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
Read More
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.
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
Green Mountain Grills Daniel Boone Series Pellet Smoker Review
December 22, 2016

How to Make Smoked Salt at Home

how to make smoked salt

This post is from contributing writer, Kendrick Cotter, of Furiousgrill.  In ancient times, salt was one of the most precious minerals because it could preserve foods and impart tasty flavors. Trade routes were established and wars were fought because of salt. Salt is still important in modern times because it is the most effective way […]

Continue reading
November 23, 2016

Smoked Old Fashioned

Smoked Old Fashioned

Adding a little smoke to the classic Old Fashioned Cocktail takes this drink to the next level! Adding smoke to this classic cocktail adds depth of flavor that compliments the bourbon, while the simple syrup is infused with rosemary, which also plays a role as a swizzle stick. Serve this at your next party for […]

Continue reading

Fire Roasted Pumpkin, Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad

Ember roasted pumpkin_Francis Mallmann

 Roasting pumpkins in hot coals is a fun way to cook veggies- I imagine this is the way our ancestors did it before they had ovens! Most people think of pumpkin pie when they think of this iconic fall squash. But in this recipe it makes for a wonderful salad, roasted in coals and served […]

Continue reading

Make this Bacon Jam Recipe Right Now, plus, #livefromSmithfield, the Pork Capital of the World

easy bacon jam

Bacon in spreadable form!!??? YESSSSSS!!!!!! Ahhh, Bacon. Ahhh, Pork, most versatile meat there is!! I was invited to go on a press trip to Smithfield, VA which is the Pork Capital of the world, and it was a welcome reprieve for me getting to go be in the South again, and take brake from being […]

Continue reading

Receive new blog posts in your email inbox! Click here to subscribe