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Pork Belly Smoked & Grilled

Pork Belly Smoked & Grilled

A few weekends ago I did one of my family’s favorite appetizers, pork belly.  This time though I prepared the Pork Belly smoked & grilled!  An easy way to smoke the pork belly as I’ve done in the past is here – but what I’ve found is that there are several delicious ways to enjoy pork belly by either grilling it,

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Posted in Appetizers, Cast Iron Series, Pork


Family Post: Amanda: Smoked Mozzarella Cheese Pizza Sticks

Pepperoni and Smoked Mozzarella Cheese Pizza Sticks!
Smoked Mozzarella Cheese Pizza Sticks – a quick and easy recipe using cold smoked cheese and a few other easy ingredients for a delicious meal or snack!

Here’s a quick easy recipe from my Daughter-in-Law Amanda for Smoked Mozzarella Cheese Pizza Sticks.  A few weeks back I gave my son Matt some mozzarella cheese that I cold smoked earlier in the year.  

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Posted in Appetizers, Family Posts, Go-Withs, Grilling


Guest Post: Cold Smoking Cheese

Cold Smoking Cheese
John Thomas for Fix.com

Typical barbecue smoking involves heat, with the most common temperatures ranging from 225 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Foods such as ribs, pork shoulders, and beef brisket are cooked at these temperatures for extended amounts of time. The resulting food is extremely tender with a touch of smoky flavor.

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Posted in Appetizers, Guest Posts, Smoking


Grilled Pizza Balls

Grilled Pizza Balls

An easy appetizer, a delicious meal, either way this is a great recipe that everyone will enjoy – Grilled Pizza Balls!

This was originally going to be a simple appetizer but having some delicious Kings Hawaiian Jalapeno buns available we turned this into a tasty meal of Sliders with Grilled Pizza Balls.

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Posted in Appetizers, Grilling, Pork


Pork Belly – Just like chicken!

Pork Belly – A tasty treat for an appetizer or a meal!

Weekend Grilling Pork BellyPork Belly has become a trending menu item in restaurants lately it seems, from main dishes such as Pork Belly Tacos to having these delicious cubes of flavor being used as add-in ingredients in Mac-N-Cheese, Chili and even salads.  

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Posted in Appetizers, Grilling, Pork