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...]

Shrimp & Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

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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 are amazing. Quite easy to prepare and it doesn't take them long … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sea Scallops

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I have been eating scallops for most of my adult life but until I tried them smoked, I had no idea just how good they could really be. Bacon wrapped smoked scallops should be on your menu for an upcoming meal, party or get-together. You really don't need a reason, these are really that good. Some things like smoked lobster, smoked shrimp and now, smoked scallops are a seafood lovers delight and … [Read more...]

Smoked Seafood Fettuccine Alfredo

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We all love the classics like smoked ribs, shrimp, brisket, etc. but it's also really great to find ways to use these classics in everyday meals whether it's for a purpose or just to use up leftovers. With Valentine's Day coming up, I've been thinking about my wife's affinity for pasta and all things Italian and how to incorporate some of my delicious smoked shrimp and lobster into a nice … [Read more...]

Smoked Lobster Tails

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For a while now, I have been experimenting with smoked lobster tails and I am very happy to report that smoking lobster tails takes them to an entire new level of amazing and I say that as a guy who is very picky about his lobster. Not only a great way to make any special occasion a little better, these also make for an extra special Christmas meal especially when it's a … [Read more...]

Smoked Shrimp – Stuffed/Bacon Wrapped

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I've written about smoked shrimp and it was really good but it has so much more potential as I have shown in this newsletter. I have taken extra large shrimp and butterflied them, stuffed them with a cream cheese mixture, wrapped them in a half-slice of bacon and  then smoked them to perfection. These babies surpassed my every expectation and were everything I thought they could be and … [Read more...]

Smoked Shrimp

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Hello friends and welcome to this extra special edition of the smoking meat newsletter. I have been wanting to do an article on smoking shrimp for a while and that time is finally here. You will find lots of folks telling you that these should only be grilled or cooked in a very hot stove or grill but I beg to differ. These are so simple to do and so very good.. the only trick is … [Read more...]