Tag Archives: BBQ

Potato Salad

I’m not a potato salad fan.  The mayo, the blandness, the liquid collecting on the side after a day in the fridge… it’s just not my thing.  But we needed a starchy side for our impromptu BBQ…  And I had potatoes, eggs, and mayo…  So I whipped up a batch of potato salad that was […]


While living in California, I totally fell in love with carnitas.  What is carnitas you ask??? Well it’s well seasoned and chopped (or shredded) pork used to make tacos.  I’d head to Taqueria San Jose, order a plate of carnitas tacos and a horchata.  Top it all off with a spicy mango lollipop.  Since being […]

Spice Rubbed Lamb Chops

Wash and pat dry 12 sirloin lamb chops (about 3 lbs).  Place in a ziploc bag with 1 teaspoon coriander, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/2 teaspoon cardamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.  Leave in refrigerator overnight. Remove meat from refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature.  Light grill.  Add meat to […]

Smoki O’s Bar-B-Que

Smoki O’s 1545 North Broadway St. Louis, Missouri 63102 (314) 621-8180 The staff at Smoki O’s are top notch.  When we arrived tired, hungry, and wet from the off and on downpours, Chris immediately worked to put us at ease.  His treatment of us lightened our minds and filled our bellies. This is a joint.  Not […]