Ribs Aggressive Cook

Ribs, Aggressive Cook, almost everybody loves Barbecued Ribs; trouble is that there is a lot of confusion for the “Backyard Grill Master”. What kind or cut to use, to sauce or not to sauce, to foil or not and how long to cook them. Falling off the bone or not… Good ribs really are easy to do and will make your friends think you are…

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Ribs N Beans

Ribs N Beans = BBQ heaven! Ken loves his ribs covered in Briggs True Bacon Bourbon BBQ sauce, but Patti wanted something different and Briggs True Texas Mustard Sauce filled the bill deliciously. We had our friend Harriett over to break the tie for which was best…she picked both. With the ribs we put on a batch of Kens Famous Baked Beans Redux taking a…

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Tailgating Babybacks

Tailgating Babybacks, with the weather getting nicer here it’s time to be thinking about doing some tailgating. We picked up some Babyback Ribs from Zaycon Fresh because we love their quality. Some very nice ribs and all the prep was done already. All we had to do was rub them down with our seasoning and put them on our Green Mountain Davy Crockett pellet grill…

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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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Coffee Infused Buckboard Bacon
Coffee Infused Buckboard Bacon

Coffee Infused Buckboard Bacon

  Coffee Infused Buckboard Bacon, our new love is makin’ bacon. There is something special about making your own bacon. It’s very easy to do and better than any store-bought bacon we’ve ever had. That said there is no such thing as “Bad” bacon, just some is better than others. It’s Bacon Candy… We cured it for 14 days, and then we did a 2…

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Scotch Eggs

  Scotch Eggs, A friend of ours showed us this little trick, and we have been working on it for three weeks now and made it into a work of art. These things are WONDERFUL; so far everyone who has tried one says “Oh My Gosh, these are great!!!” And being the Chef those words are music to my ears. We always sold out of…

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Homemade Jalapeno Cheese Bratwurst
Homemade Jalapeno Cheddar Bratwurst

Homemade Jalapeno Cheese Bratwurst

Homemade Jalapeno Cheese Bratwurst, my love of sausage making continues. I was surprised at how little heat there was in these brats, but they were jam packed with flavor! Sausage making is easier than you might think, keep in mind that man has been making some 3000 years before Christ. They had only stone tools then and today you can get a decent grinder/stuffer for…

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