Venison Sausage

Last time I made sausage (brats), it seemed like my grinder was really loud and I saw some blue sparks. Worried me a little, so I picked up a new grinder as a later birthday present for myself. I went with the LEM Mighty Bite as I figured it fits our need. We only get… Continue reading Venison Sausage

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

Amazing Ribs 2018 Pitmaster Awards

The great folks at Amazing Ribs have released their Pitmaster Awards for 2018 for best charcoal grills, gas grills, backyard smokers, combo cooker and portable grills. If you are in the market for a new grill go check it out HERE. I know I wouldn’t mid replacing the old smoker at the ranch that just… Continue reading Amazing Ribs 2018 Pitmaster Awards

The Not So Perfect Prime Rib Cook

     Lord knows not all my cooks come out right. Well…maybe that might be a bit presumptuous. He probably doesn’t care how my cooks go. But my family and close friends know they don’t always go right or according to plan. This particular cook turned out fine fantastic if my family is to be believed. It just… Continue reading The Not So Perfect Prime Rib Cook

Atomic Buffalo Turds (ABTs)

Atomic Buffalo Turds (or ABTs from here on out as the whole name is too long to type) are always a crowd pleaser at any barbecue, tailgate or gathering. I don’t know the history of them, where they came from or how they got their name. I tried to Giggle it (yeah, I call it Giggle,… Continue reading Atomic Buffalo Turds (ABTs)

New Year’s @ The Ranch, Part 2

     Sunday at the ranch seemed a bit quieter than the day before. Partially due to the previous night’s festivities and partially because some people had to leave to get back for work on Monday (so we lost 4 adults and 2 kids). But the fun was not yet over for those who remained.     … Continue reading New Year’s @ The Ranch, Part 2