Category Archives: Grilling

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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Ribsteak

Part 1 RibSteak Fulfills his Destiny It has been far too long a time since the last post and I feel guilty about not keeping things up. This entry was actually written some months ago but essential computer “upgrades” prevented … Continue reading

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Natural Meat Enhancement – Part I

Up here in the hills in late March / early April it’s park-like, green and beautiful everywhere one looks. The wild turkeys are clumped into flocks here and there with the toms a gobblin’ and a struttin’ and the hens … Continue reading

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Indoor Grillin’ while outside it be a Chillin’ (and a Rainin’)

According to the calendar it is officially winter and up here in the hills we’re finally getting drops of stuff falling out of the sky, something which we have not seen in far too long of a time. Creeks, some … Continue reading

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A Brined and Smoked Turkey Day!

This magnificent wild fellah was shot (by camera only) a few years ago on our property. This is what the Pilgrims supposedly ate. This guy was in absolutely magnificent physical condition and hopefully he’s still strutting around to this very … 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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What a calendar!

Well the Fresno Food Expo was a wild ride!  The Ol’ Miner is busy working up his next blog entry for you, so we thought we’d grab the blog for a couple of quick, shameless plugs! Fresno was very busy … Continue reading

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