Monthly Archives: December 2009

Christmas in Naco

For the last 10 years or so the Bisbee Rotary Club has hosted “Christmas in Naco.” Naco is actually two sister cities on the Arizona and the state of Sonora, Mexico border just south of Bisbee, Arizona. At 7 am this Christmas morning a number of Bisbee Rotary members and other community/area volunteers met at […]

Hot & Fast Christmas Brisket

My family wanted brisket for Christmas dinner but I had to work most of the day on Christmas Eve and leave at 6 the next morning until nearly noon. There was precious little time to smoke anything at all but I had read about a hot & fast method so I decided to try it. […]

Smoked Cheese

I’ve been following several smoked cheese topics on some other sites and decided today to try it for myself. My hopes were to whip up some gift baskets for Christmas gifts if things worked out, which they did. I finally removed the third stacker for my Pro Q Exel from the box today in preparation […]

Grilled Chicken Fajita Spud

In route to the store this morning I remembered a restaurant where I used to live called The Cabbage Patch. The food was always great but one of my favorites was a chicken fajita spud. Those thoughts made me want one pretty bad. So, I picked up some fajita sliced chicken breast strips, marinade and […]

Easy Smoked Brisket

This following is the result of a “Basic Brisket Tutorial” I found on the BBQ Brethren forum and it was one of the best I’ve cooked in quite some time. Looking back, it’s really strange how close this is to the way I started out seasoning and smoking my briskets over thirty years ago. But […]