Hasselback Potatoes

  Hasselback Potatoes, we love these sliced, baked potatoes with cheese and bacon. We bake the potatoes and cool them ahead of time so they’re easy to quickly prepare. These are fancy enough for special dinners and convenient enough to mostly prepare the night before. They’re a different and delicious version of a twice baked potato. You can use any flavor of cheese. This time…

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White Trash Potatoes
White Trash Potatoes

White Trash Potatoes

  White Trash Potatoes was a recipe Patti’s dear friend Mickey Rose brought to our Women’s Ministry dinner. We changed a few of the ingredients for a potluck we were going to and gave it a “Kiss of Smoke” with a wedgie. This recipe works great if you want to double it or put it together the night before. We also plan to take it…

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Smoked Pork Sirloin in Mushroom Sauce
Smoked Pork Sirloin in Mushroom Sauce

Smoked Pork Sirloin in Mushroom Sauce

  Smoked Pork Sirloin in Mushroom Sauce proves that your Davy Crockett Tailgater can do so much more than hamburgers and hot dogs. Spring is on the way and we are wanting to do more camping and tailgating cooks. This is an easy one pot entrée that’s a little fancy and a lot of delicious with an Awesome “Kiss of Smoke”. This was beyond good!…

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Bacon Ring Burger

WOW!!! Our Bacon Ring Burger made it into Green Mountains Grills CookBook !!! Bacon Ring Burger, we saw the Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings on Facebook and had to have a closer look. The original recipe was by John Thomas of Grilling 24x7, http://www.grilling24x7.com/oring.shtml. My first thought was “What a great burger topper”! So, here is our take on these and a great burger. You’ll see…

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Chuckwagon Baked Beans
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Chuckwagon Baked Beans

  Chuckwagon Baked Beans with 3 different beans. We love “Ken’s Famous Baked Beans” (Ours). I have been working on this recipe for over thirty years and they are the best. But our Chuckwagon Baked Beans rattle the wagon! They are good both hot or cold! I saw where someone made a 3 bean baked beans using butter beans, great northern beans and  pork ‘n…

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Potato Tart, Bacon Bacon Bacon

  Potato Tart, Bacon Bacon Bacon, our thanks to Chef Michael Smith for this idea! It’s an awesome side dish, but would work well as a main dish. We used two whole pounds of fresh bacon combined with Ken’s smoked cheddar cheese, sliced potatoes, onions and garlic. We seasoned it to perfection with “Swimmin’ in Smoke Boo Yah Beef” and coarse grind black pepper. I…

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Firehouse Stuffed Meatloaf

  Firehouse Stuffed Meatloaf, Winter weather, even in California, begs for meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Our friend Pete makes award winning sauces and rubs. One taste and you’ll know why. We also really like that salt is never the first ingredient. Of course, if you’re making this recipe for your local firehouse you might want to triple the recipe. Patti and I have set one…

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Bacon Cheese Garlic Bread

  Bacon Cheese Garlic Bread, We were invited to a potluck. We offered to bring garlic bread. We thought we would test a new recipe we were working on. “Bacon Cheese Garlic Bread”, oh yeah we rocked this. This was quick, easy and ooey gooey great. Jam packed with crumbled bacon, two kinds of cheese and buttery garlic… There were no leftovers, darn. The fun…

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Slow Smoked Carnitas

  Slow Smoked Carnitas, we love a good Carnitas and all the different ways to enjoy it. I think this is the best Carnitas I have ever enjoyed much less made. The meat was so tender, lightly covered with a savory sauce, lightly kissed with a fruit wood smoke. Over the top!! One of the nice things about getting old is that you can’t remember…

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