Maple Bacon Glazed Pork Breakfast

Maple Bacon Glazed Pork Breakfast, one of the things I have always loved to do was create AWESOME and hearty camp meals that will be remembered for years. This is most definitely one of those. I have to laugh because thinking about camp meals I can remember eating a cold can of chili in pouring rain, and liking it… Pork sirloin are a camp favorite…

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Southwest Bacon Burgers

Southwest Bacon Burgers, we were craving burgers…really, really great burgers, we are working on a series of new burgers. So, of course, we had to use 1/3 lb. hamburger patties topped with Ken’s smoked mozzarella cheese and our famous bacon weave. Just for fun we topped them with onion rings. We made our own special sauce of Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce Apple Chipotle flavor…

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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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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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Sweet & Smoky Corned Beef

Sweet & Smoky Corned Beef, we’re invited to St. Patrick’s Day pot luck. Of course, when asked what we should bring our friends always utter those three little words “bring barbequed meat”. Patti wanted to try to just smoke the corned beef instead of grilling it, using different sorts of seasoning. It was lean, a little sweet, a little savory and a lot of delicious.…

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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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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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Firehouse Steaks

Firehouse Steaks for our “Date Night” dinner tonight. We gave the steaks a nice dusting of Pete’s Firehouse Rub. It’s a well rounded seasoning that we also like on ribs and chicken. Patti made a cold green bean salad to go with our steak fries and steaks. We added a little zip to the fries with some of Pete’s Firehouse rub, original. Patti and I…

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Smoked Sausage Stuffing

Smoked Sausage Stuffing Smoked Sausage Stuffing, it is recommended that you don’t stuff your turkey as Mom did when we were growing up. Because the stuffing does not get hot enough to kill any food-borne bacteria and slows down the cooking of the turkey. Plus, it’s harder to get out of the bird when you raid the refrigerator for leftovers. We did our stuffing in…

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Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze

Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze, Patti loves cooking with wine and sometimes she puts it in the food. Spatchcock Turkey with Champagne Cranberry Glaze for the holidays are hectic enough and this recipe keeps it special and easy. This is the first in a series of holiday recipes that Patti and I are calling “Count Down to the Holidays”…

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Butter Pecan Stuffed Texas Pork Chop

Butter Pecan Stuffed Texas Pork Chop Butter Pecan Stuffed Texas Pork Chop, Ken wanted a stuffed pork chop…a big one. So Patti bought one aka bone-in pork loin roast at almost 6 lbs. Now that’s a pork chop! Being this was a manly sized pork chop power tools were required. Ken used a drill to make a whole for Patti’s butter pecan stuffing. Then, a…

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Texas Sliders, Honey Bourbon Brisket

Texas Sliders, Honey Bourbon Brisket Texas Sliders, Honey Bourbon Brisket, with the Super Bowl coming up and folks gearing up for some Tailgating we wanted to come up with something to “Knock Your Socks Off”. Well, we did it. What do you think about a Honey Bourbon Brisket slider? Thought we would go big with a Texas Slider. It’s rich, meaty and off the hook…

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