How to kick up your BLT

How to kick up your BLT

Once again, I go to the summer bounty of the Pacific Northwest – this time to the local heirloom tomatoes.  Only available in late summer around here they are certainly something to indulge in this time of year.  They are a bit spendy but so beautiful and bursting...
Belly Rub Coffee Rub Pulled Pork Tacos

Belly Rub Coffee Rub Pulled Pork Tacos

I seasoned a pork butt with a liberal dose of Belly Rub Coffee Rub and threw it in the sous vide for 24 hours at 175F. Transferred to a pan and and smoked it for 3 hours on my #weberkettle over pecan.  Plenty of smoke flavor and a nice firm crust made for crunchy...
Kuzmas Fish Market Demo Day

Kuzmas Fish Market Demo Day

Another terrific demo day yesterday hanging out with Ken and the crew at Kuzma’s Fish Market  (https://kuzmasfishmarket.com) sharing Belly Rub with more new friends.  Business was good and I had plenty of time to share my rubs.  They were a big hit and everyone...
Belly Rub Everything Roasted Potatoes

Belly Rub Everything Roasted Potatoes

 2 lbs Gold or Red Potatoes 3 Tablespoons Belly Rub Everything Seasoning 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil   Step by Step Instructions Step 1 Preheat oven to 475 degrees Step 2 Cut potatoes into 1 inch chunks Step 3 Toss with Belly Rub Everything Seasoning and...
Bold & Spicy Candied Pecans

Bold & Spicy Candied Pecans

 2 Cups Raw pecans 1 Tablespoon Belly Rub Bold & Spicy Rub 1 Tablespoon butter 3 Tablespoon Brown sugar 1 1/2 Tablespoon Maple syrup   Step by Step Instructions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 Step 2 Spray a foil covered sheet pan with nonstick cooking spray Step...
Bold and Spicy Wings Recipe

Bold and Spicy Wings Recipe

4 lbs Chicken wings separated at the joint and tips removed 4 Tbsp Belly Rub Bold & Spicy rub I love chicken wings!  I just made some delicious grilled spicy wings using my Bold & Spicy rub.  Try this, you’ll need a hot grill and whatever you like with...
Demo Day at Double DD Meats

Demo Day at Double DD Meats

What a day!  Today I had a demo at Double DD Meats in Mountlake Terrace with great success.  56 jars sold!  21 Coffee Rub and 35 Everything Seasoning.     I showcased Coffee Rub on pork tenderloin cooked sous vide @ 140F for about 2.5 hours then on the grill for 2...
Coffee Rub Sous Vide Tri-Tip Roast

Coffee Rub Sous Vide Tri-Tip Roast

1 Tri-Tip roast 2-3 lbs 2-3 tbsp Belly Rub Coffee Rub 2 tbsp Olive oil I’m a bit of a food equipment geek, I buy just about anything that I think would make my cooking life easier.  I also buy anything I can find that will make my cooking better.  I coveted a...
The One Thing I Always Return to is Food

The One Thing I Always Return to is Food

I’ve had a lot of jobs in my time on this big blue ball; donut maker, dishwasher, sandwich maker, line cook, chef, truck driver, bartender, sommelier, barista and IT manager.  The one thing I always return to is food.  I cook big bold flavors for myself and others, so...
Belly Rub Buddha

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