King Ranch Mac and Cheese

WARNING: This recipe is a DIET BUSTER!! If you are on a diet and don’t have planned cheat days (who doesn’t plan cheat days for their diet?), then go ahead and close this page and go about your normal daily activities. But if you are not on a diet, or you are a big fan… Continue reading King Ranch Mac and Cheese

Basic Meat Grinding, Part 3: Grinding Your Own Meat

     You’ve made it this far and now you are ready to grind your own meat…almost. What? There’s more? When do we get started grinding meat? Patience, Young Grasshopper. Remember, part of the reason you want to grind your own meat is for sanitation and safety reasons.      Before you get started, you need to… Continue reading Basic Meat Grinding, Part 3: Grinding Your Own Meat

Basic Meat Grinding, Part 2: What You Need To Get Started

     So you read Basic Meat Grinding Part 1, and now you are thinking about grinding your own meat. You’re probably asking yourself, “How much is this going to cost?” Believe it or not, only about $100. Most of the stuff you need, you probably already have at home in your kitchen. Materials Needed Grinder… Continue reading Basic Meat Grinding, Part 2: What You Need To Get Started

Basic Meat Grinding, Part 1: Why You Should Grind Your Own Meat

     I’ve never been asked to do a write-up on a certain topic before, but this week a reader and a fellow member on the Big Green Egg Forum, who goes by the name Hibby, asked me if I would consider doing one on grinding meat. I thought about it for probably half a millisecond and… Continue reading Basic Meat Grinding, Part 1: Why You Should Grind Your Own Meat

New York Pizza – Attempt 3

…or Third Time’s The Charm!!      Some of you may remember my first attempt at New York Style Pizza. Didn’t quite go as well as planned, namely due to an oversight on my part. All purpose flour is NOT the same as bread flour, just so ya know. So what about the second attempt? Well, that… Continue reading New York Pizza – Attempt 3

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

     When we cook whole chickens on the BGE, we generally like to spatchcock them and we usually do two or more if we have the time. Its a pretty simple, fool proof method of cooking them that doesn’t require much attention of the cook. The reason we like to do two or more is to… Continue reading Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas