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Kate Zimmerman Hates Food Bloggers

I find Kate Zimmerman’s dismissal of food bloggers and social media not only distasteful, but confusing. What is she on about exactly? Food bloggers? Smart mobile devices? Rude people? BBQ? The stupidity of Twitter…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , | 8 Comments »

BBQ BootCamp

Photo credit: Steve Mynett It was suggested, almost at the beginning of the Foodists BBQ Bootcamp put on by Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, that anyone who didn’t feel like they could mix wines in the same glass was…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Fold, walk, open, grill

There’s something about being able to grill anywhere that’s imminently appealing to me. Add in some sweet design and you may have a winner. To me, portable grills are also more than just about being mobile and…

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Posted by: on Friday, June 12th, 2009
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Barbecue Secrets Book Launch this Weekend

Anyone who’s in the know about barbecue knows that Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk is to Vancouver barbecue as Graham Gilmore is to art. Anyway, if you’ve never met him, want to, need some barbecue and grilling…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 8th, 2009
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Closing in on the source of our meat

There’s just something so special about those Monday mornings when your client pops by the office unannounced carrying a cardboard box with two plump, frozen geese he recently shot himself on a hunting trip. He just…

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Posted by: on Monday, February 2nd, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Janice’s Ultimate Ribs

As summer 2008 fades, we’ve not slowed in our pursuit of the perfect BBQ. Of course Ben defends the purists’ approach of dry rub and slow smoking, my friend—and fellow foodie—Janice offered a recipe with a…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 11th, 2008
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Get out your Beer & BBQs

As many of you know cooking with fire and beer are 2 of my favourite things, especially when they come together.  So I was a little too excited to be asked to judge the Rickard’s Griller of Glory BBQ cook off…

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Posted by: on Thursday, August 21st, 2008
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Ron’s Back…Ribs

I’ve mentioned Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuck here before. He’s one of the original local competitive bbq gurus, and author of two, dare I say, defacto, books on bbq: Barbeque Secrets and Planking Secrets.…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 28th, 2008
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Which Wood? What Smoke?

Ever wonder what type of wood to use in your bbq? Or even if it makes much difference? Chunks, chips, to soak or not? Hickory, maple, alder, mesquite? I just came across this handy little write up by Cooks Illustrated…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 11th, 2008
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Save-On Cobb

Just came across this great way for you Save-On-Foods points collectors to turn that lazy stockpile of points into something decent for summer: A new Cobb Cooker. Yes, just 65,000 points, or 3,000 points plus $95. Retail…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
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Ribs on the Cobb

Smell that? The earth coming to life, trees, flowers, smoke-fueled barbequing? I started the 2008 bbq season picking up where I left off last year experimenting with the slow cooking ribs on the Cobb. I almost got it…

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Posted by: on Friday, April 25th, 2008
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BBQ on the Bypass

Hey all you real Southern-style low ‘n slow barbecue fans, if you’re near Langley, BC this Sunday, September 9th check out the BBQ on the Bypass. The good stuff (i.e. eating) starts at 11am with the first…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 7th, 2007
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Bone Suckin’

This weekend is the Canadian National BBQ Championships in Whistler BC. I’m heading there this weekend and will report back on this and the competition barbecue course I recently took and taught by competitors Brian…

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Posted by: on Friday, August 3rd, 2007
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Top 10 Coolest BBQ’s

Found via Coudal.com and just in time for summer, it’s the Top 10 Coolest BBQ’s immediately followed up by an assortment of the Strangest & Most Bizarre BBQ’s you could imagine. Just think of the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
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Ikan Bakar (BBQ Fish)

INGREDIENTS : 4 small or 2 medium-sized Mackerels – kept whole and cleaned 1 cup coconut milk 1 tbsp sugar juice of 1 lemon salt 3-4 fresh limau kasturi (kalamansi limes), cut into halves (Substitute: kaffir lime…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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