Comfort Food

Smoked food that conjures up warm feelings and yummy satisfaction.

apple crisp in dish
Comfort Food, Desserts, Recipe Ideas

Smoked Cinnamon Apple Crisp

Smoked Cinnamon Apple Crisp is an excellent way to finish off your next smoked meal. I took the opportunity to include this in the smoker with a beautiful pork butt. Something just feels right about smoking pork and apples together don’t you think? Using a cast-iron skillet adds a great […]

Smoked Whole Chicken
Comfort Food, Poultry, Smoked

Juicy Smoked Whole Chicken

To achieve a juicy smoked whole chicken, spatchcocking (butterflying) the chicken is a good idea. By removing the backbone and flattening the chicken we create a more even cooking shape. This also allows for easier penetration for the seasoning and smoke during cooking. Cook’s Notes It is not difficult but […]

smoked beef black bean chili
Beef, Comfort Food, Recipe Ideas, Sides

Beef Black Bean Chili

Smoked Beef Black Bean Chili is the perfect side for your next backyard party with friends and family. It is also a perfect way to use your leftover smokey beef like brisket, Tri-Tip, or smoked chuck roast. Great tasting with a chunky texture and colorful visual appeal from the corn, […]

pork ribs
Comfort Food, Pork, Smoked

Tender Smoked Pork Ribs

A good feed of tender smoked pork ribs must mean that summer has arrived. What could be better than sharing some perfectly smoked ribs and all the trimmings with your friends and family on a hot summer day? First, let’s compare the various types of pork ribs. Back ribs, spare […]

Smoked beef ribs
Beef, Comfort Food, Smoked

Tender Smoked Beef Ribs

Big and beefy. Tender smoked beef ribs might just deliver the best beef taste of all. Not to mention how they conjure up dusty images of lean cowboys riding the range heading back to camp for some smokey campfire chow. Now you can smoke these on your own backyard pellet […]

smoked beef short ribs
Beef, Comfort Food, Smoked

Tender Beef Short Ribs

Beef short ribs are a real treat if you are looking for the height of beefy flavor. The key to smoking tender beef short ribs is to cook them low and slow. You can find short ribs like these at your local supermarket, but as you can see some of […]