Smoking & Grilling

Easy Kebabs 3-Ways

Easy Kebabs 3-Ways

The grill can be an intimidating beast at first, but it’s one that can be easily tamed with a little practice. I have to admit my first few attempts at the BBQ were eventful with a few small fires and a little food charcoal. But…with […]

Extra Jalapeno Poppers

Extra Jalapeno Poppers

One summer a few years ago I started making these Extra jalapeno Poppers, and seriously could not get enough of them. I think I made these every weekend that first summer, and have enjoyed them immensely ever since then. Soften your cream cheese on the […]

Easy 3-2-1 Smoked Ribs

Easy 3-2-1 Smoked Ribs

Summer is here, and nothing says good BBQ like Easy 3-2-1 Smoked Ribs! Properly smoked ribs are an easy dish to master if you’re in the know for the right technique. Find yourself 1-3 racks of ribs. Your preference if you want baby back ribs […]

Incredible Healthy Smoked Salmon

Incredible Healthy Smoked Salmon

I am always looking for new and innovative ways to prepare salmon. It’s such a healthy fish and the family adores it! So when I discovered the Backwoods Gourmet Channel on YouTube and his recipe for this delicious smoked salmon I was over the moon! […]

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

This is the best BBQ sauce for pulled pork, hands down! Eastern North Carolina BBQ sauce will elevate your pulled pork to a whole new level. One of the best things about this sauce is that it’s easy to make, and basically foolproof. If your […]

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

The best things in life are simple, and flavorful! Smoked BBQ chicken wings are a delicacy worth doing for weekend dinners, meal prep, or a make ahead meal for the week that can be heated and eaten up in very little time.

Grilled Chicken Alfredo Veggie Ziti Bowl

Grilled Chicken Alfredo Veggie Ziti Bowl

I had some great veggies left from the week, some asparagus, English peas, San Marzano tomatoes, and mushrooms. I marinated some chicken in Italian dressing for a couple of hours, and whipped up a quick Alfredo sauce for dinner!

Grilled Beer Can Roasted Whole Chicken

Grilled Beer Can Roasted Whole Chicken

It’s post-Christmas, and the fam is so very over the rich holiday food! Not only that but I’m exhausted from all the cooking and baking. I needed a break, and so did they.