Why are there so few women in the bbq competition arena?
I love smoking and have a house full of girls that don't eat meat. That doesn't stop me from smoking up a wonderful dinner!
My husband loves breakfast. I mean really loves breakfast. He has a crazy obsession with eggs in most any form. However, I'm really not that into breakfast. Most days I don't eat it. If I am hungry in the morning, I've been known to order the lunch dish if available at local restaurants. When I … Continue reading Breakfast is Complex
As I learn more and more about cooking, I find there are more lessons to be learned.
Learning to cook vegetarian and more recently vegan has been an adventure. One of the big challenges is replacing meat in ways that both non-meat eaters and meat eaters enjoy.
It's here. It's the big day. I've slept maybe 3 hours. I hear "Jen, it's 3:30, I'm gonna shower"...and I am immediately up and in the bathroom. I get ready and head upstairs in minutes. We get back to the site where our team member has already left and our brewer is manning the station. … Continue reading Beer and BBQ Fest – the Event
The day of the event is almost here. We get an email with the breakdown of the schedule leading up to and the event day. My part here is pretty easy. I'm to show up on the day before we actually start smoking meat, cause, you know, that's my jam. Friday, I show up at … Continue reading Beer and BBQ Challenge – the day before
This crazy little thing happened. A friend of ours, John, competes in a Beer & BBQ competition each year. In April, I got an email inviting me to join his team. I love smoking and barbecuing meat, so of course, I said yes without the slightest hesitation. The event is to raise money for a … Continue reading Beer and BBQ Challenge