BBQ Brian Teaches the Mexicans American BBQ

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The story is unique.  It is easy to argue that BBQ, especially competition BBQ, is really 'American' centric and many well beyond the borders of USA have the same cravings.  BBQ Brian and the gang at House of Q have been for 12 plus years mastering the highly competitive sport and at the same time, [...]

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Effective the spring of 2017, House of Q Foods is pleased to add to our distribution partners the Victoria, BC based Canadian Artisan Foods company. Canadian Artisan Foods is a rapidly growing distributor that has an impressive roster of BC and regional products ranging from beverages, snack foods to sauces and condiments. Canadian Artisan Foods [...]

Grilling Vegetables – Avoiding Common Mistakes

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Grilling Jeff, February 21, 2017 Last year, my mother-in-law Marilyn was visiting us in our new Fraser Valley home. She lives in Ontario and was flying across the country to visit us and the grandkids.  All the years we’ve been married, she has minced no words telling everyone that her daughter could have done better [...]

Eight Grilling Tips-BC’s Best Tenderloin Beef Kabobs

Beef Kabobs

Years ago, when Wendy and I started to invite company over for barbecues, the first couple to come to our backyard were Wendy’s brother Rick and his wife Adrienne. My kabobs were an instant hit.  My in-laws loved these gorgeous, juicy, melt-in-your mouth kabob appetizers. Ever since, all visiting family expects me to grill these [...]

Brrrrr... It's getting awfully chilly out there with five inches of snow, and another blizzard coming before the weekend. My neighbours and I are now out shovelling driveways to clear out after each blizzard. As we were digging outside our houses yesterday, I shouted out to my neighbour Paul Clarke from three houses away, “Remember [...]

Breaded Barbecue Chicken

Wendy and I love having guests over to the house for an evening right before Christmas.  Of course it helps if there’s food around and I think my guests come because of what I cook… so for our party this year I made delicious oven fried chicken in mustard based barbecue sauce for four families. [...]