Cross One Off The Bucket List

I’ll admit it….I have a bucket list of food. Some of it are fancy places I would like to go like The French Laundry or Jean Georges or WD-50. Some are simpler places like Snow’s BBQ in Texas or Katz Deli (I’ve never been to NYC) or Drago’s in NOLA for their grilled oysters (we missed it… Continue reading Cross One Off The Bucket List

Kasewurst – My First Attempt @ Making Sausage

This weekend, I tried my hand at making my first batch of sausage. I decided to make Kasewurst, a cheese sausage that has many variations throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The original recipe I had for this was supposed to resemble a cured Bratwurst with the addition of cheese cubes and is similar to one… Continue reading Kasewurst – My First Attempt @ Making Sausage

Pesto-Crusted Salmon

 Mrs. G and I love salmon, but sometimes we get bored with it and want to shake it up a little bit. We were discussing what to do with it, when Mrs. G suggested pesto-crusted salmon. I had never had it before and had some doubts, but she said she had and it was good, so full… Continue reading Pesto-Crusted Salmon

First Attempt @ Home Ground Hamburgers

 I’ve been dying to use my meat grinder ever since I got it for Christmas, but things have been busy around here and I just haven’t had the time. When Mrs. G told me yesterday that she wanted a burger for dinner, I knew it was on! Time to break out the grinder and get… Continue reading First Attempt @ Home Ground Hamburgers

Chipotle Chicken Wings and Pulled Pork Quesadillas

 Saturday, the #3 Baylor Bears faced off against #5 Missouri and I thought it would be a great excuse to have some friends over to cook out with and drink a few beers. Earlier in the week, I had found a recipe for chipotle chicken and I thought it would make some nice wings. Digging… Continue reading Chipotle Chicken Wings and Pulled Pork Quesadillas

Smoke Signals: The Future of Grilled Meats

What trends do we expect to see in the world of BBQ in 2012? I found this to be an interesting read about what some people expect to see coming in the future. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/all-we-can-eat/post/smoke-signals-the-future-of-grilled-meats/2012/01/16/gIQAKxuD4P_blog.html I believe we’ll see more people buying ceramic/kamado type grills like the Big Green Egg, Primo or Kamado Joe. I see think more… Continue reading Smoke Signals: The Future of Grilled Meats

Auber Instruments Pit Controller Test Run

      I had the day off yesterday for MLK and I thought what a perfect day to try out my new pit controller that I got for Christmas on a rack of ribs. For those of you who don’t know, a pit controller does exactly what it sounds like….controls the temperature of your pit. There… Continue reading Auber Instruments Pit Controller Test Run