Marinated Grilled Leg of Lamb for Cook the Books

This recipe marks my first foray into cooking lamb. Join me as I highlight this round for Cook the Books, The Feast Nearby by Robin Mather. . . . → Read More: Marinated Grilled Leg of Lamb for Cook the Books

T-Bones in Ashes

Grill it right int he coals….easy and delicious and primal…. . . . → Read More: T-Bones in Ashes

Grilled Mediterranean Shrimp Cocktail

How a perfect Saturday morning led to a beautiful grilled meal on the patio. . . . → Read More: Grilled Mediterranean Shrimp Cocktail

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

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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