Smoked Apple-Carrot-Bacon Soup:

Posted by Mr BBQ on October 11, 2014

One of my favorite enjoyments of Fall is that fresh root vegetables start arriving in the produce stands. Here’s a wonderful way to enjoy fresh carrots, or any combination of root vegetables, mellowed with the sweetness of fresh apples.

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and chopped (about 8 large), 3 tart apples (such as Granny Smith) or creamy apples (such …

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Apple-Pear-Cranberry Slaw

Posted by Mr BBQ on October 4, 2014

This is a wonderful fall side dish that celebrates the arrival of new fall apples and the tartness of cranberries. Best of all, it pairs well with any kind of meat. Delicious!

Ingredients: 1 bag of coleslaw mix, 3 large bartlett or Anjou pears, 2 medium sized Braeburn or Fuji apples, ½ cup mayonnaise, 1-2 tablespoon dried cranberries, 2 tablespoons rice vinegar.

Preparation: …

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Easy Cornbread-Sausage Stuffed Apples

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 20, 2014

Still rolling through fresh apple season here in the NW. I think this is a great breakfast or even dinner treat.


1 (6-oz.) package cornbread stuffing mix

1/2 (1-lb.) package ground pork sausage

1 tablespoon lemon juice

5 Rome apples

1 medium-size sweet onion, chopped

1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1 cup cider vinegar


Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions.
Cook sausage in a large skillet over …

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Flanken Ribs with Horseradish-Mustard Sauce:

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 13, 2014

This is an excellent tailgate recipe, and great for backyard get togethers. Takes less than a half hour to cook on your grill, and it’s super tasty to boot!

Ingredients: Approx. 1/2 lb of beef flanken ribs per person, mustard sauce. Ingredients for mustard sauce: 1/2 cup mayonaise, 1/2 cup dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon creamed horseradish.

Preparation: In a bowl, …

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Grilled Corn Salsa

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 6, 2014

Whether you’re tailgating or just hangin out with the “fam”, here’s a delicious salsa recipe to enjoy that has some smokey goodness to it!



2 ears fresh corn, husks removed

1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded (optional)

1 small sweet onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

6 medium tomatoes, halved (about 2 lb.)

Vegetable cooking spray

1 small garlic clove, quartered

1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves

2 tablespoons fresh …

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