Category Archives: Cooking

If you don’t get the right result, is it still a success?

 I am currently working on my latest book which is going to be on the subject of food smokers, how to build them, closely followed by what you can make in one. Now over the years I have built several … Continue reading

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Smokin Gravy Powder

Smoking Gravy Powder, sounds like something a college student would attempt after a heavy night out.  I remember when I was at college my friend George tried drying Banana skins under the grill in an effort to create a legal high, setting fire … Continue reading

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Fun with Fire

“Fun with fire” or “The Old Blokes Kitchen rides again”. February is becoming one of my favourite months, nothing is growing in the garden, so when I do get some time off, I have time to play and experiment which this weekend … Continue reading

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A pie’s not just for Christmas

  I try and have the days off between Christmas and New Year, it gives me a chance to play and try some new things. For sometime now I have wanted to try making my own sausages and for Christmas I … Continue reading

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The Big Green Ice Cream Machine

At last a project with a snappy title. The first video documenting the creation of my Horse Powered / bloke on a bicycle powered, Ice Cream Machine. This a project I have been thinking about for a long time, several … Continue reading

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Some projects take a little longer

At the start of the summer I decided I wanted to make my own smoked paprika, why doesn’t matter, we will settle for saying “why not” Research on line pointed to Hungarian peppers as the base material, seeds were obtained, planted, … Continue reading

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How to make a Garden Grill – The Video

In the summer frustrated by once again needing to replace my barbecue, I set out to make one, and if I am going to make one lets see if I can improve on the design and efficiency. Inspired by an … Continue reading

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