Tagged with bbq

Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Sauce Recipe

I’ve always wanted to make my own barbecue sauce and I finally got around to it. I came up with this recipe that creates a sweet, spicy, and smoky barbecue sauce that is surprisingly well balanced. I chose to use tomato paste as the base rather than something like ketchup because I wanted to make sure … Continue reading

Grilled Kofta Recipe (Ground Beef With Spices)

Grilled Kofta Recipe (Ground Beef With Spices)

Kofta, Kafta, or Kafka is often characterized as the Middle Eastern version of a hamburger. Yes, it’s made with ground beef, ground lamb, or both, but that’s pretty much where the similarity ends. Kofta is more like a sausage without the sausage casing. Sure, you can make this into patties like a burger and eat … Continue reading

A Visual Food Tour of New Orleans

A Visual Food Tour of New Orleans

In mid-October I had the privilege of attending one of my best friends from high school’s wedding in New Orleans. If you haven’t been to New Orleans it is definitely a singular experience when traveling through the United States because it feels like you are in a different country.  The architecture is old world and … Continue reading

Smoked Pork Shoulder (Boston Butt) Recipe

Smoked Pork Shoulder (Boston Butt) Recipe

While visiting a friend out in Connecticut, he and his family rewarded my mini-road trip with a full day of smoking a pork shoulder. We used a dry rub that I came up with a couple of years ago and a combination of techniques discerned from my own experiences and from reading what others had … Continue reading