Homemade Hot Dogs, Not a Home Run, but in the Ball Park

Hand crafted hot dog with mustard and ketchup

With the approach of July 4th, I thought it would be fun to make my own homemade hot dogs. I had a recipe and instructions to loosely follow, available time since it was raining outside and my mother-in-law as my assistant. I read the instructions, took stock of the spices on hand and then went …

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Winning Barbecued Pork Ribs – Low and slow

Low and slow barbeque pork ribs

Coming from the UK my only experience of barbeques is that when you mention the word it rains, and everything has to be burnt to a cinder. We don’t really had the weather to develop a BBQ culture, but every summer we persevere and things are getting better. However coming to the US, has opened …

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Homemade Sausage Recipes

Homemade Sausage Recipe

Fortunately coming from an Italian-American family where my grandfather’s generation were butchers, there are homemade sausage recipes that exists versus minor tweaking of existing published and posted recipes for making sausage in the kitchen. One of the joys of making sausage from a family recipe or loose following a published recipe is that there is …

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Slow Cooked Barbequed Smoked Pork Ribs in the Oven

Oven Cooked Smoked Barbeque Pork Ribs

Making barbeque, specifically barbequed ribs at home can be as complex or simple as you wish to make the process. Not all of us have the space, time or equipment to plate succulent, falling off the bone, sweet, tangy, spicy, smoked barbeque ribs. Most of us can replicate the sweet, tangy and spicy elements, but …

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