Smoked Margarita Chicken and Smoked Mac and Cheese

It was a beautiful Master’s Sunday and I decided to smoke something since it has a couple weeks. I purchased some chicken thighs and small package of mild Italian Sausages. I decide to go with a marinade only and never applied any seasoning to the chicken (first time ever). For the marinade I used Tequila,…

4 Smoke Sunday

Decided to smoke several different things today. I had a 3 lb pork loin and a couple of small turkey breast that I smoked first. I did not plan to do these low and slow, so I started a fill chimney of charcoal, and spread it on top of some additional charcoal. I gave it…

Easy smoked chicken thighs

I have been down for a while fighting bronchitis, and have not smoked in two weeks. Even though it was cold, in the 20’s, I decided I needed to smoke something. Chicken thighs have become my go to easy smoke lately. The price is right, only $6 for 10 thighs. I seasoned with garlic powder,…

Teriyaki Smoked Chicken

Another Saturday, time to smoke something. I decided not to tackle anything too tough today so purchased some chicken thighs and some Italian sausages. This time I marinated for 4 hours in Teriyaki, Soy sauce, lime juice and garlic. I then hit if with my standard seasonings, (garlic powder, pepper, onion powder, paprika and oregano)….

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,…

Drunken chicken

I decided to re-try my recipe from last week with a few modifications.  I purchased a package of 10 chicken thighs from Sams for $5. I rinsed them then threw them in a zip-lock bag with some fresh lime juice, several shots of tequila, and squeeze bottle minced garlic and  fresh cilantro. I let it marinate for approx…

tequila, lime, garlic and cilantro….

I decided to try something new today, I planned to smoke a pork loin and some chicken thighs. Normally I just season with paprika, garlic powder and onion powder and pepper. This time I did a marinade consisting of tequila, lime juice, garlic, and cilantro and I let it marinade for 5 hours in separate containers….

Turkey – fowl or fail?

I decided to smoke a turkey on Sunday. I have smoked whole turkeys 5 or 6 times in the past and they always turned out good. This time, I decided to smoke just the breast. I purchased the frozen product a couple of days in advance, and thought it had thawed completely, but when I…

Closeout cherry chicken

It has become my routine on the weekend to play golf first thing in the morning and then stop by Walmart to look for deals on something to smoke. Today I was able to get 12 pieces of chicken for $5.50. Seasoned them up with garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper….