MrsMista and I spent Saturday afternoon with Sylvie from Soul Fusion Kitchen and her husband G rolling tamales. Sylvie had all of the ingredients prepared including two smoked pork butts for the meat filling. We used a variety of different fillings and they were all good. So were the drinks. We had Sasquatch beer, […]
I helped cater a wedding with my friend Steph from Simply Marvelous BBQ in Ventura, CA last weekend. We had a great time cooking and serving together and the wedding party loved the food. Steph asked me to make one of the side dishes but to keep it simple. I went with Pineapple coleslaw […]
Click to Play Here is the easy way to cook on a smoker made out of a 55 gallon drum This video was originally shared on blip.tv by bigmista with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.
Click to Play Bigmista cooks a brisket on the UDS. Step by step instructions on how to make a tender bbq beef brisket. This video was originally shared on blip.tv by bigmista with a Creative Commons Attribution license.
Sometimes you just want a good steak for dinner. Nothing fancy. Just steak. This doesn’t happen often in our house but it does happen. So I looked in the freezer and pulled out a couple of Porterhouses and thawed them out. Then I went outside and lit a chimney of charcoal in the ol’ […]
Want a dish that’s easy and quick to make? Want something cool but filling during these hot summer months? You want Spaghetti Salad! This dish is simple to put together and very colorful. And it tastes good too! Here are the ingredients: 8oz. of your favorite spaghettie noodles, cooked al dente 1 medium tomato, […]
The City of Hawthorne officially celebrates the kick-off of the holiday season with our 7th Annual Hawthorne Hometown Holiday Parade. The parade begins at 138th and Hawthorne Blvd. and travels north along Hawthorne to El Segundo. The route turns west to Grevillea Ave., and then north to the City Hall at 4455 W. 126th […]
Sometimes you just need some banana pudding or as we used to call it, Naner Pudd’n! It’s cool. It’s creamy. It’s just what you need on a warm summer evening. Now I am going to give you my Aunt Sara’s recipe. Just besure to keep it to yourself because if she finds out, she […]
Sorry I haven’t written much lately. I have been busy with the new woman in my life! Say hello to Morgan Patrice Strawder! She was born yesterday, July23rd (our anniversary) at 5:36am. She was 2lbs, 9 oz and 15 inches long. She is in intensive care and breathing on her own. She will be […]
I’ve been running back and forth to the hospital to see my new baby girl Morgan so I haven’t reall had time to cook. However since this was a long weekend I got up early today to do some BBQing. I was rummaging around in the freezer and found brisket point from a previous […]