Smoked Bologna

My bologna has a first name, it’s S-M-O-K-E! My bologna has a second name, it’s Y-U-M-M-Y! OK, so maybe my jingle-writing hero (Barry Manilow) would not appreciate my change of his tune, but it’s true. And when you try it for yourself, you’ll agree. For all of you meat lovers out there looking for a…

Smoked Brisket

Smoked Brisket Brisket is a relatively inexpensive beef cut that is a perfect selection for the grill. It comes from the rib and sternum area, or as my home ec teacher used to say, “When cows lie down, they are on where this cut comes from.” That means it can be a bit tough and…

Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce Yield: 8 servings 2 onions, peeled and chopped 2 bell peppers, seeded and chopped (I used sweet red) 8 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 12-15 ripe tomatoes…

Ribs

RIBS – just the word makes many groan with delight or with the burden of responsibility. It requires dedication, commitment, and time … lots and lots of time. ┬áBut honestly, who has that much leisure to give to a food that will be gone in 20 minutes with the first bite? ┬áNot me, so I…