Category Archives: Meat

Pulled Pastrami Sandwiches 

Last week we went to my brother’s house for a BBQ. Don just got a new smoker and he cooked up some excellent pulled pork and six racks of baby back ribs. As we were talking, I told my brother … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For The Holidays

I can’t believe how fast the holidays snuck up on me this year! So many things to do and so little time…I just barely had time to cure another round of bacon…. There are 20 lbs smoking on my grill … Continue reading

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Sage Chicken

Part 2 of my Cleveland Sage post! So now that my sage plant is planted (and doing well in a sunny, but protected spot) It is time to make one of my family’s favorite dishes. Sage Chicken. I am sure … Continue reading

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Time for more Bacon…

Well, Fall is almost here and I just cooked up that last of my bacon stash over the weekend… time to make some bacon. I went back to my local grocery store (Vallarta) to see if they had any pork … Continue reading

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Picnic on Hill 582

So today my wife, Daphne and I went to the 50th birthday party for our good friend David! I’ve known David for years and he is also a fellow coffee roaster… only on a grander scale! (I’d love to have … Continue reading

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Freezer Burnt Tuna?

So this week my wife and kids are off on a spring break vacation with their cousins while I stay home and work! It’s kind of quiet around here, but I am getting a lot of other projects done. On … Continue reading

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Homemade Pepperoni

Well, now that the holidays are over and the house starts to empty, it’s time to post one of the recipes that I have been working on! It was great having the family together – visiting and cooking, I hate … Continue reading

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Home Cured Bacon

With all the posts that I have done over the summer about curing meat, (Pastrami, Smoked Turkey and Canadian Bacon) I think that there is no way I can move on without doing American style Bacon! When fall arrives, a … Continue reading

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Banana Wrapped Chicken

One of the things to do on my cooking “bucket list” has been to make tamales wrapped in Banana Leaves. Unfortunately they are not so plentiful out here in the Mojave Desert! Or so I thought… I found out that … Continue reading

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The Best Burger Ever!

Saturday was a bittersweet day for us around here. My youngest daughter moved to Seattle so we took her to Ontario International airport and said goodbye! Sad for us – exciting for her…. Now we have more of a reason … Continue reading

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