Recipes

Smoked Chicken Drumsticks

Smoking Chicken Drumsticks

Smoked chicken drumsticks are one of the most popular things I cook in the smoker. My family goes nuts over them and they get gobbled up so quickly. Smoking chicken drumsticks could not be easier and almost any smoker can hold lots of drumsticks so it is easy to feed a crowd. I used to wonder how long to smoke chicken …

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Bean Soup with Bacon – Pressure Cooker Recipe

Bean Soup Pressure Cooker Instant Pot

Sometimes I don’t plan ahead with my meals. Either I didn’t go to the store or did not take some meat out of the freezer to thaw. It is in those times that I love my pressure cooker. Electric pressure cookers, like the Instant Pot, allows you to make a meal much faster than than it would take using the …

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Cheddar Jalapeno Mini Scones

A quick scan through my website and you will discover that one of my favourite flavour combinations is jalapeño peppers and cheddar cheese. I have used them in many different dishes. They go so well together and I just love spicy food, so jalapeño peppers are a big WIN for me. Lately, I have discovered how amazing scones are and …

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Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Harissa and Tangerine Glaze

I absolutely love pork tenderloin and cook it all the time. It is a reasonably priced cut of meat and is very lean. Pork tenderloin is excellent cooked whole or cut into cubes and thrown in stews, pasta dishes and so much more. Pork tenderloin is also an excellent cut of pork to smoke and I have put a number …

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Herb and Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Herb and Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Oven roasted potatoes is such a popular side dish! Potatoes in general are so common, probably cause they are so versatile. You can do so many things with them, from mashing, boiling, frying, baking and more. Easily one of my favourite ways to cook potatoes is by roasting them. My favorite way to roast them is by cubing the potatoes and …

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Smoked Top Sirloin Roast Beef

Top sirloin roast is possibly my favourite beef roast. It is nicely marbled and comes out very tender with a rich beef flavour. Also, it is not one of the most expensive cuts of beef, so this has excellent value for what you pay. Sure it is more than cheap roasts, like inside round, eye round, tri-tip, and shoulder, but …

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White Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies

With Easter coming up, I wanted to make some cookies that had a fun spring look to them. I had a bag of white chocolate chips in the cupboard so I decided to use those. To go along with the white chocolate I used some almond extract. The almond flavour is mild and goes really well with white chocolate. These …

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Skillet Cornbread with Bacon Cheddar and Green Onions

The other day I made some Sausage Gravy with Buttermilk Biscuits and it totally got me to craving some good ol’ comfort food. I was in the mood for some cornbread and decided to get creative adding a bunch of stuff to the batter. I love cornbread, but have had it too many times where the bread is dry and super crumbly. This …

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How to Smoke a Duck Breast

Duck breast is not something that I eat frequently, but every time I do, I love it and vow to eat it more often. It is definitely one of the more decadent types of meat. Smoking a duck breast can enhance an already great piece of meat to something extraordinary. I like to brine my duck breast before smoking. I …

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