(Sorry, but anyone who’s cooked a pork butt or shoulder makes that joke. It’s the law.) Years ago, some friends and I went to Plano, TX to visit Madness Games & Comics. It was a Mecca for Nerds around. Had a lot of fun shopping. I highly recommend visiting there at least once if you […]Read More I like Smoked Butts and I Can Not Lie…
Christmas has come and gone. I sincerely hope you had a pleasant one (or Chanukah, or Kwanza or Winter Solstice or whatever your holiday affiliation is) and spent with loved ones and surrounded by good foods. Years ago, when my family got together, we decided the focus (unlike Thanksgiving) is primarily on family, rather than […]Read More Roll That Beautiful Beef Footage
Growing up in the Fort Worth suburb in the late 70s there was a new fad in Mexican food: Fajitas. Specifically, beef fajitas (I think chicken was introduced at a later time). Sundays after church we’d occasionally trek to Fort Worth to this house-turned-restaurant that served these. Not sure if it’s nostalgia or if it […]Read More Quest for Beef Fajitas
Last week was my father’s 85th birthday. He used to be a huge fan of apple butter, so I found a crock pot recipe and made a batch, jarred it and gave to him as a present (No need to blog it, didn’t deviate from the original recipe for this, just follow the link). I […]Read More Stuffed Pork Loin
October is National Chili Month. Unfortunately, in Texas in October, temperatures can easily be in the high 80s and even 90s, making it a bit too warm for chili. This year, however, we had a cool front starting in September and for October we had a cold front with overcast and rain! Highs in the […]Read More Chilly Weather Means Chili Weather!