Author: Jason Day

St. Patrick’s Day Food: Corned Beef Recipes

Smoked Pastrami Recipe

Being a true Irishman, I can honestly say that St. Patrick’s Day is the one day a year America truly embraces my Irish heritage (even if it’s just a big excuse to drink too much Guinness). This is also the time of year that local markets are flooded with an overstock of corned beef briskets. Now don’t get me wrong, I love the occasional bowl of corned beef and cabbage just much as the next guy, but that’s not really a dish I choose to eat all year long. Instead, my stockpiled freezer of clearance sale corned beef briskets get tossed into the smoker to make fresh homemade pastrami.

Super Bowl Recipes: Anquan BREAD BOWL-din SOUP

Fire Roasted Corn Chowder
Yesterday we busted out our grilling skills to create a burger worthy of a Pittsburgh sized appetite.  But as we turn our attention to Arizona for the second half of our Super Bowl feature, we’ll be shifting our culinary skills in a different direction to bring you the Anquan BREAD BOWL-din SOUP.  Okay, if you’re a BBQ lover then a cup of soup may not be your cup of tea.  Well, what if I told you this soup was actually a thick and hearty chowder?!?!  Still not convinced huh…did I mention this chowder’s main ingredients are flame grilled corn cobs and smoke roasted chicken breasts?  Yeah, I thought that would get your attention!

Super Bowl Recipes: Ben Roethlis-BURGER

Roethlisberger Sandwich

It’s taken a full week, but I’ve finally managed to dig myself out from under the mountain of hate mail I received from posting a vegetable recipe on our BBQ site. Well, we’ve heard your complaints and now we’re firing back with a Super Bowl themed recipe that’s sure to satisfy your carnivorous tendencies.

When Ben Roethlisberger burst onto the NFL scene in his rookie season, local Pittsburgh restaurant Peppi’s Old Tyme Sandwich Shop anointed him with the highest honor a young athlete can receive…his own personal sandwich.  By pulling inspiration from Big Ben’s physical prowess and on-field abilities, the guys at Peppi’s came up with a unique blend of beef, sausage, eggs, cheese and onions to represent their young stud.  Here we are a few years later and Mr. Roethlisberger has once again led his team into the biggest game of the year.  To honor their accomplishment, we’re paying tribute to the Steel Curtain by constructing this new found Pittsburgh classic…with a few slight modifications!

Texas Caviar…Or Is It? A Veggie Rehab Recipe

Texas Caviar

Now that your arteries are 80% sludge from feasting on Bacon Explosion, it’s time we whip your butt back into shape with Texas Caviar recipe.  Don’t worry, we’ve still got plenty of porkalicious recipes up our sleeves, but we need you alive to enjoy them.  Just consider this to be a quick rehab session before your next porky relapse.  And what’s better therapy than copious amounts of garlic, onions, and peppers!!!

Bacon Explosion: The BBQ Sausage Recipe of all Recipes

Bacon Explosion
The other day the guys from contacted me in search for some barbecue bacon recipes.  Of course I have plenty of great uses for bacon in a barbecue pit, but the longer I thought about it, the more I wanted to step it up a notch and clog a few arteries for those guys.  Behold, BACON EXPLOSION!!!  Here’s what you’ll need…