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Fatbacks a made in heaven BBQ review

Fatbacks a made in heaven BBQ review

The sign outside Says “Slow — Pig funeral ahead”… Reassuring if you’re there for BBQ anything else, maybe not So much . Fortunately,I was hungry. It’s a little place not far from Fortress Bragg, home of the Airborne and Center of the Universe at least if you are from 18th Airborne Corps. Any way the […]

Smokey Bill’s Gastronomical Manifesto for Foodies

Welcome to my non gluten free, (sometimes) high fat, protein heavy environment – that’s mostly what you’ll see here. Before we start quoting conventional health wisdom, allow me to tell you a bit about my approach to food and how it started … with a medical examination. I asked my doctor about ‘anti aging medicine’ […]

Cooking with cast iron

Cooking with cast iron

Cast iron is a great frying pan even without the non stick seasoning … it’s just not as cool that way. … And I love my 18/10 stainless cookware and the pretty copper strip around the bottoms – but untarnishing copper became a battle of endurance that I eventually lost. That said, cooking is a […]

Grilling turkey on the smoker

Grilling turkey on the smoker

    My canvas was a 10 pound turkey. I actually delayed this project for a week or so because I couldn’t find anything under 20 pounds – just a bit too much for the wife and me … probably not the dog, but that’s another story.       I’ve had a lot of […]

Grilling stuffed peppers

Grilling stuffed peppers

Stuffed peppers has always been one of my favorite comfort foods – and while I’ve cooked it many times, I’d never grilled them. On a side note though, I relearned an old lesson that it’s best to check the pantry before starting to cook … I was out of stewed tomatoes and tomato soup. Fortunately […]

Shrimp with salad and avocado

Dinner last night was organic spring salad with avocado sprinkled with Romano cheese and wild caught shrimp sauteed in butter and garlic. This was my first food shot with a new camera – not especially happy with the depth of field but a good lesson for me.

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