Pellet Smoker Sheet Pan Dinner: Smoked Chicken Thighs with Maple Thyme Glazed Delicata Squash

Sheet pan dinners are SOOOO popular these days. But have you thought about trying this on your pellet smoker? If
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Pellet Smoker Sheet Pan Dinner: Smoked Chicken Thighs with Maple Thyme Glazed Delicata Squash

Kingsford’s “Girls That Grill” Women’s Grilling Clinics at the Ocala Culinary Festival

I haven't done a Women's Grilling Clinic in a few years (I had a baby and got a little busy
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Kingsford’s “Girls That Grill” Women’s Grilling Clinics at the Ocala Culinary Festival

Smoked Bourbon and Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Nothing makes me happier than an all American apple pie made with crisp, tart apples in a flaky pie crust.
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Smoked Bourbon and Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Grill Review: Lodge L410 Pre-Seasoned Sportsman’s Charcoal Grill

I love cast iron, in fact my everyday cookware is an odd collection of skillets and Dutch ovens. I enjoy
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Grill Review: Lodge L410 Pre-Seasoned Sportsman’s Charcoal Grill

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 that Bologna is actually a smoked sausage, and the name originates from Bologna, Italy where the American Bologna is the descendent of Italian Mortadella. Bologna is usually a mixture of pork and beef and salt […]

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

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. Cassoulet (named for the casserole dish it cooks in) is often made with meat (pork, mutton, duck…) and pork skins and white beans. I’ve adapted this classic French dish for the grill, using Smithfield Applewood […]

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Smoked Watermelon Gazpacho

Smoked Gazpacho has been a longtime favorite of mine, smoking the veggies before making them into this classic chilled soup takes it to a whole new level of flavor. So what about Watermelon Gazpacho? Believe it or not, the flavors of watermelon, the crispness of the cucumbers and acidity of the tomatoes blend perfectly together […]

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How to Grind Your Own Burgers at Home

My latest contributing writer, Jon Solberg, has given instructions for grinding your own burgers at home, even if you don’t have a meat grinder!  – read all about Jon in his bio on my contributor’s page. Thanks for the awesome instructions Jon- grinding burgers makes for an epic burger experience!  There’s a lot to be said […]

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