Grilled Lamb Chops

Grilled Lamb Chops are the best if you love lamb the way we do. We made them even better with Raider Red’s prime lamb loin chops on our Green Mountain Grill. They were extra tender and juicy because Raider Red ages them for 21 days, the marinated overnight with an herb and wine marinade. Easy, because you can do all the preliminaries the day/night before.…

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Hickory Smoked Sirloin Steak Sandwich

Hickory Smoked Sirloin Steak Sandwich, a trip down memory lane. This is the recipe that started it all in 2009. Five cameras ago and lot's lights, Patti has lost her dinning room, it is now a photo studio. You can see how we've grown!!! By now some of you have heard us refer to “Love the Second Time Around”. What we talking about is our…

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All American Presidential Burger

All American Presidential Burger was made to honor our all American President who, like us, loves a great burger. We formed our ½ pound burgers from ground Bison and, of course, topped them with American cheese, onion rings and bacon. All with a “Kiss of Smoke” using our wedgie loaded with Bourbon wood pellets. So Good… Patti and I have set one night a week…

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Citrus Pepper Bacon Chicken Cheeseburgers
Citrus Pepper Bacon Chicken Cheeseburgers

Citrus Pepper Bacon Chicken Cheeseburgers

Citrus Pepper Bacon Chicken Cheeseburgers because Ken loves cheeseburgers or anything with cheese and bacon. Patti wanted to make the burgers a little healthier and she loves chicken. These were super simple and full of flavor. A definite for our next camping or tailgating adventure. I think the Briggs Citrus Pepper Seasoning just set these on Fire! They were so good that I have already…

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Cocoa Chili Beef Ribs

Cocoa Chili Beef Ribs,  Juan Carlos, the meat manager, at the El Toro Market showed us these beef ribs (plank ribs) last month and we have done them every week now working out the best way to do them. I think we have it down to a “Religious Experience”. All with just three ingredients. The Huge Beef flavor jumps out with every tender, juicy bite.…

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Chipotle Double Stack Burger

  Chipotle Double Stack Burger, we love a good grilled burger and I am always pushing to explore new “Burger Frontiers”. It’s crazy, but I dream of this stuff and now with my new camera, playing with the lighting it’s even more fun. We get great tasting burgers and get to play with my toys, our Green Mountain grill and camera. It’s a Win Win…

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Spanish Steak Sofrito

Spanish Steak Sofrito, is a simple but elegant dish that will impress your dinner guests and a nice change for the traditional holiday fare. It’s a sure winner for tailgating. One of our Face Book friends posted a picture of this when he went out to dinner. I had never seen this and I had to know more because it looked so good. So, I…

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Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin
Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin

Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin

  Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin slow smoked for 4 hours, succulent and delicious. Thanks to Raider Red Meats for the best in boneless pork loin. We stuffed it with apple pie filling and wrapped it in a bacon weave and seasoned it to perfection with Butcher BBQ Honey Rub. With just a few ingredients we created a meal guests will love.  Patti and I…

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Zesty Guacamole Redux

  Zesty Guacamole Redux, this is one of our 1st. recipes and 1 of my favorites bring back happy memories of years gone. Growing up in Fallbrook, California we had access to REAL avocados. My mother would make guacamole in a huge bowl and my dad would set up the waffle iron. Dad would heat up big flour tortillas in the waffle iron and sail…

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Tenderloin Steaks for Date Night

  Tenderloin Steaks for Date Night, so tender we could cut them with a spoon. Raider Red Prime Meats are the perfect way to relax for a fine meal after a long week. Their tenderloin steaks come in a two pack of 8 ozs. each. We complimented them with some Butcher BBQ Private Seasoning and after a few minutes on our grill we had a…

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Blackened Porterhouse Steak

  This is one of our older recipes, easy to see how we've grown in the past 5 years. Hope you enjoy it... Blackened Porterhouse Steak, blackened steak with grilled potatoes and jalapenos. Let me say it was. We have just discovered Calivirgin, Hot Virgin Jalapeno Olive Oil. It adds a nice layer of flavor to your dishes with just a touch of heat. I…

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