November 1st, 2000
The Food Network will be at Tim Mikeska's home filming a "Texas Barbecue"
Special for the Food Nations Show with Chef/Host Bobby Flay!
Filming will take place on
Sunday November 12th. It will air at a later date. The show will also
feature Tim's mother, Joy Mikeska with a few of her vast 60 year compilation
of recipes. The Food Network will film Tim cooking Beef Brisket, Mikeska
Brand Spicy Pork Sausage, Baby Back Pork Ribs, and Lamb (mutton) Ribs.
Also featured will be; Mikeska's Bar-B-Q Sauce, Cole Slaw, and
Czech Sour Kraut. The show will feature Tim cooking at home for his
family and a few friends. He will demonstrate the fine art of smoking
meats on home style pits. He will also demonstrate the mixing of seasoning
rubs, making Bar-B-Q sauce, cole slaw and other Central Texas regional
Texas Agriculture Commissioner
Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
The area Farm Bureau Convention was held at our Durango Room. On the left
is Mike Lehr, local Farm Bureau President, Commissioner of Agriculture
Susan Combs and local Farm Leader Steven Vorwerk (I taught Steven
religious education when he was in the Catholic CCD High School Program,
many years ago !!!)
Texas Heritage Coalition Event
(near the State Capitol)
Here is Marvin Vrana setting up one of the buffet lines for this large
The key to our business.... Great Beef Brisket and Spicy Smoked Pork Sausage!
Our Bar-B-Q Sauce, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw and a BIG POT of Pinto Beans
Flash-Cooking Fresh Green Beans (served at the Zimmerhanzel Wedding)
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Mikeska Family Party Pictures
L. "Tim" Mikeska Jr.
Diamond Inn Hamburger Count.......
Tuesday's Only Total....... 11,219
12-29-99..........Hoover Family, Rudy Sr's Prayer Garden,
Highlights: 1-15-2000........ Merle Haggard's
Highlights: 2-14-2000........ A Mikeska Wedding,
Sheriff Ed Richards, Crockett High School Sports Banquet
Highlights: 3-2-2000.......... Diamond Inn
Hamburgers, More of Gerry's Wedding, BOSNIA yes or no?
Baylor University Award, Lent Specials, SnakeShow, Meggie's Scholastic
Award, Definition of "Bohemian"
3-25-2000....... Movie at the Mikeska
Home, My Children, Candy's Birthday, Military C-130 to California Catering,
Some of My Aunts.
Archive Highlights: 4-9-2000.......Serving
the Governor at the Capitol, Longhorn Band, Lt. Gov.Rick Perry and Timothy,
Astros at Enron Field, Nolan Ryan
Archive Highlights: 4-20-2000......History
of our Building, cooking a ton of beans, New Round Rock Express Stadium
"Dell Diamond", SP-500 Mobile Pit smoking our famous Pork Loin
Rudy's Grand Champion, Cooking Crawfish, Our Corporate Airplane, Picnic
Highlights: 5-15-2000..... My Grandfather
John Mikeska, Mom & Dad in the 1950's, My Dad and I in 1961, Skiing
Mikeska Cousins, Bosnia Update
Francisco, Taylor Publishing Party, Rudy's Glazed Brick Pit/Smoker.
Barbecue Book, Keith's New McDonalds Franchise, Tribute to Matt Maddox,
& Angie Mikeska's Wedding, Texas A&M University's Stiles Farm
Foundation Annual Bar-B-Q.
my personal thoughts and my first list of pictures
more pictures, our July 4th Bar-B-Q at Eagle Base Tuzla, Bosnia
more pictures, BIG Redfish
Kids:"Wanted Poster", Rudy III and Tim making "Mikeska
Brand" sausage, few more BOSNIA pictures
"Quiet Birdmen", Mikeska's 22nd Annual Taylor International
BBQ Cookoff Judges Party, Our meat selections,
High School's 1,400 guests at the Stadium,
Ribs Served Hot Off The Pit, Happy Birthday Mike Vanecek
National Guard Family Readiness Dinner, Soldiers Return From Bosnia, One
Last Picture From Bosnia
Rentals Catfish Buffet, Tim Mikeska....appointed to the Board of Health.
Mikeska's Featured in United Airlines
Hemispheres Magazine, Taylor High School "Ducks" Homecoming
Lunch, Zimmerhanzel-Altman Wedding
Coverage of the Zimmerhanzel Altman Wedding.
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