Cranberry Pecan Bread Pudding

  Cranberry Pecan Bread Pudding, this is a perfect dessert for camping and tailgating for those of us with a major sweet tooth. This bread pudding features the tartness of cranberries and pecans plus a sweet, crunchy topping with a mellow brandy sauce with the smoky kiss of pecan. All made even better on our Green Mountain Davy Crockett Tailgater. Patti and I have set…

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Grilled Stuffed Peaches

  Grilled Stuffed Peaches, it’s that time of the year for big, beautiful peaches. 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 them when they come over again. This is…

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Pecan Scotch Pie

Pecan Scotch Pie was born because pecan pie is Ken’s favorite. We already have a wonderful recipe for pecan pie with chocolate, so we wanted something different. Patti had an ‘aha” moment and remembered we had butterscotch chips from a recipe we apparently forgot all about. This pie turned out crunchy and creamy with an extra whisper of pecan smoke because we used Mountain Maple pellets in a wedgie for that “Kiss of Smoke”.

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Grilled Banana Split

Grilled Banana Split, I was waiting to do something special for Patti tonight. Thinking chocolate is good, and ice cream, bananas with nuts and whipped cream was a symphony of a dessert. Boy did I rack up the points. The hot sweet banana topped with cold ice cream melting over it covered with chocolate, nuts whipped cream and picking up some of the smoke flavor…

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Cast Iron Blueberry Coffee Cake
Cast Iron Blueberry Coffee Cake

Cast Iron Blueberry Coffee Cake

  Cast Iron Blueberry Coffee Cake because it’s triple digits in the shade. But we still wanted a sweet treat after Church. Plus, big beautiful blueberries are at their peak. Using our Green Mountain Grill and a can of biscuits Patti had an “aha” moment. Patti and I have set one night a week just for us. It’s our date night. We usually put something…

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Grilled Chocolate Tamale Banana Split
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Grilled Chocolate Tamale Banana Split

Grilled Chocolate Tamale Banana Split! We ordered some tamales from Texas Lone Star Tamales last week, beef, pork and chocolate. Yes Chocolate!!! We have never even heard of such goodness. They are good just heated but, think of all the fun things you can do with them.  I made a Grilled Banana Split for Patti so I thought I would do one with a Chocolate…

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Peach Bread Pudding with Coffee Glaze

Peach Bread Pudding with Coffee Glaze, with all the delightfully spicy foods we are having for Memorial Day, Patti wanted a light and sweet dessert to finish off our dinner. We had some beautiful frozen peaches leftover from our last year’s bounty from the Murrieta Farmer’s Market to add a fresh sweetness. Patti poured on a glaze with coffee liqueur, but you can substitute coffee…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

  Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, not everything good comes off the grill!!! We were wanting something special for our Thanksgiving dessert and this is what we thought up. This simple no bake pie will satisfy your peanut butter and chocolate craving hugely! Peanut Butter and Chocolate and giving it more thought we came up with Peanut Butter and Chocolate. So, we decided we would run…

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Very Berry Cobbler

Very Berry Cobbler in a Lodge Dutch Oven Very Berry Cobbler. At the Murrieta Farmer’s Market we got a wonderful selection of fresh, juicy berries. Lots of organically grown eggs and veggies, but that’s for other recipes. Ken loves my raspberry cobbler, so for an extra treat we mixed raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. With a "Kiss of Smoke" using Mountain Maple pellets. Served with either…

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Chocolate Pecan Bacon Candy Video

https://youtu.be/GZcV-Q_kdJI Chocolate Pecan Bacon Candy Video Chocolate Pecan Bacon Candy! Like the other bacon candies we have done this stuff is CRAZY GOOD and will be ILLEGAL when the food police hear about it! Got the idea of adding pecans from talking with Bret at Earthwork’s Supply, (Bull Racks). This is a special treat. Bacon Candy is so simple to make: sweet and smoky. Just…

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Chocolate Bacon Caramel Cheesecake

 Chocolate Bacon Caramel Cheesecake Chocolate Bacon Caramel Cheesecake, those of you that know us know that we like bacon, a lot. We saw a picture of a Bacon Cheesecake last week and have thought of nothing else. They didn’t have a recipe so we worked out one that we liked. Or let me say that everyone loved. Our crash test dummies Jessie and Marcos were…

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Easy Berry Crisp for Two

Easy Berry Crisp for Two Summer is here with a vengeance and Patti's Easy Berry Crisp for Two is a refreshing treat. It’s been triple digit hot. So happy to have our Pacific Living Outdoor Oven to keep the heat out of the kitchen and still cook refreshing desserts like our fruit crisp. It’s quick and easily made with your favorite berries and just a…

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