Category Archives: Grilling

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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The Barbecue Towel

stained barbecue towelA barbecue towel? I now consider a barbecue towel as an outdoor cooking necessity.

Why?

Outdoor cooking can be a messy task. Just look at what happened to the “good stuff.”

I have stained, scorched, and disfigured just about every one of the “indoor” kitchen towels much to my better-half’s use of colorful language and very-verbal statements of dismay. Continue reading

JoeTisserie Pork Butt I

joetisserie pork butt IYesterday, I tried a new barbecue joint, 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

JoeTisserie Pork Sirloin Roast

Kamado Joe JoeTisserie Pork RoastTaking a few days off from work while Midge is out of town. Mostly I am dog sitting.

Today, the gray storm clouds were hanging overhead with an occasional sprinkle. Yesterday I picked up a just bit over the 4 pound mark pork sirloin roast for some JoeTisserie action.
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