Kamado Joe Bacon

kamado joe baconIt’s been a busy few months here at the hacienda with making homemade and wood smoked Kamado Joe bacon. Making your own bacon at home is a super easy life-skill to master. We consumers find it all too easy to pick up that cellophane wrapped cardboard framed package at the big-box store. Let’s rediscover some of those everyday commonplace food preservation skills our Grandparents relied on for sustenance.
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JoeTisserie Pork Butt I

The moon an d cloudsYesterday, I tried a new barbecue place, and tried the pulled pork sandwich from their menu. It wasn’t bad, it was flavorful, but there was no evidence of any smoke.

I got the hankering to do make up my own big plate of my own homemade pulled pork, ––with a hint of smoky goodness. The weather forecast for the next few days was rain free. Continue reading

JoeTisserie Chicken I

JoeTisserie chicken on the kamado joe classicTropical Storm Hermine is tracking away from coastal Virginia and the backyard has been cleaned up and is back in order, –mostly.

Yesterday, Midge wanted to cook up a mess of hotdogs on the grill to not heat up the house. I had wanted to do a JoeTisserie chicken, but that would need to wait.

Well, today is the day! I was hungry for some outdoor cooking. Continue reading