Tag Archives: BBQ

Smoked Turkey Legs with Jerk Seasoning

Smoked turkey leg drumsticks is one of the few smoked meats I would purchase for years prior to actually owning a smoker. Local grocery stores would sell smoked turkey drumsticks or thighs and they are amazing for making soup. In fact, I have a recipe on my site for soup using smoked turkey leg – Crockpot Smoked Turkey Lentil Soup I have …

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Pulled Chicken Pressure Cooker

Pulled Chicken Pressure Cooker Instant Pot Sliders

Pressure cooker pulled chicken is one of those recipes I just happened to try one day and, since then, it has become a family favourite. The Instant Pot is an ideal way to cook the chicken thighs so that they are moist, tender and very saucy. Each time I use my electric pressure cooker I become more in love with …

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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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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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BBQ Brisket and Provolone Nachos

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

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

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

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

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

  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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