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BGE BKGDGot the egg in 2013, but not new to outdoor cooking or enjoying great food and drink. Here are some meals and notes on whether they worked or not. Some of the rubs, sauces and marinades are time-tested and known to be delicious. Some will be more experimental.

Please comment. Bring on your tips, criticisms, and any other words you care to convey. Just keep it clean enough for the kiddies to read.

Pizza’d Squash

Back in the day, Mommy Charlotte (she refused to let us call her “Grandma” or “Grandmother”) would feed my siblings, cousin and me adventurous food. At least, it seemed adventurous compared to the meat-potatoes-and-something-green we usually experienced at our Hoosier family table. She was first to introduce rabbit, various mushrooms, … Read More >>

Luscious Lamb Chops

Lamb chops seem to be a special occasion dish here in the USA. There are other parts of the world where folk eat lamb as often as beef, places like Kuwait and New Zealand. In the winter once in a while lamb shanks get braised here at the homestead. Rack of … Read More >>

Grow your own? Why?

Square Foot Gardening. Edible Landscape. Succession Planting. Companion Planting. Biointensive Planting. Permaculture. The list goes on. Lots of perspectives and opinions about growing plant-based food. Lots of great resources urging folks to understand where food comes from, explaining responsible agriculture, encouraging folks to grow their own. So, where do these ideas fit into the … Read More >>

London Broil

Winston Churchill famously said, “We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender. And we shall … Read More >>