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Glenn Satnarain
Grilled Shrimp Po' Boy

Grilled Shrimp Po' Boy

A Gulf Coast Classic! Easy to prepare and scale up for a large crowd!

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Glenn Satnarain
Designing Your Patio

Designing Your Patio

Overall, outdoor heating and lighting can be a great way to extend the use of your outdoor patio, making it a comfortable and inviting space to relax, entertain and enjoy with friends and family. With the right combination of heating and lighting and furniture layout, you can create the perfect ambiance for any occasion.

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Glenn Satnarain
Pimento Wood Alternatives

Pimento Wood Alternatives

Having a difficult time finding Pimento wood in Canada? Us too!  Pimento wood (from the Pimenta dioica plant) is used throughout the Caribbean to give Jerk its authentic smokiness. The fruit of this tree is the Allspice berry and it’s this spice that provides jerk marinades their signature aroma. These berries are picked before ripening and then dried to preserve their robust flavour. While ground allspice is often used in jerk seasoning, the whole allspice can be used as a great alternative to pimento wood in smoking.  The reason it has been so difficult to find pimento wood lately is...

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Glenn Satnarain
Three Little Pigs "No Wrap" Pork Dry Rib Recipe

Three Little Pigs "No Wrap" Pork Dry Rib Recipe

There are wet ribs, sticky with a succulent, barbecue sauce, and there are dry ribs, where the flavor is all in the dried mixture of  BBQ rubs and spices, melded into something greater than the sum of their parts by time, smoke and pork fat.

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