Recipe Ideas

Creative recipe ideas for sides, desserts, and other creations.

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 […]

 
Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp
Creations, Recipe Ideas, Seafood

Bacon-Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp

Your pellet grill not only smokes a beautiful rack of ribs at 250 degrees F, but it also roasts these tasty bacon-wrapped jumbo shrimp at a higher temperature. This recipe works best with the largest shrimp you can find. Cook’s Notes Here we used 16 – 20 count size. This […]

 
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, […]

 
Meatballs marinara with pasta
Beef, Creations, Recipe Ideas, Smoked

Smoked Meatballs Marinara Sauce

What could be more Italian than smoked meatballs marinara sauce? A freshly made marinara sauce with lots of garlic flavor, coupled with soft, smokey meatballs.┬áSome would say that a proper Italian meatball recipe should contain ground pork, ground beef, and ground veal. I agree. Cook’s Notes In the interest of […]

 
Teriyaki Chicken Thighs on grill
Creations, Poultry, Recipe Ideas

Roasted Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

The flavor of these roasted teriyaki chicken thighs is amazing. On this one, it is all about the sauce. Teriyaki is a cooking technique used in Japanese cuisine in which foods are prepared with a glaze of soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. Teriyaki sauce has four main components: soy, sake […]

 
side dishes with smoked meat
Comfort Food, Pork, Recipe Ideas, Sides

Campfire Pork and Beans

Campfire pork and beans are a must as a side for your smokey meats. Starting with these canned beans makes this recipe quick and easy. The result will be some amazing smokey beans with a nice jalapeno bite. Add some leftover smoked pork if you have some on hand for […]