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Carson’s Orange Brown Sugar Jerky

By | January 4th, 2016|All Things Jerky!|

This is the stuff of legends folks, personally this is my current #1 favorite jerky on the planet right now. It's got some serious kick to it, if you don't want it very hot 1/2 the pepper. The flavor of this jerky just blows people away! I've been making it once a week lately because [...]

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Chicken – Blue Cheese & Hot Sauce

By | September 14th, 2015|FOWL|

PREP TIME: 20 minutes COOK TIME: 30-40 minutes RECOMMENDED PELLETS: Hickory SERVINGS: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 cups blue cheese 2 cups Buffalo sauce 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs Salt and freshly ground pepper 16 pieces bacon PREPARATION Start the Traeger on Smoke, lid open, until the fire is established (about 5 minutes). Preheat to High heat [...]

Sweet Smoked Salmon Recipe

By | May 12th, 2015|FISH & SEAFOOD|

Sweet and Smokey Salmon   Prep time: 40 minutes, plus 12-24 hours to cure Cook time: 2-3 hours Serves: 8-12 Recommended Pellets: Apple, Cherry, Peach or Pear Curing Ingredients ½ cup of white sugar ½ cup of brown sugar ½ cup of kosher salt 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper 2 large fillets of salmon (approximately [...]

Garlic Smoked Shrimp with Spicy Ginger BBQ Sauce

By | April 13th, 2015|FISH & SEAFOOD|

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 8 to 12 minutes Wood Type: Pecan, Hickory or Alder Serves: 2 to 4 INGREDIENTS Ginger BBQ Sauce: 2 teaspoons canola oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 1 jalapeno chile, seeded and minced 1/2 cup diced onion 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar [...]

Smoked Bacon & Onion Meatloaf Recipe

By | March 6th, 2015|BEEF|

Prep Time: 12 minutes 48 seconds! (really....!) Cook Time: 60 minutes smoking at 325 Wood Type: Hickory or Oak Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb ground beef 2 onions (Walla Walla onions are best) 1 package bacon (any will do) 1/4 cup each chopped parsley, chopped mushrooms and diced green onion 1 Tablespoon ketchup 1 Teaspoon [...]

Smoked Teriyaki Salmon Recipe

By | February 13th, 2015|FISH & SEAFOOD|

PREP TIME: 1 hour COOK TIME: 6 to 10 minutes (Depends how you like it) RECOMMENDED WOOD: Mesquite, Hickory or Cherry SERVES: 2-3 INGREDIENTS 1 cup soy sauce Juice and zest of 2 oranges 6 tablespoons brown sugar 4 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds 2  8oz salmon fillets [...]