Chipotle Beef

  Chipotle Beef, we love good rich beef flavor, then add the smoky influence of the Southwest. I am in heaven. The tortillas were tougher than the beef. In a sauce made from fresh peppers, onions and tomatoes from the Murrieta Farmers Market along with chipotle peppers it was multiple layers of awesome. Hot enough for Ken and mild enough for Patti. There are so…

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Bubbie’s Special Burger

  Bubbie’s Special Burger because Patti’s Bubbie aka granny made sandwiches with her special sauce, cold cuts, Swiss cheese and Cole slaw on fresh rye bread. Ken, who lives for burgers, thought this would be great with a big ½ lb. burger. Of course he was right when it comes to burgers! Pure Burger Porn!!! We also included a recipe for Bubbie’s special secret sauce,…

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Grilled Peaches Redux
Grilled Peaches Redux

Grilled Peaches Redux

  Grilled Peaches Redux, big, beautiful peaches are in season again and Patti brought home some nice one for us to grill. Grilled Peaches are a simple dessert that folks just love. Every time Patti makes these for someone the first time she gets a less than an ENTHUSIASTIC RESPONSE. But in the end, they always fuss over how good they were and always request…

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Alabama White BBQ Sauce

  Alabama White BBQ Sauce, We love all the flavors of southern BBQ and Alabama White BBQ Sauce is one of my favorites. Almost everyone has their own family recipe for this all purpose sauce. This one was my mother’s, a mayonnaise-based sauce, on the tangy side with a kiss of horseradish, and mustard. It’s a delicious, easy and beautiful sauce to have in your…

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Grilled Pork Roast Alabama White Sauce

Grilled Pork Roast Alabama White Sauce, we found a huge manager’s special on pork sirloin roasts and bought 6 packages thinking of all the good things we could do with these. How about starting with a simple grilled pork roast with a delicious white style BBQ sauce? That’s what we did as a Grilled Pork Roast Alabama White Sauce, quick, easy and very tasty. Not…

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BBQ Chuck Roast Sliders
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BBQ Chuck Roast Sliders

  BBQ Chuck Roast Sliders, we love the BIG BEEF flavor of a chuck roast with a "Kiss of Smoke". With game day and tailgating season coming up BBQ Chuck Roast Sliders sounds like a “Win Win” to us. This cook was fun because I got to use a 10-cent yard sale treasure, Grandma’s old roaster. Big beef flavor in a slider with smoked garlic,…

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Date Night Pizza Cake

  Date Night Pizza Cake was on the Pillsbury web site, we just took it several steps further.We used some of Raider Red ground pork, it’s so lean it works great in recipes. So, Ken wanted that and, of course, pepperoni. Patti wanted ground beef and we both wanted bacon. Then we loaded the layers with our smoked cheese and Briggs True Candied Jalapenos and…

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Smokey Chipotle Sauce
Smokey Chipotle Sauce

Smokey Chipotle Sauce

Smokey Chipotle Sauce is a very versatile Smokey sauce with just a hint of heat. It’s great for any Southwestern or Mexican dish, also good as a chip dip. I am looking forward to using it as a chili starter. Chipotle peppers are “Smoked Jalapenos”. I love cooking with them just for that “Kiss of Smoke”, we added our “Smoked Garlic” to create a nice…

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Fire and Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks

  Fire and Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks. Tonight’s Date Night dinner is something my mother loved.  We grilled up some Fire & Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks, with a Fire & Ice dipping sauce, Wings o’ Fire with a good blue cheese dipping sauce and a batch of Teriyaki Shrimp Skewers. Fire and Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks, my mother loved to get the whole family together…

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Taco Tuesday Blackened Steak Tacos
Taco Tuesday Blackened Steak Tacos

Taco Tuesday Blackened Steak Tacos

  Taco Tuesday Blackened Steak Tacos because we love tacos just about any way they are made. I have been craving tacos and had some beautiful sirloins from “Texas Steak Warehouse”. The beginning of a love story. I wanted these to be special. So, I made a Smokey Creamy Jalapeno Sauce. It is a light green sauce that you see on almost every food truck…

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Peppered Bacon Pork Loin

  Peppered Bacon Pork Loin, this is one of our 1st. recipes, still one of my favorites. I enjoy looking at the old recipes and seeing our growth, 5 cameras later, a forest of lights, over a dozen grills and smokers and a 1000 published  recipes and videos. And 11 cookbooks. Thank you for your years of support. This week Patti picked up a nice…

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