Fried Flounder

I’ve been making fried flounder for my family for at least 15 years now. The recipes have stayed mostly the same but I have made some changes recently that have drastically improved the outcome. Some of the improvements I’ve made have been based on reading that I have done and some basic cooking techniques that […]

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Chicken Meatballs

In my attempts to make a good meatball, here are some thoughts that come to mind. 1. Does the meatball have good flavors? Can the flavor or the meatball stand-up with or without sauce?2. Does the meatball hold shape well as it is cooking?3. Is the meatball moist on the inside with a slightly crunchy […]

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Smoked Brisket Experiment

Here are my notes based on smoking a brisket in my Masterbuilt electric smoker. It’s been a while since I’ve had brisket, but I need to come up with a process to prepare for my Master BBQ certification class. I’ve been researching online and using some books that I have to see which processes have […]

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Pulled/Smoked Pork

I’ve had an electric smoker (various types) over the last 15 years or so. The simplest recipe (in my opinion) is pulled pork. I use boneless pork shoulder. This is a very forgiving piece of meat but there are still limits on what you can/can’t do. The explanation of this recipe assumed a smoker but […]

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Grilled Steak Burgers

This recipe is very close to the recipe I shared previously for burgers. There are some slight variations. In this recipe, I am not grinding Bacon. I use Flanken steak that is grinded in the food processor, and I adjust based on the fact that I’m using a gas grill instead of the stovetop. The […]

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Chicken Wing Experiment

This is what I call DIY (do it yourself) wings.  Buying Buffalo wings out can get to be a little expensive.  It’s also hard to find a restaurant that can has good/meaty wings, a good selection of sauces (if you like sauce), a crispy outside exterior, and juicy meat on the inside.  There is the […]

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Crabcake Recipe

Having grown up in the Baltimore, MD area, I have had my fair share of crab cakes. We lived on the water and would catch our own crabs. I always like it when I see Maryland style crabcakes on a menu. It reminds me of home but I’m not sure what makes a Maryland style […]

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Steak Burger Recipe

Here is the final recipe that I am going to post based on my Hamburger Experiment (pictures of the method to come soon) This will make 4 (6 Ounce) burgers. Ingredients 9 Ounces of Sirlion (Thick Grind)9 Ounces of Chuck (Thick Grind)3 Ounces Short Rib3 Ounces Bacon Technique 1. Trim Short Ribs to make 3 […]

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Pizza Experiment

Over the last couple of days, I have experimented with a few different pizza recipes. The biggest challenge of making a pizza (to me) is getting the crust to a consistency that I like. I think I’ve found a recipe that works really well. Everyone’s idea of a favorite pizza dough could be different. For […]

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