Recipes & Tips

How to find and cook the perfect bratwurst

Who doesn’t love a bratwurst with their favorite toppings? They are quick, easy and can be fixed to fit different tastes. We also love that you can make them from scratch with a sausage stuffer and smoker or simply pick up a package at your local grocery store. Sometimes, though, deciding which brat is the best for

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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe by Smokin Okie

Smokin’ Okies Stuffed Mushrooms Many of you know Russ Garrett aka Smokin Okie through our forum or cooking classes. Here is one of his signature recipes for Stuffed Mushrooms. Description These make excellent additions to a meal.  The biggest challenge is to cook the mushrooms with the bowl facing up so the ingredients don’t fall out. Ingredients

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Smoked Cheesecake

This recipe for smoked cheesecake was one of the easiest and most delicious smoked recipes we have ever made. With only 6 ingredients and an hour smoke time, It’s our new favorite around the office. Ingredients: 2 packages of 8 oz cream cheese 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter (softened) 1 tsp vanilla 2 tubes crescent rolls

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Best Grilled Hot Dogs, Sausages and Brats

Hot dogs, sausage, and brats are some of the least expensive grilling items we can think of. The standard cost of the most popular “dogs” is $0.10 per hot dog, less than $0.50 per sausage and brats can get up to around $0.75 each. Even with the cost of bun and condiment, it’s less than $1 per

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Grilling Tips

Whether you call it grilling, barbecuing, smoking or something else entirely, you can’t go wrong using these simple grilling tips to master your pellet grill. Keep notes: The best way to keep track of your favorite dishes and the ones that flop is simply writing them down. Keep a notebook with some of your own personal favorites.

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Cheese Stuffed Hog Shots-Recipe

These Cheese Stuffed Hog Shots (also known as pig shots) are easy and delicious. How can you go wrong with pork sausage wrapped in bacon? Ingredients 3 lbs. Smoked Sausage (Kielbasa or another type) 2 12 oz. Cream Cheese 12 oz. Shredded Cheese 3 oz. can diced green chilies 1 – 2 lb. Package Thick Bacon Cookshack

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