Tag Archives: BBQ

BBQ Brisket and Provolone Nachos

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Anytime I use my smoker, I load it up with meat. Inevitably, there are always leftovers. Some I package up and throw in the freezer, while others we eat throughout the week. I had some brisket in the fridge from my last smoking session (for the Super Bowl), and decided to make some nachos with it. Nachos are always a massive …

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Mesquite Smoked Beef Brisket

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With the Super Bowl in Houston this year, I figured that it would be best to show off some classic Texas food. A smoked beef brisket is an important part of Texas BBQ and is every bite is an experience you will remember. Of all the meats that I smoke, brisket is up at the top.  It is tender, juicy, …

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Cheesy Caramelized Onion and Portobello Mushroom Smoked Fatty

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One of my favourite things to smoke is a fatty. Essentially, a fatty is some ground beef or other meat shaped into a log or meatloaf and then smoked. It is common to stuff the meat with cheese, sautéed veggies, other meat (like ham, pepperoni, etc.). The possibilities are endless and I have made many different kinds in the past. …

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Grilled Chicken Eggplant and Zucchini on a Bun

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With grilling season in full force, I look for anything that I can grill. While meat is most common, I do really enjoy grilling vegetables. Zucchini, eggplant and peppers are ideal vegetables to be grilled, and they are excellent tossed into pasta salad with feta cheese, as toppings for a pizza or eaten just on their own. One other option …

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Smoked Bacon Wrapped Chicken Drumsticks

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While I use my smoker throughout the winter, I just love it when the warm weather comes and the snow melts. Once spring arrives, I get my smokers going all the time. There are many different meats and other things that I like to smoke, from ribs, to fish, chicken and so much more. Some recipes require a bunch of …

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Grilled Ham and Pineapple Tropical Skewers

Grilled Ham and Pineapple Tropical Skewers

  Oh the grill! There is not much that excites me more in the cooking realm, than firing up the BBQ. Sometimes I know exactly what I am going to grill, while other times I have no set plan. There are days when I stroll through the grocery store to see what inspires me. I suppose that is like an …

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I Co-authored a Cookbook for Bradley Smoker!

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I am excited to announce that a cookbook that I co-authored has been released and is available for purchase! I love to smoke food and developing recipes for Bradley Smoker to use in their cookbook was a lot of fun and it tasted great! There are five different authors that each developed a number of recipes to be included in …

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iDevices Kitchen Thermometer Product Review

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I love gadgets and foodie gadgets are the best kind! A while back I received an iGrill digital thermometer. It is a great little thermometer from iDevices, and I use it regularly to monitor my smokes. Recently, I was sent another digital thermometer by iDevices. This one is called the Kitchen Thermometer. It is more advanced, sporting a few more features, one …

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BBQ Venison Shanks

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It is hard to believe that it is already Thursday! This has been a great week and I am thoroughly impressed with the recipes that my fellow competitors are sharing. There is more than one that I plan to make. So far this week, I have revealed these recipes. Day 1 – Grilled Sicilian Swordfish with Smoker Box. Day 2 – Shrimp …

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Shrimp and Pesto Pizza

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It is day two – yeah!! Yesterday I revealed  my first recipe for the Ontario Gas BBQ (OGB) Challenge – Grilled Sicilian Swordfish with Smoker Box. Over the course of this week, I will be revealing the five recipes I submitted for the competition. If you want to read up on the competition you can find it here. After all the recipes have …

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