Today marks the one year birthday of Smofried.com… Today also marks another very important milestone in the Smofried saga which is our second Kentucky Derby Burger contest victory. I’m very proud of the Smofried Cafe Burger and all that it is comprised of. I have to be honest in revealing that I did not anticipate winning this year for a number of reasons. Don’t get me wrong, I played to win but I knew that a second victory in a row would not be an easy feat. Continue reading “Happy Birthday – Smofried.com”
Since we skipped winter it looks like cookout season is officially upon us. A few months early perhaps, but never an un-welcomed highlight to a specific time of year! For me nothing brings about a cookout better than a cold beer, soul music and a cheese smothered, perfectly seasoned 100% Angus beef burger!
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What a game! Actually it was far from the best “game” I’ve ever seen. The finish was nothing short of amazing. As was all of the food we smoked up all weekend! Bourbon and Coke Cured Pork Belly, Five Day Cured Pastrami and about 25 pounds of Beef Brisket rubbed up and down with my new Smofried BBQ Beef Brisket Rub! Continue reading “Super Bowl LI Party”
It wasn’t but two years ago I recall having a high sense of amazement at myself for smoking 40 pounds of Boston Butt at one time. Nowadays it seems like I blow that amount out food of the water on just about a weekly basis. 2016 proved to be the biggest year of my culinary journey. From winning the Kentucky Derby Burger contest to catering two large events to serving food out of my own pop up BBQ stand last year was been nothing short of amazing.
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In regards to the original time of this writing football season is still a few months away but let’s be honest… There is never a “not right” time to enjoy one of America’s favorite appetizers. Chicken wings are pretty much an accepted staple at any outdoor, indoor, drinking or dry get together you can come up with. Buffalo wings specifically are about as synonymous to sports as jerseys are. By utilizing just a little added flare our Smofried Buffalo Wings are a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Continue reading “SmoFried Buffalo Wings”
Since the inception of Smofried.com hot chicken wings have been the staple of the brand. Today we experimented with an infusion of Asian BBQ sauce and dry rubbed SmoFried chicken wings. The results were second to none as tastes from both hemispheres of the world were on center stage at the same time. Peach wood, hickory wood and peanut oil were the main flavor drivers on this culinary expedition. Continue reading “SmoFried BBQ Wings”
In early April Smofried.com’s Maurice Williams visited Kentucky Proud Kitchen host Brigitte Nguyen to walk through preparing and cooking the award winning Kentucky Derby Festival Burger. Continue reading “Kentucky Proud Kitchen – SmoFried Interview”
Chicken wings are perfect for just about any type of event or gathering. They can easily double as an appetizer or the entree. They are simple to eat and most importantly they are the unquestioned best part of the chicken to consume. If you’re anything like me you love your wings spicy, smoked then fried. Continue reading “SmoFried Ghost Wings”
I don’t think there’s any debate when it comes to America’s consensus choice for the cornerstone of breakfast foods. Chances are no matter how old you are, you love bacon. But what happens when you take bacon to the next stratosphere? SmoFried Pork Belly is what happens! Continue reading “SmoFried Pork Belly Tacos”
No matter your background we can all agree that nothing compares to authentic Chinese food. We can also agree that nothing compares to authentic southern BBQ. So when I had the idea to combine the best of both worlds the result was probably the guiltiest of all guilty culinary pleasures. Apparently smoked pulled pork, sesame oil, ginger and crispy spring roll wraps were destined to be together all along.
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