Italian Monkey Bread

  Italian Monkey Bread, serious sports fan friends of ours are making pasta for the big game. They’re calling it the “Spaghetti Bowl”. Sorry I couldn’t get the sauce recipe; they say it’s a family secret. They wanted something different than plain old garlic bread and Patti came up with this. This is easy to fix a day ahead and super easy with ready made…

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Garlic Bombs Smoked Deviled Eggs

Garlic Bombs Smoked Deviled Eggs Garlic Bombs Smoked Deviled Eggs, we love deviled eggs; they make a great cold appetizer on a hot day. Instead of dumping the eggs in water and boiling, we took advantage of our Louisiana Grill/Smoker. Why not? Ken smoked some jumbo eggs with some of Lumberjacks new “Lumber Jill” Italian Blend garlic wood pellets adding a nice smoky garlic flavor…

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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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ABT’s & Rattlesnake Eggs Go Tailgating

  We enjoy Smoked Jalapeno Poppers aka ABT’s (Atomic Buffalo Turds) and Rattlesnake Eggs as they are referred to in the BBQ world. No rattlesnakes are harmed in this recipe. All your jalapeno pepper loving friends will love these. They are great for backyard BBQs and tailgating. We make them by the platter and never have any leftovers, no matter how many we make. We made…

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Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones
Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones

Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones

Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones because Ken loves bacon cheeseburgers and Patti wanted one of his awesome calzones. It was extra easy because we made some ingredients the night before and put it all together for our special date night. We tried these 2 different ways.  1 with a large oblong patty and then one with ground hamburger meat. Both seasoned the same way. We found the…

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Smoky Garlic Jalapeno Hot Sauce
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Smoky Garlic Jalapeno Hot Sauce

  Smoky Garlic Jalapeno Hot Sauce, I needed more Jalapeno Hot Sauce and Garlic Sauce this week. So, we loaded up our Bull Racks and put them on our gasser with a wedgie for a 2 ½ hours cold smoke. We loaded up our wedgie with Green Mountain’s Texas blend pellets for that “Kiss of Smoke”. This time I went with a “Garlic” Jalapeno Hot…

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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 think…

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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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Smoked Salsa Fresca
Smoked Salsa Fresca

Smoked Salsa Fresca

Smoked Salsa Fresca is sweet from the sweet peppers and Tomatillos with a hint of jalapeno. Plus, fresh tomatoes, sweet onion, smoked garlic and cilantro. I needed to cold smoke some pork chops and wanted to get the most out of my grill time. So, I loaded up my Bull Racks with pork chops, garlic for our “Smoked Garlic Sauce” and the goodies for a…

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Smoked Garlic Sauce
Smoked Garlic Sauce

Smoked Garlic Sauce

Smoked Garlic Sauce, a smoky garlic sauce that you can ad to anything you're cooking or use as a "Grilling Sauce". If you love garlic like we do you have to try this... Patti and I both love garlic (good thing) and our Smoked Garlic Sauce is pure garlic heaven! But, I have been thinking on how I can make our Garlic Lovers Grilling Sauce…

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