This is the way I bang out briskets. There’s so many smoked brisket recipes I just stick to what I know tastes good when guests are involved. This probably isn’t competition legal but it’s the law at Texas Butter. Back in the day a pitmasters thermometer was his hand a his proof of concept was the line waiting to get some. A pitmaster didn’t know he was one and
All crappy cut beef lovers of the low and slow burn do it how they do it, different from you. Just think of the different appliances used to cook these thangs. You can keep an oven’s temperature under control pretty easy but when you step into a 1000 gallon pit it’s a different set of rules mostly paying attention for the long haul. So this is a good guide
The original dinner was going to be a meatloaf but things changed from the grocery to home. They came out great and I can’t say I’ve ever cooked a meatball so blingy.
Cooking steaks of any sort I go at it with a laid back attitude. They take time before and after the burn to get a perfect ripe. This and most my steaks don’t get a full fledged assault of spices, salt alone would be mighty fine.
One of our premier spots in Houston to get decadent unchallenged fajitas is Pappasito’s. I don’t know how they do it but I always aim for that bar when making relations with a fajita. Anyways, before I jabber about my history of the gadamn fajita, they were always
Texas chili does not have beans, there settled that. It also doesn’t mean I don’t like red beans in my chili. Well, have I got a solution for you and you can call it
Long time ago one of my elder customers used to call me early in the morning to let me know to stop by at lunch. She’d always have me Tupperware packed with the “surprise” lunch ranging from chicken wings to cabbage rolls.
My Great Grandmother proly wouldn’t approve a lot of my italian recipes because I jam them with cheese and garlic. Quick and semi-cheap I cooked this one in a deep pan with smaller…
Pretty close to number one for slop food. Enough so I’m going to attempt to get this one up tonight without screwing up the site. This is a branch off King Ranch Chicken a TexMex dish that I’ve seen morphed into
Easy to knock out and depending on the head count of your herd, plenty leftover to freeze or make some sandwiches. Personally I like Prego gravy in a pinch but whatever you dig go with that one.
Yup, quick anytime homemade stuffed steak crescents. Always pinching the dough ends tightly to make sure nothing got out, but it always did. I went on the wild side with these and just rolled the damn things.
This an old school thing easy to build and somewhat cheap depending on stuff you might want to add. I almost never make this the same as the last but the frame remains the same. lol whatevs…
These sammies are really good but I swung and missed a couple times making them. Confessions… If using fajita meat it is important to fillet all the membrane off the meat. A lot of cuts of beef will work with this but
Really good steak sliders with just a few basic ingredients one being some excellent cheese. Next to it was a thick cut shredded cheddar by Tillamook. I’ve had it before but never realized how much better it is among the affordable cheese section.
These taco dogs were fantastic and similar to some dogs made a few weeks ago. Didn’t use our suggested amount of Taco Dust which confirmed the minimum amount suggested for one pound of beef is ¼ cup. Either way it’s gonna be messy cause queso ain’t containable.
Flat iron steak cut into strips rolled into roses and baked. Made some cilantro chum to spread within the roses. Depending on mood virtually any sauce will work. Warning from experience this is not an option for a traditional rose giving event, it is a supplement…
When digging out the potato guts I split the skin and repaired it with bacon because I was out of duct tape. Turned out great and even better if you have leftover taco meat.
Shrimp and fajitas wrapped in bacon and tropicaltized? I’m in! Will lay this build out in one because you’ll be going from sauce to sticks back to sauce and all at same time at times. Not hard, hardest part is building sticks. Anyways, pineapple will tenderize fajita meat like..
Guess since it’s Easter weekend my meat merchant has a lot of roasts on sale. I don’t know what cut this was, probably a roast. Takes some time to make but will last a while and make great leftovers.
This is a less complex lasagna `that’s a little pricey but makes a lot. This is one of my 1st recipes when I moved outa Mama’s house and had, had enough of fast food. I’m trying to write this after eating that. Simple burn out below from my barely legible notes below.
Although the other sliders were great they are different. These made things tickle and for the record I wouldn’t call these sliders. They are more like mini burgers for adults or, whatevs… call’em whatever you want 😉
These sliders came out great especially since my grocer picked up a box or three of sweet rolls. Sweet rolls are popular around the holidays because they make the best gravy sopper-uppers… I cooked the patty a little different than usual by
I dig the flat bottom tacos because I never have to buy or clean a taco stand. It was St. Patty’s day and I noticed a display of glorious green corn tortillas ripe for the pickin. The insides of these tacos aren’t all that pretty but pretty dang good especially with the weak queso drizzled over the meat.
These nachos beat any drive through and the big plus was they weren’t soggy from a drive home. For the meat and cheese part I made sort of a thick queso that was mixed 1 TexMex taco meat and .50 Velveeta cheese. It played a big part in my h*ll yeah moment. It’s been extra busy
You can put all kinds of ingredients on a stick! Shrimp, chicken, and my favorite flat iron steak. The rice idea came from a friend’s pork chop slow cooker recipe that looks ugly as hell but taste fantastic.
I saw a Subway commercial and in my quest to not frequent fast food I created this typical meatball sub. It was also a good time for me to test Uglyade in the weird spots I like a vinegary twang. The meatballs are a little different than what my Grandmother made but pretty good and a nice twist
Losing time, short on supplies, and not interested in going to the grocery was the inspiration for this simple taco dinner. Just grilled fajitas, homemade tortillas, cheese and a shot of Irish Salsa. Irish Salsa is our problem child
The problem is when you get it home it doesn’t look like the picture. In my never ending quest to not have to close my eyes when I eat, this taco tize monstrosity happened.
Probably my favorite steak is the flat iron or blade steak. The inspiration for the dish was for testing our other seasoning Cluck and what it taste good on. The hardest part of this recipe would be cooking the steak unless you already had leftover steak.
Rich steak, crab cake, and shrimp dinner made for special days or crappy ones if it works. Sometimes I do recipes a little more complex because I have the time. This rich surf n turf is one of my favorites.