Welcome to 2016! We hope your year is off to a tasty start and that there are platefuls of good eats in your future. Ours started with meat. Lots and lots of meat. In a pot. Pot-au-feu in French translates to Pot on the Fire and for hundreds of years this dish has graced many a … More Ringing in the New Year with Pot au Feu
Cheryl here and I’m happy to join you on the blog today with one of my favorite “go to” bread recipes. It just so happens that Friday was World Bread Day. Who knew? Not me, but I won’t argue with any good reason to celebrate a category of food that’s been feeding the masses for 30,000 years. … More Happy Belated World Bread Day!
Hey all! Cheryl here! Over the weekend we spent an action packed Saturday cooking up a storm at the 7th Annual Disc-It Round Up, a charity event run by Nevin Montano and his never tiring group of friends. The proceeds from this event benefit the Children’s Miracle Network and they stay right here in Albuquerque … More A Few Pics from the Round-Up and our Winning Dish!
As you well know, we here at AlbuKirky love movies and food. We especially love movies about food while we are shoveling big hand fulls of food in our face. Last year after seeing the summers sleeper hit, Chef, directed by John Favreau, we were all fired up to make Cubanos & Tostones, the featured dish of … More Tostones AKA Fried Plantains in the Disc-It
Let me just start by saying that the phrase “life changing” is thrown around a little too willy nilly. For example, “this pizza is life changing”. If pizza can change your life that drastically, what kind of life are you leading? Perhaps you need some hobbies. Maybe get out of the house a little more. I … More Me & My Big Green Egg; Part 1
Thought I would try something new, more content! Seriously, today I’ve got a new video with a quick easy guacamole recipe. All you need is 3-4 ripe avocados, the juice of 1 or 2 lemons, a few chopped tomatoes and some dice red onion. And no recipe would be complete without some AlbuKirky Seasonings, and today we’re using the … More Guacamole with Casa Seasoning
Wrap or not to wrap, that is the question. I have struggled with this dilemma for years. For those of you that don’t know, I’m referring to the barbecue trick known as the Texas Crutch. Basically, you smoke the meat for a period of time, then pull it off and wrap it in foil with some liquid … More Smoking Brisket with a Butcher Paper Wrap
During the finale of Mad Men I was thinking, What Would Don Draper Eat? WWDDE, if I had to assign an acronym to it. The question crossed my mind even though I’ve never actually seen him eat anything on the show. Most of meals seem to be spent gazing at dinner through the bottom of a glass of Canadian Whiskey … More A Big Ol’ Steak!
Father’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got a big basket of barbecue stuff to give away. What better way to honor the man that grilled your first burger than with a basket of AlbuKirky Seasonings products and a few choice grilling tools. All you have to do to win is leave us … More Big Giveaway for Dad!
The biggest problem I have with cooking fish is breaking the filets. Nothing pisses me off more than my fish breaking up and leaving huge mess all over my grill. But I have solution, don’t move it. And how do I cook fish without moving it? Plank it! Planking is my new favorite way to cook … More Maple Glazed Salmon on a Maple Plank