Summer Barbecue Plans

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Most everyone that knows me, knows that I love barbecue.  Not just in the sense that I like to eat it, but all the small acts that come together over the ten plus hours it takes to cook brisket, pork shoulder, ribs, chicken, whatever.  I love every part – from cutting and splitting wood, to […]

One Year Anniversary Weekend

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It’s weekends like this that have me counting my blessings and being grateful for the life I live. Josh and I’s one year anniversary is today! Part of me feels like holy cow has it been a year already? The other part of me is double checking that it hasn’t been longer. This weekend was the last one […]

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Smoke Dreams Part 2

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If you haven’t read my first Smoke Dreams post, this won’t make much sense. Real quick- or “quick and dirty” to get you up to speed.  I have like five grills, almost, but no stick burners (translation – smoker that cooks only wood-fired barbecue).  I finally got one this week, and I’m super stoked.  I’ve spent a few […]

Smoke Dreams

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For many years- actually… many, many years- I’ve dreamed of owning my own restaurant.  When I was a teen, my first jobs all started in restaurants.  I’ve done it all: washing dishes, working the fry station, cooking on the line, waiting tables, and managing the front of house.  I worked in chain restaurants (I was a traveling corporate […]

Boat Weekend- August 27, 2016

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Josh and I had a pretty active weekend. From Josh’s damaging fall to the discovery of Neill beach, I guess you could say it was pretty epic. But, we’ll start the post with the gnarly nosedive because that is, unfortunately, how the weekend started. Friday night, Josh and I went to the dock to gather […]