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2009 BLOG ARCHIVE

49 Entries
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This is a hyperlinked chronological index of the various BLOG ENTRIES for 2009 from January to December. Where the name of some of the blog entries may not make it readily apparent what the topic was, I have added a brief description.

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01-01-09
(FoodSaver bag tip.)
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01-02-09
(More thoughts on winter grilling.)
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01-12-09
(Grilled hot dogs in the dead of winter.)
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01-17-09
(My coldest direct grilling session yet.)
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01-18-09
(My zero tare kitchen scale.)
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01-20-09
(Microplane graters.)
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01-23-09
(Refresh of my website.)
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02-02-09
(I've always wanted to grill tri-tip. I finally located some tri-tip to try.)
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02-07-09
(Some thoughts on remote read grill and smoker thermometers.)
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02-08-09
(My second attempt at tri-tip applied some of what I learned in my first attempt earlier this week.)
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02-14-09
(My third tri-tip this month was the classic Santa Maria Tri-Tip.)
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02-15-09
(What makes a good set of BBQ tongs.)
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02-22-09
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02-23-09
(How I was finally able to succeed at my first attempt at ground beef kebabs, despite ignoring some good advice.)
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02-28-09
(Grilling or smoking in all types of weather.)
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03-25-09
(I've been so busy cooking I haven't had time to write any blog entries. This entry catches up on what I have been making.)
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04-02-09
(The charcoal chimney and what makes a good one.)
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04-06-09
(Cookbook review.)
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05-06-09
(There is great grilled and smoked food to be found from all over the world.)
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05-11-09
(A session where I learned more about baking my own pizza crusts.)
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05-14-09
(My decision to add more baking to my grilling and smoking hobby.)
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05-21-09
(A new pizza cookbook helps me improve my grilled pizzas.)
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07-22-09
(Wire mesh grill pans.)
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07-23-09
(A trip to Vermont to a night class at the King Arthur Flour baking school.)
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07-26-09
(Right when I needed to make some Pizza Hut style breadsticks, a recipe lands in my lap.)
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06-03-09
(Flexible grill basket.)
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06-05-09
(RSS miscue.)
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08-08-09
(Grilled tomato soup.)
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06-16-09
(Keeping your grill grates clean.)
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07-07-09
(The items that have helped contribute to my making my best meals yet.)
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07-15-09
(A new prep tool has been added to my arsenal: the Food Mill.)
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07-22-09
(Another look what has helped make this a great year grilling and smoking.)
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08-11-09
(Customizing your iPhones home screen to gather and display your cooking related apps and links.)
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08-12-09
(Review of the the Locavore app which shows you what produce is in season.)
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08-13-09
(Review of the Groceries shopping list app.)
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08-16-09
(Two recent cooks where flareups have been an issue.)
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10-05-09
(New section added to the site to display pictures from my annual BBQ calendars.)
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10-18-09
(New thermometer I've picked up which combines 2 methods of measuring. A very high speed instant read temperature probe and a stand off infra red measuring system.)
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11-18-09
(Review of a grilling reference guide app.)
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11-27-09
(How to improve my smoked turkey, which last year was the best yet.)
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11-30-09
(Review of a cheese reference app.)
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12-06-09
(Cooking in all kinds of weather pays benefits when I didn't have to pays off when I do want to cook in bad weather,)
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12-06-09
(A charity event I went to this past summer, where 30 or so top Boston area chefs grill meals in an outdoor venue for public consumption.)
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12-07-09
(A BBQ festival I attended this past summer.)
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12-07-09
(A bit more on what has been my best year ever.)
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12-07-09
(A look back at the best items grilled & smoked this year and a look ahead at my goals for next year.)
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12-30-09
(A new all natural (sort of) hardwood briquette from Kingsford.)
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12-31-09
(Learning from a smoke where I made 3 mistakes that could have been fatal to the cook, but I managed to pull my chestnuts out of the fire.)
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