Pizza from tonight. The summer after I graduated high school I worked at Vic’s Pizza. The one that was off of Wabash Ave. It was a horrible hot job. I learned the value of making a good pizza and not working in a 120 degree kitchen. And that would be why tonight’s dinner was delicious.

Beer-can chicken

The rub. Salt, pepper, paprika, , lemon zest, rosemary, thyme. 5lb chicken covered in oil and rub. Chicken being propped up with a half can of Fat Tire. Beer mixture also included virgin oil, lemon juice,  and rosemary. Cook with indirect heat. Final product after 1 1/2 hours on the grill. The recipe I used was

Veggie-beef soup

I made some of the best veggie-beef soup the other day. Don’t take my word for it – that’s from Mrs. Shoo. Here’s the recipe – 1lb stew beef 1-2 potatoes cut 3-5 carrots (pealed and cut) 1 can green beans (or replace with fresh green beans) 1 can of sweet corn (don’t drain to