Restoring the Blackstone

Just a little over two years ago, we added a Blacktone griddle to our outdoor cooking arsenal. It got some use and then winter came along and it sat unused. And then forgotten. Abandoned and lonely. Even though I had a cover for it, it started to rust. I knew I had to reseason it,… Continue reading Restoring the Blackstone

A Few Projects We’re Working On

We don’t have any new recipes to share with you today, but I thought I would give you an update on some of the things we are working on right now and some of the projects we will be taking on this year.      A while back, and I don’t even know how long ago,… Continue reading A Few Projects We’re Working On

Bacon Wrapped Venison Tenderloin

     I’ve been trying to think about what I wanted to do with the tenderloins from the deer I shot last Thanksgiving. They are a first for me, both to cook and to eat. I finally decided to go with the KISS method…Keep It Simple Stupid, and I’m glad I did.      For those not… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Venison Tenderloin

The Most Hated Vegetable

     Brussels sprouts…they have to be one of the most hated vegetables on the planet  (and yes there is an “s” at the end of Brussels, which is also capitalized, BTW). It ranks above broccoli, spinach, beets and lima beans as the most despised according to some polls I read. It’s not hard to see why.… Continue reading The Most Hated Vegetable

An Early Christmas Present

     A buddy of ours stopped off on his way home from work to drop off a Christmas present tonight. I think he’s under the assumption that I like bacon and bourbon….he’s right!! Thanks, Matt. You rock!!

Pork Lover’s Pizza (and some others)

     I maybe one of the few guys in the world that actually likes his Mother in Law (and I’m not just saying that cuz she reads this 😉  ). I am truly blessed to have a wonderful MIL, so I was thrilled when I heard Mamacita (that’s what Mrs. G and her sister call her)… Continue reading Pork Lover’s Pizza (and some others)

Bacon, Lettuce and Fried Green Tomato Sandwich

     I debated long and hard about whether this was actually going to be a post or not, mainly due to the lack of pictures. You see, when we started prepping dinner last night, I had no plans on making this a post. Then out of habit, I grabbed the camera and snapped a few… Continue reading Bacon, Lettuce and Fried Green Tomato Sandwich