Pulled Pork Pasta Recipe

Pulled Pork Pasta Recipe

I love watching Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives on Food Network. The other day I was watching and one of the restaurants they featured, Highway 61 Roadhouse, shared their BBQ Spaghetti. This restaurant is actually here in St. Louis but I had not heard of it. The rest of the menu looks amazing too so my family and I will be sure to check it out soon and report back to you. The BBQ Spaghetti inspired … Continue Reading →
Summer Food Safety Tips and Tricks for 4th of July and All Summer Long

Summer Food Safety Tips and Tricks for 4th of July and All Summer Long

Summer food safety is critical as this weekend so many of us will be having barbecues and picnics to celebrate the 4th of July holiday. With the warm temperatures in summer it is so important to handle your food safely to prevent food-borne bacteria which loves the warm weather. None of us want to get food poisoning or have our guests get sick during the celebration. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate … Continue Reading →
Grilling Gift Ideas

Grilling Gift Ideas

We grill a lot in our family so grilling gifts are always a good choice for many of the dads and guys in our family. Not that the guys are the only ones that grill, but they do a lot of it. I tried to find some more unique ideas that you may not have seen before that would be perfect for Father’s Day as well. Disclosure that these are affiliate links for me meaning … Continue Reading →
Grilled Beef Rack of Ribs and Country Barbecue Potatoes

Grilled Beef Rack of Ribs and Country Barbecue Potatoes

(Family Features) Firing up the grill is an American tradition. The farm families who produce the food so many people enjoy at backyard cookouts want to share some of their favorite grilling recipes, as well as an appreciation for how food gets from the farm to the table. Farmers like Amanda Folkens, from Iowa, Danell Kalcevic, from Colorado, and Nicole Small, from Kansas, have joined with more than 70 other farmer volunteers across the country … Continue Reading →
Barbecue Chicken Nachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

There are lots of big football viewing parties happening this time of year and nachos are a snack everyone loves. How about changing things up though and trying these barbecue chicken nachos instead? I’m going to give you the base recipe for the bbq chicken nachos, but you can of course customize them any way you like. Don’t be afraid to try new and different combinations of toppings either, barbecue and Mexican really work well … Continue Reading →
Slow Cooker Tennessee Honey BBQ Chicken Sliders

Slow Cooker Tennessee Honey BBQ Chicken Sliders

While I love when Hubby is able to grill and BBQ and smoke foods for us for dinner, sometimes it just doesn’t always work with his schedule or the weather. Many of those types of cooking take time. Because of this I like to find some alternatives to have that same kind of flavor but cooked in an easier way. So recently I decided to try making some BBQ chicken sliders in the slow cooker. … Continue Reading →
Smoked Beef Brisket Hash and Eggs

Smoked Beef Brisket Hash and Eggs

On Labor Day Hubby smoked a beef brisket. Oh my, it was so delicious! The brisket has that beefiness that we all love and a healthy dose of smoke that makes it even better. Brisket is usually a pretty large cut of meat though which means we had plenty of leftovers. I tried to come up with some creative uses for the leftovers during the week and this Smoked Beef Brisket Hash that I served … Continue Reading →
Recipe: Smoked Beef Brisket

Recipe: Smoked Beef Brisket

Beef brisket is one of the tastiest cuts of beef ever invented. One of my families favorite ways to prepare a brisket is to smoke it. This requires a lot of time but the end result is so worth it. Hubby prepared this one on Labor Day and it was amazing and he is sharing his recipe with you all today. Enjoy! Hubby says…. I use a rub always on smoked meats. There are commercially … Continue Reading →
Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwich with a Surprising and Healthy Ingredient!

Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwich with a Surprising and Healthy Ingredient!

Okay, I have got a great summer recipe to share with you today but with a very surprising ingredient. Not only is this a surprising ingredient but it is good for you! I’m talking about Sunsweet Pitted Prunes! Yes, prunes! In the main recipe the Sunsweet prunes are in the BBQ sauce and will add a wonderful sweet taste for you and no one would ever guess that prunes are part of the sauce. I … Continue Reading →
BBQ Joints in St. Louis

BBQ Joints in St. Louis

Growing up in the Midwest means there is a lot of barbecues happening and it also has spurred some great BBQ restaurants and smokehouses here in the area. Hubby and I are always anxious to try out new places to find delicious food and today I thought I would share some of the BBQ places around town if you need a winter fix. Sugarfire Smoke House This is the newest place we have found. There … Continue Reading →