First cook on The Pit Barrel Cooker

Ahh….caught you by surprise with that post on Venison Osso Buco? If you follow my Facebook page, you probably thought I was going to do a write up on the Pit Barrel Cooker first? Well here it is!! Last time we were at the ranch, I discovered that my old trusty, beloved 15 year old… Continue reading First cook on The Pit Barrel Cooker

Gobble Gobble

I wanted to call this post “An almost 4-year-old and a 40 something year old tackle a turkey”, but I thought that might be a little too long, so I just went with “Gobble Gobble.” Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so I thought this would be an appropriate time to show you how we… Continue reading Gobble Gobble

Lil Pizza Party

Saturday night we had my cousin, his wife and two of¬†the kids over to hang out, have a few drinks and enjoy football season. It’s always fun to hang out with them, but sometimes its challenging trying to figure out what to cook as he’s a vegetarian. I decided that we would have a pizza… Continue reading Lil Pizza Party

BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

I’m always looking for ideas of things to cook that Duke will actually eat other than hotdogs, corndogs or chicken nuggets. Last week, I somehow stumbled on a recipe for Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole¬†on a site called Damn Delicious. Duke likes chicken. And bacon. And ranch. And pasta. For sure he’d like this. Of course… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Biker Chicken!!

Beer can chicken? Who wants beer can chicken when you can have a biker chicken? I saw this yesterday on the Big Green Egg forum and thought it was too funny not to share. **No affiliation with the company and not receiving any form of compensation, but if you are interested they are $70 HERE

How We Make Chimichurri

  There are thousands of recipes for chimichurri out there. Many claiming to be “original” or “authentic” and then some that have been modernized with all kinds of extra ingredients. I don’t remember where I got our recipe. I really wish I did. I want to say it was on a barbecue forum. Somebody probably… Continue reading How We Make Chimichurri

Smoke by Thermoworks

I’m a big fan or Thermoworks. Years ago (maybe 7 now?), I received the Classic Super-Fast Thermapen as a Christmas present. 2-3 second readings, accurate to 0.7F, water resistant. What’s not to like? In all that time, I think I’ve only changed the battery on it once.   About a year ago, I purchased the… Continue reading Smoke by Thermoworks