Jan 26, 2012Super Bowl Snacks...with Chili
The Super Bowl is right around the corner and it’s time to start preparing for the big game. For us, chili is the perfect foundation to many of our Super Bowl snack favorites. Here’s 3 fun snacks you can make to go with your big pot of chili, Navajo tacos, chili cheese fries, and ultimate nachos. They’re easy and taste great. You can use your own favorite chili recipe or try this one:
Jan 17, 2012Smoked Salmon Dip
A few weeks ago a good friend of mine gave me some salmon that he caught in Alaska. He also gave me this speech: “You better cook this, and make sure it doesn’t go to waste! You know how to cook it right?” Me (very confidently): “Yep, I have it handled!”
THE TRUTH: Never cook salmon in my life, but it looked so good!
Jan 14, 2012Lazy Sunday Chicken
What do you do when it is windy and cold outside, when the duck number have gone south, when the geese have flight patterns just short of the ozone layer and you can’t seem to get focused to ice fish, even with the call of the new fish hut and ice wind anchors? Well….you get the kid to fix dinner while you load ammo or build arrows.
Jan 11, 2012The Plucker
At Camp Chef we have entered into our show season. Four of us will not see home in any stretch of relaxation until sometime in Mid March. It is a nature of our beast. You may think, “wow, I wish I could travel and see all those outdoorsy things”. And it is a great time to see our dealers, reps and show friends. But there is rarely any play involved in the show adventure.
Jan 5, 2012Jerky!!
One of the most asked questions about our Smoke Vaults is how to make jerky. I have found that it’s pretty easy and think that by the time you read this you will agree.I have to admit that I was a little nervous the first time I gave it a try, so I did what any reasonable person would and called someone that would know what to do. The fine folks at Hi Mtn Seasonings know their way around jerk
Jan 3, 2012Smoked Cooked Duck
I’ve only seen a couple ducks for sale at the grocers’. I’m not even sure if the store was local or even in the west. I have always come by ducks the all natural way. That is we hunt them, then we shoot them. I’m not a duck biologist and only about par as a duck hunter; but I know enough about ducks and their history, to rank them as one of the great conservation efforts by Sportsmen an