BBQ Chicken Quarters with ‘Bama White Sauce

Served with an authentic but lesser-known Alabama White Sauce, this BBQ chicken is succulent and tender on the inside with crispy, bite through skin on the outside.  Daintily eat with knife and fork, or gnaw off the bone caveman style.  Your choice. Time: 120 Minutes Level: Intermediate Cost: $2-3/plate (chicken only and sauce only) Serves:… Read More BBQ Chicken Quarters with ‘Bama White Sauce

The Secret to Perfect Beef Roasts and Steaks

Anyone can cook a hunk of meat.  But doing it to perfection?  That’s the tricky part.  So what’s the secret? I’ll always remember the first time I saw The Matrix my junior year of high school.  The special effects, the amazing “bullet-time” cinematography, the unprecedented martial arts and the gripping plot.  But there was something… Read More The Secret to Perfect Beef Roasts and Steaks

Santa Maria Tri-tip, Grilled Corn, Arugula Salad and Garlic Sourdough Toast

A California Central Coast classic, this meal is the perfect complement to a warm summer evening spent near the grill with friends and family. Time: 60 – 90 Minutes Level: Intermediate Cost: $6-8/plate Serves: 4-6 About This Meal Tri-tip is a California classic cut of beef that comes from the bottom of the sirloin.  It… Read More Santa Maria Tri-tip, Grilled Corn, Arugula Salad and Garlic Sourdough Toast