Rusty Meatballs

  Rusty Meatballs are a great Tailgating recipe that can be eaten out of hand or as meatball subs. They can do double duty as appetizers and are always a hit. We took our Chipotle Bacon Bombs and generously brushed them with our Rusty Mustard Carolina Style BBQ Sauce and voila Rusty Meatballs were born. Too easy and with just three ingredients, make a lot…

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Cold Smoked BBQ Pork Chops
Cold Smoked BBQ Pork Chops

Cold Smoked BBQ Pork Chops

  Cold Smoked BBQ Pork Chops on your Gasser. Cold smoked pork chops are a real treat and even better when grilled with a good BBQ sauce. Today we are going to show just how easy they are to smoke on your gas grill with a Wedgie (Our Store) loaded with apple pellets for that sweet “Kiss of Smoke”. Patti and I have set one…

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Honey Mustard Country Ribs
Honey Mustard Country Ribs

Honey Mustard Country Ribs

  Honey Mustard Country Ribs, sometimes when you do a recipe everything comes together just right. It’s better than just good! This is one of those recipes. Our Honey Mustard Country Ribs is one of those times. They were tender, juicy and full of flavor because we used our Date Night Doins seasonings and honey mixed with Briggs True Mustard Sauce. A Flavor EXPLOSION in…

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Buckboard Bacon
Buckboard Bacon

Buckboard Bacon

  Buckboard Bacon, our new love is makin’ 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. A beautiful, buckboard bacon is made from pork butt. There is something special about making your own bacon. It’s Bacon Candy that your friends will love…

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Country Ribs

Country Ribs, Juan Carlos our butcher at El Toro market is always showing us something special at a great price. Knowing we were coming in he had cut these for us to look at. We did a bit more than that, we got 9 pounds of them and did half of them tonight with Briggs True Bacon Bourbon. We grilled them to perfection on our…

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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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Simple Pulled Pork

  Simple Pulled Pork with just 3 ingredients, pork butt, Butcher BBQ oil and our “Date Night Butt Rub”. Patti and I love pulled pork, we use it for all sorts of things besides “Pulled Pork Sandwiches”, think about pizza, burritos, enchiladas, tacos, chili, omelets or biscuits and gravy for example. We get lots of “How To” questions on how to make pulled pork. I…

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Smothered Smoked Pork Chops

  Smothered Smoked Pork Chops had layers and layers of flavors. Patti wanted to show how easy it is to make smothered pork chops on our grill. Ken had one of his awesome “aha” moments and suggested cold smoking the chops first. Patti then seared them on both sides and made a gravy that also added to extra deliciousness to the rice we served with…

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Carnitas Margarita Style

Carnitas Margarita Style was better than GOOD it was a fiesta for the senses! Carnitas Margarita Style with a “Kiss of Smoke" on our Green Mountain Grill smelled wonderful throughout the neighborhood. This was a big Dutch oven recipe and we had more than a few dinners this week. We served them as soft tacos and over rice, plus sharing with neighbors. A splash (or…

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Spicy Rotisserie Pork Loin

Spicy Rotisserie Pork Loin, we love pork loins, always tender and juicy. Tonight, we wanted to kick things up a bit with Cindy Lou’s Black Label Dry Rub and Grandville’s Spicy BBQ Jam. We did an hour and 20 minutes on the Rotisserie with a “Kiss of Smoke” using our Wedgie loaded with hickory pellets. This was a “Test” cook for some friends that are…

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Valentine Breakfast Biscuit

Valentine Breakfast Biscuit, on Valentine’s Day I always try to do something special for Patti. This year I thought I would start with breakfast. I made this last week to try it out for our Valentine’s Day. It was a hit! So, I thought I would post it in case anyone else wanted to try it… Valentine Breakfast Biscuit A Date Night Recipe Prep Time:…

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