We’ve gotten a lot of questions about how to do a smoked brisket. Now there are 500.3 ba-jillion ways to prepare and smoke a brisket. My method cooks the brisket and seals in the moisture before it ever gets any smoke. Continue reading Cowboy Smoked Brisket
I get a lot of cooking questions like, “What makes a really good crispy fried hash browns?” Now there ain’t no telling how many bags of taters I fried up before I figured it out… but I did figure it out. Continue reading Crispy Hash Brown How-To
I don’t get a chance to wet a hook much anymore but there’s one thing that I always remember from growing up is going to the pond and catching some catfish. Folks from all over the neighborhood would come to the house for a big ol’ fish fry. Cornmeal is a staple in most of the fried fish recipes that I know of, but we’re taking it a step further to create a great crispy crust for those little fish fellers. Continue reading Crispy Fried Catfish
You know me – I love to build a fire, but sometimes it’s more convenient to use a gas grill. And for some of you, you may only have a gas grill. So, I’m going to give you a trick on how to get more flavor out of that gas grill.
It’s summer time and that means gathering together outside around the grill and feasting on some great food. What’s a more classic summer grilling dish than a good ol’ fashioned burger? For those of you who may be a little intimidated by grilling a burger- have no fear ’cause I’ve put together some of my favorite easy tips for grilling up a juicy burger. And after you study up you can get the fire ready and put your skills to the grill with our Green Chile Cheeseburger recipe.
Get outside and share some good food and stories from the grill…
You know what question I get all the time? “What is your favorite Dutch oven recipe?” Or “What is your favorite Dutch oven cookbook?”
My answer is always- nearly any recipe or cookbook can be used for Dutch oven cooking! While it may seem a little intimidating at first, all you need are a few quick tricks and tips and you can easily convert nearly any traditional conventional oven recipe into a Dutch oven recipe.
I have shucked many an ear of corn and eaten many a bushel full in my lifetime. My favorite way to eat it is grilled. Grilling corn gives it such a different taste that really brings out the flavor of the corn in a smokey way. It’s even better when Shan puts her special Mexican spread on it with all the classic fiesta flavors of chile, cumin and lime. Give it a try when you’re needing to impress the neighbors or family. Continue reading Grilled Mexican Corn
We put this video together in honor of the National Day of the Cowboy is the last Saturday in July each year. I’m honored that Shannon and I get to share this video with ya’ll. It’s a glimpse into a lifestyle that is not forgotten but sometimes overlooked. You may not see him from the interstate but he is still out there doing his job. He’s loving what he does and how he does it. That’s cowboy. Thank you for watching. Continue reading What is a Cowboy? (National Day of the Cowboy)
I know I don’t need to tell you summer has its hot breath on us. Well unless maybe you live in the Yukon! Here in Southwest Oklahoma it’s hot and the forecast is for more hot. I told Shannon there were two things I remembered about summer growing up: hot afternoons and cold homemade ice cream. Continue reading Homemade Cherry Almond Ice Cream
Cast iron is tough stuff, but you have to take care of it if it’s going to last and also to maintain it’s flavor and seasoning. Proper storage is an important method in keeping cast iron performing at it’s best. Whether you’re putting your cast iron up for the season or just a few days we’ve got some tips listed below that should help you out. Continue reading Storage Tips for Cast Iron