Feb 022014
 
Ribs in smoker

Ribs in smoker.

Year’s ago we were driving through Tennessee on our way to a video shoot in Chattanooga and stopped to eat at a roadside restaurant. In the gift shop I found a book, Jack Daniel’s Old Time Barbecue  Cookbook.  This is a wonderful book that tells the  history of barbecuing, the techniques and culture of barbecue and has many recipes that came from Jack Daniels employees and other traditional barbecue sources. This recipe is adapted from some of the sauce recipes in that book.

I’ve had a smoker for a long time and I like the taste of smoky ribs. In the tradition of the barbecue greats, I smoke the ribs without the sauce and you add your own sauce before you indulge. That way the great taste of the meat comes through and you are not eating sugary candied pork that is so often passed off as barbecued ribs.

 

Mark’s Rickyard Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ½ cup Jack Daniels Whiskey
  • ¼ cup dark molasses
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, add the oil and saute the onion and garlic until translucent.
  2. Add in remaining ingredients and bring to boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  4. Serve on the side with your slow cooked ribs.
http://karneyfamilyrecipes.com/2014/02/02/marks-rickyard-barbeque-sauce/

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May 252012
 

Making home made aioli is wonderful, but it is time consuming. Here’s a simple recipe for a quick aioli that is a delicious accompaniment for grilled fish and appetizers.

Quick Aioli

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Serving Size: 1 Tbsp.

50

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Smart Balance Omega Plus Light Mayonnaise.
  • 3 large cloves of garlic
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • Black pepper

Instructions

  1. Put the mayonnaise in a small bowl.
  2. Use a garlic press to add the garlic to the mayonnaise.
  3. Add the Dijon mustard and fresh ground black pepper to taste and mix well.
  4. Refrigerate for at least an hour to let the flavors blend.

Notes

Smart Balance mayonnaise has good fats and is not horrible on calories.

http://karneyfamilyrecipes.com/2012/05/25/quick-aioli/

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Dec 102011
 

This is a spicy Vietnamese sauce that we use on our Vietnamese barbecued pork patties. It would probably be good with grilled meats, vegetables and seafood.

Spicy Nuoc Mam Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 c Fish sauce or light soy
  • 2 in Piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 Cloves of garlic, mashed
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 3 tsp Lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • ¼ c. Water

Instructions

  1. Mix all items together well.
  2. This sauce can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week.
http://karneyfamilyrecipes.com/2011/12/10/spicy-nuoc-mam-sauce/

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