That Slow-Roasted Pork

Thought you all might like to see the pork results… I ended up cooking it for nine hours and it was simply ‘marinated’ for half an hour in a simple bottled chinese marinade. So how did it taste? Even better than it looked… Pork shoulder is a...

Paper Chef Relaunch – Paper Chef 2.0 (or 20)

It is time for the 20th Paper Chef Event. But this time since it is Paper Chef 20, we are also making it Paper Chef 2.0 – a revised version of the event with an adjustment to the ‘guidelines’.The reason for the update is that we have discovered that...

Slow Roasting Pork Shoulder In A Smoker

It’s hot! The past week daytime highs have all been over 100F and nightime lows have still been mid-70s. We don’t have real air conditioning and at night we open all the windows wide and run an industrial strength fan. So we have been looking at ways of...

More on Paper Chef adjustments

OK – it seems like the majority like the idea of some categories. And it is really flattering to discover that there is a Swedish offshoot of Paper Chef(!)But I also appreciate Magic Tofu’s point that we shouldn’t restrict people to a singel...

The sleeping giant stirs….Paper Chef updates and changes

It’s time to try to get back into the blog again. Looks like Paper Chef kind of fell through the cracks – we have some entries though so I’ll do a roundup in the next couple of days and ping our last month’s winner to judge the entries and then...