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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Southwest Bacon Burgers

Southwest Bacon Burgers, we were craving burgers…really, really great burgers, we are working on a series of new burgers. So, of course, we had to use 1/3 lb. hamburger patties topped with Ken’s smoked mozzarella cheese and our famous bacon weave. Just for fun we topped them with onion rings. We made our own special sauce of Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce Apple Chipotle flavor…

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St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen

St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for game hens. They’re like a small chicken and everyone gets their own. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we made these gals with a glaze of Irish whiskey combined with the sweet taste of orange marmalade: St. Paddy’s Drunken Hens. Ken spatchcocked them and we served them with our…

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Chuck Wagon Beans

Chuck Wagon Beans, if you love beef & beans this is a good pot of beans. In the spirit of an old west “cookie” they are made with whatever you have on hand. We did these on the Louisiana Wood Pellet Grill with a smoke tube packed with Rancher’s Mesquite for that “Kiss of Smoke”. Off the hook!!! Patti and I have set one night…

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Reverse Seared Tri-Tip On Date Night

Reverse Seared Tri-Tip on Date Night.  Date night this week we wanted “Big Beef”. The market had some beautiful Tri-Tip roasts on sale. Enough said, Tri-Tip it is! We did a 2 hour reverse sear, in our Green Mountain Grill/Smoker with Pacific Gourmet BBQ Pellet Bourbon Blend. Off the hook!!! It was tender, juicy and packed with smoked big beef flavor. Patti added some twice…

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Smoked Turkey & Cheese Enchiladas

Smoked Turkey & Cheese Enchiladas Smoked Turkey & Cheese Enchiladas, in the last few days Ken smoked a turkey and smoked our favorite types of cheese. With the holidays coming we get asked for lots of recipes using leftovers. These were quick and easy to put together and can be put together the night before. Then, on to the grill for another “Kiss of Smoke".…

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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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Stuffed Italian Beef Braciole

Stuffed Italian Beef Braciole Our good friend Jason from Green Mountain Grills challenged up to make these Stuffed Italian Beef Braciole (Italian style beef rolls) on our grill. It’s usually made in a crock pot or skillet. The most amazing part, besides how great it tasted, was how easy it was to make. We went to see our butcher Juan Carlos, and he showed us…

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Apple Chipotle Glazed Ham

Apple Chipotle Glazed Ham  Apple Chipotle Glazed Ham, just three ingredients. But, oh what great ingredients! We cut an 11lb. Zaycon Fresh ham in half. Then we made a glaze with just apple jelly and Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce in Apple Chipotle providing all the seasoning we needed for a delicious main course. Patti and I have set one night a week just for…

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Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze

Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze, Patti loves cooking with wine and sometimes she puts it in the food. Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze for the holidays are hectic enough and this recipe keeps it special and easy. This is the first in a series of holiday recipes that Patti and I are calling “Count Down to the Holidays”…

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