Grilling and Smoking Recipes

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Lollipops

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Lollipops

David and I made these bacon wrapped BBQ chicken lollipops last weekend and I’m here to tell you, they are fittin’! So, what exactly is a chicken lollipop you ask? The chicken lollipop is a clever name for a “frenched” chicken leg. “Frenched” is a […]

Brined Applewood Smoked Chicken Wings {Naked Wings!

Brined Applewood Smoked Chicken Wings {Naked Wings!

One wingy dingy… Two wingy dingy… A gracious hello! Oh, never mind me, I’m just sitting here counting my applewood smoked chicken wing bones in my best impersonation of Ernestine The Telephone Operator. This character was played by the funny as hell, Lily Tomlin on […]

Bacon Wrapped Hickory-Smoked Pork Loin

Bacon Wrapped Hickory-Smoked Pork Loin

Ok, Y’all, of those of you who know me by now, I ain’t gonna lie to you. So you can believe me when I say this bacon wrapped hickory-smoked pork loin may be the best slice of pork I have ever put into my mouth! […]

Smoked Beef Brisket Enchiladas

Smoked Beef Brisket Enchiladas

As David likes to say, these smoked beef brisket enchiladas are: “slap your grandmama good!” – no, not really, but they are pretty damn good. Cooking a whole beef brisket for just two people results in a lot of leftover brisket. So, each time we […]

How To Make Smoked Pastrami {A Step-By-Step Tutorial

How To Make Smoked Pastrami {A Step-By-Step Tutorial

CALLING ALL SMOKED PASTRAMI FANS: It’s time to smoke your own deli meat!! The long days of summer have come to an end, and we can’t think of a better way for you to spend a beautiful fall day than tending a smoker to make […]

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Dove Poppers

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Dove Poppers

Dove hunting is in full swing, so we thought we would share a recipe we made recently for bacon wrapped dove poppers. It’s not like you can run to the store and buy doves to prepare, so this blog post is a wild game post […]

Grilled Spatchcocked Chicken Under Bricks

Grilled Spatchcocked Chicken Under Bricks

Juicy meat, crispy skin, even cooking and awesome flavor are just a few of the ways that describe grilled spatchcocked chicken. What the hell spatchcocked chicken you ask? The term “spatchcock” is a 17th century Italian-influenced term which in short says “dispatch the cock”, meaning […]

How to Smoke Chipotle Peppers {A Step-By-Step Guide

How to Smoke Chipotle Peppers {A Step-By-Step Guide

I have a slight obsession with chipotle peppers. I love them for their distinctive smoky flavor and their peppery heat which can be mild to spicy depending on how they are used. Chipotle peppers are commonly used in Mexican dishes, but the chipotle flavor has […]