Coffee Braised Beef Rib

It’s time to announce a new addition to the family. Our family of AlbuKirky Seasonings rubs and sauces, that is! We’ve partnered with NM Piñon Coffee, one of the finest and long standing coffee roasters in New Mexico, to bring you our latest product…Red Chile Piñon Coffee Rub! NM Piñon Coffee has been roasting beans … More Coffee Braised Beef Rib

Carne Asada

We love skirt steak. It may not possess the drama and glamour of its hefty counterparts, but it’s delicious and as a bonus, it cooks very quickly. Any cut of beef that can go from the grill to your plate in a matter of minutes is tops in our book. One of our favorite ways … More Carne Asada

Smoked Meatballs

It’s 10:30 at night and I’m just starting to write this post. I thought about putting it off, but then I would be falling into my own self-fulfilling prophecy of abandoning the blog again. The first time you skip a post, you’re racked with guilt. The second time you skip a post, the guilt is … More Smoked Meatballs

Cure Your Own Bacon

Updated August 31, 2021. Kirk has slightly altered the process for how he cures his bacon. Previous batches sometimes came out too salty. To adjust for this, he kept his cure recipe and ratios the same, however, he now opts to cover the pork belly with less rub. Find the detailed changes in the written … More Cure Your Own Bacon

Hello 2019!

Goodbye 2018! We hardly knew ya! Hello 2019! We can’t wait to see what you have in store for us! Every year we dust off the blog with intentions of keeping it crackling with recipes, food pics and interesting articles. However, come February, our food blog is usually left lonely and desolate with tumbleweeds blowing … More Hello 2019!