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

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

Just an Update

We’re still here. Still kicking. Been real busy at work, short staffed, working lots of weekends so I haven’t been posting much. That’s all about to end soon…hopefully. Anyway, got home from work and had a package waiting for me. A Kick Ash Basket. Heard a lot of hype about it. Can’t wait to try it… Continue reading Just an Update

Not “The Best” Marinade for Chicken

A few days ago, a member on the Big Green Egg forum shared a link to a blog for  “The Best Grilled Chicken Marinade”. I thought it sounded ok, but the title was off putting. Something about bloggers claiming “the best” anything just turns me off. Makes me not want to even try it. A… Continue reading Not “The Best” Marinade for Chicken

Settling in to a new Home

Moving. Nobody likes to do it. Sure, the prospect of a new place is fun. But the actual moving…not so much. Packing, turning off utilities and setting up new ones, getting all the bills updated with new addresses. The actual physical act of moving (while a new roof was getting installed on the same day… Continue reading Settling in to a new Home