I was invited to a Christmas pot luck and asked to bring a smoked appetizer. There are many classic appetizers. However, I had an urge for something with the flavours of my youth. Continue reading Hash Cups
I had a nice chuck roast and some friends were coming over. I could have just smoked or braised the roast but there is something about a beef dip. That crusty roll soaked in au jus and dripping down your arm just screams comfort food. So, I decided to make my chuck roast into Beef Chuck Dip. Continue reading Beef Chuck Dip
It can be a challenge to find a whole packer brisket in this area. So, When I get one I have to think carefully to decide what to do with it. A brisket makes corned beef, pastrami, Montreal smoked meat and several other dishes. When I got this one, a basic smoked brisket called to me. So, I smoked a brisket and made burnt ends out of the point. Continue reading Basic Smoked Brisket & Burnt Ends
Everybody loves burgers so why not make them into an appetizer? I’m sure that thought is the inspiration for sliders. They are a great appetizer or light meal. Continue reading Summer Sliders
A generous friend gave me some ground moose! Thanks, Marj. I decided to make something with it and share it with her. I decided to experiment with making German Bologna with moose. It is normally made with a combination of pork and beef but I tried pork and moose. Continue reading German Bologna
This is the second soup I made for the Masters Curling Bonspiel.
I love using short ribs to make soup. Beef may give soup a nice flavour but beef bones make soup great! Continue reading Short Rib Soup
I have a great brother. He lives near a great butcher (Love’s Meat in Vegreville, Alberta). He recently visited and I cooked some long ribs he brought. These weren’t your usual all fat very little meat ribs. They were thick, meaty, well marbled ribs. A hushed sound fell over the room as I unwrapped them! Continue reading Teriyaki Long Ribs