Monthly Archives: September 2010

Can o' roots
Uncle Pasto and I are in the process of trying to get the garden rearranged for fall and winter. This is kind of … well, it’s complicated, because neither of us are experienced with turning over the garden for a new season. So it’s all kind of an experiment. Right […]

Getting to the Root of the Problem

September 16's CSA
This is our last CSA box … at least until we decide we’re not getting enough veggies out of the yard. Somehow I suspect that’s going to be a while. I promptly snitched the leeks and added them to a cheese-and-vegetable pie which was our dinner last night. I got […]

Our last CSA box

I’ll admit, I crashed out over the weekend. I was so tired. I took naps. Repeatedly. I don’t do that. But when Labor Day itself finally rolled around, I had enough energy and to spare, so while Uncle Pasto was barbecuing some fabulous smoked brisket, I spent most of the […]

Labor Day

At least for the foreseeable future, my barbecue posts will probably reference Mike Mills’ book, Peace, Love, and Barbecue; and generally without using any of his recipes directly. That’s because the book’s strength is its cooking tips: Mike spends many pages discussing barbecue techniques, and the recipes are simply examples. […]

Barbecue Chicken Thighs

Uncle Pasto (that’s me) now has an account. Auntie Pasto will still be doing most of the publishing, but she’s given me clearance to post my better barbecue recipes. First in the queue is my recipe for chicken thighs, which should go up sometime during the four-day weekend.