Smoked Bologna on the Pit Barrel Cooker

In North Carolina bologna is called “Preacher’s Steak" and in Mississippi it is called “Mississippi Rib eye”. Most people don't know
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Smoked Bologna on the Pit Barrel Cooker

Bacon, Pork & Guinness Cassoulet (Dutch Oven Pork and Beans)

Cassoulet is like the French’s version of Pork and Beans. It’s a rustic, peasant dish, that is pure comfort food.
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Bacon, Pork & Guinness Cassoulet (Dutch Oven Pork and Beans)

Smoked Watermelon Gazpacho

Smoked Gazpacho has been a longtime favorite of mine, smoking the veggies before making them into this classic chilled soup
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Smoked Watermelon Gazpacho

Green Mountain Grills Daniel Boone Series Pellet Smoker Review

I used to be skeptical of pellet smokers until I got one. And then I realized what all the excitement
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Green Mountain Grills Daniel Boone Series Pellet Smoker Review

Lionfish Ceviche (“Eat ‘Em to Beat ‘Em”)

lionfish ceviche

Have you ever heard of Lionfish? They are an invasive species that is decimating the biodiversity of our Oceans. And they have no natural predators in our waters! The Lionfish is an invasive species of Indo-Pacific fish that has taken over in the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean and is currently wreaking havoc on […]

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Smithfield Roasted Garlic and Herb Pork Loin, Goat Cheese and Arugula Flatbread Pizzas with Balsamic Glaze, Plus A Chance to win a trip to Napa

As a busy working mom, I love the “Real Flavor, Real Fast” 30 minute meals that Smithfield has created with their Marinated Fresh Pork line. I have toured Smithfield HQ and know they treat their animals and their employees well, which results in a great product that I feel proud to cook with. As such, […]

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