BBQ Bacon wrapped Meat Log

meat log

Over the weekend, the FAB Whitby kitchen had a visit from the Sweetie Girl Racing gang on their way home from a weekend at the track. We knew they were coming, but we didn’t know exactly how many people we might have, so in advance I made 8 pounds of burger mix. That is one […]

Burgers stuffed with Jack and Bacon


There are those who will tell you that a great burger starts with a great bun. Personally, I believe a great burger starts with great beef, lots of cheese and fresh toppings, all crammed into a great bun. So, I guess my take is that a great burger is only complete with a great bun! […]

Big Boy street meat


Steak and Smithwicks Pie

Sirloin Tip cut and dredged

With an upcoming food media project looming on the horizon, I need to get my pastry skills up to snuff. I decided that a nice meat pie would be a good first tester. I began doing a bit of reading to see what others are doing with their meat pies. I came across this post […]

Beef Wellington is much easier than you might think


Beef Wellington is one of those dishes that people tend to be terrified of. It just seems to be such an elegant and complex dish that we all think it must be incredibly difficult to make. When I announced that we were making Wellies for Valentines Day dinner, Mooby was a bit concerned that we […]

How to prepare a whole Beef Tenderloin


Many foodies are afraid of a big piece of meat like the one above. That folks is a whole beef tenderloin. We regularly buy them at Costco, where recently the price has dropped drastically. This guy cost us only $62. To put that into perspective, I often watch people at the butcher’s counter paying $15 […]

More love for the stock

beef stock

It was a big weekend here in the FAB South kitchen, as the chefs from the FAB NorthEast kitchen invaded for some culinary adventures, not to mention the draining of more than a few beverage containers. The big experiment of the weekend was the creation of two different Beef Wellington dishes. We began with a […]

Flung together super meaty chili


It has been a while since I’ve made a big pot of chili, so I thought that would be a great project for the return of winter. I looked at a few recipes, but none caught my eye so I just went to the store and grabbed a few things to add to the 2 […]