Neil Crosby on July 20th, 2013

Pulled Pork

So, last week I had some folks round for a BBQ, and as is my want, I made pulled pork. Truth be told, I was a bit nervous about it, as there were various folks there who I respect a good darn bit when it comes to BBQ and meat in general. So, I was very happy when the verdicts came in, and there were minor demands for the recipe.

So, here it is. This is, of course, just how I do it. There’ll, no doubt, be people who’ll turn round and say “no no no!”. To them I say, “No pork for you!”

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Neil Crosby on August 20th, 2010

Cuba Libre Oscura

Whilst the mojito may be my favourite rum based drink, what I’ll be found drink most often in the pub is a Dark Rum and Diet Coke. What I’ll want to be drinking though, is my variation of the Cuba Libre – the Cuba Libre Oscuro. Read the rest of this entry »

Neil Crosby on July 21st, 2010

The Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies

Cookies are awesome. They’re simple to make, tasty, you can freeze the dough and you can eat it raw if you want to. I love them all. If I had to choose to only make one type of cookie for the rest of my life though, I would choose these.

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Neil Crosby on June 29th, 2010

True Blood Raspberry Mojito

It’s been quite warm here recently. Warm enough that I’ve not been sleeping too well, even with the bedroom windows wide open, and a fan on full blast all through the night. There’s no air conditioning here.

What I’ve had to keep my going though is the humble mojito. I love my mojitos. I’d love to blame Bruce Campbell in Burn Notice, but I’ve been enjoying them long before I started watching that show. There’s something about that combination of lime, mint and ice that makes a summer day wonderful. Read the rest of this entry »