In our house, we have a fondness for cheese. There’s no question about it. It’s various forms delight us and it’s many qualities enchant us. Cheese is as rich and varied as fine wine and frequently described in the same vein…earthy, nutty, pungent, sweet, salty, buttery, the list goes on. Personally, I don’t have a … More Classic Cheese Fondue
I’ve got a new cooking toy. No, I didn’t get a new smoker, but it is a slow cooker of sorts and a whole lot cheaper than the Pit Master Cabinet Smoker I’ve been dreaming about. Since you’ve probably already looked at the pic below, I won’t keep you in suspense. It’s a sous vide … More Sous Vide Cooking
It’s the 31st of January, is it too late to make a plan for this year? Well according to my experience in the corporate world, I have until at least mid March to set my goals for this year, so I’ve got plenty of time before I have to commit to a plan. Actually, my plan was … More What’s Cooking in 2016
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
Come see us at the Albuquerque Christmas Shows! … More It’s Show Time!
I wanted to make a triumphant return to my blog with some great pics of last weekend’s Bacon Fest, but we were so busy cooking I never left the booth. I think I need to recruit an even photographer, anyone interested?? The Bacon Fest was a huge success, Team AlbuKirky served up over 900 of … More The Smashed Green Chile Cheeseburger
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!
Before I get started with this weeks delicious recipe I’ve got some big news, I gotta job! After a year and a half of pursuing my dream of being a BBQ Mogul, I’m returning to the corporate world. I’m going to be working for a health care company as a Sr. Financial Analyst. It’s going … More Hot Off the Disc-It: Blackened Catfish
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