Caesar Chicken

https://www.thecookierookie.com/melt-in-your-mouth-caesar-chicken/

https://bakeatmidnite.com/easy-caesar-chicken/

https://togetherasfamily.com/baked-caesar-chicken/

What Bransa Sourcing did:

Needed:

  • 4 boneless/skinless  chicken breast (or thighs)
  • 1 cup creamy Caesar dressing
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven (or pellet grill) to 375°F
  2. Mix dressing and sour cream; set aside
  3. Place chicken in a baking dish or oven proof skillet (I used a preheated cast iron pan)
  4. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of dressing mixture on top of each chicken piece. Sprinkle the grated cheese evenly over all pieces. Then sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly over the pieces.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, or until chicken is 160°F in center of piece.
  6. Set broiler to high and broil until top is golden brown…(If you use a pellet grill…raise temperature to 400°F and add 2-4 minutes)

Pot Luck Bean Bake

From The Kitchen Of: Linda Dickerson via Mary Jane Tasker

Needed:

  • 1/2lb bacon
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 15oz can kidney beans
  • 1 15oz can butter beans
  • 1 15oz can lima beans
  • 2 15oz cans pork & beans
  • ***All Beans Undrained***

Directions:

  1. Brown bacon and place on paper towel to drain
  2. Slice onions and saute in bacon drippings until soft, adding garlic, salt, pepper to taste
  3. Add sugar,mustard and vineger. Simmer 20 minutes.
  4. Break crisp bacon into pieces and add and pour above mixture over beans.
  5. Bake in covered, greased casserole at 350 for 75-90 minutes.

***Note: Casserole may need to be uncovered towards end of baking time to release some liquid–don’t let it dry out!

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

https://damndelicious.net/2013/11/24/slow-cooker-creamed-corn/print/

Needed:

  • 3 (15oz) cans whole kernal sweet corn, drained
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon papper
  • 8oz cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into thin slices

Directions:

  1. Place drains corn into slow cooker. Stir in milk, sugar, and pepper until well combined. Without stirring, top with butter and cream cheese. Cover and cook on High heat for 2-3 hours.
  2. Uncover and stir until butter and cream cheese are well combined. Cover and cook on High heat for additional 15 minutes.
  3. Serve immediately.

Pulled Pork

https://www.bunsinmyoven.com/barbecue-pulled-pork-sandwiches-with-pickle-slaw/

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/92462/slow-cooker-texas-pulled-pork/print/?recipeType=Recipe&servings=8&isMetric=false

https://www.laurengreutman.com/crockpot-pulled-pork/

What Bransa Sourcing did…

What you need:

  • 6 lb bone in pork shoulder
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder

Directions:

  1. Place pork into 6 quart slow cooker set to low.
  2. Add sugar and spices to a mixing bowl and stir well to combine. Coat the pork in 1/2 of the spice mixture. Set aside the rest.
  3. Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours. Or, you can smoke for 10 hours on your pellet grill at 250°
  4. Use two forks to pull the pork apart. Sprinkle remaining spice mixture over the pork to taste.
  5. Pile the pork on sandwich buns and top with slaw.

Smoked Chili Recipe

https://www.traegergrills.com/recipes/beef/smoked-chili-con-carne

http://howtobbqright.com/2017/11/02/smoked-chili-recipe/

https://www.vindulge.com/smoked-brisket-chili-recipe-and-video/

What Bransa Sourcing did…

What You Need:

  • 4lb Stew Meat (This should be available at your grocery store already in cubes)
  • 1lb Breakfast Sausage (your choice…mild or spicy)
  • 1 Sweet Onion (chopped)
  • 24oz Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped)
  • 1 Poblano Pepper (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 quart Beef Broth
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire
  • 1 15oz can sweet corn
  • 1 4oz can diced green chili ((your choice…mild or spicy)

Chili Seasoning:

  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon of an All Purpose Rub…(I used Fiesta Brand Extra Fancy Brisket Rub)…
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Ancho Chili Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano

Directions:

