Category Archives: Beef

Prime Rib In The Big Green Egg – Redux

In the first installment, I seasoned a nice chunk of prime rib and put it in the Big Green Egg. It was started at 210C / 500F to put a “sear” on the outside. Once the meat was in the … Continue reading

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Prime Rib In The Big Green Egg

Just a quickie today – a nice four-rib standing prime rib, roasting away in the Big Green Egg. Prime rib was on sale, $8.80 a kilo, so I grabbed this beauty to wile away the afternoon on a holiday Friday. … Continue reading

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Meatball Q&A

Once again the readership has some questions about a recipe post – is this the start of a tradition? Or does spring just bring out all of the complainers? Do you have to use the pork? I’m not a fan. … Continue reading

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“Shawn Won’t Eat These” Meatballs

My friend Shawn has some issues with food. If something has flavour or texture or any sort of culinary interest at all, he won’t touch it. No way, no how. Slabs of rubber and piles of sawdust would be his … Continue reading

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The Best Burger Blend. Period.

UPDATE: This post is no longer valid, except in an archival kind of way. A curiousity, as it were. And it is still a viable alternative if you don’t/can’t/won’t eat pork. But if the added goodness of bacon is not … Continue reading

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The Readers Write, Again!

If you are not from California, there is a very good chance that you have no idea what the hell tri-tip is. In California they love and revere this particular cut of beef. In Texas they consider it dog food. … Continue reading

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Meatball Beta Test

It’s a pretty safe bet that you love a nice meatball sandwich. Why? Because everyone loves a nice meatball sandwich, that’s why. Unless you a vegan or something, in which case you are totally on the wrong web site anyway. … Continue reading

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“Diamondstar Halo” Sauce

This started out as a quest for a dipping sauce for chicken, and ended with a super simple bit of liquid love that you can dip damn near anything into with delicious results. The name, if you were wondering, is … Continue reading

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“Saturn 5” Chili

First things first. The name. This is called “Saturn 5” chili because, like the legendary booster it is named after, it has three stages. And trust me, despite this not being a “hot” chili, there is a definite “rocket effect” … Continue reading

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Brisket FAQ

So a few people had a few questions about the whole brisket thing. And I thought I would be a helluva guy and take the time to impart some wisdom on the whole subject. You’re welcome. What is up with … Continue reading

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