Who Are We?

Meet Mike and Stacy, the dynamic duo whose story spans over two decades. Their blended family of ten children inspired them to embark on a culinary journey that reflects their shared passion.

When it comes to outdoor cooking, Mike and Stacy each have their own approach. Mike is the grill master of the family, and he’s got quite the collection of grilling equipment to prove it. His trusted companions are his Weber Kettle and Oklahoma Joe Smoker, which he skillfully uses to create mouthwatering BBQ recipes. Whether it’s searing steaks, smoking ribs, or experimenting with new techniques, Mike is always ready to share his expertise and engage in lively discussions about the world of outdoor cooking.

Stacy, on the other hand, creates family meals on her gas grill. She’s the queen of quick and flavorful meals perfect for weeknight suppers. And her new favorite method of outdoor cooking is using a Blackstone Griddle, which adds a whole new dimension to her culinary repertoire. Stacy brings her own unique flair to outdoor cooking, focusing on convenience and deliciousness for busy weeknight dinners.

Mike and Stacy’s love for sports is a constant source of friendly rivalry. When it comes to NFL games, Mike passionate fan of the Dallas Cowboys, while Stacy proudly cheers on the Buffalo Bills. Their playful banter during football season is a testament to their shared love for the game, even if they root for different teams.

They do, however, find common ground in their support for the Ottawa Senators in hockey. Their shared sports interests add an extra layer of excitement to their household during the sports seasons and give them inspiration to create new recipes for game day, especially during the playoffs. 

While BBQ and grilling take center stage in their culinary endeavors, Stacy is an avid baker who adds a sweet touch to their food journey. She not only draws inspiration from her childhood with French Canadian baking traditions but also crafts new recipes to delight their ever-expanding family. The fall season and the festive lead-up to Christmas are when Stacy’s baking prowess shines the brightest. Her cookies, cakes, and pastries are not only delicious but also filled with the warmth of cherished family traditions.

Mike and Stacy invite you to be part of their culinary world, where the harmony of opposites and shared passions creates a vibrant tapestry of flavors and experiences. Check out our recipes for a delectable mix of BBQ, baking, and sports enthusiasm that’ll leave your taste buds tingling and your heart full. And don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter for updates.

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