I am really, really lucky.
And by really, really lucky I mean I live about a mile away from Martin’s BBQ Joint. This is nationally acclaimed BBQ practically in my back yard!
One of my favorite things there (which is a pretty major decision; it’s all amazing) is the Alabama white sauce. It’s incredible on [...]
I have to admit, I was a little intimidated by the thought of making compound butter. It just sounded so…. complicated? Fancy? Something?
WELL. It turns out it’s just adding yummy flavors to something already yummy: butter. I can do that! The Yankee was making our traditional Sunday night steaks and wanted something to give [...]
I picture it something like this:
Folks preparing a cold chicken for frying…
“Hey Vern! Watch this!”
Friends collapse in hearty guffaws
… crickets …
“Hey, what if….?”
And there you have it. Just like that, beer can chicken was born.
This chicken is so good and so easy! All the crispy goodness [...]
This was such a quick and easy weeknight meal! And a light one too, which I love in the summer. Or spring. Whatever — it’s hot enough to be glow-inducing during the day already, so it sure feels like summer to me.
For this I made two cups of sushi rice in the rice [...]
Have I mentioned lately how useful it is to have a husband who used to be a butcher? It is so choice. If you have the means, I highly recommend picking one up.
Here’s how The Yankee keeps me from being a size six! Or eight. Never mind.
You will need:
Pork ribs — lotsa [...]