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Memphis Blues Pulled Pork with spaghetti squash


Un-believable.

Have you ever eaten so much meat that you feeling like you’re hallucinating? Some call it having “meat sweats” or a “meat high,” others know it simply as a food coma. Check all of the above, because you’re in for a long evening of lying down and blissfully patting your belly after this meal.

Memphis Blues Barbeque House is a special place for me, with two tiny locations tucked away in Vancouver, and several more across the Prairies. It’s as close to jaw-dropping-amazing Southern BBQ as most of us can get up here without hopping on a plane. Everything from their ribs and fries to pulled pork and cornbread are crazy delicious. Get ready, this is going to be a long one. Continue reading

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Spicy chicken skewers


Pretty amazing, I know.

There is something about the summer that makes people ravenous for barbecue. I don’t know if it’s the warm sunshine or the antsy feeling of being caged in during the winter months, but the idea of grilling anything turns me into the kind of crazy similar to those women who go crazy for sample sale wedding dresses.

So I decided to riff. It was my cousin’s baby shower this past weekend and I could think of only one thing to make: chicken skewers with an Asian/Mediterranean/Mexican twist. I had a foolproof trio of flavours in mind and an itch to get back in the food-making game. Continue reading

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