Slow Smoked Country-Style Pork Ribs

in partnership with Safeway Slow-smoked country style pork ribs are an incredibly delicious dinner that can be scaled up to feed a crowd. When they’re cooked low-and-slow on the Traeger Grill for several hours, they will develop a rich, smoky flavor that goes deep into the meat. After they’ve picked up lots of wood-fired flavor,Continue reading “Slow Smoked Country-Style Pork Ribs”

Pork Steaks with mushroom-blue cheese pan sauce

Pork steaks are an amazing cut for a quick weeknight meal. There are lots of flavor possibilities with them. Pork steaks are often cooked low and slow in traditional Texas BBQ, but we have found that a hot and fast application can be as (if not more) delicious, and certainly less effort is involved. AboutContinue reading “Pork Steaks with mushroom-blue cheese pan sauce”

Pirated Pantry BBQ Cassoulet

As the weather begins to turn cold, it’s time to start thinking about warm, cozy food. But I think often people assume that cold(er) weather means the end of grilling season. Not at my house! We cook year-round on our Traeger grills in our backyard and really enjoy trying new ideas, recipes and dishes thatContinue reading “Pirated Pantry BBQ Cassoulet”

Maintaining Your Grill and Keeping It Clean (and then cooking an amazing pork shoulder)

Sponsored by Ace Hardware I get asked often about how I keep my grills clean given how frequently I use them. We cook at least 5 nights a week on my Traegers– and often more than that. And some days, we have multiple grills rolling smoke, cooking a variety of things for one meal. WhileContinue reading “Maintaining Your Grill and Keeping It Clean (and then cooking an amazing pork shoulder)”

Pork Loin Roast: a versatile summer cook

Sponsored by the National Pork Board Don’t forget about pork this grilling season! There are so many delicious cuts and when you cook it just right, you cannot beat the flavor, texture and great value. At our house, we eat pork on a regular basis– most often bone-in pork chops. A simple reverse sear onContinue reading “Pork Loin Roast: a versatile summer cook”

Orange-Maple Glazed Ham

Let’s be honest… ham isn’t exactly a tradition in my family. We aren’t Kosher, but it’s not often you have ham on Hanukkah. 🙂  However, this is a delicious ham recipe, that we use, and I highly recommend serving it with scalloped potatoes and a steamed vegetable. Enjoy! Glaze Ingredients: Juice and pulp from twoContinue reading “Orange-Maple Glazed Ham”

Breakfast Kebabs

Ingredients: 3 links of precooked sausage (we used Polish sausage) 2 Young potatoes, peeled, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 Yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch squares BBQ seasoning of your choice Pat of butter  Two eggs Tools: Stainless steel skewers Saucepan of boiling water Sharp knife Grill or firepit with direct heat source SmallContinue reading “Breakfast Kebabs”

Homemade Tamales

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”