Sous Vide Ribeye Steaks

So two weeks back….God, has it been that long already?…. I lost my cousin in a sky diving accident. He was ex Army Ranger, a sky dive instructor and part of a sky dive team. They had done a formation and coming into the landing, somebody was out of place. My cousin had the last… Continue reading Sous Vide Ribeye Steaks

Ribs on the Pit Barrel Cooker

A few weeks back, we had a chance to spend a couple nights at the ranch. I took these pictures meaning to share them and promptly forgot after getting home. This was only the second time I had a chance to cook on the Pit Barrel and it was a lot of fun. It’s nice… Continue reading Ribs on the Pit Barrel Cooker

Just some simple burgers…and I’m Type 1 diabetic BTW

I have been horrible about posting anything new on this site. Life just gets busy sometimes. And sometimes life throws you some curve balls. I’ve mentioned on here before that I am was Type 2 diabetic. Well, back in November (November 4th to be exact) I got the news that I am Type 1 diabetic. What’s… Continue reading Just some simple burgers…and I’m Type 1 diabetic BTW

Wonder Bird and Happy Nancy rubs from Dizzy Pig

Last week, we received a sample of Wonder Bird from Dizzy Pig (on the right). We were on our way out of town for the weekend, so I wasn’t able to get to it immediately. Last night, I finally had a chance to try it and we decided to use it on chicken legs. In addition, I also found… Continue reading Wonder Bird and Happy Nancy rubs from Dizzy Pig

Venison Sausage

Last time I made sausage (brats), it seemed like my grinder was really loud and I saw some blue sparks. Worried me a little, so I picked up a new grinder as a later birthday present for myself. I went with the LEM Mighty Bite as I figured it fits our need. We only get… Continue reading Venison Sausage

New bands, new thermometer and a chicken

I hope everybody out there had a Merry Christmas and that you are recovering from all the festivities. This is just a short little post about my day yesterday. My original bands finally gave up the ghost. I noticed a small gap a few weeks ago. I discovered that the bolts in the hinges were… Continue reading New bands, new thermometer and a chicken

First cook on The Pit Barrel Cooker

Ahh….caught you by surprise with that post on Venison Osso Buco? If you follow my Facebook page, you probably thought I was going to do a write up on the Pit Barrel Cooker first? Well here it is!! Last time we were at the ranch, I discovered that my old trusty, beloved 15 year old… Continue reading First cook on The Pit Barrel Cooker