Guitar Relicing is the practice of making a new guitar look like it has been on the road gigging for years. It’s basically taking the guitar and beating it up, scratching it, nicking, scratching and dinging it up, and forcing 20 years of traveling and shows into a weekend.
Do It Yourself
Cold Smoking is needed if you want to smoke cheese, olives, fish and other items that don’t need a high heat to cook, or items that you want to impart a nice strong smokey flavor. I’ve seen these from time to time and gave it a try the other weekend. It turned out pretty good and was a fun little 2 hour project while sipping on a cold beer with some good tunes.
Alton Brown is a genius, here’s a quick guide from one of his shows instructing you on how to build a inexpensive hot-smoker out of Terra Cotta Pots and a Heating Element that you can get anywhere. All the parts can be found and put together for about 50-75 bucks depending on your location.
If you use Cedar Planks alot when grilling fish, you can save a good amount of cash by purchasing your wood planks at home depot or any other hardware store. The kitchen planks at the store can go for $5 a piece, which is way overpriced for what you’re really getting….. a plank of cedar wood. Read More »Cheap Cedar Planks for Grilling
This is a basic recipe for a louisiana style hot sauce. The vinegar is what gives it that Frank’s Red Hot / Trappy’s type of taste to give you heat and flavor. You can use any type of peppers that you want, the standard is cayanne or tabasco peppers but there is no limit as to what kind of mix you can make. If you like ’em, put ’em in!
Ingredients:Read More »Louisiana Style Hot Sauce Recipe
Here are 2 quick ways to Roast and Skin any type of pepper. Alot of recipes that have a smoother consistency, like Ajvar or Hell Raiser Hot Garlic Spread, use roasted peppers. You can roast the peppers on a grill, broil them in the oven, fry them in a pan or even roast them over an open flame.
Directions:Read More »How to Roast Peppers the Easy Way
For an insanely hot sauce that you can put on just about everything, give this recipe a try. It goes great on pizza, sandwiches and even as a spread for toasted garlic bread. All in all it’s pretty cheap to make and it stays good for about a week, or even more if you know how to sterilize and properly can it.
Ingredients:Read More »Hell-Raiser Hot Garlic Sauce
Kentucky Fried Chicken is up there in terms of secrecy surrounding it’s recipes. the 11 secret herbs and spices have a ton of theories behind them. A writer named William Poundstone has done a ton of research on the recipe from talking with employees to hiring cooks to reverse engineer some fried chicken. He says that he came up with THE recipe and he’s slanging it in his cookbook.Read More »KFC Secret Herbs and Spices Recipe