Bacon-Wrapped Lit’l Smokies on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Bacon-wrapped Lit’l Smokies on the Char-Broil Big Easy have been on my radar for a few weeks now. I was just waiting for a nice day to fire up and make a big ole batch of them. That nice day came, and boy, was it ever a glorious day (food-wise and weather-wise!). I can’t even … Continue reading “Bacon-Wrapped Lit’l Smokies on the Char-Broil Big Easy”

Spicy Honey Wings

A little sweet. A little heat. Those are the keys to a great wing sauce. These spicy honey wings have the perfect combination of both. Even with my Fire-Eater rub and a healthy dose of hot sauce, they’re plenty sweet. Perfect for dipping in a bowl of cold Ranch or blue cheese dressing. You might … Continue reading “Spicy Honey Wings”

Texas Sriracha Wings

Stubb’s recently came out with a line of marinades and what they call anytime sauces. Our local grocery store had them all on sale, so I grabbed two or three bottles of each and headed on home with thoughts of the many things I was going to use them in. First up? Wings of course, … Continue reading “Texas Sriracha Wings”

Mambo Chicken Wings

It’s amazing how many great chicken wing recipes there are. Everything from the mild to the sweet to the volcanic hot. That’s why I love them, I can have a different flavor every day. Well, almost every day. I don’t actually eat wings every day, although I’m sure I could and never ever get bored … Continue reading “Mambo Chicken Wings”

Creamy Buffalo Wings

Oh man, what great wings these creamy Buffalo wings were. They disappeared in no time at all. They’re a simple take on the traditional Buffalo wing, with the same great spicy heat, but with a creamier sauce. Flat-out delicious and definitely finger-licking fantastic. I cooked the wings on my Vortex insert, which I use on … Continue reading “Creamy Buffalo Wings”

Alpine Hot Dogs

I love mushrooms on a burger, so why not load up a hot dog with tons and tons of sauteed mushrooms and a good helping of Swiss cheese? These Alpine hot dogs combine great mushroom flavor with yummy all-beef hot dogs and great creamy nutty Swiss cheese. Every bite is delicious. These hot dogs are … Continue reading “Alpine Hot Dogs”

Aji Amarillo Chicken Wings

Aji amarillo is an orange-colored pepper from Peru. I haven’t been able to find it in the US in pepper-form, but you can find a paste made from pureed aji peppers in some foreign food markets, or order it online from Amazon. Aji amarillo rates between 35,000 and 50,000 on the Scoville scale, meaning it’s … Continue reading “Aji Amarillo Chicken Wings”

Chipotle Pumpkin Wings

I was mighty skeptical about pumpkin on chicken wings. Sure, I’m in the Halloween mood, but hey, are we sure we should be messing with my beloved chicken wings? Yes, yes we should is the answer, because chipotle pumpkin wings are just flat out crazy good. There’s a wonderful smoky heat from the chipotles, with … Continue reading “Chipotle Pumpkin Wings”

Easy Turkey Roast on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Turkey roasts from Butterball are a really great way to cook up turkey in no time at all. They’re pretty much no-fuss. Defrost, season, cook, eat. The roasts are already brined, so you don’t have to mess with that either. That’s what makes this easy turkey roast on the Char-Broil Big Easy so … easy! … Continue reading “Easy Turkey Roast on the Char-Broil Big Easy”

20-Minute Mac-and-Cheese

Yes, I used to make macaroni and cheese from a box. That was long ago. Now I usually make a totally different take on mac-and-cheese, like my favorite, fire eater chicken macaroni and cheese. But sometimes I just don’t have the time (or ingredients). That’s when this 20-minute mac-and-cheese version comes in real handy. Like … Continue reading “20-Minute Mac-and-Cheese”