Fajita Chicken Wings with a Creamy Chipotle Dipping Sauce

     Some of you may know that yesterday was National Chicken Wing Day (7/29/14). If you lived in my house, you would have known for sure. One of my favorite food holidays of the year. What’s not to love? Crispy, bite sized food? You’re expected to use your hands? People don’t frown down on you… Continue reading Fajita Chicken Wings with a Creamy Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Hatch Chile Salsa

     It’s that time of year again. Hatch Chiles have begun arriving in stores. At least, here in Dallas they have started popping up. If you don’t know if stores in your area have them, try checking out Central Market or Whole Foods to start out with. Central Market goes crazy with them. You can… Continue reading Hatch Chile Salsa

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

Pulled Beef Nachos

     Do you remember a while back when we smoked some chuck roasts to make pulled beef? We didn’t eat all that pulled beef by ourselves. No, some of it got vacuum sealed and frozen for a later date. Last night was one of those later dates. What do you do when you are sitting… Continue reading Pulled Beef Nachos

Pulled pork Nachos

     I was rooting around in the freezer the other night, trying to see what had become lost in it and to plan some dinners for this week when I discovered a bag of pulled pork that I had totally forgotten about. How is that possible? Anyway, this was from an Overnight Pork Butt back in… Continue reading Pulled pork Nachos

Pico de Gallo

     Pico de gallo. Literally translated as beak of the rooster. Rooster’s beak. What a weird name for a salsa. I’m not sure where the name came from and it really doesn’t make much difference. All you need to know is this stuff is delicious. It’s something we grew up eating in South Texas and… Continue reading Pico de Gallo

Grilled Salmon with Smoky Tomato Salsa

     I don’t always cook the healthiest of meals….SHOCKER!! Right? If you’ve been following along here for any amount of time, you’ve probably figured that out by now. Well, I’ve decided that I am going to try and incorporate more healthy food in my diet. That doesn’t mean that I’m not going to indulge myself… Continue reading Grilled Salmon with Smoky Tomato Salsa