Monthly Archives: September 2013

24 Dinners on My Big Green Egg

I cooked my first dinner on my Big Green Egg on July 1st.  I made Atomic Buffalo Turds for the appetizer  and Bone-in Ribeyes with Grilled Corn and Asparagus. Tonight I used the last of the 24 fire starters I … Continue reading

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My New Diet

I’m starting a very strict diet today. It’s based on the days of the week. Friday – “Fry” day. I can eat fried foods. Saturday – “Sat” as in sitting. I can eat anything if I’m sitting down. Sunday – … Continue reading

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Sweet Melon Pickles #2

The Pickled Sweet Melons I made the other night turned out pretty good.  Toasting the cinnamon and star anise really brought out the flavor.  You get a lot of taste for very little spice if you toast them before using them. … Continue reading

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Sweet Melon Pickles #1

My Chinese neighbor gave me a couple of squash she’d grown in her garden.  At least I thought they were squash. This evening I thought I’d grill the squash to accompany the barbecued chicken I was making.  When I sliced … Continue reading

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