Asian Cornish Hen on a DIY Tin Can Smoker

Asian Cornish Hen on a DIY Tin Can Smoker

One of the goals I had when building my DIY Tin Can Smoker, was to cook a whole animal. For directions to build your own DIY Tin Can Smoker, click here. In a 6 diameter tin can, the choices are pretty limited. Where lump charcoal 

DIY $5 Tin Can Smoker

DIY $5 Tin Can Smoker

When a friend’s Facebook memory showed his home made smoker, I was obsessed and wanted to have my own fun. Thanks JLH! After a bit of planning, I now have my own DIY Tin Can Smoker and manufactured for less than $5! Objectives and considerations: 

How to Spatchcock

How to Spatchcock

Here it is, instructions to spatchcock with pictures below! I’m not sure I’ll ever get over this fowl word <haha, get it? Fowl for poultry, not a foul word!> I know you want to spatchcock, so you can brag to your buddies. Check out the 

I Like to Spatchcock

I Like to Spatchcock

No, its not a foul word, its a fowl word! Spatchcock means to remove the spine or backbone of poultry, flatten the poultry so it is ready for grilling. So, a fancy word for a butterflied chicken, duck, goose, turkey, cornish hen. So, why “spatchcock?” 

Fired Up by Female Pitmasters

Fired Up by Female Pitmasters

I realized today how inspired, motivated and proud to have rubbed shoulders with amazing women in BBQ! They have fired up my inspiration and I’m in complete awe of these strong, vibrant and gifted ladies! I am ever so thankful to have come across them! 

Tips to BBQ in Cold Weather Temperatures

Tips to BBQ in Cold Weather Temperatures

I live in the frigid great white north, in Canada. Confession: I’m a total wimp when it comes to being outside and “enjoying” it. Yep, the quotation marks around “enjoy” is what I am expected to say, but that doesn’t mean I do. BUT! I 

Love Me Tender and Marinate Me

Love Me Tender and Marinate Me

I’m Curious Marinating meat is first, to instill flavor into meat and then, often known to tenderize the meat and collagen via acid or enzymes. But does connective tissue in tough cuts of meat actually breakdown with acid? Do enzymes increase tenderness? How do acids 

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

There really are tips to better beef below! But first, a quick tip on a lesser known beef cut. Tri Tip is a triangular cut found at the bottom of the sirloin. Originally marketed and made popular in Santa Maria, California in the 1950s, this 

#LoveCDNBeef #allforthebeef

#LoveCDNBeef #allforthebeef

Fun facts about Albertan and Canadian Beef that will moo you: Canada is one of the largest exporters of red meat and livestock in the world? We export around 45 percent of Canadian beef and cattle production each year! Canada’s pasture and prairie store up