Author: Sean A.

Events, Recipes

Last minute Big Game grilling ideas

If you’re like us, life sometimes has a way of getting in the middle of plans. So we’re doing our Big Game football tailgating last minute but we still plan to get the most of our grills and smokers. Here’s our menu for you other last-minute planners. Bonus: All of these options are keto-approved! Bacon-wrapped […]

Grills, How To, Recipes

Slow Smoked Drip Beef, Two Ways

Winter and slow cookers go together like warm apples and cinnamon. The rich smells, savory ingredients melting together warm our homes and stomachs. But what to do when your power is out due to a windstorm? Experiment on the grills of course! This turned out so well, even the 11-year-old said it was the best. meal. ever.

Reviews, Travel

Hard Eight Pit BBQ in Dallas TX

A short ride from the airport is real pit BBQ. We stopped over here after a business meeting for dinner and had the poppers, brisket, fresh cut fries and more. Generous portions and smooth smoke served dry with two choices of sauce. Beans are serve yourself out of a giant pot. The jalapeño cheese bread […]

Grills, Reviews

Drunky’s Two Shoe BBQ Review

Trolls, Goats and… Clowns. That doesn’t seem like a good way to start a review but stick with us. For Father’s Day this year, we visited Seattle’s own Fremont District, a mix of eclectic hipster vibe, young families, and breweries. After the obligatory sacrifice made at the Fremont Troll, my youngest suggested we go to Fremont Brewing […]

Recipes

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

This may be the simplest dessert hack guaranteed to please. We discovered this when breaking in our new Cuisinart with the kids. The sweet of the sugar combines with the slightly salty, smoky flavor of the bacon to create a cookie every adult will be talking about. Just take Nestle Toll House cookie dough and add pre-cooked […]

How To, Recipes

Pulled Pork Hacks on the Big Green Egg

After the Big Game, a few friends were asking for my recipe for Pulled Pork so here goes. It’s a bit of a mix of my favorite recipes so consider this to be tips and tricks. First off, be sure to make enough so you have leftovers for friends and co-workers as well. Tip of the hat […]