I love a nice cocktail. It has been a while since I have made a cocktail for the blog, but I figured this would be the perfect summertime drink. Grilled lemonade, vodka and splash of seltzer makes this a refreshing cocktail for those hot summer nights. The Lemonade The basis of the lemonade is simple … Read moreGrilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer
There are a few tips and tricks to making any BBQ the perfect BBQ. Fuel Make sure to have enough fuel. There is nothing worse than running out of propane or charcoal in the middle of a cookout! Everyone will remember. Don’t screw it up! Charcoal With charcoal it is easy to determine how much … Read moreTips for a Perfect Memorial Day Cookout!
Dana and I love a good pot roast. I have cooked beef roasts in the past but I have never done a basic pot roast. So I figured I would tackle that today. Simple and delicious. Beef, veggies and a slow cooker. Couldn’t get any simpler. Beef Pot Roast Coarsely chop a turnip, 1 green … Read moreEasy Pot Roast
I was looking to make some peppered steak tacos, but I could not find skirt steak for the life of me. So I took the rub and put it on some butterflied chicken breasts. It turned out awesome! Dana and I loved them. I know that tacos are usually served with corn tortillas but I … Read morePeppered Chicken Tacos
First the good news. My house has been put together, after a little leak turned into a massive leak. The contractor has given me back my kitchen and most importantly my refrigerator. It is hard to live without a refrigerator. One does not realize the extent that one needs a refrigerator, until you live without … Read moreGood News – Plus BarBAYq results!!!
Well I have finally rested and had a chance to go over my results for the Naptown BarBAYq. Overall it was a great showing. We finished tied for 11th overall. Not bad at all. This was a great contest situated in Annapolis Maryland near the Chesapeake Bay. Don Chomas was the man there. He ran a great … Read moreNaptown BarBAYq – The Results Show
Over the past month I had some ups and downs. I had a pipe leak in my house and my first floor had to be gutted. Hence, no new recipes lately. However, I also competed in my first barbecue competition. 39th out of 113. Not too shabby. During that contest I was interviewed by HotSauceWeekly.com. … Read moreHot Sauce Weekly Radio Interview!