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Lamb chops, Belgian Style, with asparagus

So, it’s spring time in Holland and there are a few things I really love about spring time. 2 Of the favorites of those things are Lamb and Asparagus! Combine that with my love of the grill and we have the basics for a great recipe for Lamb. I wanted to do this belgian style, which means living the good life! Beer and Mustard… Lovely.

To start with the marinade, I mixed up the following ingredients.

  • 1/4 cup of mustard (with seeds)
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, very well chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly cut rosemary (although I used the dried version)
  • 1 cup of belgian wheatbeer (I used La Trappe, as you can see in the picture below)
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons of Extra Vergine Olive Oil

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Honey glazed ham, love it!

Lazy monday, kings day in the Netherlands, and the weather is goohood! Again! Even though all the weather guys and dolls told us otherwise.

I have a little ham lying around that’s just begging me to be eaten today. Who am I to disappoint such a nice little ham?
After careful consideration of the ham’s feelings, I kind of pushed him to go into a nice honey glaze on the OTP using the indirect grilling method. He agreed, and so it shall be done.

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Kansas style BBQ sauce

I was planning on doing some ribs, this weekend, since we celebrate the kings day on monday and the weather was good. This relaxes me a lot, and I started out being in anticipation all weekend. Nice! Should do them more often, I guess.

To start out with the ribs, I needed some BBQ sauce first, and the true master of BBQ, Steven Raichlen, had a great recipe in one of his books, called Kansas Style BBQ ribs, with some great accompanying sauce.

How to make that sauce is described below, including some great pics.

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Spicy Baked Beans from the DO

This sylvester eve 2014, we had a good meal, and a friend of mine made brisket. To accompany that, I decided that it was time to do some baked beans again. I love them, but I don’t make them quite often enough.

So, to start, I had to make sure that we had the ingredients. I decided to go with a serving for 12. If there are leftovers, I put them in the freezer. The choice for the baked beans was quite meaty, which I will not do again next time, but ok. It was very tasteful, nevertheless.

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Best BBQ chicken ever! (According to Jamie…)

This weekend, we had chicken. I love chicken, my wife loves chicken, the kids love chicken. Who doesn’t love chicken? I’ve searched the net for a decent way to cook some legs and thighs, since I didn’t want to do it the ‘old fashioned’ way, just grilling it of on the Q.

I’ve found a wonderful recipe from Jamie, which I really loved, and since I (almost) had all the ingredients in house, I decided to give it a go.

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