| Food and Drink Board|| Kich Ash Basket - Cajunate on 7/25/14 at 5:26 pm|
This is for everyone that owns a Big Green Egg, Big Steel Keg or any other Kamado grill that is similar.
This afternoon I prepped the Keg for grilling some burgers this evening. I wanted to use my new Kisk Ash Basket so I vacuumed out all of the ash and tiny pieces of lump. I kept the larger pie...
| Food and Drink Board|| Homemade Duck Pastrami and Foie Gras Fries - Cajunate on 7/21/14 at 9:15 am|
I wanted a really good sandwich so I decided to make some Duck Pastrami.
After brining for two days, adding the spice rub and a smoking session on the Bubba Keg.
| Food and Drink Board|| Spicy 4th of July! - Cajunate on 7/4/14 at 11:45 am|
What better way to start a wonderful national holiday than with a nice spicy bloody mary? This was started about 9:30 this morning. I seem to do better cooking(not really ;D)while enjoying a cocktail or wine or beer or ............... ;D ;D.
Let the fireworks begin!
| Food and Drink Board|| Spicy Smothered Crawfish and Andouille - Cajunate on 7/1/14 at 1:06 am|
Well, I didn't get to cook this Sunday as I had originally planned to but I got it done this evening.
Started off with browning some sliced andouille a bit.
Then it was time to cook the onions, celery, ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Hickory Smoked and Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger and TBTs - Cajunate on 6/23/14 at 9:37 am|
Yesterday afternoon I grilled some burgers and made something I call TBTs for dinner. Two Bite Taters! These were really good!!!
With the lump charcoal burning good and hot I tossed in some nice chunks of hic...
| Food and Drink Board|| Peanut Butter Pie - Cajunate on 6/15/14 at 12:39 pm|
Being Father's Day and unofficially NOT having to cook today I wanted to do something so I whipped up one of my favorites. Peanut Butter Pie!
I actually started it yesterday so that it would have time to chill and set up.
The crust which is crushed chocolate cookies mixed with peanut butter an...
| Food and Drink Board|| Smoked Brisket Leftovers.....Mmmmmmmmm.........! - Cajunate on 6/14/14 at 10:30 pm|
Well, we had leftovers here tonight but it ain't all so bad having leftovers when it's delicious smoked brissket. Please don't feel sorry for me, in fact I should feel sorry for anyone else who didn't have some of this for dinner.
Now I did have a problem. See I wanted to eat a brisket sandwich. I ...
| Food and Drink Board|| It Really Doesn't Get Much Better! - Cajunate on 6/12/14 at 7:32 am|
This is one of our favorite meals here. Rice & Gravy and meat. A lil salad of fresh Creole tomatoes and cucumber and thin sliced Vidalia onions.
| Food and Drink Board|| Brisket Happens! - Cajunate on 6/11/14 at 4:17 pm|
Going on the Keg first thing in the morning!
Waiting to be injected late tonight and rubbed all up and down in the morning.
| Food and Drink Board|| Camellia Pink Beans My Way! - Cajunate on 6/10/14 at 1:33 pm|
The other day I picked up a package of Camellia brand Pink Beans and decided today was a good day to cook them. Now the package says to cook them one way but I'm trying my way with a bit of a Cajun twist. I soaked them just like I would red or white beans overnight.
Got the seasonings(onions, cel...
| Food and Drink Board|| Alligator Sausage Poboy! - Cajunate on 6/9/14 at 5:09 pm|
I guess it's getting to be a regular weekly thing here with me with eating alligator sausage. I'm home alone...... AGAIN! So I decided to grill some alligator sausage and make me a nice poboy.
This is some Creole Country brand sausage made right in Mid City New Orleans. I put a nice drizzle of Ba...
| Food and Drink Board|| Grilled Burgers and Homemade Baked Beans - Cajunate on 5/27/14 at 7:15 am|
last night's dinner was Grilled Burgers and Homemade Baked Beans made from scratch. NOT canned beans! I put these on earlier this afternoon after letting the dried Navy Beans soak overnight last night.
I guess I should call these Cajun Baked Beans since the meat I used was andouille. I did start of...
| Food and Drink Board|| Grilled Stuffed Pork Chops and Smoked Boudin - Cajunate on 5/26/14 at 8:06 am|
Yesterday in the late afternoon I got the Keg going about 230* and put two big links of Poche's boudin on to smoke before adding two NICE pork chops on for slow even ccooking. Then when they were close to 140* internal I moved them over to the hot side of the Keg to finish off and added some peachy ...
| Food and Drink Board|| The Makings of a Delicious Meal - Cajunate on 5/20/14 at 6:10 pm|
Getting ready to put a great meal together.
Stuffed artichoke going on the grill to warm
Fresh peeled sh...
| Food and Drink Board|| Some of Louisiana's Finest! - Cajunate on 5/19/14 at 10:07 am|
Did a lil barbecuing and grilling yesterday afternoon.
BBQ'd Alligator Wings, Grilled Frog Legs, Grilled Shrimp, New Orleans Barbecued Shrimp, Char Grilled Oysters, Boudin and Crawfish & Gruyere Cheese ABTs
| Food and Drink Board|| Simple French Toast And.................. - Cajunate on 5/15/14 at 9:00 pm|
Well, it started out that way. ;D My daughter had a root canal the other day and so she didn't feel like eating anything too hard so we settled on French Toast. And..... bacon! BTW, the wife is out of town.
| Food and Drink Board|| Cowboy Keggin' - Cajunate on 8/14/13 at 11:03 am|
This is a long post and everything was really cooked on the Keg(grill).
I started of with making a Rustic Ranch Salsa in which about all of the ingredients were grilled on the Keg.
I did the red onions later and forgot to get a picture.
| Food and Drink Board|| Homemade Soup & Rotisserie Roast - Cajunate on 8/11/13 at 12:59 pm|
This morning I made a double batch of Minestrone Soup. Yeah we love homemade soup here.
While the soup was simmering I grated some cheese to sprinkle into the soup(serving bowl).
Asiago and Parmigiano-Reggiano
| Food and Drink Board|| A Little Cowboy Keggin' with Steak - Cajunate on 8/5/13 at 7:15 am|
Grilled Cowboy Ribeye with a Garlic parsley compound butter. Served with Mongo (Blazing Saddles) style kegged beans with hog jowl bacon, [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6dm9rN6oTs )]LINK[/link] Stuffed Keg Baked Potatoes, Cowboy Fry Bread, Keg roasted Salsa and an icy cold Texas Brewski...
| Food and Drink Board|| Bacon & Eggs! - Cajunate on 8/1/13 at 10:26 am|
During the night I woke up for some reason thinking about bacon. This morning I thought about that and felt like having breakfast. That lead me to putting some grits on to cook while I fried up some bacon.
I picked this up last week.