Zesty Guacamole Redux

  Zesty Guacamole Redux, this is one of our 1st. recipes and 1 of my favorites bring back happy memories of years gone. Growing up in Fallbrook, California we had access to REAL avocados. My mother would make guacamole in a huge bowl and my dad would set up the waffle iron. Dad would heat up big flour tortillas in the waffle iron and sail…

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Little Smokies

Little Smokies, Ken and his daughter Katie introduced these to me when Ken & I were dating. Now we make little smokies every holiday, parties and tailgating... These are quick and simple, can be done on any grill, stove top or the crock pot. Make a great last minute treat that your guests will love and is very low cost to make… Little Smokies A…

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Smoked Sausage Stuffing

Smoked Sausage Stuffing Smoked Sausage Stuffing, it is recommended that you don’t stuff your turkey as Mom did when we were growing up. Because the stuffing does not get hot enough to kill any food-borne bacteria and slows down the cooking of the turkey. Plus, it’s harder to get out of the bird when you raid the refrigerator for leftovers. We did our stuffing in…

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Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback Potatoes Hasselback Potatoes, we love these sliced, baked potatoes with cheese and bacon. We bake the potatoes and cool them ahead of time so they’re easy to quickly prepare. These are fancy enough for special dinners and convenient enough to mostly prepare the night before. They’re a different and delicious version of a twice baked potato. You can use any flavor of cheese. This…

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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham Scalloped Potatoes and Ham, This is a great, homey, comfort food recipe. We love ham because there’s so many ways to use the leftovers…and there’s always leftovers. We’re having a potluck at our community center and this is sure to be a hit. It would also work great as an after Church brunch. You can add chopped spinach, broccoli or your…

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Krabby Poppers

Krabby Poppers Krabby Poppers, friends wanted a recipe for appetizers that were fancy and cheap, too. Everyone loves our different kinds of poppers. We’ve stuffed both sweet and jalapeno peppers with all kinds of fillings. Of course, they’re always wrapped with bacon. This time Patti stuffed pretty, sweet peppers with fake crab (aka Surimi, but you can use real crabmeat, too) mixed with sharp cheddar,…

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Dragon Eggs

Dragon Eggs Dragon Eggs, we dream of things to grill and smoke. I know it’s crazy, but it’s something I really enjoy and I am always trying to come up with new tasty treats. This is what I dreamed up the other night. Five or six ways of doing this and here is how I ended up. Dragon Eggs, a smoky egg covered with veins…

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Video Kens Famous Baked Beans Redux

https://youtu.be/BXh1Gb2K-Ao Kens Famous Baked Beans Redux Video Kens Famous Baked Beans Redux because we love taking a great recipe of ours and making it even better. Ken’s been working on this recipe for over thirty years and these are the best yet. The BIG difference is we are now 5 cameras better and thought we would also do a video. Our friends didn’t really care…

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Smoked Sausage Stuffed Portobello’s

Smoked Sausage Stuffed Portobello’s Patti came up with these little jewels. Toss these guys on the smoker and step back. They’re great snacks, sides or appetizers. I want a bucket of these . Great for Tailgaters too! To add a little bit to this I used some of Pacific Pellet Gourmet BBQ Pellet Texas Pecan adding a nice smoky Nutty flavor to our cook. Very…

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