Category Archives: How to

In Our Kitchen: Almost Time for the Most Awesome Holiday This Year

To celebrate the end of summer and the one month of fall that begins in mid-November, we smoked ribs one last time. At least until next year. (We grill year round, but ribs only go on sale in the summer.) … Continue reading

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Getting the Garden Ready for Winter

This weekend I pulled the last of the jalapenos, green peppers, basil and gasp … green tomatoes. Yes, we had tomatoes grow all the way through the end of October. It has been a weird year. The turnips are doing … Continue reading

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Fall and Winter Garden

For those folks who have not already done so, now is the time to plant for anything that needs to overwinter, like garlic and carrots. It is also time to plant for the fall garden here in the south. Anyone … Continue reading

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Rufus Reruns: Ravioli from Scratch

We’re in repeats this week. We’ll be back to posting new stuff soon, but in the meantime we’re turning to the highlight reel. (Two people who don’t really watch sports should probably leave the sports metaphors to those in the … Continue reading

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Rufus Reruns: Grill Master Part One

Ready, set, smoke! We’re reaching into our archives this week and reposting some of our old favorites. Here’s a three parter on smoking poultry. First you’ll need to truss the bird Next comes the brining And finally the smoking And … Continue reading

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Rufus Reruns: Is There a Butcher in the House?

We took a bit of time off last week, so the kitchen isn’t as busy. We’ll be airing some reruns this week and will resume our normal scheduling soon. In the mean time, bone up on your deboning with this … Continue reading

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Candied Figs

We know figs are expensive and some of you will balk at the proportions below. But those of you with a tree in your yard or who may be lucky enough to know someone with a fig tree in their … Continue reading

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