Buffalo Style Meatballs

Buffalo Style Meatballs We were invited to a neighbor’s potluck and asked to bring an appetizer. Ken wanted to bring little meatballs “Buffalo style”. Using our favorite ground beef aka Zaycon Fresh, which is so very lean, our meatballs didn’t shrink the way ordinary fattier ground beef does. So, instead of golf ball size we had more like tennis ball size. Ken seasoned them with…

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Patti’s Philly Cheese Steak

Patti’s Philly Cheese Steak Patti’s Philly Cheese Steak, Patti knows something about Philly cheese steaks, she was born and raised in Philly and something was missing from her sandwich: much meat. We fixed that with a big sirloin stuffed with smoked cheese and covered with grilled onions. No American cheese here because we stuffed it with smoked Gouda. Now, this was a cheese steak seasoned…

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Southwestern Beer Can Burgers

Southwestern Beer Can Burgers Southwestern Beer Can Burgers, we have been seeing folks post their beer can burgers for the last few weeks, all of them looking good. We wanted to take it to the next level by adding a “Southwestern” twist to it. We started with the very best ground beef: Zaycon Fresh ground sirloin and blending that with some beef chorizo for 1…

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BBQ Pork Loin Chops

BBQ Pork Loin Chops Tonight we want to do some BBQ Pork Loin Chops on the Akorn Kamado. The chops were very tender and just made for an easy and simple date night dinner. I dusted the chops with Big Dick’s “Big Kahuna” rub and sauced them up the last 5 minutes of our cook. Patti and I have set one night a week just…

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Pork Tenderloin Stuffed Portabellas

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed Portabellas Pork Tenderloin Stuffed Portabellas, the pork tenderloin is one of our favorite cuts, tender and juicy. One of the only things that can make them better is having them wrapped in bacon. To our delight that’s just how they come from Zaycon Fresh. Each tenderloin is 5 ½ ozs. making for consistent cooking times. So, it’s easy to cook them to…

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Leg of Lamb on the Kamado

Leg of Lamb on the Kamado Leg of lamb is something most folks have on special occasions. For us date night is a special occasion once a week. Plus, we just love lamb! Our butcher has them is assorted sizes and we picked one just right for us. Grilled on our Char-Griller Akorn Kamado and seasoned with Big Dick’s Big Kahuna Seasoning it was most…

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P B & J Burger

P B & J Burger P.B. & J. Burger… Think about a thick, juicy burger with a square of bacon, smothered with a peanut jalapeno sauce, then topped with cheese. Oh dang, those are some very nice thoughts we’ve been having all day. We love our Char-Griller’d burgers here and are always trying new flavor combinations. The one folks complain about the most until they…

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NUTAPENOS

NUTAPENOS NUTAPENOS A game day Must!!! Patti’s best girlfriend, Peggy just loves our different stuffed jalapenos, especially our “rattlesnake eggs” and "armadillo eggs”. Over lunch last week she suggested, knowing how much Ken loves peanut butter, to just stuff some in a jalapeno. So, Nutapenos were born and it’s easier to say than peanut butter poppers. Wrapped with Zaycon Fresh bacon they made a fun and…

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NUTAPENOS The Video Recipe

https://youtu.be/Gj6zU1zuSVM NUTAPENOS Recipe Video NUTAPENOS A game day Must!!! Patti’s best girlfriend, Peggy just loves our different stuffed jalapenos, especially our “rattlesnake eggs” and “armadillo eggs”. Over lunch last week she suggested, knowing how much Ken loves peanut butter, to just stuff some in a jalapeno. So, Nutapenos were born and it’s easier to say than peanut butter poppers. Wrapped with Zaycon Fresh bacon they…

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London Broil w Jack Daniel’s Bourbon Sauce Video

https://youtu.be/g_gjEfzOm0g London Broil with a Homemade Jack Daniel’s Bourbon Sauce Video We were in the mood for a hearty beef dinner for date night. Our favorite butcher, Jim, cut us a 2” London broil. A perfect cut for our Char-Griller Akorn Kamado. Patti wanted to make a homemade barbeque sauce as a perfect complement, so she grabbed Jack! He helped her make a hearty and…

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Spatchcock Chicken

Spatchcock Chicken We love grilled chicken; thinking a Spatchcock Chicken would be good, easy and flavorful tonight. It was simple enough for a weeknight dinner and pretty enough for company. Spatchcock Chicken is simple and easy to do on the Char-Griller Akorn Kamado Grill. As an added treat we used Chef of the Future Floribbean Rub and Seasoning with some of Lumberjack’s new “Paris-Bordeaux Rosemary”…

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Southwestern Beer Can Burgers Video

https://youtu.be/yxUBYpAaLsU We have been seeing folks post their beer can burgers for the last few weeks, all of them looking good. We wanted to take it to the next level by adding a “Southwestern” twist to it. We started with the very best ground beef: Zaycon Fresh ground sirloin and blending that with some beef chorizo for 1 pound burgers with a nice blend of…

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