ARE BURGERS A BOTHER?

Since the rip roaring successful BEARDYQ where three like minded beardy folk took to destroying Mrs Shack’s kitchen in a quest to peacock our culinary grilling prowess, there has been ample banter and machismo going on about BEARDYQ2; with a specific subject; Burgers. It was Einstein who said; “you have to learn the rules of the game…

A BLINDIN’ BIRTHDAY

“Alright Lads this is a respectable event and we will all behave accordingly” Greetings from the US of A, Land of the Free, Home of the Brave and the Mecca of all things Barbecue.  And to top it all off we are celebrating the day of my birth.  I am officially one step closer to…

DON’T GO BACON MY HEART

My wife is actually a weirdo. She claims she doesn’t. like. bacon. How is this even a thing?! Bacon is the main reason I’m not a vegetarian. Bacon makes everything better in life.

BUT FIRST, COFFEE

The English are known as a nation of tea drinkers, there’s nothing more English than the thought of your nan in a flowery hat with a bone china cup and a fresh brew.  And I like a cup of tea, but I LOVE a cup of coffee.  I am in fact, like many, a coffee…

(LUCK OF THE) IRISH BARBECUE

From last week’s blog post we travel from the Land of brisket barbecue, Texas to… Ireland?  Wait, wait, wait hear me out.  You might just be interested to know that not everything in Ireland is boiled. But before we head into the facts, another Irish themed Jack connotation for you readers as told by me…

YEE HAW! TEXAS BARBECUE

Like most little boys, when I was a young wee Jack I knew I wanted to be a Cowboy when I grew up. Not the sort of Cowboy that would tarmac your drive for £9.50, a true Texan Cowboy. I would often imagine myself as a gun slinger, drinking in old style saloons and lassoing cattle…

THE CARB BEFORE THE STORM

I was extremely privileged to be asked to write an article for the brilliant UK BBQ Magazine recently and my initial reaction was “awesome mate, of course I will!!” It wasn’t until I returned home of course when reality set in, followed by panic and of course a complete mind blank. What on earth was…