Video Pulled Pork Green Chili

https://youtu.be/vxzRE-uiORc Video Pulled Pork Green Chili Pulled Pork Green Chili was Ken’s brainchild. He loves pulled pork and green chili. We had plenty of one and none of the other. We had some of his smoked pulled pork in the freezer, plus his smoked jalapeno sauce and lots of other goodies blended into an awesome Smoky Green Chili. We smoked our peppers and onions on…

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Mom’s Texas Red Chili Video

https://youtu.be/26EGY_X0K1A Mom’s Texas Red Chili Video Ken’s Mom loved chili and being this beautiful and awesome lady was from Texas, this was her recipe. It had just the right amount of spicy zing for Ken with lots and lots of meat. Over the years Ken has zinged it up a bit. Patti, as usual, needed to add a bit of sour cream to hers. After…

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Buffalo Dump Chili Video

https://youtu.be/gaGrpzsMTcs Buffalo Dump Chili Video Buffalo Dump Chili because we’ve been in the mood for great Chili. So, I thought I would make a dump chili using buffalo chunks that we slow smoked in Mesquite. This would be an awesome camping or tailgating recipe, too. I have been making chili for 35 years now with little or no measuring so guess you could call it…

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Dump Chili Video

https://youtu.be/MG3upmyGFX0 Dump Chili We love chili and have been making it from scratch for over 40 years. Over the years I have picked up many books in my research on the history from the very beginning. The oldest known chili recipe in print dates back to 1700 and it belonged to a Spanish priest. That said I wanted a good smoky chili to warm us…

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Cheesy Chili Brats and Tots

Cheesy Chili Brats and Tots Friends of ours are having a birthday party for their little boy and wanted something yummy, but inexpensive. So, Patti came up with Cheesy Chili Brats and Tots because we know he can happily live on hot dogs. So we combined summer sausage links with potato nuggets, canned chili and cheese. You can also use brats, hot links or your…

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Slow Smoked Carnitas

Slow Smoked Carnitas We love anything you can wrap in a tortilla and when Juan Carlos showed us some awesome pork for .99 a pound. A dream is born… Slow Smoked Carnitas with a citrus kiss. We bought 20 pounds of Juan’s pork and used about 5 in our Slow Smoked Carnitas that we smoked for about 5 hours. It was all I could do…

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Green with Envy Chili Verde

Green with Envy Chili Verde Ken has been a chili cooking expert for well over thirty years! We usually make it red and hot. But, we were craving a green chili with the heat of Serrano, red pepper flakes and jalapeno peppers and the tangy goodness of lots of tomatillos. Of course, we added plenty of fresh garlic. Pork sirloin made the meat especially “melt…

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Easy Smoky Chili & Corn Bread

Easy Smoky Chili & Corn Bread With the cooler weather here we’ve wanted to do a good pot of thick and hearty chili. I saw Brad Woods recipe for his and it got me to thinking tonight’s the night. I normally do chili from scratch, even grinding my own chili peppers. But, this sounded simple and good using canned beans and tomatoes for my base.…

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Chili Brats Casserole

Chili Brats Casserole We wanted something hearty, quick and easy, plus nice and spicy for a chilly evening. It was a really busy day and we were having friends with kids on the way. Using our Pacific Living Outdoor Oven we can keep it warm until we’re all ready to eat because it keeps and holds the temperature so well. Everyone loved the crunchy tortilla…

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Patti’s Firecracker Chili

Patti’s Firecracker Chili We had 3lbs. of stew beef and a few ideas. Stew, for instance, but that included veggies Ken doesn’t like. I suggested chili and was scoffed at because Ken is the chili master…a well deserved title. But, today I actually impressed him with my first from scratch chili. Woo Hoo! Lots of smoky heat and tender meat. Excellent. Patti and I have…

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Chili Jalapeno Burger

  Chili Jalapeno Burger Ken loves a good chili burger. The only thing I don’t like about them is “To eat one, you ware one”. They are all over the place, which is part of their charm. Well, at home I don’t care about that. So we grilled up some nice burgers and loaded them up with lots of cheddar cheese, chili and jalapenos. For…

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Chili Corn Pudding

Chili Corn Pudding Patti and I have set one night a week just for us. It’s our date night. We usually put something special on the grill but sometimes we cook inside. We always eat outside on our covered patio where it is very comfortable with a rainforest theme.  Wood burning stove, little lights, candles, lanterns and surround sound. We enjoy a little wine, or…

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