Texas Twinkies!!

I found a video in my recommended on YouTube last week. A cowboy cook was making Texas Twinkies and Armadillo Eggs. Both looked good, so I tried one this weekend. A Texas Twinkie is variation of a Jalapeno popper. But, it was good. In a bowl, take a brick of softened cream cheese and a […]

Jerky!

Jerky is a great food whether you are doing a Keto diet or not. Its portable protein with big flavor. On the go and need a snack? Protein is always better for you than sugar or carbs. You can buy jerky everywhere these days. Just visit a Bass Pro shop and you will find dozens […]

Mango Habenero Smoked Chicken

A friend of mine made me a really nice brisket sized chopping board. I’ve been paying him back in BBQ. So Sunday, I pulled out the smoker and cooked up 2 butts (one for the board payment) and 3 whole chickens. When I smoke chicken, I like to spatchcock the birds. It helps them cook […]

Chopped Beef & Keto Biscuit

I took part of my brisket and made chopped beef with it. What I needed to eat the chopped beef was something to mop up all the great sauce. I used to use bread or tortillas, but they’re not keto. My new go to is a Keto Biscuit. I found a great keto biscuit recipe. […]

Brisket: Part 2

Yesterday, I smoked a brisket and it was a good one. I bought a 12 pound brisket from Texas Sausage Company and it was a great one. There are lots of ways to smoke a brisket. So, if you’re doing something else that works for you, keep doing it. Trimming a brisket is critical to getting a […]

Brisket: Part 1

In Texas, BBQ often means Brisket. Smoking a brisket is not something you can just wake up and decide to do. It takes prep work to get a good brisket. You need fuel in the form of charcoal and wood chunks for smoke flavor. You need a good rub. And, you need a good brisket. […]

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