Category Archives: Food

Big Muddy BBQ, Hannibal, MO

I missed my turn and ended up with a pile of maps from the Missouri welcome center along with directions to Big Muddy BBQ which had a bountiful, if not quite perfectly seasoned, pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans and … Continue reading

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Aji amarillo and huacatay dip

It was finally time to work on a version of the sauce found in Peruvian roast chicken places containing Aji amarillo peppers and huacatay (Mexican marigold). I had some huacatay paste from last year (even though there were volunteers near … Continue reading

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First Funk family watermelon

I was bored on a Friday night and it was cool and drizzly so I thought I would clean the watermelon patch of crabgrass only to find that a Funk family watermelon was bursting its seams learnin’ me that I … Continue reading

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Bacon grease fried veggies with tomato poached eggs.

I had not had a real breakfast all week, as I am on a short local gig, so needed to use up onions, poblano and red peppers, good parts of Cherokee purple and Old German tomatoes along with yellow squash … Continue reading

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Smohk at Strangeways, Scott’s Addition

After a nice 20-something mile bike ride I had a hankerin’ for a pulled pork sandwich so got back on the bike and tried the sandwich at Smohk in Richmond. The meat was good, the sauce was a bit thick … Continue reading

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Mashed figs on apple walnut pancakes

I was being served a breakfast of apple walnut pancakes (no added sugar) during a respite from a four-day work week and just mashed up a couple of ripe figs from our first year of fig production. Also tasty with … Continue reading

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Brown sugar rub

I was out McCormick’s bourbon brown sugar dry rub so figured I would mix up a brown sugar rub. This rub was very tasty on some pork loin which was grilled along with farmer’s market zucchini and sweet corn.

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