Creole Hush Puppy Surf and Turf BBQ

Creole Hush Puppy Surf and Turf BBQ

Creole Hush Puppy Surf and Turf BBQ; One of the best kitchenman back yard nibbles are my Creole Hush Puppies. I have wowed alot of people with these little pillows of joy. I would fry up big batches for shore lunches and back yard parties. They go so well with any seafood dish or bbq meats poultry of seafood. They are simple to make and can be made and refrigerated ahead time and will keep for up to a day. Using the pork belly lard is important and you will recall the tastes it brings out is similar to old school creole flavourings. They used the fat from the cooked...
Dad’s and Mom’s Potato Salad

Dad’s and Mom’s Potato Salad

Mom’s Nugget Potato Salad The taste of new potatoes and the dill weed when picked fresh from the ground makes this salad stand out. These thin skinned nuggets are the makings for a delicious old fashioned recipe potato salad. I prefer to cook my potatoes whole in steam. A lot less flavour loss and better control. They continue to cook so keeping a nice firm bite I douse with a few healthy spritzes of cider and white vinegar which will halt further cooking and add some extra zip. Pour off when cooled down In a bowl, add the sliced boiled eggs to the cubed potatoes;...
Have a Back Yard BBQ.

Have a Back Yard BBQ.

Having a Back Yard BBQ. Start low and slow with cherry and apple wood. Pick your cut of pork or beef with some fat marbling First we seasoned and brined and beef brisket center cut portion and a short apple cider brine for the pork loin cut. Brine and seasonings should be done at least 48 hours before to get the optimum flavours and tenderness. I then soaked the wood shavings in a cherry whiskey water and add a small amount at a time. I find that by adding in intervals gets tastier results and a nice wood flavoured bark crust. Now when the base heat fire is just an even...
Home Comfort Chicken Pot Pie

Home Comfort Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie. The local super market was advertising a in store whole roasted range fed chicken for $8.00 as a new feature loss leader. The birds came out of the slick new combi roaster at 11:15 am as the ticket read. A whole range fed bird in the cooler was 18 bucks, so I did the math and had 8 great meals to show for it. First I made 2 fresh cut of the roast chicken sandwiches for lunch and then I stripped all the meat from the bones. I put these roasted bones, cartridge and skin in a pot and made a most delicious chicken stock. I cut up a large carrot, 2 ribs of...
King Salmon Marinated w/ Ginger, Mango, Soya and a Peach Chutney Butter

King Salmon Marinated w/ Ginger, Mango, ...

King Salmon Marinated w/ Ginger, Mango, Soya and a Peach Chutney Butter We are very fortunate to have such a supply of fresh caught wild salmon here in BC. Wild caught Sockeye or King salmon are premium when it comes to taste. You can fish for it or get fresh from the market. Every chef worth his or her salt must be able to prepare salmon with out over cooking and in several recipe forms. Smoked, poached, baked, broiled, barbequed grilled, pan fried or in a terrine it takes a lot of practise to be able to serve your guest a perfectly executed filet of this great fish....