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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Potato Tart, Bacon Bacon Bacon

Potato Tart, Bacon Bacon Bacon, our thanks to Chef Michael Smith for this idea! It’s an awesome side dish, but would work well as a main dish. We used two whole pounds of fresh bacon combined with Ken’s smoked cheddar cheese, sliced potatoes, onions and garlic. We seasoned it to perfection with “Swimmin’ in Smoke Boo Yah Beef” and coarse grind black pepper. I think…

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Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs, A friend of ours showed us this little trick, and we have been working on it for three weeks now and made it into a work of art. These things are WONDERFUL; so far everyone who has tried one says “Oh My Gosh, these are great!!!” And being the Chef those words are music to my ears. We always sold out of these…

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Fire and Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks

  Fire and Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks. Tonight’s Date Night dinner is something my mother loved.  We grilled up some Fire & Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks, with a Fire & Ice dipping sauce, Wings o’ Fire with a good blue cheese dipping sauce and a batch of Teriyaki Shrimp Skewers. Fire and Ice Cajun Chicken Sticks, my mother loved to get the whole family together…

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Smoked Salsa Fresca
Smoked Salsa Fresca

Smoked Salsa Fresca

Smoked Salsa Fresca is sweet from the sweet peppers and Tomatillos with a hint of jalapeno. Plus, fresh tomatoes, sweet onion, smoked garlic and cilantro. I needed to cold smoke some pork chops and wanted to get the most out of my grill time. So, I loaded up my Bull Racks with pork chops, garlic for our “Smoked Garlic Sauce” and the goodies for a…

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Smoked Garlic Sauce
Smoked Garlic Sauce

Smoked Garlic Sauce

Smoked Garlic Sauce, a smoky garlic sauce that you can ad to anything you're cooking or use as a "Grilling Sauce". If you love garlic like we do you have to try this... Patti and I both love garlic (good thing) and our Smoked Garlic Sauce is pure garlic heaven! But, I have been thinking on how I can make our Garlic Lovers Grilling Sauce…

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Ham and Cheese Stuffed Brie

Ham and Cheese Stuffed Brie, we have friends and neighbors just drop by frequently…and they’re always hungry. Our pantry staples might be different than most folks because our friends know we won’t be serving peanut butter and crackers. We always stock various gourmet cheeses and meats. One of our favorites is wheels of brie. Today we stuffed our brie with Swiss cheese and Black Forest…

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Bacony Sauteed Cabbage

Bacony Sauteed Cabbage, Patti made this as a side for our corned beef, but Ken loves it with anything and he’s not a cabbage sort of guy. It helped a lot that Patti added bacon and Cindy Lou's Big Kahuna Seasoning. Cabbage was a great price and we knew it would be fresh and top quality because we got it from the Murrieta Farmer’s Market.…

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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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Valentine Breakfast Biscuit

Valentine Breakfast Biscuit, on Valentine’s Day I always try to do something special for Patti. This year I thought I would start with breakfast. I made this last week to try it out for our Valentine’s Day. It was a hit! So, I thought I would post it in case anyone else wanted to try it… Valentine Breakfast Biscuit A Date Night Recipe Prep Time:…

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