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High Cotton’s Slaw (Outer Banks, NC) | We're Not There Yet

High Cotton is the very highly regarded BBQ restaurant in the Outer Banks.  When the owner, Will, opened the restaurant, he thought back to the best slaw he’d ever had.  Growing up in the BBQ mecca of Rocky Mount, NC, his best slaw was at Josh Bullocks, a restaurant that had operated for 50 years… Continue reading High Cotton’s Slaw (Outer Banks, NC) | We're Not There Yet

BBQ | We're Not There Yet

Barbecued Spareribs 5 lbs. spareribs Curry powder Salt and pepper Barbecue Sauce (recipe below) Remove excess fat from ribs and cut into as many pieces as desired.  Place spareribs, flesh side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.  … Continue reading Posted in Recipes Tagged barbecue, BBQ, beef, georgia, pork The pork shoulder,… Continue reading BBQ | We're Not There Yet

All Points East (Day 9) | We're Not There Yet

We got the bikes rolling pretty early this morning, but ended up stopping at the local coffee shop after about 15 minutes of riding. We posted up for the better part of 2 hours, which would not be remarkable except for the fact that it put us on the road in the afternoon. And the… Continue reading All Points East (Day 9) | We're Not There Yet

recipe | We're Not There Yet

About as simple of a cornbread recipe as is conceivable, this recipe comes from the executive director of the Thomasville, Georgia Visitor Center, Karen.  Her two strapping sons asked for hoe cakes each morning with breakfast.  They’re especially easy to … Continue reading Posted in Recipes Tagged breakfast, cornbread, georgia, recipe Volker E. Volker is… Continue reading recipe | We're Not There Yet

north carolina | We're Not There Yet

“Down East,” which refers to Coastal North Carolina, is blessed not only with fish, shellfish, and abundant local produce, it’s also blessed with loads of great cooks.  The recipes from the region are distinctive for their simplicity as locals prefer … Continue reading Posted in Recipes Tagged north carolina, seafood Unlike more familiar chowders, chowders… Continue reading north carolina | We're Not There Yet

R | We're Not There Yet

Hey folks, I’ve been working to get up country-by-country photo galleries from our trip. I’ve now posted those galleries for our cycling trip from the USA through half of New Zealand. Check them out on the PHOTOS tab above. The … Continue reading Posted in Blog You can click on the photos and navigate back… Continue reading R | We're Not There Yet

High Cotton’s Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce (Outer Banks, NC) | We're Not There Yet

High Cotton is the very highly regarded BBQ restaurant in the Outer Banks.  We sat down with the owner, Will, whose cooking prowess comes by way of culinary school and his upbringing in Carolina’s BBQ mecca, Rocky Mount. Will uses this sauce, which he only knows how to prepare in restaurant-sized quantities, for BBQ pork… Continue reading High Cotton’s Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce (Outer Banks, NC) | We're Not There Yet

M | We're Not There Yet

‘Don’t be late, or you’ll be locked out’ is the last thing you want to hear before boarding an international flight. My younger brother, Julian, is teaching English in Tokyo and served as our host for the final stop on … Continue reading Posted in Blog Our host, Attila, left us the door code to… Continue reading M | We're Not There Yet