Rusty Double Burger

Our Rusty Double Burger is a great big mouthful of goodness. We made our Rusty Double Burger with double cheese covering 2 big juicy beef patties with all our favorite veggie condiments and then drizzled with our Rusty Mustard Carolina Style BBQ Sauce.  Crazy Good!!! This is an in your face burger or should I say it’s an “On Your Face” burger! Patti and I…

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Lamb Shanks

Lamb Shanks, I have to say that Patti out did herself with this one. All I did was put the things she gave on the grill. She seared the lamb in a cast iron Dutch oven and then made a sauce to cook them in. Followed with creamy blue cheese garlic mashed potatoes that was incredible. Topped off with Patti’s zesty bacon sausage stuffed mushrooms.…

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Potluck Smoked Ham Cheese Gratin

Potluck Smoked Ham & Cheese Gratin was an idea of Patti’s. A friend of hers wanted an Easter dish for lots of people coming for dinner after Church. And it had to be put together the day ahead, so they could just pop in their Green Mountain Grill in a snap. I used Ken’s famous smoked cheese for an extra layer of flavor with a “Kiss of Smoke”.

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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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St. Paddy’s Irish Nachos

St. Paddy’s Irish Nachos, we love nachos for appetizers, snacks and sometimes for dinner. Our friend Peggy Fairweather came up with the idea of combining nacho toppings over potatoes. She knows Ken is a meat & taters kind of guy. So, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day we made nachos with some of our Shredded Chuck Roast, French fries and a topping of food coloring…

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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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Southwestern Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Southwestern Stuffed Chicken Breasts or as Patti called it “Chicken Cordon Bleu with a Texas twang”. We get lots of requests for chicken breasts in various ways. This was 3 ingredients easy and just a little zippy with a “Kiss of Smoke”. Patti and I have set one night a week just for us. It’s our date night. We usually put something special on our…

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Hen Party Doins

Hen Party Doins was a great hen party for Patti and some special lady friends. Nothing beats a ladies’ night than having our own personal chef aka Ken. The hens loved the hens. Rock Cornish Game hens that is. Seasoned to perfection with Chef of the Future Orange Ginger Pepper Seasoning and coated with our Grandville’s Mild BBQ Jam. It’s called jam because it’s thick…

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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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Luau Pork Sliders Go Tailgating

Luau Pork Sliders Go Tailgating, delicious and extra easy with some ready made Asian slaw that Patti added some extra crushed pineapple. Sweet and crunchy salad next to tasty pork burgers were a definite win-win for tailgating with our GMG Davy Crockett! Easy with Raider Red ground pork and sourdough slider rolls. Folks ask how we come up with our recipe ideas, well this was…

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Simple Sirloin Roast

Simple Sirloin Roast has four simple ingredients and is simply delicious. We love the taste of slow smoked big beef! This sirloin roast was a big, solid piece of moist and tender beef with a “Kiss of Smoke”! Really simple to do, just season the meat and toss it into the smoker for 3 hours. We gave it a blended “Kiss of Smoke” by running…

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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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