Smoked Bison Sirloin With A Blackberry Balsamic Glaze

Bison, or Buffalo, meat is becoming more popular and easily accessible where in years past you had to get it from specialty stores. If you haven’t yet tried bison meat give it a try. Bison has a wonderful deep beefy flavor even more than grass fed beef. Bison is lower in fat than beef and…

Reverse Sear Smoked Ribeye Steak

Here is another Ribeye recipe. I do eat other cuts of beef, really I do, but Ribeye is my absolute favorite. This is a completely different cooking method for steak than I have ever tried before. It is a bit more involved and more time-consuming than cooking steak in the normal flash sear method.  I…

Smoked Tri-Tip

This weekend I decided to give a California style BBQ a shot.  I had a nice Tri-tip which is a cut of beef from the bottom sirloin.  It is a very lean cut with not a lot of marbling that grills like steak, slices like brisket. Has the beefy flavor of sirloin, and is somewhat…

Vanilla Rum French Toast

The best thing about this French Toast is it is nice and slightly crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside.

Simple Nontraditional Ribeye

Who doesn’t love a good steak? I would eat steak 8 days a week if possible. My favorite cut of steak is without a doubt the Ribeye.  It is both flavorful and tender, coming from the lightly worked upper rib cage area. Its marbling of fat makes it very good for fast and hot cooking. I…

Granddad’s Slow Cooker Chili

Labor Day weekend started off rainy and chilly here in the Northeast and I figured it was a good time to break out the slow cooker and cook up a batch of chili.  I am not a very big fan of TexMex food but I am a lover of chili.  When I was a younger…