Author: Stacy and Mike

smoked bacon wrapped tenderloin
BBQ

Father’s Day BBQ Recipe Ideas

Are you looking for something to make for Dad for Father’s Day? Something to impress him? Look no further, here are our top Father’s Day BBQ recipe ideas you can make for Dad. When it comes to BBQ, we have a variety of recipes that you can make on a BBQ, smoker, or flat top, […]

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Seasoning and Spice Mixes

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Empress your family on Taco night with this easy and delicious homemade taco seasoning that isn’t full of preservatives and additives that you find in store-bought packages. This recipe is a great way to add flavour to your tacos. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you click these links […]

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Baking, Cakes

Homemade Carrot Cake

This Homemade Carrot Cake tastes just like a bakery-made cake, you will have a hard time believing it’s made at home. This cake is especially good when it is topped with cream cheese icing. Years ago, I created this recipe because it was difficult to find a good recipe for carrot cake that actually tasted […]

Jalapeno Cheddar Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
BBQ

Our Best BBQ and Smoker Recipes

There are so many BBQ and Smoker recipes out there. And we have so many that we use regularly. These are our top BBQ and Smoker recipes. The recipes here are our most requested. Here you will find links to our best BBQ and smoked meats as well as sides and appetizers.

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Appetizers and Snacks

Homemade Sausage Rolls

Homemade Sausage Rolls make a great appetizer or snack. This recipe is easy to make and takes less time than running to the store to buy premade sausage rolls. You have probably seen sausage rolls in the freezers at your local grocery stores. Or maybe you have had sausage rolls at a party or event. […]

Pumpkin pie with cut outs of crust shaped ike a turkey and leaves
Baking

Easy Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie is so quick and easy to make that you won’t want to buy store-bought pumpkin pie ever again. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you click these links and make a purchase we may earn a commission. Keep in mind that we link these companies and their […]

Bowl of potato salad
Side Dishes

Our 5 Best BBQ Side Dishes

No BBQ is complete without side dishes to compliment the main dish, which is usually the meat. Here are our 5 most requested and loved side dishes to make any BBQ complete. Creamy Potato Salad This is an adaptation of my mom’s Potato Salad. Creamy Potato Salad is made with mashed potatoes instead of cubes. […]

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Mike's Blog, Stacy's Blog

Backyard Entertaining Tips

Backyard Entertaining Tips During Summer, the best entertaining usually happens outdoors. Who doesn’t like to be outdoors when the weather is sunny and warm? But although the weather is beautiful in the summer, sometimes there are pitfalls. Many things can cause outdoor entertaining to be uncomfortable. Read on for our Backyard Entertaining Tips. Disclosure: Some […]

Sticky BBQ Drumsticks
Chicken and Turkey

Sticky BBQ Drumsticks

These Sticky BBQ Drumsticks are easy to make and because they are marinated first, they are juicy and tender inside. Can be served hot or cold, making these drumsticks great for a family BBQ or picnic or even a day at the beach. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If […]