Smoked and Grilled Chicken Breast

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This smoked grilled chicken breast is just one example of how you can successfully smoke meat on the grill. No smoker? No problem! With a few simple steps you can cook this chicken breast and almost any other kind of meat indirectly on the grill by manipulating the burners or by moving the coal into zones. If you want to speed things up, you can then finish it off right over the flames … [Read more...]

Smoked Spare Ribs 4-1-1 With Butter Inside

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Smoked spare ribs injected with butter mixed with my original rib rub and cooked 4-1-1 style (explained below) are just what the doctor ordered and they are a nice way to do ribs just a little different. I have never been one to inject or brine my smoked spare ribs or any pork ribs for that matter but I love to try new things. Of course anything with butter is going to be even better and you … [Read more...]

Smoked Filet Mignon of Salmon

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This smoked filet mignon of salmon is delicate, delicious and easy to prepare when you want something really special for dinner. Many people think that Filet mignon is beef and, while it usually is, it doesn't have to be. In essence, (mignon) just means cute or dainty and (filet) means boneless. I love this version made from salmon and I think you will as well! Get the Recipes for Jeff's … [Read more...]

Smoked Campfire Chicken

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When my family is camping, we cook a lot of things right in foil to make it quick and easy. I was thinking about this process a while back and wondered how campfire chicken would taste if it were cooked in the smoker. Imagine smoked campfire chicken with some sausage, potatoes, onion, corn and even carrots thrown in for good measure. As it turns out, smoked campfire chicken is really good and … [Read more...]

Smoked Burger Dogs & Smoking Meat Help

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Why make folks choose between a hotdog or a hamburger! Give them the smoked burger dog and they'll all be happy. It's a half pound burger with two of your favorite hotdogs cooked into it. Add a little cheese in the center and you have a crowd pleaser that won't stop this Labor Day! I make these on the smoker with plenty of smoke but you could also grill them or even fry them if you were so … [Read more...]

How to Make Smoked Pulled Pork

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One of the most versatile meats in barbecue is the smoked pork butt or Boston butt from which we get the famous smoked pulled pork. From the pork butt we also get smoked pork steaks, smoked country style ribs and even pork burnt ends. In this recipe, I am simply going to show you how to take a pork butt or a pork picnic roast and turn it into tender succulent pulled pork that can be used on … [Read more...]

Pecan Smoked Chicken Wings

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There's not too many foods that I like as well as smoked chicken wings and this week, I just couldn't help showing off my pecan smoked chicken wings with honey and beer barbecue sauce! The picture looks good enough to eat in my opinion and you can only imagine how good these babies are in real life. A little sticky and with just the right amount of smoke, the slightly crispy skin is beyond … [Read more...]

Smoked Baby Back Rib Sandwich

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Can you imagine a smoked juicy delectable hunk of smoked baby back ribs, bones removed, on a sandwich bun or a french loaf? Its the smoked baby back rib sandwich! Well, this idea came to me a while back although I figured that it had been done before (I was right). I have never served a rack of smoked baby back ribs deboned much less on a sandwich before and as this idea formed in my brain, it … [Read more...]

Smoked Pigs on the Beach – Shrimp & Sausage

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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 of them. The winning name for this smoked shrimp wrapped around a sausage round is... … [Read more...]

Smoked Meatloaf Logs

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Smoked meatloaf is something I decided to try about 10 years ago on a whim and it has been a regular feature at our table ever since. I wrote about it way back then and I've had hundreds of folks tell me they would never eat an "oven" meatloaf again. Take that same meatloaf, form it into a log, wrap it in bacon and you have smoked meatloaf logs. Most folks agree that bacon makes almost … [Read more...]