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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10 Sep Simple Pleasures: The Best Caprese Salad

Italian is the language of love. Take this week’s focus dish, for example. Tomato salad? Sounds pretty good, I guess, nice and familiar, not the least bit frightening. Take the Italian name for the dish, then, Insalata Caprese… Sounds, exotic, intriguing, tempting, doesn’t it? Like a dish you’d marry… Or at the very least make...

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