Brisket Sandwich

Plenty of brisket left over from a recent cook, decided to make a “special” sandwich. I took a couple of slices of red onion and some mushroom and I sauteed them. I then took some sourdough bread and buttered it and placed it in a medium pan and cooked to the consistency of a completed…

Smoked Chocolate

Decided to try something new, at the suggestion of a friends daughter. Completed via a cold smoke, used cherry and oak pellets. I have found that the easiest way to light the pellets is by using my gas grill. It only takes 3 or 4 minutes to get them going. The idea is generate a…

Smoked, a Smoked Ham

I decided to mix it up this year for Thanksgiving. I have smoked a turkey for the last several years but decided to smoke a Sam’s brand Honey Baked Ham. The price was right it was only $16 and it is was close to 9 lbs. I used apple wood ( a light smoke wood)…

Smoked Salmon

I was all beefed out, after my trip to Austin, so I decided to mix it up and smoke some salmon. I was concerned about keeping it together on the smoker, so I purchased some cedar planks to cook it on. I purchased a 2 lb fillet, which in hindsight was too much. I started…

Sunday – smoked wings and brats

It was a short week coming back from vacation and decided I need to smoke something, since it has been two weeks since I have fired up the smoker. I continued on the garlic, tequila, lime theme. I thawed about 30 wings and gave them the drunken bath for 4 hours. I then sprinkled, oregano,…

Smoke free Pico / Salsa

I have been making my own fresh Pico / Salsa for a couple of years at this point and figured I would share the recipe. I typically make it once a week and we eat it with chips or on eggs or vegetables. I prefer Roma tomatoes as the base. I typically use 6 decent…

Misc.

Trolling the internet and Facebook, I found many interesting things to try and most turned out good. The first I tried was smoke eggs. I used raw eggs and smoked at 225 for 2 hours and rotated the eggs during the cook. The smoke does penetrate the shell and they turned out well when used…