Sometimes, there’s nothing as delicious and indulgent as an amazing cheeseburger. I take my burgers to the next level by making the ultimate BBQ Cheeseburger, topping cheesy patties with candied bacon, homemade onion rings, and griddled pulled pork. Top generously with lots of Head Country BBQ sauce and you’ve got the ultimate restaurant-style burger atContinue reading “Ultimate BBQ Cheeseburger”
Cooking a delicious steak at home does not need to be a daunting process. We’ve all been to a fancy (or even not-so-fancy) steakhouse where steaks are served sizzling and (hopefully) delicious. But sometimes they’re not cooked to how you order them. Or simply the sticker shock of the bill leaves a sour taste in your mouth. Did I really just spend that much money on a steak dinner?
One of my favorite go to meals is steak tacos. Always a quick and delicious meal, but it’s great for weekends and weeknights alike.
Brisket can be an intimidating cook at first. But in reality, it is a fun and rewarding cook. Each time I cook a brisket, it brings new challenges to the table.
Adapted from the Traeger Grills app recipe Ingredients: 3-5 pound corned beef flat in brine (from the grocery store) beef rub of your choice 4c chicken broth 2c Colorado pilsner 2c small potatoes, quartered 2 large carrots chopped into 1 inch pieces 1/2 small head of cabbage cut into 3 inch pieces Directions: Start smokerContinue reading “Smoked Corned Beef”
We recently discovered a great way to use and repurpose leftovers into something quick and delicious for dinner in a hurry. Homemade tamales! So far, we’ve made them with leftover shredded smoked chicken, and pulled pork. This weekend brisket is on the menu, and you can bet we’ll be keeping some leftovers to try asContinue reading “Homemade Tamales”
How to Reverse Sear Not sure how to cook that thick steak you bought? It will always taste great, but achieving an even cook throughout the steak can be tough to get. This is where the beauty of the reverse sear comes in for those thicker steaks. The thicker the steak, the better the reverseContinue reading “The Reverse Sear”
Skirt steak is a versatile cut that is great for tacos, sandwiches or just eating with your favorite sides. You can cook this cut hot and fast on a grill but my favorite method is to sous vide it and then do a quick, hot sear to get a crust. First step is to marinateContinue reading “Marinated Skirt Steak”
There’s an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant here in Denver (sushi in Colorado, I know) that has an amazing “BBQ Beef” appetizer on the menu. Lucky for me and my cousin, the beef short ribs are on the all-you-can-eat menu and with those things alone, we usually get our money’s worth. But when we’re not in theContinue reading “Korean Beef Short Ribs (Kalbi)”
Saint Patrick’s Day is another holiday where food traditions live large, and indulgence is a norm. While I’m not Irish, my wife is, so Corned Beef and Cabbage is a family staple this time of year for her. Her mom makes an incredible boiled version, which we enjoy annually. But as grilling and smoking hasContinue reading “Smoked Corned Beef”