My alma mater, the MSU Spartans, are playing the U of M Wolverines tomorrow at noon. What better occasion than college football to fire up the smoker and prepare a brisket. Go Green! Below is a chart documenting the times and temperatures at which the brisket was cooked. After being...Read more
This is the process used to turn a pork belly into a bacon. Seriously, this is hickory and cherry smoke layered with classic herbs and spices. A mouth watering bacon treat! Process and Preparation Start with the purchase of a high quality whole de-skinned pork belly. Unpackage then wash and...Read more
Pizza Sauce. The beauty lies in its simplicity.
Wood fired pizza. Make your best ever.
Learn how to make wood fired home made pizza and sauce.
Nothing is better topped on a hot baked potato than cold creamy sour cream and onion dip. This recipe is great mixed in with mashed potatoes, topped on a baked potato, or used for dipping. Think vegetables, chips, chicken wings or for bonus points Pork Ribs. Ingredients and recipe below....Read more
There is comfort in a steaming bowl of hot Pho. The effect of its cozy dopamine embrace is increased inversely to the falling mercury of a September Michigan thermometer. This spice filled dish is best enjoyed with an outdoor view where savory slurps are accompanied by scenes of colorful falling...Read more
As a BBQ enthusiast and all around food lover I find pleasure in exploring how to make great foods and also the methods in which to continuously improve on my cooking game. This week I stumble on news that the Steak Cookoff Association (SCA) has a BBQ event near my...Read more
It is the first weekend of May here in central Michigan. This means we are cautiously optimistic that spring is upon us for 2019. Irregardless, poor weather would not deter a growing appetite for BBQ. So, season the meat and start the fire! Process and Preparation This recipe required a...Read more
Best Breakfast Ever. Sometimes it is the simple meals, when executed to perfection, that leave a lasting impression. Start with 3 slices of thick cut bacon sprinkled with freshly ground pepper and fry till crispity in an All Clad pan. Next, take advantage of that remaining bacon grease to baste...Read more