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SmoFried Cheese Stuffed Angus Burger

We’ve all had those life changing food experiences and I’m willing to bet that at the center of at least half of those moments are all American beef burgers. From the tried and true cheese burger to the ultra complex burger concoctions with more toppings than a supreme pizza, we all have a special place […]

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Chorizo Cornbread Stuffed Bell Peppers

This year I decided that I would thrust myself into competitive cooking and in doing so I entered this fine recipe into the 2016 National Cornbread Cook-Off. After about ten different ideas and a handful of trial cooks I was finally able to dial into what I believe to be a contest worthy all original […]

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Pulled Pork – The SmoFried Guide

BBQ can mean a variety of things across the United States, but in the south east it means one thing… and that’s pulled pork. Made famous in the beautiful southern state of South Carolina, pulled pork is a staple as well as a crowning achievement for many backyard chefs. I guarantee that if you visit […]

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Beef Big Green Egg Cast Iron Cooking

Open Faced Brisket Cornbread Sandwich

This strange but tasty concoction is the result of too much bourbon and my wandering appetite. In trying to produce a contest worthy cornbread recipe I struggled to figure out a quality meat pairing. Then I couldn’t get my mind off of beef brisket and thus the marriage with cornbread took place with a topping […]

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Big Green Egg Cast Iron Cooking Poultry

Dutch Oven Cornish Game Hens

This particular recipe is a rendition of a dish normally prepared in a conventional oven. The first time I had it my mind was completely blown away. So I figured the only way to make it any better is to pair the Big Green Egg and my newly acquired seven quart Lodge Cast Iron Dutch […]

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Smoked Leg of Lamb

Although I was born and raised in Kentucky, I must admit that I’ve had limited culinary experiences with goat and lamb. With that said, I will say that each of the few and far in between interactions I have had have been nothing short of pure bliss! From the time the cherry wood smoke started […]

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Fried Tortilla – Grilled Chicken Tacos

In my own personal opinion there is no better way to serve any item of food than from within a taco shell. When it comes to grilled chicken and a little sweet cabbage slaw you just can’t go wrong with wrapping it in a fried flour tortilla shell. You end up with the best of […]

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SmoFried Pulled Pork Eggrolls

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 […]

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Beef Big Green Egg Smofried Guides

Beef Brisket – The SmoFried Guide

Beef brisket can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. We’ve all heard the horror stories of several hour stalls and overcooked end products. We’ve also listened to folks in Texas revere the beef brisket as if figuring out how to perfect a whole packer is some sort of BBQ right of passage. […]

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Cast Iron Cooking SmoFried

SmoFried Mac & Cheese Balls

Have you ever had something so good that you had to slap yourself mid-bite just to make sure it’s real? that’s exactly what happened when I tasted one of my best creations yet. Who would’ve known that smoked macaroni and cheese could turn out any better after you batter it up and drop it in […]