Author: Grill Nation (James Brown)

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Sweet Heat Poor Man’s Burnt Ends

Poor Man’s Burnt Ends are becoming very popular because they do a great job mimicking the original Burnt Ends, Brisket. It’s a great way to get the whole Burnt Ends experience without facing the intimidating brisket. We use the cut of beef called chuck roast instead, which happens to be a bit more affordable. WHAT...

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Smoked Triple Pig Shots

There is nothing better than my Smoked Triple Pig Shots for appetizers for any occasion. I typically make them for all sporting events and family gatherings. Let me tell you this, they do not last long at all! All you need is some Smoked Eckridge Sausage, bacon and Italian mild sausage from the casing.  I...

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Surf N Turf Steak and Lobster

One of the most combined proteins is known as Surf N Turf, now this combo can include many variables of protein, but for this, we are doing Picahna and Lobster. When lobster goes on sale my wife quickly tosses them into her cart and leaves the beef option to me. I would normally go with...

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Roasted Garlic Chimichurri NY Strip Steaks

Chimichurri alone is one of the freshest and enjoyable sauces I love to enhance my steak eating experience. It goes well with mostly ribeye steaks (including the Tomahawk Ribeye), skirt steak and NY Strip Steak. The freshness from the herbs and balance of acidity really plays well with a thick marbled steak. The recipe typically...

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Queso Sausage Cheese Stuffed Breakfast Dogs

The simplest and easy recipes can be the tastiest and most enjoyable recipes you can make. This is what I was thinking when I made these Queso Sausage Cheese Stuffed Breakfast Dogs! The Queso Sausage is already made, I just had to cut them out of the casing and get my hands a little dirty. ...

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Jalapeño Popper Pinwheels

Jalapeno Poppers are made at my household 2-3 times a month! Something about fresh Jalapenos and rich creamy cheese with the crunch of crispy bacon satisfies me!  But, this recipe is me putting a twist on the traditional Jalapeno Popper recipe. This Jalapeno Popper recipe is one that is hard to top when made for...

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Smash Burgers With Bone Marrow

Smash Burgers are definitely one of the hottest burgers to make right now and I don’t see people ever stopping. I personally love all forms of burgers, the thing I love the most is the ability to change the ingredients and put your own twist on them, elevating each burger cookout for ultimate satisfaction. Just...

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Mango Habanero Pulled Pork Carnitas

Every time I think of pulled pork, making Carnitas pops straight into my mind! They are some of the tastiest Mexican foods. What are Carnitas? Well, it is seasoned pork and slow cooked, you will commonly see it in a pressure cooker but I love to smoke mine, causing it to be super tender and...

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Grilled Firecracker Chicken

I have tried firecracker chicken in a few restaurants and I have to say, I have been disappointed every time. The reason being is because the heat level wasn’t to the level of “firecracker” that I played it up to be in my mind. Don’t get me wrong, the food was good but I was...

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Smoked Chicken Stuffed Buffalo Bites

I love tasty smoked spatchcock chicken! For example, you can make these Smoked Chicken Buffalo Bites that are amazing. You can have them for appetizers or even for the main meal. They are tasty, spicy and crispy. My family always has to get togethers and I am the one who is summoned to create the...