TRAEGER? WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?

Mrs Shack’s guide to outdoor cooking machinery and why it matters. It’s not really a secret that we love Traeger here at the shack.  Let’s not overlook the obvious.  We talk about it all the time, we blog about it, we take pictures of us next to it and plaster them all over Instagram. Jack is…

DEEP FRIED TURKEY – THE MOST DANGEROUS COOK ON EARTH?

I do love to experiment with my outdoor cooking nothing gives me cheap thrills like learning something new when it comes to meat.  So imagine my sheer beardy delight when on a trip to California, some good friends of ours asked, “would you like to come over for some deep fried Turkey?” It’s official.  The…

THE HUMBLE SAUSAGE

Ah, the infamous burnt sausage at the Great British Barbecue.  Even the Sun, the thinking man’s paper published burnt sausages as one of the 37 things that makes us distinctly British alongside consistent moaning about the weather and rumours of a hose pipe ban. Honestly it makes me want to cry.  Almost as much as having a brother in…

LET US EAT MEAT

Confession… I know NOTHING about blogging.  Not one iota. What I do know is this: No one wants to read pages and pages of crap about what other people’s kids did at school that day to inspire them to invent a carrot cake.  Just not my kind of story.  It’s got to be short and…