Monte Cristo Panini

Monte Cristo Panini
The Monte Cristo is another great sandwich recipe that you can easily convert into a panini.  I used to love ordering a Monte Cristo as a late night snack at my local diner.  The combination of the sweet French Toast style bread and saltiness of the Ham and Swiss Cheese is great at any time ...

Poor Man’s Burnt Ends Recipe

Poor Man's Burnt Ends Recipe
When you go a really good BBQ place, you should definitely try the burnt ends. They are usually made when smoking a brisket. You cut off the fatty end and cut it into cubes and then smoke it some more. That works great if you’re a big BBQ joint and you’re smoking like 20 briskets. ...

Smoked Butternut Squash

Smoked Butternut Squash
Since I got my Char Broil The Big Easy Smoker/Roaster/Grill I’ve been smoking meats all the time. It was only a matter of time before I started smoking vegetables. And since it’s fall, then what better vegetable to smoke than the butternut squash. Butternut squash is the perfect fall vegetable because it’s a hearty winter ...

Smoked Meatloaf With Bacon

Smoked Meatloaf With Bacon
I made a goal this summer to learn how to smoke. No, not cigarettes, that would be a terrible goal to set. I’m talking about meat. Smoking meats like a BBQ pit master has always been a goal of mine and this summer I took the first steps towards learning how. Now if you look ...

Char Broil Big Easy Smoker

Char Broil Big Easy Smoker
Today I can very happily announce that my nasty old grill has been put to the curb and I’m now the proud owner of a Char Broil Big Easy Smoker. I haven’t been this excited about grilling and also about blogging in a long time. Are you familiar with the Char Broil Big Easy Smoker? ...

Dark and Stormy Kraken

Dark and Stormy Kraken
Everywhere you look now a days, you see the Moscow Mule. Seriously, all of a sudden that drink is everywhere. Even when you go shopping, everyone is selling those Moscow Mule copper mugs. I’ve even seen the mugs for sale at Home Depot which make absolutely no sense. DIY store, lumber & copper mugs for ...