Grilling and Smoking Recipes

Santa Fe Salad With Cabbage and Jalapeño Ranch Dressing

Santa Fe Salad With Cabbage and Jalapeño Ranch Dressing

This Santa Fe Salad begins with tender juicy chicken breasts and fresh corn on the cob grilled over charcoal. The base of this salad is raw green cabbage diced like confetti, which gives this salad crunch like no other! The crunchy diced cabbage, smoky grilled […]

David’s Big Twin Double Cheeseburger

David’s Big Twin Double Cheeseburger

This is not just an ordinary double cheeseburger. This is David’s version of Hardee’s Big Twin Double Cheeseburger. The grilled double beef patties are smoke-kissed and smothered in creamy American cheese. Topped with a tangy sweet sauce with crisp crunchy lettuce, making for a glorious bombardment […]

Grilled Peaches With Cinnamon Ricotta Crème

Grilled Peaches With Cinnamon Ricotta Crème

Grilled Peaches With Cinnamon Ricotta Crème a deliciously healthy way to lighten up dessert and celebrate summer nights while watching fireflies light up the night.  The peaches are halved and lightly kissed by the flames of the grill. Then each grilled peach is topped with […]

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

Kabobs are the perfect summer food! These grilled teriyaki chicken kabobs reminded me that we do not make kabobs often enough. I mean really, let’s be honest here, food on a stick is like the best thing ever. Why? I don’t really know… Maybe it […]

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 […]