Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Passport 2010

Our annual pilgramge to wine country.
On our way out from DIA.

The view from one of our favorite wineries, Gustafson.

Kevin and Chris.

Josh and Jon, Tyler and Daniel in the background.

Josh, Jon, and the wife.


Tyler and Eric.

I like bars...

that have trains...

and play The Shining.

Hangin' with the boys.

Day 2

The wife starting off with the breakfast of champions....a mimosa!

Vineyard at Wilson.


That was the one. I think that's gonna come out really nice.

Shooter fingers!

Rockin the Canon 70-200 w/ a 1.4 extender at Dry Creek Vineyard - I knew they were sneaking off to smoke.

Across the street.

This is where we always end the trip, at J.

Friday, May 14, 2010

First Brisket of the Season

This is how I break in my smoker.

Mustard & Chipotle paste with a 3-2-1 Rub. 3 parts brown sugar, 2 parts black pepper, 1 part paprika.

Unfortunately I completely spaced photos of the finished product.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Day Ten Costa Rica

Shrines on the way back to San Jose

Park in Zarcero


Day Nine Costa Rica

That's hospitality

Don't feed the pizotes

Lake Arenal

Heading west around Lake Arenal - some of the best BBQ anywhere

The menu

Pick them all, soooo good

The Costa Rican pit-master

If you go you will know

Heading back to the hotel

Any preference?