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Monthly Archives: May 2013

More adventures with cold smoking

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May 25, 2013

Yesterday, I smoked a mixture of cheddar and soft cheese, using oak for the first time, instead of my usual applewood.

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Iron Horse Ranch House, Market Deeping

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May 23, 2013
Iron Horse Ranch House, Market Deeping

Since getting involved with American BBQ, I've become more aware of how this style of food is increasing in the UK, both in terms of restaurants such as Barbecoa, and smaller eateries and take-aways. However, I somehow missed one opening in my own town.

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More cheese, Gromit?

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May 23, 2013
More cheese, Gromit?

My "cutting down on food spending in supermarkets" took a big hit today, when I spent over 50 quid on food in the Co-op.

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Mustard sauce

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May 22, 2013

When I learned how to make pulled pork a couple of years ago, it was with a tomato-based, slightly hot sauce. I have tried other sauces, in particular some traditional vinegar-based sauces, but I preferred the tomato ones.

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We’re Smokin’

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May 19, 2013
Loading Eco Smoker with two racks of cheddar and mozzarella.

So here's a step by step of the fun I have had today with the cold smoker

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Cold Smoking

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May 19, 2013
Cold Smoking

I am planning to do some cold smoking tomorrow, so I thought I would precede that with a post about the equipment I use, which I purchased from the lovely people at Mac's BBQ.

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Sundays

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May 17, 2013
Sundays

I was in Peterborough today, so I popped into Sundays, on Cumbergate, just outside the Queensgate shopping centre. It is a cafe, and nothing fancy, but I quite like it there.

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