28 01, 2015

Cheesy Smoked Meatballs for Super Bowl

By |January 28th, 2015|Appetizers, Beef, Newsletters|4 Comments

Meatballs and super bowl parties go hand in hand and when they are smoked meatballs full of cheesy goodness, it’s a no brainer!

Get ready to cheer on your team with some of the best smoked appetizers and party snacks around.

Helpful Information
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Smoker Temp: 225-240°F
Meat Finish Temp: 160°F
Recommended Wood: Apple
What You’ll Need
1 lb […]

30 12, 2014

Smoked Appetizers For New Years

By |December 30th, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters|6 Comments

2014 has been a great year here at headquarters and we have a lot of exciting things planned for the upcoming year.

In this, our last newsletter broadcast of the year, I have compiled some great smoked appetizers from the website that are sure to make your New Year’s Eve party a huge success.

I want to wish all […]

23 10, 2014

Smoked Bacon Candy (Pig Candy)

By |October 23rd, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters, Sausage & Bacon|8 Comments

Smoked bacon candy doesn’t need a lot of introduction and there’s not a better marriage of foods than what happens when you combine sweet syrup and bacon. Add the smoke factor and this might just knock you off your feet.

Helpful Information
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 8 hours (optional)
Cook Time: 2 hours
Smoker Temp: 225°F
Meat Finish Temp: n/a
Recommended Wood: Apple or […]

31 07, 2014

Smoked Pigs on the Beach – Shrimp & Sausage

By |July 31st, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters, Pork, Seafood|6 Comments

The subtle flavor of smoked shrimp combined with the rich flavor of the smoked sausage comes together with a huge flavor burst in your mouth with this wonderful duet of an appetizer.

I asked my Facebook fans to help me name this appetizer and while we had more than 800 suggestions, I could only pick one […]

3 07, 2014

Shrimp & Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

By |July 3rd, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters, Seafood, Vegetables|16 Comments

I have written on several occasions about these glorious smoked, bacon wrapped, cream cheese stuffed jalapeños (known in the smoking community as Atomic Buffalo Turds or ABT’s for short). Well.. this week I have taken that same concept and added a jumbo shrimp into the jalapeño pepper just before stuffing it with cheese and they […]

27 03, 2014

Smoked Pulled Pork Stuffed Mushrooms

By |March 27th, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters, Sides|5 Comments

I happen to love smoked mushrooms but I do realize that not everyone is as big of a fan of these as I am. For this reason, I am going to show you how to make a couple of fillings for the smoked mushrooms, but know that they will work just as well stuffed into […]

26 02, 2014

Miniature Smoked Bacon Wrapped Fatty

By |February 26th, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters, Pork, Sausage & Bacon|7 Comments

The smoked bacon wrapped fatty has been around for a while and it is probably one of the best smoking recipes around.

For those not in the know, a smoked bacon wrapped fatty is simply a pound of sausage, rolled out flat, stuffed with cheese, veggies, other meats, whatever the mind can think up, and then […]

30 01, 2014

Smoked Chicken Cherry Bombs

By |January 30th, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters|5 Comments

Super Bowl parties are the perfect time to bring out the appetizers and these smoked chicken cherry bombs and other smoked super bowl snacks will be the perfect way to celebrate as you cheer your team to victory with your family and friends.

I have also included some links to favorite recipes for smoked wings, pulled […]

23 01, 2014

Smoked Salmon Candy

By |January 23rd, 2014|Appetizers, Fish, Newsletters|18 Comments

This smoked salmon candy also called “indian candy” was, at one time, a staple food while traveling away from home where cooking was difficult or near impossible.

Nowadays, it is just a great, slightly sweet, and sometimes savory, high protein snack.

I don’t make this treat often but when I do it doesn’t last very long. Even […]

8 08, 2013

3 Ways to Make Smoked Armadillo Eggs

By |August 8th, 2013|Appetizers, Newsletters, Pork|6 Comments

One of my all-time favorite appetizers is the smoked armadillo eggs and I am going to show you how to do them in 3 different ways.

Perfect for serving while you’re waiting on the ribs, brisket, or pork shoulder to get done and folks will go nuts when they bite into it and realize that the […]