Category Archives: Food

Miners Mix Oven Fried Chicken

As summer closes, many folks ask us if there’s any way to use Miners Mix indoors.  Now, our first thought is yes, but why would you?  Then we realize that most folks don’t enjoy the weather advantages of living on … Continue reading

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Don’t Feel Like Cooking Outside?

We happen to cook outside most days of the year.  Grilling, smoking and barbecue pretty much make up how we cook about 300+ days of the year, sun, rain, snow or hail.  We do, however occasionally retreat indoors.  When we … Continue reading

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Miners Mix Tips and Tricks

So you took the leap and stepped up your barbeque game by buying some Miners Mix.  Now you’re thinking, well I’ve got the stuff, but how do I use it?  Read on, McDuff and we’ll share some tried-and-true methods, and some … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again…

Hot Rub Candy?! Oh, my it has been a while.  In our defense, be it known that we have been busy indeed!  I see that the last time we talked we were discussing the merits of grass fed (and home … Continue reading

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Wine Trails

It’s been some time since my last effort on blogland here. There’ve been quite a few business distractions lately, plus we’ve done little of note that honestly, is either worthy of documentation or your effort to read. Miners Mix just … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Cycle of Life and Marinated Chicken Thighs

Up here in the hills near Yosemite National Park, we are entering early fall and hopefully soon, the beginning of a sorely-needed rainy season. After four years of drought many of us have dry or barely-functioning wells. Everyone here hopes … Continue reading

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Often Overlooked; Frequently Underutilized

No, it’s not parts of camel or baboon that are only eaten by that guy on TV.  It’s Grill Baskets! If you don’t have a grill basket in your selection of BBQ implements, then you’re lacking one of the most … Continue reading

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