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…

MY SEXY BUTT

Unfortunately we are not discussing my derriere.  I have been told that it is rather ample for a man although it makes buying jeans an absolute bastard! The bloody era of Indie and 16 year old pop stars has not done anything to assist the cause either when skinny jeans became all the rage. No…

HOLY COW

Eating a nice bit of beef is like a high five for my mouth. A variety of cuts of grilled steak, minced beef chili con carne, Sunday Roast beef and mustard, corned beef sandwiches… from the average to the lavish there’s no mistaking that all beef is beautiful. I’m obviously not on my own with…

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…

TRAEGER NATION

I recently added a Traeger pro 34 series to my BBQ collection, and what a fine addition it has made. A truly awesome piece of engineering that has made cooking for large numbers a walk in the park.A Traeger you say, what’s that? I had seen the Traeger showcased on many an Instagram post and…

THIS LITTLE PIGGY WENT TO MARKET

Corrrr how much do you and your wife eat… get this all the time.  If you nosey on down to the Instagram posts you will see that we tend to cook up massive feast size meals but the truth is we do have a normal (ish) size portion and the rest is filtered down military…

DO YOU LIKE MY BUNS

There’s no argument to be had that the burger is a culinary versatile genious and whilst I have experimented on occasion with various additions such as pulled pork, onion rings and eggs, nothing can quite beat your classic bacon cheese burger cooked to perfection. Now whilst this post is predominantly about bread, I cannot miss…