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Big Green Egg Cast Iron Cooking Poultry

Smoked Chicken Melt

Nothing makes for a better combination than hickory slow smoked chicken, sharp cheddar cheese, Monterey jack cheese and your favorite BBQ sauce. Add in a couple of slices of sourdough bread and you’ll quickly find yourself in pure sandwich serenity.

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Big Green Egg Cast Iron Cooking Poultry SmoFried

SmoFried Ghost Wings

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.

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Cast Iron Cooking Poultry

Grilled Pesto Chicken Panini

For about the past twelve years I have wanted to invest in some sort of panini press. I’m not sure what it is about hot pressed sandwiches that make me weak at the knees but I can never get enough of them. Luckily I waited twelve years before making one of the better decisions of […]

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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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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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Cast Iron Cooking Pork SmoFried

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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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 […]