Category Archives: Recipe

So Far, A Salute to Pork

The last two pork shoulders — these guys are picnics — just came off the Big Green Egg. They’re about 9 pounds each, with the bone, and I put them on at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. They went about 17 1/2 … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe, Salute to Meat 2019 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Syrup, The Cowboy Way

There is the right way, the wrong way, and sometimes the cowboy way — a shortcut that one uses for expedience or necessity. I like to have simple syrup in the refrigerator for cold drinks, and especially for Old Fashioneds … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Meat, We Salute You

At the 2018 Salute to Meat, we had 71 guests, served 130 pounds of meat — some of which we wrapped and sent home with people — lovely music and a great time. We also had the help of more … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe, Salute to Meat 2018 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A lighter ice cream

I wanted to make gelato for our friends who came to dinner last weekend, and my wife had bought a half-pint of heavy cream that we had thought to whip and use on top of strawberry-covered pound cake. But we … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Recipe | Leave a comment