American Lite Lager

Almost 5 years ago, July 11, 2013, to be exact, I brewed my first beer. An extract version of Blue Moon. I had no idea what the fuck, excuse my French,  I was doing nor did I know how far I was going to go with this hobby. In the almost 5 years I have… Continue reading American Lite Lager

River Rat Beer Update

I’m a  little late on the update for our Blue Moon clone that my wife named River Rat Beer and for that I apologize. Sometimes life gets busy, but for those interested, I thought you should know how it turned out. Before we went on the trip, I took a bottle to my local homebrew… Continue reading River Rat Beer Update

How We Make Chimichurri

  There are thousands of recipes for chimichurri out there. Many claiming to be “original” or “authentic” and then some that have been modernized with all kinds of extra ingredients. I don’t remember where I got our recipe. I really wish I did. I want to say it was on a barbecue forum. Somebody probably… Continue reading How We Make Chimichurri

Smoke by Thermoworks

I’m a big fan or Thermoworks. Years ago (maybe 7 now?), I received the Classic Super-Fast Thermapen as a Christmas present. 2-3 second readings, accurate to 0.7F, water resistant. What’s not to like? In all that time, I think I’ve only changed the battery on it once.   About a year ago, I purchased the… Continue reading Smoke by Thermoworks

Flatout Flatbread Pizzas

  As a dual income family with a 3.5 year old, we’re always looking for quick ways to get dinner on the table that The Boy will eat. One thing we make pretty regularly is our New York style pizza. Mix the dough up a few days ahead of time, let it sit in the… Continue reading Flatout Flatbread Pizzas

Dietz & Watson Polska Kielbasa

There are a some foods that I can count on that I know Duke will eat. I think most parents will agree on these foods. Hotdogs, corn dogs, chicken nuggets, pizza, hamburgers, mac n cheese. I think these foods are universally liked by all kids. Needing a quick Sunday cook, I decided on hot dogs… Continue reading Dietz & Watson Polska Kielbasa

Amazing Ribs 2018 Pitmaster Awards

The great folks at Amazing Ribs have released their Pitmaster Awards for 2018 for best charcoal grills, gas grills, backyard smokers, combo cooker and portable grills. If you are in the market for a new grill go check it out HERE. I know I wouldn’t mid replacing the old smoker at the ranch that just… Continue reading Amazing Ribs 2018 Pitmaster Awards