricultural land is becoming more and more polluted to the point that food grown in those areas is tainted. It also discusses how that food is being sold regardless of this hazard. Continue reading Is International Trade Affecting the Safety of Our Food?
This is the second of three bottles of Cabela’s seasonings I got for Christmas from my brother, niece and their family. Continue reading Cabela’s Open Season Whiskey Steak Seasoning
It is cold out. I want barbecue. I don’t want to spend a lot of time outside. She Who Must Be Obeyed wants me to do the potatoes when I grill the steak. To the rescue, Easy Barbecue Potatoes.
This is an easy recipe that doesn’t take a lot of preparation yet gives a tasty result. Continue reading Easy Barbecue Potatoes
I have blogged a lot about how easy it is to cook good food. However, some projects require time and effort. The results are usually worth it and I have fun in the process. Back bacon is
one of those projects. If you aren’t a foodie like me who enjoys the process, you might want to get your back bacon in the supermarket. Continue reading Molasses Back (Canadian) Bacon
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!
My brother, my niece and their families gave me a package of Cabela’s Open Season Spice Blends for Christmas. Continue reading Cabela’s Open Season Jamaican Island Rum Seasoning
I have posted about Peppered Salmon before and I posted in detail how to prepare at Smoking Meat Forums. Continue reading A Change From Turkey, Peppered Salmon