Archive for September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014

Slapilicious Smoke and Fried Chicken Wings

5.0 from 1 reviews Slapilicious Smoke and Fried Chicken Wings   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins

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September 29, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 5), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Retired butchers, Lisa Fong and Donald Fong   Now that my Dad is older, I listen to his stories with more attention than I did in the past. Dates and names seem more important, though I’m not sure why.

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September 22, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 4), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

The Schaefer family did well by the meat business and owned a large piece of land in nearby Dublin, CA. It was called Schaefer Ranch and once a year, Otto Sr. and then his son, Butch would invite his

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September 18, 2014

Smoked Filet Mignon Wrapped in Applewoood Bacon with Herbed Butter and Gorgonzola Cheese

4.5 from 2 reviews Smoked Filet Mignon Wrapped in Applewoood Bacon with Herbed Butter and Gorgonzola Cheese   Print Prep time 15 mins

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September 15, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 3), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Donald Fong in front of Allied Meats of Oakland in 1990’s My father is a humble and friendly man. He is the kind of guy that starts a jovial conversation with his neighbor while waiting in a long line at

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September 8, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 2), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Don’s Meat at 98th today   After six years of working at Liberty Market, Dad moved on to Gateway Market on 12th Street and continued to work as butcher. Eddie Tom who owned Eddie’s Market on 73rd Avenue was looking

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September 5, 2014

A Butcher’s Journey in Oakland (Part 1), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Introduction by Pitmaster Harry There are over 7,000 barbecue teams in America and as many team names. What’s in a team name? Sometimes it is a chance coincidence that’s the genesis of a team name. Or, it may speak to

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