Back to The Briskets of Love

Back to The Briskets of Love

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 here. 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

Spaghetti and Meatballs Flashy Ones

Spaghetti and Meatballs Flashy Ones

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.

Steak Diablo

Steak Diablo

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 fajita, they were always

Texas Chili Honcho

Texas Chili Honcho

Texas chili doesn’t have beans, but that doesn’t mean you can’t a-la-cart them. Well, have I got a solution for you and you can call it

Penne Lover

Penne Lover

My Great Grandmother proly wouldn’t approve a lot of my Italian recipes because I jam them with cheese and garlic. A meaty, cheesy penne pasta life’s natural sleeping pill.

Dorita Pie

Dorita Pie

Taco casseroles are pretty close to my number one for slop food. This is a low hanging branch of King Ranch Chicken (beef) a common Tex-Mex dish…

Spaghetti & Fancy Pants Meatballs

Spaghetti & Fancy Pants Meatballs

Easy to knock out and depending on the head count of your herd, plenty leftover to freeze or make some sandwiches. I like Prego gravy in a pinch but whatever you dig go with that one.

Texas Style Steak Crescents

Texas Style Steak Crescents

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.

TexMex Lasagna

TexMex Lasagna

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.

Steak -n- Cheddar Sliders

Steak -n- Cheddar Sliders

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.

Taco Dogs

Taco Dogs

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 a ¼ cup. Either way, it’s gonna be messy cause queso ain’t containable.

Gulf-n-Grass Pina Colada Sticks

Gulf-n-Grass Pina Colada Sticks

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..

Roast Beef Cafeteria Style

Roast Beef Cafeteria Style

Since it’s Easter weekend my meat merchant has a lot of roasts on sale. Remember the days of a simple roast beef dinner? This recipe mimics what came out of our cafeterias back then. No pressed meats just whole foods now considered comfort food.

Mahgahsagna – Mangia Mangia Lasagna

Mahgahsagna – Mangia Mangia Lasagna

This is a less complex lasagna that’s a little pricey on the front but makes a lot of leftovers. One of my 1st recipes when I moved outa Mama’s house. Sweltering with cheese perfectly paired beef and pork masterpiece. Simple, cheap, fabulous on day one, and better on day two.

Nachos El Grande

Nachos El Grande

These nachos beat any drive through and the big plus was they weren’t soggy from a drive home. Thick queso that was mixed with Taco Dust uploaded to ground beef. It played a big part in my h*ll yeah moment.

Tator Tots and Taco Parts

Tator Tots and Taco Parts

I get excited when I see a drive-thru joint advertising fried potatoes covered in stuff usually cheese. The problem is when you get it home it doesn’t look like the picture. In my never-ending quest to

Mushroom Bacon Swiss Burger

Mushroom Bacon Swiss Burger

A favorite all time burger of mine but I have to admit this one was too big. You see a lot of huge burgers on Instagram and I let it go to my head. Although a great burger, I like a burger I can control with one hand.

Brisket Sausage Sandwich

Brisket Sausage Sandwich

If you don’t have a smoker nor time to tend to it then no worries you can bake briskets too. The only difference is it’s not smokey. The sausage was my favorite in the sausage section just cooked in pan prior to the sandwich build. Pretty wicked combo I’ve seen but never tried.

Smoked Brisket Bruschetta

Smoked Brisket Bruschetta

A favorite and alternative to nachos are these versatile little morsels of love. This recipe takes some planning if you don’t have cooked brisket lying around. I did

The Corkey Deer Sausage Chili Cheese Dog

The Corkey Deer Sausage Chili Cheese Dog

My bud Corkey made me these one day, and it instantly turned into my favorite hot dog. This was done with deer chili and deer links but since people including me don’t always have venison laying around consider other ingredients

American Hamburger

American Hamburger

This is a typical hamburger pan fried with Smoked on top to bring the outside in.

Tatar Tot Breakfast at Dinner

Tatar Tot Breakfast at Dinner

One night using eggs, tater tots, bacon, and queso. It came out really good so we wanted to make sure and share this with you.

Queso Meat’o

Queso Meat’o

Queso dip recipe to show measurements and uses for Taco Dust.

Smoked Brisket 220

Smoked Brisket 220

This brisket was done at target ozone temp 220. What that does it prolong the cook time but turns out an even richer brisket so damn tender nobody will complain.