04 Jan Smoky Fire-roasted Ghost Pepper Turkey Chili

Turkey chili? What’s this, then?! Well, at the time of this writing, the holidays have been upon us, have come and gone, mountains of heavy, fatty foods have been had, washed down with gallons of drinks. Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for us to have something a little different. Something comforting and filling but less...

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02 Jan 2015: A Blogging Year In Review

Well, friends, it’s 2016 and you may, like me, be wondering just where the hell 2015 went. I asked around and the word from the kids on the street is that 2015 is so last year, so let’s not dwell on it too long… But let us still take a mere 1000 or so words...

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14 Dec Beginner’s Guide to BBQ, Part 3: Perfect Pulled Pork

Ever wanted to produce top class, succulent, perfectly spicy, smoky pulled pork in the comfort of your own back yard? Ever felt confused or scared by the process or held back by lack of special equipment? Then this post is for you! Pulled Pork…It's finger-licking good! This is the big one. The climax in the Beginner’s Guide...

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04 Nov Johan Unscripted: Naga Morich Chili Tasting Video

Here’s a question for you: What’s the stupidest dare, you’ve ever acted on? When my friends Philip and Daniel challenged me to do a Naga Morich chili tasting, I was skeptical to say the least. A close cousin of the (in)famous Ghost Chili, the Naga Morich is widely considered to be if not the hottest pepper...

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15 Oct Beginner’s Guide to BBQ, Part 1: BBQ Basics

For about as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with BBQ. But it is only since last year’s summer roadtrip of the Southern United States that the fascination has been bordering on the obsessive. For more than a year since my return now, I’ve been experimenting, tinkering, taking notes, mixing and matching, subjecting...

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