I know you’ve seen the bagged supermarket versions of this slaw, but let me assure you, I have been making this way before it was ever a twinkle in some big box chain grocery store food developer’s eye. In fact, steer clear of those bagged kits all together. They are nothing but trouble and taste … More Broccoli Slaw, the Perfect BBQ Side Dish!
I had a hankering for some real beef ribs, but beef ribs in the supermarket are pretty skimpy. All the meat is trimmed and sold as Rib Eye Steaks. I get it, why leave meat on the bone when you can sell it for $7/lb. To remedy the situation, I bought a whole beef short … More The Big Bad Beef Rib
Behind every great brisket…every awesome rack of ribs…every outstanding pork butt…is a dinner roll ready to become a glorious BBQ sandwich or at the very least a tasty tool for catching the last bits of juice and sauce on the plate. I know grocery stores offer a variety of soft rolls and buns that seem to fit … More Perfectly Soft Dinner Rolls
We’re always looking for an excuse to celebrate food, however, the month of March is a bit short on legitimate lick your lips and stuff your belly food holidays. Spring break? I have to work, I don’t get a spring break. Nothing to celebrate there. First day of spring? That’s not really a holiday and in … More Sous Vide Corned Beef
Gold Bars…they’re the unicorn of foods. This is a cafeteria staple that at one time was found in lunchrooms across Albuquerque (before the days of peanut allergies), maybe even the entire state of New Mexico. My sister recalls buying these in middle school in Las Cruces. Kirk says she’s a liar. If she’s right, how … More Gold Bars
Last week I posted a recipe for Mile High Buttermilk Biscuits. Did you give it a try? I hope you did and that you received numerous accolades from family and friends! This week I’m sharing the perfect topper for turning that amazing breakfast staple into a full-fledged, stick-to-your-ribs meal…Old Fashioned Sausage Gravy. This is not so much … More Old Fashioned Sausage Gravy
A biscuit is a glorious thing. Done well, it can bring peace to all the land. Well, okay, that statement is a bit of a reach. At the very least, it can bring peace to a good meal. However, done poorly, it can bring down kingdoms. And that, is no lie. Here’s a biscuit recipe … More Mile High Buttermilk Biscuits
Fall marks a monumental seasonal turning point in New Mexico. Yes, the leaves start to change color and their fiery beauty gives the landscape a breathtaking palette. Yes, the desert temperatures dip letting us continue to bask in the warmth of sun-filled days, but reach for our favorite sweater and cozy up to a fire in the evenings. … More AlbuKirky Seasonings Green Chile Stew
September 24th marked the 8th Annual Disc-It Round Up to benefit UNM Children’s Hospital and we were there with our aprons on, Disc-Its hot, ready to cook! This annual event is the passion project of organizer Nevin Montano. He and his devoted team of family and friends work very hard to make this event successful, their … More Another Disc-It Round Up and Our Winning Dish!
A couple of months ago, Team AlbuKirky attended the inaugural Annual Albuquerque Wing and Beer Fest. We’ve been anxious to do more cooking events so the idea of frying up a few thousand wings peaked our interest. Also, this was a charity event to benefit a couple of terrific local organizations, NM Fisher House and Joy Junction, so … More Anchonero Hot Wings