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Blueberries and Cauliflower

I’m still working on cauliflower from the garden. It’s pretty amazing how many different ways one can prepare the same vegetable. I have to admit my cauliflower repertoire was pretty slim – steamed, roasted, au gratin – the basics. I...

Summer Salads – In Spring

It’s been stifling all day. August heat and humidity at the end of May. We really have ceased to have a measurable Spring, anymore. We go right from winter to summer with a couple of decent days interspersed along the way. It sucks. Right now, we’...

Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day. The official start of summer and the day people get confused with Veterans Day and Ar...

Tri-Tip on the Grill

One of my mostest-favoritest things to grill are tri-tip roasts. Tri-tips are really a west coast c...

Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Baby Back Ribs. Meaty, tender, juicy, baby back ribs. Ya gotta love ’em. There re many reason...

A Tenderloin of Beef

There’s something oddly decadent about putting BBQ sauce on a filet mignon steak. I mean̷...

Labor Day Indoor Picnic

As a kid, Labor Day was my all-time-least-favorite holiday. It meant the following day was the firs...

Summertime Cooking

One of the true joys of summer is the bounty of fresh fruit available. I’m one of those guys ...

Burgers and Fries

  I do love me a good burger – there’s something almost primal in their greasy, ju...

Labor Day 2013

  Somewhere in there is a burger covered in cheese. A Bacon Cheese Burger with Avocado, Tomato...

Another Beer Can Chicken

  It is 73° outside. It’s August 19th. In the Philadelphia suburbs. The average tempera...

Beer Can Chicken

  I did it! I finally made a Beer Can Chicken! And I’m glad I did! I’m not sure wh...

Tri-Tips and KC BBQ

  Weather-wise, today was a perfect day. Warm enough to have windows open, cool enough not to ...

Kansas City BBQ

  Victor received an awesome Birthday Present in the mail last week from a friend in Kansas Ci...

Birthday Brochettes

  It’s a birthday cake. baked in our own, newly-fixed oven. Yes. newly-fixed, not new. W...