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Dutch Oven Cooking – The Smofried Guide

Those who have enjoyed the fruits of open fire cooking can attest to the efficiency in which cast iron Dutch ovens get the job done. Camp style cast iron Dutch Ovens possess many great characteristics even though they are fairly minimal in design. For starters they pack a good bit of weight. This allows for […]

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Cast Iron Cooking Poultry

Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken

Throughout the years of constant cooking, experimenting and testing I’ve found that more often than not some of the best meals come off the cuff. A very un-exact combination of flavor profiles play an extremely important role in the culmination of this simple recipe for delicious roasted chicken. The citrus notes from a couple of […]

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Beef Cast Iron Cooking

Oktoberfest Brisket Chilli

This time of year brings about a number of the most wonderful of seasonal delicacies. While Fall is mostly known for the start of football season there is also a number of related activities that must take place during or around the big games. The obvious top of the objective list is enjoying great food. […]

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Cast Iron Cookware – The Smofried Guide

Objective: This piece has gone through about ten different iterations since I first started writing it in mid May 2016. Ultimately, it is nothing more that a high school level research article about cast iron cookware. My understanding of cast iron cookware has improved immensely since I first began writing this piece. I must say […]

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Cast Iron Cooking Poultry

Chicken Quesadillas

What started out as a search for a quick and simple late night meal abruptly turned into an international go to family favorite. Quesadillas have been a favorite in my family for years but it wasn’t until recently when we finally decided to dig a little deeper into the proper cultivation of these gooey, savory […]

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Cast Iron Skillet Chicken + Rice Bake

Here lately it seems as though every time I prepare any sort of chicken in cast Iron cookware I come away from the dinner table proclaiming it to be the best chicken that I’ve ever had in my life. This easy yet phenomenally delicious dish can be prepared in about 15 minutes and only needs […]

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Tostada Triple Stack

As of late I’ve acquired a major hankering for just about anything remotely related to Mexican cuisine. From tacos to nachos to cheesy enchiladas just about anything is free game when it comes to satisfying my appetite for something south of the border. Like many others born in the United States in the 1980’s the […]

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Big Green Egg Cast Iron Cooking Poultry

Honey Chipotle Braised Chicken Tacos + Nachos

The look, the feel and the taste of authentic Mexican food is second to none no matter what corner of the world you are in! Nothing less was expected when I decided to put together a few random ingredients that I have had laying around in my pantry for the past few months. A fresh […]

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Oaks Day – Big Green Egg Breakfast

If you’re anything like me and the rest of the country chances are you love breakfast food. As a matter of fact breakfast can easily be consumed at any given point throughout the day. Since we are knee deep in the 142nd running of Kentucky Derby we decided to put together a full Oaks day […]

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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.