Monthly Archives: April 2012

BBQ Restaurants: Blue Smoke

I don’t usually lead readers to articles on other sites, but I think you’ll enjoy reading this one. Mark Maynard-Parisi sits down with The Atlantic and reminisces on the beginnings of Blue Smoke, one of Manhattan’s oldest barbecue restaurants, where it is today … Continue reading

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Cook Book Reviews: The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Food From My Frontier

One of my favorite things to do is to peruse cookbooks. I rarely use them for cooking anymore, I use them for inspiration. I don’t like rules. I’m not one to read directions. Recently, HarperCollins offered me two copies of The … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Barbecue Beef Back Ribs

So, I lit a fire the other day. I whipped out my trusty Weber Smokey Mountain, loaded it up with some Kingsford and chunks of cherry and oak and let it burn. I tried a new method of lighting the … Continue reading

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