Prairie Fire Redux

Prairie Fire Redux Prairie Fire Redux, I have worked on this recipe for over 30 years, (hard to believe that I’m that old) and have fine tuned it to a religious experience. These are great for tailgating and Super Bowl parties and just great eats. These are creamy, tender beans with a thick, rich smoked cheddar cheese sauce and a bit of zip to them.…

Continue Reading

Stuffed Italian Beef Braciole

Stuffed Italian Beef Braciole Our good friend Jason from Green Mountain Grills challenged up to make these Stuffed Italian Beef Braciole (Italian style beef rolls) on our grill. It’s usually made in a crock pot or skillet. The most amazing part, besides how great it tasted, was how easy it was to make. We went to see our butcher Juan Carlos, and he showed us…

Continue Reading

Extra Cheesy Mac & Cheese

Extra Cheesy Mac & Cheese Extra Cheesy Mac & Cheese, Ken loves mac & cheese as long as it’s extra cheesy. He calls it the ooey gooey factor. Plus, our cold smoked cheese makes it even better. Patti invited her lovely friend Harriett over for lunch to try this new recipe. To make it a little fun she made it with wagon wheel shaped pasta…

Continue Reading

Grilled Stuffed Peaches

Grilled Stuffed Peaches Grilled Stuffed Peaches, it’s that time of the year for big, beautiful peaches. Grilled Peaches are a simple dessert that folks just love. Every time Patti makes these for someone the first time she gets a less than an ENTHUSIASTIC RESPONSE. But in the end they always fuss over how good they were and always request them when they come over again.…

Continue Reading

Smoky Salisbury Steak

Smoky Salisbury Steak Smoky Salisbury Steak, Ken's idea of Comfort Food. Ken’s friend Ed was coming for dinner. He’s a real big guy with a real big appetite for hearty home style food. Patti was also thinking Salisbury steak with mashed potatoes.  The Salisbury steaks looked more like small meat loaves with gravy. Not a problem! They were delicious, very filling and seasoned just right…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Stuffed Burger Dogs

Stuffed Burger Dogs Stuffed Burger Dogs, it’s the time of year for burgers and hot dogs! Hence the burger dog, but no wieners were harmed in this recipe. Patti wrapped her Cattleman’s Grill Steakhouse seasoned hamburger around a 2oz. log of extra sharp cheddar cheese, rolled it into a hot dog shape and served it on hot dog buns with our favorite hot dog condiments…which…

Continue Reading

Bacon Wrapped Seafood Stuffed Shrimp

Bacon Wrapped Seafood Stuffed Shrimp Bacon Wrapped Seafood Stuffed Shrimp, Ken wanted shrimp for a Tailgating event. Patti wanted something extra special and Ken went crazy for these. They can be served as an appetizer or entrée and Ken had them as both, not bothering with any sides. Depending on your seafood preference you can mix or match your favorites. We used both lobster and…

Continue Reading

Smoked Orange Peel Chicken

Smoked Orange Peel Chicken Smoked Orange Peel Chicken, this moist, tender whole chicken was easy with only three ingredients and lots of flavor. Ken spatchcocked the chicken to grill it faster and Patti made a glaze better than our local Chinese restaurant. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Spatchcock chicken Spatchcock, otherwise known as “spattlecock” is poultry or game that has been prepared for roasting or…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Zippy Jalapeno Burgers

Zippy Jalapeno Burgers Ken loves big beefy burgers with a spicy bite. So, Patti came up with Zippy Jalapeno Burgers with a southwestern flair. It was easy with canned, pickled jalapeno slices and our Chef of the Future Southwestern seasoning. This was a ½ pound burger topped with pepper jack cheese, a bacon square and drizzled with Jalapeno Green Salsa. It was a “Big Burger”…

Continue Reading

Poblano Stuffed Chicken

Poblano Stuffed Chicken Poblano Stuffed Chicken, we love Mexican style food and anything covered with enchilada sauce and cheese, Poblano Stuffed Chicken. The only question is tangy green sauce or zippy red sauce. As just about everyone we always have boneless, skinless chicken breasts on hand when friends drop unexpectedly in for dinner. Patti bought a tub of jalapeno cream cheese and built this recipe…

Continue Reading
Close Menu