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    Scampi, calamari and plaice

    Today was a seafood day: Calamari were marinated in diced chili, sliced scallions, mirin, soysauce, ricewine vinegar, orange juice, ginger, lemongrass and garlic salt and cooked in the wok on the Cobb grill. The scampi were marinated in Sriracha and diced garlic, then panko crusted, then cooked...
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    Chicken Cordon Bleu

    Inspired by Scallywag I cooked cordon bleu from chicken breasts today. First I brined them for 1 1/2 hours. Here's my brine recipe: 1 l water 4 tbsp salt 4 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp black pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp oregano Then the...
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    Striploin, chilibeans and foiled potatoes

    Two weeks ago I got a Laguiole steak knives set as a present from some friends of my favorite German BBQ-forum that I wanted to try today. So I got me a big strip loin steak. But first I began cooking the side dishes on the Cobb grill, where foiled potatoes were placed near the...
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    My today's lunch was a simple but delicious Burger.
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    Pulled Pork & Pulled Beef

    Yesterday I cooked for some friends: A 9 lbs beef chuck roast.... ...and a 7 lbs pork butt... Smoked with cherry and hickory pellets at 250F. After 11 hours I foiled the butt. After 12 hours the beef was put in an aluminium pan with onions, bell pepper, garlic, mushrooms, a bit...
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    Plaice fillets

    On saturday I grilled plaice fillets on GrillGrates, that were turned around and used as a griddle. The fish was plated with, then with beetroot and rice.
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    Today I cooked some Ribeyes. Seasoned only with salt and pepper and plated up with corn and potatoes. But I gotta work on my new grilling-assistent's motivation...
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    Onion Pie

    Yesterday was baking time with my wood fire oven: onion pie - a harvest time classic that's made of yeast dough with a mixture of big sliced onions, eggs, bacon, salt and pepper.
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    Raspberry-Chipotle Burger

    No big menu nor anything special this weekend. But I didn't grill burgers since a longer time and this one was very tasty: A burger with iceberg lettuce, chopped onions, sliced cherry tomatos, bacon, swiss cheese and Sweet Baby Ray's Raspberry Chipotle BBQ sauce.
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    Pulled Pork Tacos

    Made tacos from my pulled pork leftovers from yesterday: pulled pork, grated cheese and south carolina mustard sauce. Placed them in a pan with more grated cheese and cooked them on a charcoal grill. Plated up with cole slaw, more pulled pork and south carolina mustard sauce.
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    Pulled Pork, sausage variations and more

    Yesterday I cooked a boneless pork butt of 9,5 lbs for some guests. As my guests arrived, I plated up some quesadillas as an appetizer. As starter I cooked some variations of sausages: one bigger sausage wrapped in bacon with a topping of sauerkraut, cream chesse and some rub, mini...
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    Tarte flambee hash browns

    Today I cooked some hash browns like a tarte flambee: I seared some bacon and scallions in a cast iron pan. That was spread with sour cream and chopped onions on the hash browns and then grilled. Plated up with the tabouleh leftovers from yesterday evening.
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    Labor Day weekend menu

    Allright, we don't celebrate Labor Day in Germany, at least not this weekend. But I invited some guests yesterday evening and cooked a little menu: We started with quesadillas. This was followed by another appetizer: drumette-lollipops, scampi and cherry tomatoes stuffed with...
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    Chicken, corn on cobb and cornbread muffins

    Today I grilled a whole chicken on the rotissery of my Weber kettle. The chicken was seasoned with Blues Hog Dry Rub and Stubb's Chicken Rub. I smoekd it with two handsful of maple pellets which I put in an alufoil pouch on the coals. Side dishes were corn on cobbs and cornbread muffins cooked...
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    Cod and stuffed bell peppers

    Today I cooked some cod. Inspired by Scallywag's cook last week I made rice stuffed bell peppers as side dish. I mixed rice with chopped tomatoes, onions and scallions, salt, pepper and grated cheese. The cod was seasoned with salt and vanilla pepper. The leftover rice was heated on the...
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