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Weeknight Ribs – Sous Vide and Smoke

Last night I smoked some pork ribs.  Usually, ribs are an 8 hour, weekend-only affair.  Last night I wanted to see if I could cut 7 hours off that process.  The short answer is, “Yes. Yes, I can.”   After … Continue reading

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Big Green Egg is back in business

As Dr. Farnsworth would say, “Good news, everyone!”  My Big Green Egg and I are back in business.  The problem was old charcoal. The solution was new charcoal. Over the weekend, I made a crusty no-knead bread   and Thai … Continue reading

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A bad experience on my Egg

Last night I had a bad experience on my Big Green Egg.   Not, I screwed up the food or I tried something new and it didn’t work like I expected it to. The Egg itself didn’t work and it … Continue reading

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Spelt Bread in the Big Green Egg

My first cook in my Egg this year was also my first attempt at baking bread in it.  I’ve gotten pretty good at pizza in the Egg (scroll down about half way here for the recipes).  But I’ve never tried bread … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes – The Turkey

As promised, here are the recipes for my Thanksgiving dinner.  Might as well start with the turkey. Of course I smoked it on my Big Green Egg.  I used Kevin Rathbun’s recipe from the Big Green Egg web site.  I’ve made … Continue reading

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Countdown to Thanksgiving

I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year. It’s going to be relatively small, just 10 people. But I am approaching it with great caution because it’s just too easy to screw up a turkey. Turkey can be too dry. It can be … Continue reading

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Tacos al Pastor

If you saw last night’s preview, you might have guessed I was doing something with spicy pork. Especially if you looked at the image name – tacos-al-pastor-016.jpg. They took two days, including three hours in my Big Green Egg.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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My Best Wings Ever

These are easily the most beautiful and the tastiest wings I’ve ever made. I rubbed them with allspice, chili powder, salt and pepper and cooked them for 25 minutes over indirect heat on my Big Green Egg. Then I tossed … Continue reading

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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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A Damn Fine Pork Butt

This evening’s dinner was a 6 lb, bone-in, heritage breed pork butt.  I smoked it at 250° F with apple wood chips for 13 hours. It was the best pulled pork I’ve ever made. I got a Berkshire pork butt from … Continue reading

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