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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Buffalo Dump Chili

Buffalo Dump Chili Buffalo Dump Chili because we’ve been in the mood for great Chili. So, I thought I would make a dump chili using buffalo chunks that we slow smoked in Mesquite. This would be an awesome camping or tailgating recipe, too. I have been making chili for 35 years now with little or no measuring so guess you could call it a dump…

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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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Texas Sliders, Honey Bourbon Brisket

Texas Sliders, Honey Bourbon Brisket Texas Sliders, Honey Bourbon Brisket, with the Super Bowl coming up and folks gearing up for some Tailgating we wanted to come up with something to “Knock Your Socks Off”. Well, we did it. What do you think about a Honey Bourbon Brisket slider? Thought we would go big with a Texas Slider. It’s rich, meaty and off the hook…

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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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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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Grilled Stuffed Peaches

Grilled Stuffed Peaches Grilled Stuffed Peaches, it’s that time of the year for big, beautiful peaches. Grilled Peaches are a simple dessert that folks just love. Every time Patti makes these for someone the first time she gets a less than an ENTHUSIASTIC RESPONSE. But in the end they always fuss over how good they were and always request them when they come over again.…

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Burnt Ends and Tips

Burnt Ends and Tips Burnt Ends and Tips, our Burnt Ends were “Off The Hook” I nailed it! The burnt ends were like meat candy. You would think about running away from home just for a little more! I’m thinking we will be doing a lot more of these now, oh my so good! Patti and I have set one night a week just for…

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Caveman Beef Ribs

Caveman Beef Ribs Caveman Beef Ribs, good, meaty beef ribs are almost impossible to find. For years all I have ever seen are racks of bone with most of the meat trimmed away. We were out looking for beef short ribs and Juan Carlos the meat manager at the El Toro market showed us these. He cuts his riblets from this big slab of beef…

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Smoked Jalapeño Hot Sauce

Smoked Jalapeño Hot Sauce Smoked Jalapeño Hot Sauce, I love a good Jalapeño Hot Sauce and have been thinking of how I can take it a step farther than store bought sauce. Being a child of the 60’s I’ll smoke anything. So, the next thing you know I’m smoking jalapenos, garlic and onions to make my sauce. We used the Bull Rack System on our…

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