Monthly Archives: July 2014

  • Poor Man’s Cupcake BBQ Chicken Thighs

    Poor Man’s Cupcake BBQ Chicken Thighs

    I love to watch BBQ shows.  I watch them whenever I can.  Heck, I think I have 5 different BBQ shows set to record on my Tivo.  My wife doesn’t watch them with me but it’s cool, she isn’t a BBQ ninja like me.  One of the best things I love about BBQ shows are the different ways that competitors cook their BBQ.  I have to say the most intriguing to me, was watching Diva..


  • Chicken Brine

    Chicken Brine

    When you BBQ, you are always striving to get the most flavor that you can out of your meat.  One way to accomplish this is by using a brine.  Brine is a salt water solution that will add moisture to your meat.  No one likes a dry piece of chicken, and I mean no one likes a dry piece of chicken.  So say to yourself, I brine my meat!  I brine my meat!  I briiiiiiinnnnneeee..


  • Weekly Menu 7/13 – 7/19

    Weekly Menu 7/13 – 7/19

    This week is going to be a good week.  I will be using the grill on Sunday and Friday, then for next Sunday I was able to score a 8lb pork shoulder for .99 cents a pound.  We’ll be having pulled pork next Sunday and pork sloppy joes for Monday and who knows what else I can make from this one cut of meat.  Rawr.   Sunday Cupcake Chicken Thighs Baked Potatoes Green Beans Monday..


  • Weekly Menu 7/6 – 7/12

    Weekly Menu 7/6 – 7/12

    My daughter is visiting for the summer so I have been pretty busy.  Unfortunately, these keeps me away from all of my amazing cooking ideas to post.  Now you end up with these short posts.   Anyway here is the menu I used last week.   Sunday Mongolian Beef and Fried Rice Monday Leftovers Tuesday Lasagna Garlic Bread Wednesday Sloppy Joes Tater Tots Thursday Leftover Night! Friday Sliced Turkey and Gravy served over rice Saturday Bubba..