Bacon Wrapped Grilled Onion Slabs
Bacon Wrapped Grilled Onion Slabs

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Onion Slabs

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Onion Slabs, there is no one way to do them and they are super easy to do. They can be a different grilling adventure every time you make them! The only thing that can hold you back is your imagination! Bacon Wrapped Grilled Onion Slabs are a smoky sweet side that’s great for home or tailgating. Give these a try, a thick…

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Tropical Ginger Ham
Tropical Ginger Ham

Tropical Ginger Ham

  Tropical Ginger Ham was as close as we’ll get to a tropical getaway for Christmas. The weather outside might be frightful, but the ginger twist to our ham is so delightful. And a “Kiss of Fruitwood Smoke”. This recipe can easily be done in the oven or any grill/smoker where you can control the heat! We’re looking forward to playing with our food with…

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Cajun BBQ Leg of Lamb

Cajun BBQ Leg of Lamb Cajun BBQ Leg of Lamb, Ken’s best buddy Tony, the Sailor is spending the Holidays with us. We decided to surprise him with a rare, spicy leg of lamb. He was so thrilled he is now at the store buying two more so he can take one cooked leg home with him and one for New Year’s Day. Patti and…

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Homemade German Knackwurst
Homemade German Knackwurst

Homemade German Knackwurst

Homemade German Knackwurst because I enjoy making sausages and playing with all the flavor profiles that match my taste. I am working on a brat that I will keep on hand just for snacks. This is a good one, that even Patti likes. (No Heat) We Used Both Natural & Collagen Casing, then smoked them for 3 hours at 250* (121c) for that “Kiss of…

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Ken’s Cajun Kick Sausage Melt
Ken’s Cajun Kick Sausage Melt

Ken’s Cajun Kick Sausage Melt

Ken’s Cajun Kick Sausage Melt Ken’s Cajun Kick Sausage Melt features Ken’s homemade Cajun sausage. From piggy to plate his sausage is all natural because he mixes all the ingredients himself before putting the meat through our meat grinder. We made two big patties from a pound and a half of pork plus slices of our smoked cheese. Wow they were good!  This was a…

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Lemon Herb Chicken
Lemon Herb Chicken

Lemon Herb Chicken

Lemon Herb Chicken, we live in a community where everyone has fruit trees and this time of year we trade citrus with each other. Thanks, Rudy for all the lemons. We used bone in thighs because they were a great price, but you can do these just as well with bone in chicken breasts. We marinated them over night, it would work just as well…

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Raspberry Dijon Chicken

  Raspberry Dijon Chicken because friends of ours wanted chicken and because of the reasonable price. But they also wanted something with a special, unique taste good enough for company. It was extra easy because there were only a few ingredients. Of course, to make it extra “for company” special it was suggested we serve it with raspberry Champagne. I’ll drink to that! Patti and…

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Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

  Irish Twice Baked Potatoes, we love twice baked potatoes. There is so much you can do with them. You can add lots of different veggies and cheeses, too. Plus, they’re extra easy because you can make them the night before and just pop them on your Louisiana Grill/Smoker whenever you’re ready. Patti made these with a St. Patrick’s Day twist. A traditional recipe would…

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St. Paddy’s Irish Nachos

  St. Paddy’s Irish Nachos, we love nachos for appetizers, snacks and sometimes for dinner. Our friend Peggy Fairweather came up with the idea of combining nacho toppings over potatoes. She knows Ken is a meat & taters kind of guy. So, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day we made nachos with some of our Shredded Chuck Roast, French fries and a topping of food…

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Ham and Swiss Egg Breakfast Calzones
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Ham and Swiss Egg Breakfast Calzones

  Ham and Swiss Egg Breakfast Calzones are the perfect size breakfast to share. Even breakfast for dinner with a side salad. We are loving the GMG Pizza Oven. Patti wants a calzone every week now so I keep making them for her. Each one different than the last. The perfect marriage of eggs, ham, mushrooms and swiss cheese. Plus, fun to do together! Calzones…

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St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen

St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for game hens. They’re like a small chicken and everyone gets their own. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we made these gals with a glaze of Irish whiskey combined with the sweet taste of orange marmalade: St. Paddy’s Drunken Hens. Ken spatchcocked them and we served them with our…

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