Thanksgiving Menu 2019

When I plan parties, especially big family dinners, I have a method. Step One: Focus Keeping the party focused helps to make everything flow most naturally. A central theme or specific inspiration helps with honing the focus in. For this year's meal, I was inspired by the multi-course Thanksgiving menu in the White House cookbook … Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu 2019

Cherrywood-smoked pork chops with garlic pomegranate glaze and smoky veggies

Daddy Alsum found a charcoal water smoker for less than $20 when we were buying a couple things for home improvements. After he twisted my arm decently, we went home with our new cooking setup. After curing it and preseasoning it, we fired up our smoker as we began a new adventure in homemade deep … Continue reading Cherrywood-smoked pork chops with garlic pomegranate glaze and smoky veggies