Chile Relleno Fatty

  Chile Relleno Fatty, Ken couldn’t wait to try our Raider Red Jalapeno Bacon. Anything that involves bacon and jalapenos is just right for him. This was fun and easy, too. We had some Raider Red pork sausage and our smoked cheese; Chile rellenos from the deli, Candied Jalapenos then seasoned it all with Briggs True Chili Mix seasoning then rolled it all up into…

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Cranberry Mustard Glazed Ham

  Cranberry Mustard Glazed Ham. We love cooking special dishes for the Christmas holiday. A time of sharing our many blessings with family and friends. We put together some great Holiday recipes with a "Kiss of Smoke" that are as easy as they are delicious. 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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Cranberry Stuffed Pork Chops
Cranberry Stuffed Pork Chops

Cranberry Stuffed Pork Chops

Cranberry Stuffed Pork Chops are a holiday favorite at our house. Double thick bone in pork chops with an easy to make stuffing. We cut a pocket in the chops and stuff them with store bought stuffing cubes that Patti adds dried cranberries and Chef of the future Honey Garlic Bourbon seasoning. Done with a “Kiss of Smoke”. A great Christmas dinner will be had…

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Kickin Cajun Brats
Kickin Cajun Brats

Kickin Cajun Brats

Kickin Cajun Brats, I enjoy making sausages and playing with all the flavor profiles that match your taste. I am working on a “Zippy” brat that I will keep on hand just for snacks. This is a good one, but I want a little more heat. At this point Patti won’t even taste these so, I guess that just leaves more for me and Rat……

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Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin
Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin

Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin

  Bacon Wrapped Apple Pork Loin slow smoked for 4 hours, succulent and delicious. Thanks to Raider Red Meats for the best in boneless pork loin. We stuffed it with apple pie filling and wrapped it in a bacon weave and seasoned it to perfection with Butcher BBQ Honey Rub. With just a few ingredients we created a meal guests will love.  Patti and I…

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Chocolate Pecan Bacon Candy

  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 melts in your mouth. Patti…

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Tropical Ginger Ham
Tropical Ginger Ham

Tropical Ginger Ham

Tropical Ginger Ham was as close as we’ll get to a tropical getaway for Christmas. The weather outside might be frightful, but the ginger twist to our ham is so delightful. And a “Kiss of Fruitwood Smoke”. This recipe can easily be done in the oven or any grill/smoker where you can control the heat! We’re looking forward to playing with our food with leftovers.…

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Tenderloin Burger Alabama Style
Tenderloin Burger Alabama Style

Tenderloin Burger Alabama Style

Our Tenderloin Burger Alabama Style is an adventure in Hamburger Heaven! Tender and juicy served with our Alabama sauce then topped with a pile of Cole slaw. I don’t have any idea why they call this a “Tenderloin” burger because it is a slice of “Pork Butt” about an inch thick, tenderized, battered and grilled. We did these on our Green Mountain Grill using a…

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Video Dr. Pepper Ribs
Dr. Pepper Ribs

Video Dr. Pepper Ribs

https://youtu.be/k6z-Fv4a21I Video Dr. Pepper Ribs, amazing ribs in just 3 ½ hours. We have been wanting to do some ribs and My Baked beans. So, we thought we would do some for date night! The ribs had just a “Kiss” of Dr. Pepper, tender and almost falling off the bones. My beans as always were great! I love these beans and have been doing these…

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Dr. Pepper Ribs
Dr. Pepper Ribs

Dr. Pepper Ribs

Dr. Pepper Ribs, amazing ribs in just 3 ½ hours. We have been wanting to do some ribs and My Baked beans. So, we thought we would do some for date night! The ribs had just a “Kiss” of Dr. Pepper, tender and almost falling off the bones. My beans as always were great! I love these beans and have been doing these for over…

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3 Ingredient Smoked Ham

3 Ingredient Smoked Ham 3 Ingredient Smoked Ham, we've had requests for an extra easy ham dinner. So, we made a ham with just three ingredients including the ham! It was extra simple and extra delicious. The sweet comes from brown sugar. The spicy comes from the mustard. Ken prefers the horseradish or jalapeno mustard, Patti likes the spicy brown or Dijon. Patti and I…

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Mild Southwestern Brats
Smoked Collagen Casing

Mild Southwestern Brats

Mild Southwestern Brats! This week we thought we would take a trip into the southwest with a mild Southwestern flavor using Chef of the Future’s Southwestern Rub and Seasoning. I am working on a brat that I can make my house brat. Meaning there is always some in the fridge for snacks and sandwiches. So, we did this one using both natural casing and collagen…

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