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  Is attending the largest BBQ competition on your Bucket List?  Then you will want to attend the 2017 American Royal World Series of Barbecue held Labor Day Weekend at the Kansas Speedway.  What a great way to end the summer!    There are one of two reasons why a person would attend this event.  1. Is to win a really big trophy, cape and crown, cash and lots of bragging rights or 2.  To party like crazy for three days, enjoying music, food and beverages of all sorts!   But Wait!  There’s more than just the BBQ competition and parties that...

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garden decor, outdoor kitchen, whiskey barrel sink -

As most of you know already, I have big plans for my outdoor kitchen!  I am in the process of designing the space and hope to start construction on it within the next few weeks.  In the meantime, I put together a sink made from a Whiskey Barrel.  I am not sure if I am going to put this by my veggie garden or in the outdoor kitchen.  Here are the directions of how I made it.    Step 1: Materials and ToolsMaterials:One 55 gallon oak barrelBar sink (mine is a 15" hand pounded copper sink)Faucet (I used an oil-rubbed...

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bbq lunch, meatloaf, Recipe, snake river farms, stuffed meatloaf pie -

Do you know those dreams that you have at night that wake you from a deep sleep?  Well I had one of those dreams the other night.  In this dream, I made a delicious beef pie, but it wasn't a pot pie or a shepherds pie.  In fact, it was a bacon weave with an apple and fennel stuffed meatloaf pie!  Well I put this recipe to the test on Monday.  I prepped it on Sunday night, so on Monday while at work, I started the Weekender and put this dish in for two hours at 325 and BOOM!  It...

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The NFL Playoffs have started and each weekend I contemplate over what I am going to cook for the fellas!  I found this recipe on http://www.thebrewerandthebaker.com/ and gave it a try.  It was a HIT! Why wouldn't it be, considering it is made with 4 shots of Tequila and Kurobuta Ribs!   I saw that Snake River Farms was having a Playoff special on Kurobuta Pork (UP TO 50% OFF), WOW!   So I immediately placed my order using this Free Shipping Link (FREE Shipping on Snake River Farms Gifts ) and Bam I had Kurobuta Spare Ribs for 18.00 a rack!...

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bbq lunch, Elsmere BBq, south Portland lunch -

Chad and I ran some errands yesterday.  Feeling hungry I asked him what he had in mind for lunch.  He replied, how about BBQ!  How could I say no?  We have been wanting to try Elsmere BBQ & Wood Grill located on Cottage Street in South Portland for awhile now.  They are only open for lunch on Saturday and Sunday, while the rest of the week they are only open for supper.   Upon arrivial we were directed to the back for the building to park where we found a sufficient amount of parking spots. Walking into the establishment we...

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