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February 23, 2015

Grilled Whole Prawns with Coconut Tamarind Marinade

Grilled Whole Prawns with Coconut Tamarind Marinade   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   Tamarind was a common ingredient in the kitchen where I grew up as child in Penang, Malaysia. It comes from a large tree where the sticky tart pulp wraps around a few large seeds inside pods which do…

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February 13, 2015

Two Spicy Lovers – Grilled Branzino

Two Spicy Lovers – Grilled Branzino   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   One of the most precious experiences of being human is to give and receive love. Love should be experienced every day and every moment and should not be just during February 14 when delivering your tokens of love to…

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February 2, 2015

Lemongrass Grilled Shrimp w Jicama Carrot Salad

Lemongrass Grilled Shrimp w Jicama Carrot Salad   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 35 mins   Jicama’s a common vegetable I used to eat while growing up on the tropical island of Penang in Southeast Asia. Little did I know it originated in South America and the Spaniards spread its cultivation from Mexico to…

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January 26, 2015

Grilled Shrimp Wonton w Sweet Spicy Thai Chili Sauce

Grilled Shrimp Wonton w Sweet Spicy Thai Chili Sauce   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 25 mins   Just like there is no dish called chop-suey in China, there is no Crab Rangoon in Rangoon, the former capital of Burma now called Myanmar. It’s an American invention and the dead giveaway is there is…

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February 26, 2015
Guinea Pig 2 Contest, Rancho Mirage, California, February 21, 2015

  It doesn’t take a financial whiz to figure that being a barbecue competitor can get expensive. With entry fees on the West Coast pushing $350 and a high-dollar brisket edging past $200 with shipping, not to mention the Duroc butt and ribs that are jetted in, it’s financially challenging to compete in more than a few contests a year….

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February 26, 2015
Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 3

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 3 By Donna Fong The “Chilly” Chili & BBQ contest is in its 26th year and sponsored by the Capital City Post No. 8787, Veterans of Foreign Wars in northern Austin. To get there, I rented a car at the airport and wrestled with the Friday afternoon traffic. Coming from traffic ridden California; the…

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February 19, 2015
Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Texas Part 2

Spring Fever in Texas Part 2 By Donna Fong  If you have ever flown in or out of San Francisco on a sunny day, there is no denying its beauty. Between the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and the San Francisco bay is some of the most prized and productive farmland around the world. The value of the Central Valley…

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February 12, 2015
Spring Contest Fever in Austin, Texas Part 1

Donna my sweetheart and headcook of Butchers Daughter BBQ has always wanted to complete her bucket list to cook a sanctioned contest in Texas. That opportunity came in February 2015 when her homie Cindy of Da Fraulein Swine BBQ who was a Pacific Northwest transplant to Austin invited her to cook an IBCA-sanctioned contest.   Cindy and I were cooking…

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January 2, 2015

2015 Giveaway – Weber 721001 Smokey Mountain Cooker 18-1/2-Inch Smoker

    Want authentic smoke house flavor? The Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker Smoker 18.5 Inch is the right smoker for you!  This is the exact smoker which has won me 20+ Grand Championships since 2008.  I regularly go up against smokers costings $15,000+ and this $299 unit is a winner in the right hands.   As part of the start of…

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January 2, 2015

2015 Giveaway – GMG Davy Crocket portable Pellet Grill with WiFi

I’ve partnered with my friends at Green Mountain Grill to give away this Davy Crockett Ultimate Tailgater Pellet Grill with open flame technology. GMG also now offers WiFi Point to Point Control  for all models. There will be one (1) lucky winner who will receive this giveaway. If you want the convenience of a pellet cooker to bring with you…

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January 2, 2015

2015 Giveaway – SYD Rub and 2 Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ T-Shirts – CLOSED

Update: Winner of this Giveaway is Irma O. of Bakersfield, CA I’ve put together a package that contains 2 SYD T-Shirts, 2lb. SYD Hot rub and a 2 lb. SYD Competition Chicken rub. The Hot Rub (2 lb) can be used as a rib, pork and a brisket rub. Sprinkle it on seafood or salads. Use it with potatoes or…

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January 1, 2015

2015 Giveaway – Thermapen from ThermoWorks – CLOSED

UPDATE: Winner of this Giveaway is Fred C. of Aurora, CO. I’ve partnered with my friends at ThermoWorks to give away this ThermaPen There will be 1 winner selected for this Giveaway The Super-Fast Thermapen is a professional tool (originally designed for commercial kitchens, labs and manufacturing plants) that has become the top consumer cooking thermometer for home use. Its…

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January 1, 2015

2015 Giveaway – ThermoWorks DOT – Pro-Series Probe – CLOSED

I’ve partnered with my friends at ThermoWorks to give away this DOT – Probe-Style Alarm Thermometer Ultra simple to use – only 2 buttons, Uses Pro-Series temperature probes, Probe cable survives 700°F, Big digits are seen from a distance Splash-proof, commercial durability DOT is engineered to do one thing really well. Set your target temperature with the up or down…

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January 1, 2015

2015 Giveaway – ChefAlarm from ThermoWorks – CLOSED

Update: Winner of this Giveaway is Norman S. of Hamburg, NY  I’ve partnered with my friends at ThermoWorks to give away 2 ChefAlarms. ThermoWorks is celebrating the 1 year release of their ChefAlarm. So there will be 2 winners for this giveaway. New from the folks who brought you the Super-Fast Thermapen, ThermoWorks, introduces the latest innovation in oven thermometers…

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January 1, 2015

2015 Giveaway – Snake River Farm’s Big Game Bundle – CLOSED

Update: Winner of this Giveaway is Sheila H. of Madison, TN I’ve partnered with my friends at Snake River Farms to give away 6 American Kobe Ribeye Filets, 1 whole Kurobuta Bone-In Ham, and 2 – Kobe Flat Iron Steaks. There will be 1 winner for the Snake River Farm giveaway. The suggested retail price for this giveaway is $455.00….

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