iGrilling - 5 ways my iPhone helps me grill

My buddy Mike at AnotherPintPlease.com had a great photo on his flickr feed the other day - a picture of him taking a picture of his grill with his iPhone. It was very meta - the picture of the picture reminded me of something from M.C. Escher. It made me think of how much I use my iPhone while I’m grilling ....more

PicOfTheWeek: Looftlighter!

Look, out in the grill... It's a hairdryer with a heating element! It's lighting coals in five minutes! ...more

Beer Can Chicken

He said “butt”. Heh heh heh. Beavis and Butthead I get this question a lot: how do you make a beer can chicken? ...more

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

In my day, we didn’t have the Internet. We used two cans tied together by a string. That’s the way it was, and we liked it! ...more

PicOfTheWeek: Trimming Chicken Thighs

Trimming the excess skin away from a chicken thigh - only seven more to go! ...more

Grilled Filet Mignon with Knob Creek® Bourbon Peppercorn Sauce

This post is sponsored by Knob Creek® Bourbon and The Original Brothers of Bourbon website.Grilled filet mignon, Knob Creek® Bourbon, heavy cream, and a thick crust of peppercorns. Sounds decadent, doesn’t it? I’m riffing on the French classic Steak au Poivre, using the big flavor of Knob Creek® bourbon and peppercorns to perk up filet mignon ....more

Five Fun Food Videos - June 2014

I keep running across fantastic cooking videos. Here are five that I have to share: Rick Bayless - Beer Brined Chickens on the Kalamazoo Grill Rotisserie Rick Bayless AND rotisserie chicken on the grill? Video here Sous Vide Comparison - Water Baths vs Immersion Circulators I get asked this question a lot - what’s the difference between a SousVide Supreme (a water bath) and the immersion circulators that are coming to market? ...more

PicOfTheWeek: Beer Can Chicken - The Removal

Carefully removing the can from the beer can chicken.. ....more

Pan Grilled Duck Breast with Duck Fat Paprika Potatoes

The duck breasts used in this post were donated by Maple Leaf Farms. They’re good people - If you’re looking for duck, seek them out. Phew, now I’m good with the FCC.I love the idea of duck breasts on the grill ....more

Blogger Duck University 2014 at Maple Leaf Farms

This is the story about my trip to Blogger Duck University 2014 at Maple Leaf Farms. Maple Leaf Farms paid for the classes, my meals, and my lodging. The thoughts are my own ....more