A BBQ Of Sorts

This is the photographic tale of a momentous culinary collaboration. Two chefs with distinctly different backgrounds and gastronomic knowledge teamed up to turn Sammy’s birthday BBQ into an exquisite 5 (or was it 6?) course meal. Lucy, our resident pickle-master and South Carolina native, who knows more about real southern cookin’ than anyone I know (y’all), and my brother Tom, a future contestant on Top Chef, who just landed a new job at Eleven Madison Park (hellz yes) came together and created an actual real-life miracle.

magic hat beer topSome wisdom from a Magic Hat beer cap

BBQ parsleyFresh parsley, for…everything

summer tomatoesBeginnings of gazpacho

raw lamb and parsleyLeg of lamb, stuffed with parsley and garlic

bbq sausage“What’s up Tom?”  “Oh, just smokin’ my homemade kielbasa, NBD”

lamb rawLamb, all bundled up and ready for roasting

gazpachoGazpacho, all finished

Steamed clams

homemade sausage and mustardKielbosa with homemade mustard

southern boilLucy’s South Carolina Low Country Boil of corn, potatoes, sausage, shrimp and onions — served family style with mustard, doctored up cocktail sauce, and love. I had never seen anything like this before. Why don’t people in the Northeast do anything like this!

lamb post roastRoasted leg of lamb.

finished roasted lamb

Beautiful juicy beautifulness.

I don’t want summer to end!

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5 Responses to A BBQ Of Sorts

  1. Daisy says:

    what an unbelievable meal. and your bro scored a job at Eleven Madison Park?! whoa! go him!

  2. Really hungry just looking at this feast! Next time, I’m coming over 😉

  3. Michelle says:

    This looks seriously delicious!

  4. Gorgeous, vibrant, and summery pics!

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