This year we were again hosted by Andre and his wife Dana at their beautiful home.

The theme was BBQ, and boy did it turn out wonderful. Everyone brought their "A" game and it was a fantastic time!

As promised, here are some recipes:

Courtesy of Eric Eisenbud, the how-to's of brisket, from choosing the cut to smoking the meat.

Second, courtesy of Paul Eggermann's Pork Belly ala Marcelle