Mmm…Pork Butt


I may not have the St. Louisian affinity for provel but I have embraced the pork steak.

Though when they’re cooked the way they’re supposed to be, or at least my understanding of it, and they’ve simmered in bbq sauce (and beer) for a while after grilling, they’re just pretty good.

When I cook them up, instead of simmering them and ruining the char, I like to omit that step to let the fat — the great heaping lot of it — get a little burnt and crispy so that the juicy charred hog butt just melts in your mouth.

So I might just be a little excited for the Brew & Q event Schlafly is hosting.

  • What: BREW & Q 2008 – Amateur BBQ Competition with winners for Best Pork Steak, Best Appetizer with Matching Schlafly Beer, and Best Booth
  • When: Friday, May 23 • 5:00-10:00 p.m. & Competition on Saturday, May 24 • Noon-10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Schlafly Bottleworks

10 St. Louis Food(ie) Holiday Gifts

presents3Did you know St. Louis food bloggers have love for you. Well we do, and today we’re all posting our lists of 10 local food gifts.

Here you can find the other participants lists. There’s sure to be some overlap, and it will be fun to see where it occurs:

Find out what to get me after the jump…

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