SmartChef Review

SmartChef Review

I recently got a new smoker… again! Yea! Char-Broil sent me one of their new digital electric smokers, this one with more intelligent guts, the SmartChef digital electric smoker! What’s so smart about it? It’s run by a smart phone. That means I can set it up, check on it, modify what it’s doing, whatever, ... Read More »

Beef Ribs and Tomato Pie

I’ve used my Bubba Keg a lot over the last couple of years, and I love cooking on it. There’s one thing my XL Big Green Egg has over the Bubba Keg, though… size! I think it’s almost double the size of the Bubba Keg. And it really is easy to use, too. I tried ... Read More »

Grill Envy

I love my grills; I wouldn’t trade my Bubba Keg Grill and XL Big Green Egg for much of anything. But on the Fourth of July, I was invited to a cookout by some friends. It turned out I’d briefly met the host before, when he cooked at a bbq contest with a friend of ... Read More »

back to the barbecue basics

I really do enjoy doing new things on the Big Green Egg, figuring out how to smoke something that’s not usually smoked or how to bake something on the BGE instead of in the oven.  Sometimes, though, I have to get back to what gets most people into smoking… Basic barbecue! Barbecue as I know ... Read More »

Memorial Day Weekend on the Big Green Egg

We’re just past Memorial Day weekend. I have to say that I’m a bit saddened that Memorial Day isn’t really observed for what it’s meant to honor, which is fallen U.S. soldiers. I don’t go out of my way to do a lot for the day, but I do think about the sacrifices made by ... Read More »

My new big green egg

We had some really nice weather last week, ending with a gorgeous May Saturday, highs around 70, lots of sun, so it was a perfect time to try out my new toy. A lot of you reading this will know what a Big Green Egg is, though a lot of you may not. It’s pretty ... Read More »

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