  1. Generally sprinkle rub of your choice…(I used Fiesta Brand Extra Fancy Brisket Rub)…all over the stewing beef cubes.
  2. Preheat Grill to 225° (Smoke flavor of your choice…We use OAK because that’s what we do in TEXAS)
  3. Put cubes on a mesh grill sheet and smoke for 1.5 hours.
  4. Bump smoker temperature to 250°
  5. Chop Onion, Bell Pepper, and Poblano Pepper.
  6. In a 5 quart iron pot add chopped vegetables, diced tomatoes, smoked stew meat, uncooked sausage, garlic, and chili seasoning…stir.
  7. Add beef broth,  Worcestershire sauce, sweet corn and diced chilies…stir.
  8. Place iron pot on smoker and cook uncovered for 2 1/2 hours stirring occasionally.
  9. Add can of corn…stir…continue cooking for 1 hour.

Smoked Sweet Potatos

https://www.smoking-meat.com/smoked-sweet-potatoes

https://thecookinchicks.com/2017/05/smoked-sweet-potatoes/

https://www.cookstr.com/Vegetable-Recipes/Smoke-Roasted-Sweet-Potatoes

Bransa Sourcing did this…

You will need:

  • Sweet Potatoes (as many “same size” as you like)
  • Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Butter

Directions:

  1. Scrub potatoes clean under cool water
  2. Dry with paper towel
  3. Stab potatoes with a fork to release built-up internal steam
  4. Apply Olive Oil and Kosher Salt
  5. Place on smoker rack or cooling rack at 225° F for 2.5 to 3 hours
  6. You may want to add a little butter, brown sugar or even your favorite rub to spice it up…

Smoked Turkey Legs

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https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/smoked-turkey-legs-recipe-1915860

https://www.traegergrills.com/recipes/poultry/smoked-turkey-legs

http://disneyadulting.com/recipe/disney-copycat-recipe-smoked-turkey-legs/

Bransa Sourcing did this…

You will need:

  • 1 Cup Warm Water
  • 1/2 Cup Bolner’s Fiesta Brand Brisket Rub (Yes, Brisket Rub)
  • 2 Tbsp Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 Tbsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 8 Cups Cold Water
  • 1 Tbsp Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 6 Jumbo “TOM” Turkey Legs

Directions:

  1. Mix the brine ingredients into a large Stock Pot. (Add the cold water last)
  2. Add turkey legs…make sure they are covered by the brine.
  3. Leave in refrigerator for up to 12 hours or so.
  4. Pre-Heat Smoker to 225° F.
  5. Drain the legs from the brine, rinse under cool running water and pat dry.
  6. Season with your choice of dry rub
  7. Smoke for about 3 hours until internal temperature is 160°.
  8. (Rest the meat…it should continue to cook till internal temperature is 165°.)

Smoked HEB Texas Originals Beef Filets

If you’re lucky enough to be close to an H-E-B grocery store…this is a quick and easy way to have great smoked beef filets! They are prepackaged…pre-seasoned…and pre-bacon wrapped in 5 oz servings.

Oak wood smoked…but, you can certainly use the smoke flavor of your choice (apple might be nice).

Bransa Sourcing did this…

You will need:

  • H-E-B Texas Originals Beef Filets Wrapped in Peppered  Bacon
  • Pellet flavor of your choice (I used Oak…that’s what we use for everything in Texas)

Directions:

  1. Remove filets from refrigerator 30-45 minutes before putting on the grill.
  2. Pre-heat smoker to 250°
  3. Smoke at 250° for about 1.5 hr. Internal Temperature=162°

Beef Filets, Loaded Baked Potato and a Chopped Salad…Magnificent!

 

Smoked Baked Potatoes Recipe

Bransa Sourcing did this…

You will need:

  • 4 Baking Potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt

Directions:

  1. Pre-Heat grill to 225 degrees.
  2. Wash potatoes and pat dry.
  3. Coat the skin of the potato with Olive Oil and Salt.
  4. Poke the outside of the potato with a fork and place on smoker for 3-4 hours. (No need to wrap in foil)
  5. Enjoy some great smoked potatos!

Garnish or load ’em up as you like.