32 Things I’ve Learned About Outdoor Cooking

I’ve been outdoor cooking off and on for a long time.  But I’ve been doing it in earnest the last 10 years.  I’ve almost always owned some type of grill, but got my first smoker about 8 years ago and my first Dutch oven about 12 years ago. While I’ve still got tons to learn, …

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Cedar Planked Salmon and Mashed Potatoes

Cooking salmon on the grill using cedar planks makes a delicious dish. Adding mashed potatoes on a cedar plank makes it spectacular!

New Weber Smoky Mountain (Video)

A few month ago, I wrote about getting my replacement smoker, the Weber Smoky Mountain.   While it’s a few months late (there was snow on the ground then and now it’s June!), I’ve a got a video showing the events of that day. I show an accelerated view of putting the smoker together, along …

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Bloomin’ Onion Dutch Oven Bread Video

Last year, I posted about making the copycat Bloomin’ Onion Bread in a Dutch oven, based on a recipe by The Girl Who At Everything.  You’ve read about it, now you get to see it!  Enjoy watching how to make this fabulous dish.  

My New Weber Smoky Mountain

Last year, my grill went belly up.  Admittedly, I use it pretty hard, cooking on it multiple times a week, probably more than the average person.  When one of the propane hoses split and had fire coming out of it, I looked into what I would need to spend to bring the whole grill back …

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QOTM: What Charcoal Grill Should I Buy?

Yep, there are two questions for this month–I’ve not sent one out for awhile, and now there are two.  I’m looking for a new charcoal grill.  I currently have a Char-Griller Duo 5050 model, which has a gas chamber, charcoal chamber, and a side firebox.  It’s been fun to grill on over the past 5 …

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QOTM: What Gas Grill Should I Buy?

I’m looking to buy a new gas grill (really propane). What Gas Grill should I buy and why?

Delicious Dutch Oven Veggie Chili

There are so many good food bloggers around with fabulous dishes.  One that I really like to peek in on is Ree Drummond at The Pioneer Woman.  This Dutch Oven Veggie Chili is patterned after her Veggie Chili recipe, but cooked outdoors in a Dutch oven, of course!  It’s completely vegetarian, with a delicious mixture of vegetables …

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