18 11, 2015

Smoked Turkey and Cranberry Stuffed ABT’s

By |November 18th, 2015|Appetizers, Newsletters, Sausage & Bacon|1 Comment

You may know what ABT's are.. jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese, wrapped in bacon and smoked for about 3 hours. They are so amazingly delicious and one of my favorite appetizers. Take this same concept and add some leftover smoked turkey and some cranberry relish and you have smoked turkey and cranberry stuffed ABT's. This [...]

29 10, 2015

Smoked Bourbon Pig Candy – Bacon Nirvana

By |October 29th, 2015|Appetizers, Newsletters, Pork, Sausage & Bacon|4 Comments

Pig candy is nothing new but it does take things up about 5000 notches when you make it in the smoker. The last time I wrote about this I simply used my rub and brown sugar on the outside as a dry mixture. This time I made a glaze from bourbon, brown sugar, maple syrup and of [...]

17 09, 2015

Stuffed Sausage Poppers – Instructions and Pictures

By |September 17th, 2015|Appetizers, Newsletters|3 Comments

These stuffed sausage poppers are great for almost anytime and especially when you have hungry people coming to your house. Easy to make and brings a smile every time! Share: Helpful Information Preparation time: 20 minutes Cook time: 2.5 hours Smoker temperature: 225-250°F Meat finish temperature: N/A Recommended wood: Hickory What You'll Need Smoked sausage (about [...]

10 09, 2015

7 Favorite Football Appetizers – Smoked and Delicious

By |September 10th, 2015|Appetizers, Newsletters|0 Comments

Is there anything better than football with friends and family and great food? As football season begins, I would like to take a little time to show you 7 favorite football appetizers of all times that you can make in your smoker or grill. Share: Smoked Pigs on the Beach The subtle flavor of smoked shrimp combined [...]

3 09, 2015

Smoked Pork Butt on a Stick

By |September 3rd, 2015|Appetizers, Newsletters, Pork|2 Comments

I love eating food from a stick.. popsicles, kabobs, corndogs, you name it, that's just my kind of thing. Smoked pork butt on a stick is right down my alley and I think you'll like it as well. With Labor day coming up, this could be a great appetizer to keep folks occupied and happy while the main course is on the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

23 10, 2014

Smoked Bacon Candy (Pig Candy)

By |October 23rd, 2014|Appetizers, Newsletters, Sausage & Bacon|9 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. Share:    Helpful Information Prep Time: 15 minutes Marinate Time: 8 hours (optional) Cook Time: 2 hours Smoker Temp: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]