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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3 Ingredient Smoked Ham

3 Ingredient Smoked Ham 3 Ingredient Smoked Ham, we've had requests for an extra easy ham dinner. So, we made a ham with just three ingredients including the ham! It was extra simple and extra delicious. The sweet comes from brown sugar. The spicy comes from the mustard. Ken prefers the horseradish or jalapeno mustard, Patti likes the spicy brown or Dijon. Patti and I…

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Slow Smoked Carnitas

Slow Smoked Carnitas Slow Smoked Carnitas, we love a good Carnitas and all the different ways to enjoy it. I think this is the best Carnitas I have ever enjoyed much less made. The meat was so tender, lightly covered with a savory sauce, lightly kissed with a fruit wood smoke. Over the top!! One of the nice things about getting old is that you…

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Scotch Eggs

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…

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Orange Ginger Pork

Orange Ginger Pork Orange Ginger Pork may just put an end to Ken’s favorite take-out. We marinated the pork overnight in an orange ginger marinade, and then Patti made a sweet and zippy sauce as a glaze. Grilled to perfection on our Sawtooth Pellet Grill and served over white rice. This is a very easy recipe, your friends will love it… Patti and I have…

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Scotch Eggs Texas Style

Scotch Eggs Texas Style Scotch Eggs Texas Style, our friend Jason came for lunch and to delive Scotch Eggs Texas Style Recipe Type: Appetizer Cuisine: American Author: Chef Ken Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 55 mins Total time: 1 hour 10 mins Scotch Eggs Texas Style, our friend Jason came for lunch and to deliver our new Green Mountain Jim Bowie Grill/Smoker so we…

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Armadillo Eggs

Armadillo Eggs Armadillo Eggs “Wake Up your Taste Buds” with a stuffed jalapeno, wrapped in a ¼ pound of spicy sausage. Not for the faint of heart, but just a little Zippy! These are great for Superbowl parties Tailgating and camping. Look at these, this is our take on Armadillo Eggs. We got the idea from Smokey Dee Robinson. Patti and I made some changes.…

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Orange Peel Glaze

Orange Peel Glaze Orange Peel Glaze, we’ve already started thinking about holiday recipes and glazes. This simple glaze takes only minutes to make and is just magical. It's easy with only three ingredients and lots of flavor. This will go very well with chicken, duck, turkey, ham, pork loin or chops and ribs. Prep Time: 5 minutes. Glaze 1 24oz. jar orange marmalade, (Patti buys…

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Pork Loin with Bacon Gravy

Pork Loin with Bacon Gravy We found a neat old piece of cast iron last week at a yard sale. Now it’s Ken’s newest favorite cast iron roaster. So Patti got me a whole pork loin that I cut down to fit and tossed in some red potato halves for our side. Then she made me some bacon gravy to top it off… With the…

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Slow Smoked Carnitas

Slow Smoked Carnitas We love anything you can wrap in a tortilla and when Juan Carlos showed us some awesome pork for .99 a pound. A dream is born… Slow Smoked Carnitas with a citrus kiss. We bought 20 pounds of Juan’s pork and used about 5 in our Slow Smoked Carnitas that we smoked for about 5 hours. It was all I could do…

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Green with Envy Chili Verde

Green with Envy Chili Verde Ken has been a chili cooking expert for well over thirty years! We usually make it red and hot. But, we were craving a green chili with the heat of Serrano, red pepper flakes and jalapeno peppers and the tangy goodness of lots of tomatillos. Of course, we added plenty of fresh garlic. Pork sirloin made the meat especially “melt…

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Twisted Piggy Burnt Ends

Twisted Piggy Burnt Ends Last week I was talking with Jim Olson, one of my Facebook friends, about our “Poor Man’s Burnt Ends”. He said that he has used pork strips as another cheap alternative to brisket. Well, that got me to thinking and we all know that is a painful process to say the least. So, thinking on it for a few days I…

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