Grilling Rubs (in a cool gift box)

Need something for the griller or pit master in your life? Here are five great spice rubs to give and an idea for a practical gift box. . . . → Read More: Grilling Rubs (in a cool gift box)

Sous Vide Steaks (DIY)

Remember a while back we attended a cooking class and had sous vide octopus and Chicken Saltimbocca? That chef/instructor also commented that this water-bath method was the only way to do steaks to perfection.

So what happens when you take your husband with you to cooking class?

What happens when said husband has a temperature . . . → Read More: Sous Vide Steaks (DIY)

Chipotles

How to make your own chipotles and a hot sauce update. Peppers, peppers, everywhere… . . . → Read More: Chipotles

A Helluva Pork Sauce

And a helluva smoked pork loin. Are you grilling out today? . . . → Read More: A Helluva Pork Sauce

Roasted Veggies (Part Quatre)

Roasted veggies to round out a great smokin’ meal and a great cooking class with 3 Guys Smokin’. . . . → Read More: Roasted Veggies (Part Quatre)

Championship Smoked Pork Roast (Part Deux)

This is the second installment documenting our recent cooking class. Today’s recipe: Smoked Pork Butt. . . . → Read More: Championship Smoked Pork Roast (Part Deux)

Oregano-Tomato Butter

Getting ready for the Fourth? Top your grilled corn on the cob with this great butter (or put it on burgers, steaks, BLTs…) . . . → Read More: Oregano-Tomato Butter

Cocoa-Chili Rub for Steak

This is the fifth post in my series documenting our Chocolate Cooking Class with Chef Sarah Leavell of The Canebrake. . . . → Read More: Cocoa-Chili Rub for Steak

Happy Indepence Day BBQ Sauce

It’s Holiday Recipe Club time again. The challenge: Make something with blueberries, BBQ sauce OR whipped cream. Stay tuned for a BBQ sauce favorite. . . . → Read More: Happy Indepence Day BBQ Sauce

Spicy-Sweet Chipotle Rub

Sorry I have been out of the loop so long (especially with commenting and keeping up with everyone’s blogs too).   I was barely able to post recipes for my club affiliations and I really missed you guys.   Thanks to all of you who kept on commenting while I totally ignored you.

Here is another grilling . . . → Read More: Spicy-Sweet Chipotle Rub

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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