Crispy Prosciutto and Sausage Patties with Sage and Apples

My Crispy Prosciutto and Sausage Patties with Sage and Apples recipe is flavorful, fun, and easy to makeIt’s goes great on any Holiday table or as a tasty main dish at any time.  I used Johnsonville® Sweet Italian Sausage for this recipe, and it’s perfect with the seasonings, wine, and apples. A Full Flavored Recipe […]

“Dirty” Sausage and Cornbread Dressing

Note:  this post made possible by my friends at Johnsonville® Sausage, but all recipes and thoughts are my own. There are a lot of people who think Southern-style dressing and stuffing are interchangeable, but they are absolutely not.  Stuffing, so named because it was stuffed into a turkey, has morphed into a baked dish (for […]

Grilled Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Dip

Dips anyone?  I know dips and other snack type foods are always welcome around any gathering.  This Grilled Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Dip is easy to make and uber-flavorful because I used my Garlic Parmesan Flavor Dust.  You can easily cook this in the oven, but I like to cook it in my smoker for added […]

The Best Grilled Green Bean Casserole Ever!

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been served the same green bean casserole for years every Thanksgiving.  Now, I’m a lover of comfort foods, but I thought surely there was a better way.  So, I made this recipe for the Best Grilled Green Bean Casserole Ever!  This recipe is sponsored by my friends at Johnsonville, […]

Pork Muffuletta Slider Video!!

Here’s my video on making Pork Muffuletta Sliders!  OMG, they were so good (you have to be an olive fan though!) These are almost traditional muffulettas.  Well, except for the grilled pork tenderloin.  And the different meats.  And not being on Muffuletta bread.  Well, they taste traditional, and more importantly, delicious! Pork Sliders are perfect […]

Sticky Smoked Dinosaur Ribs with Udon

As I may have mentioned a few times, I really like combining different flavors and cultures to create a new taste.  Massive chuck short ribs, or “Dinosaur Ribs” are one of my favorite things to smoke.  I have several recipes on this blog about cooking them, which I’ll link below. This recipe, Sticky Smoked Dinosaur […]

Smoked Picanha Steak with Poblano Relish

smoked picanha with poblano relish

Picanha Steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef to eat.  Also known as a sirloin cap steak, culotte, or churrasca steak, the picanha steak is tender and absorbs flavor so readily it’s very versatile.  While most Americans generally only get these cuts at a Brazilian steakhouse, It is the most popular cut in […]

Smoked Chipotle Beef Spare Ribs

smoked beef ribs

Beef ribs don’t really get a lot of press or acclaim.  They’re bulky, to get tender they need an experienced hand, and frankly, when cooked properly, they just don’t look good.  However, when done right they are among the most flavorful bites you’ll get to try. My Smoked Chipotle Beef Spare Ribs recipe is simple, […]

Grilled Lamb Chops with Shallot and Date Jam

lamb chops with shallot date jam

The Spring is a time of reawakening, of the trees turning green and grass growing again.  Traditionally, lamb is a popular springtime protein as this is the time when the lambs were properly sized.  Now that we can get lamb chops year-round, there is no reason to only cook them in the spring.  These Grilled […]

Grilled Black Cod with Udon, Spinach, and Soy Broth

Black cod, also known as sablefish, is one of my favorite fish to eat. They have a lot of great attributes in their favor.  Sablefish are nicknamed “butterfish” due to their rich, buttery taste.  They are one of the most sustainable fishes, have a great texture, and have a high level of omega-3s.  It’s a white […]