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Simple But Amazing Pork Chops

I picked up this pork chop joint from Chris Hayman Butchers.  Normally they would be cut into separate chops but I decided to keep them together and roast it over fire.  No special rub.  No time costly brining – Which is also fantastic by the way.  Just loads of Maldon SaltResiliant Woodlands Charcoal and silver birch wood for smoke.   Continue reading Simple But Amazing Pork Chops

Cherry Wood Smoked Beef Ribs

This was just my second ever attempt at cooking beef ribs on the BBQ.  The first time using a dedicated smoker.  For some reason I thought that beef ribs didn’t take all that long.  I was wrong.  So before I even get into the ins and outs of this cook I would like to apologise for the less than great photography.  Thankfully the food ended up being pretty good so I didn’t mind waiting up until gone 12am.  Here are the details.

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Spiced Mango & Lime Rotisserie Chicken

For quite a while I have been on the lookout for a good local butcher.  There are one or two butchers in the immediate area but in my experience the meat hasn’t been of that great quality and the selection isn’t brilliant either.   Recently I have been introduced to a butcher only a 10 to 15 minute drive from my house.  Chris Hayman Butchers is an award winning, Q Guild of Butchers butcher in Maesycwmmer, Blackwood in South Wales.  He is keen to get involved in the BBQ community and is more than willing to cater for any of my requests if it’s not already on the counter.  Butchering most of the meat from whole carcasses and ageing the meat on site.  You can a;ready tell that the quality and expertise is there from the start. Continue reading Spiced Mango & Lime Rotisserie Chicken