The best of these festivals is the Ribfest on November 9, 10 and 11, 2007, Friday through Sunday in St. Petersburg, Florida. It's a celebration of world-famous barbecue and recording artists in an outdoor atmosphere sure to please the foodies, the musicholics and the families needing something to do on this featured weekend.
Unless you have ever been to an authentic British or Irish pub in America, you will not be aware of the difference in atmosphere in British pubs until you step into one. The legal drinking age is 18 across the UK. If you will be travelling with children, you can also take them along to the pub with you. There you will have a menu of "pub grub" or pub food for you to choose from. Throughout the week, some pubs offer specials. For example, Wednesdays might be beer and curry night. Along with your curry you will have a pint of beer to wash it down with. On Sundays, a lot of pubs serve traditional Sunday roasts. beef joint and Yorkshire pudding with all the trimmings is worth a try.
There are a number of ways to prepare a roast. The most traditional method is dry roasting. In this method, you will place the meat over a bed of carrots, onions and celery and cook at 350 degrees until a meat thermometer reads 10 degrees below your desired level of doneness, around 15 to 20 minutes per pound for medium rare. Another cooking method is slow cooking. This is one of the most foolproof methods. All you have to do is place your roast in the Slow Cooker and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours. Lastly, braising is done by placing the browned roast in a Dutch oven and adding enough liquid to come half way up the sides of the meat. The pot is then covered and the meat is slowly cooked until it is fall apart tender.
Blanching - For recipes that include Slow Cooking vegetable like cabbage and carrots, you can briefly cook them in boiling water to speed up cooking time. This works well for things like stir fries and soups.
This place needs prep time, but offers you a real break on the day to day schedule. We do this specific about five or six times a year. We cook for a complete month a single time. Everything goes in the freezer. When we're done, you'll find 30 meals in the deep freeze. It takes 2 days roast beef cooking time calculator get it most done, nevertheless for a month, evening meal is shared about 20 mins after we get back. If a calendar month seems too much to handle, start with doing meals to get a week or two. Each night then features easy dishes for dinner!
If you are a little short on time, you can avoid the wait of burning your wood down to coals by using a 50:50 mixture of heat-beads and pre-made charcoal (BBQ and hardware/camping stores usually stock this). It'll cost a more but probably save you 2-3 hours - your cooking time will remain the same however.