Pantry Pasta

Pantry Pasta I call this Pantry Pasta because it is basically a quick weeknight meal that can be put together with a variation of ingredients that most of us have on hand. Here is what you will need: 1 lb pasta (I used Penne, but whatever you have on hand is fine) 1 to 1…

Family Meal, Let’s Do This!!

Getting your family to sit down and have a meal together can be a challenge these days. Busy work schedules and afterschool activities can make scheduling rough. You have to make a firm decision to make this a priority. The statistics are clear on the benefits your family will garner from this. Expanded interaction with…

Let’s Start A Movement!!

Bringing Back the Family Meal How do we do it? We see the gap in communication in our family on a daily basis and we just can’t seem to take the steps to fix it. I am going to go out on a limb here and suggest to you that the solution is in your…

Low And Slow Series- Burnt Ends

Yesterday I shared my Brisket Method with you. If you decide to smoke the whole Brisket instead of just the flat, you can make the BBQ delicacy of Burnt Ends. I know burnt doesn’t sound very appetizing, but these little nuggets of goodness will change your mind fast. Burnt Ends are the made from the…

Low And Slow Series- Brisket

Now it’s time to talk about What most in competition BBQ consider the Holy Grail, The Brisket, Brisket is a challenging cut to cook. If not done right it can be dry and tougher than shoe leather. But when it is done right, it is one of the most flavorful cuts from the beast, in…

The Best BBQ Sauce

Barbeque is one of my favorite things to eat and prepare. I;m talking about real slow smoked meats with a hickory fire. There is just something about preparing a brisket or pork butt the night before and getting up early in the morning to start a fire on the pit and letting the smoker do…

Low And Slow Series- BBQ Beans

For me BBQ and beans just go hand in hand. A good plate of pit smoked bbq just isn’t complete without some bbq beans on there. This is my go to recipe. Give it a try, You will be very satisfied with them. I have tweaked this recipe over the years and this is the…

Low And Slow Series- Coleslaw To Go With

If your looking to add a great side to go with your BBQ, my Coleslaw recipe is sure to please. Use it as a side, or to top your pulled pork sandwich. Ingredients:  SERVINGS: 8 1 cup mayonnaise 1½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey ¾ teaspoon celery seeds 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½…

Low And Slow Series- Pulled Pork

Okay Readers, as promised here is my recipe and method for pulled pork. Pulled Pork is typically made from the Pork Shoulder or Butt as some know it by.        It is a very good Cut for smoking purposes because of the fat content. And it takes the smoke flavor very well. You…

Grandmothers Biscuits

It’s National Biscuit Day. And to celebrate I’m going to share a unique Maine Recipe for Biscuits that are like no other. The secret is Bakewell Cream. Hard stuff to find unless you live in New England, but if you can track some down the results are well worth the effort. Ingredients: 4 Cups All…