Monthly Archives: May 2012


How do you grill your steak?

There are two schools when it comes to cooking steak; the ‘low and slow’ method and the super-heated sear tactic. Low and slow is less harsh and leaves the meat tender and juicy as long as you don’t go too slowly.  Time can range from 20-40 minutes depending on the size of the steak, temperature […]

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Big Green Egg Burgers by The Culinary Studio

Earlier this week I mentioned that The Culinary Studio in Kitchener would be serving Big Green Burgers as part of their ‘Friday Hot Lunch Take-Out’ this week.  I dropped by for one and I have to say I’m a little disappointed.  I was hoping to enjoy the familiar flavors I cook up on my Big […]

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Cedar Plank Salmon on the Big Green Egg

One of the first dishes I tried on a charcoal grill is cedar plank salmon.  Despite its simplicity it was a huge success and an immediate favorite. I’m not sure where I found this recipe so please let me know if it’s yours. Last night was my wife’s birthday and great weather for a BBQ […]

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Big Green Egg Friday in Kitchener and Waterloo

It’s a big week for the Big Green Egg in Kitchener/Waterloo!  If you’re new to the Big Green Egg Friday is your perfect chance to see what it’s all about at The Culinary Studio. Friday May 25th from 11:30am they will be serving Big Green Burgers as part of their ‘Friday Hot Lunch Take-Out’.  $10 […]

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Simple Grilled Asparagus

Two factors that keep me firmly rooted in amateur grilling and prevent me from diving into the professional realm are the fact that I don’t have professional caliber grill skill and I don’t have a lot of time (a side effect of having a couple wonderful children).  Because of this I’m a firm believer in […]

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Welcome to Big Green Joe!

Hello and welcome to my Big Green Joe BBQ blog! Here you can read about what’s grilling and what’s burning in my backyard.  I’ll share my experiences and favorite recipes as well as techniques that are working and those that have gone up in smoke. Some quick background on myself – my name is Joe.  […]

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