Thanks to the folks over at Apres Vin for the bottle of Grapefruit Chardonnay Grape Seed Oil Ingredients: Vinaigrette Grapefruit Chardonnay Grape Seed Oil (Apres Vin) Distilled White Vinegar Fresh Thyme Fresh Rosemary Garlic Salt 1 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt Salad Red Leaf Lettuce Butterhead Lettuce Sugar Snap Peas 2 strips bacon cooked Shredded […]Read more "Salad with a Grapefruit Chardonnay Vinaigrette"
(Click each picture to make it larger) It’s a mixture between a tapenade and a chimichurri. I couldn’t think of a better name so this is what you get for now! Ingredients: Fresh Parsley Fresh Oregano Fresh Aji Dulce (sweet pepper) Sweet Onion Fresh Garlic Black Olives Capers Chives Olive Oil White Balsamic Vinegar Mix […]Read more "Tapechurri Sauce"
(Click each picture to make it larger) Chicks dig scars!!!! AMIRITE?!?!?! I’ve had a pretty bloody, bruisy, and burny weekend. Lots of cooking and a little damage to the left arm. No problem though, it never stopped me from doing my thing. Picture #1 happened while I was chopping down the 175 lbs. of pork. […]Read more "Cooking is dangerous!!!"
Maximus/Minimus!!!!!Read more "Soon, my friend, soon……………"
(Click each picture to make it larger) Richard got a smoker for his birthday so we tested it out a couple weeks ago. This was also the same day I lost my camera so I finally found it and now am able to post these pictures! This was my first time smoking chicken thigh so […]Read more "Smoked Chicken Thigh"
(Click each picture to make it larger…….This is with my new fancy camera…….funny note: I found my camera that I lost…..ta-da) North Carolina-Style Pig My friends, Fuzzy and Richard, told me they were going to be cooking a whole pig for a friend’s 50th wedding anniversary. I think before Richard finished saying, “we’re going to […]Read more "Sooooooooooooie Caroline!!"
The new camera is doing some good things already! Both of these are a work in progress. The paste is using the hottest peppers in the world and the vinegar based aji dulce is using seasonal peppers found in Puerto Rico from my secret source. These two sauces are about as rare as they get! […]Read more "Ghost Chili Paste and Aji Dulce Hot Sauce"