It’s BBQ time

This weekend kicks off BBQ Roundup in Cedar Rapids, and one of my favorite events- judging Best Pulled Pork and Best BBQ Ribs. Have you ever seen a pig in shit? See photo attached. BBQ beasts from the south travel to Iowa for the opening tomorrow. You too can see if Alabama or Texas has... Continue Reading →


Dumpling & Beer Pairing

Since my birth, my father has endured a┬álitany of typical Father's Day gifts- homemade bird houses, ties, tickets to sporting events, more ties. Every year, I try to find something that fully encapsulates my gratitude to this man, and it's impossible. But this year I got much closer. My father has taught me a lot,... Continue Reading →

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