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Images of the past.......

T-Bone and 3 inch thick Rib Eye

Grilling Rib Eye Steak, Asparagus and Potatoes..

Rib Eye Steak

Firefighter Breakfast! That's how we roll on Guam...

The sides for a Mexican food luncheon at the house.

Some of our guests enjoying Mexican "almuerzo"..

Chicken Enchiladas

Mango Crunch

Fresh Wahoo Steaks pan seared in Coconut Oil

Smoked Paprika Fried Chicken

Butter Sautéed Jumbo Tiger Shrimp

A Friday night dinner spread

Pico de Gallo Salsa.

Dinner at my daughter's home.

Grilled Spare Rib ends in hot finadenne' sauce..

How about some BBQ'd chicken?

Or maybe you want some spare ribs..

I sooo want that!!!!

Anyone for a hot dog!! Hold the Ketchup....

Did anybody say "wild pigs"??

Are we having fun yet? Music by "Bones" Vogelsanger

Hitching Post, Casmalia, California

My mother Connie, cooking my favorite....Mexican Food!

Chile Verde, fideo and refried beans. Now that's a breakfast. Thanks Mom. Where's the beer?

These Seniors, my uncles, Johnny and Joe Centeno from Santa Maria, California, can still cut some red oak.

Grilling up some pork ribs, loins and french bread Santa Maria Style

Meanwhile, back on Guam...

Let's Chow!!!

Sisquoc Country Store in Sisquoc, California

Bones always hydrating.

RIP Uncle Russ

Bobby Ponce, aka Mr. Guts enjoying the saloon at the Far Western Tavern in Guadalupe, California

Far Western Tavern in Guadalupe, California. Home of the "Bullseye Steak".

My Queen having it her way.

A meal fit for a Queen.

Grilling some chicken and pork country ribs over red oak.

RIP Travis and Izzy

Deadstick Vineyards, Pinot grapes.

Vineyard Consumption Manager.

Nana, Lisa and Vickie chowing....

Sake Bomb!!!

Let's do some surf and turf.

Phillip and Gernie going through the line..

Caught on camera, "Cheaters"....Las Vegas Baby!!!

Grilling some chicken for kelaguen

Just about done...

Grill full of spare ribs

Chicken and Pork Kabobs

Beef "Brontosaurus" Ribs at the Swiss Chalet, Santa Maria, Calif.

Grilled Shrimp at the "Swiss", Santa Maria, Calif.

Artichokes anyone? Santa Maria Valley, Calif.

Big Artichokes!!!

My favorite poster in Las Vegas. What a singer!!

Bones and Me with Big Elvis at Bill's Gamblin' Hall and Saloon in Las Vegas

Great place to stay!!

Buffalo greeting at the Casmalia Hitching Post, Calif.

Grilled artichokes at the Hitching Post.

Mushroom appetizers at the Hitching Post.

Inside restaurant grill at the Hitching Post.

What do you think???

Lloyd's Lounge, San Jose, Calif.

Freshly boiled pot of fresh lobster, Rota, Marianas Island, CNMI

Eat all the lobster you can handle.

Rota, Mariana's Islands, CNMI

Deer hunting in Sonora, Mexico, Late 60s

Sal Centeno (my uncle) with a Javalena, Early 70s

Cynthia Vogelsanger skewering up some marinated chicken, 2010, Santa Maria, Calif.

Addamo Tasting Room and Bistro, Orcutt Calif. This is a must visit. Here we have, from left to right Fred Quigley (Step-father), Connie Quigley (Mother), Rueben Olivas (me), John "Bones" Vogelsanger and Cynthia Vogelsanger (sister).

More being added daily....


herschel lariscy, sylvania ga said...

what wonderful ideas you have given me for things to cook on my "santa maria " style grill. looks like fun and family is the most important addition .

Rueben said...

Herschel, I am glad you were able to get some ideas from my blog. That is what outdoor cooking is all about....adventure. Check out my other food blog, Guam Firehouse Chef for other unique recipes. If you have a chance, let me know how things turned out. Happy Grilling!!!! :)