Braised Short Ribs

There is nothing more hearty than braised short ribs.  In true GWD fashion, I had a twist on a classic recipe by first smoking the beef ribs over the veggie broth and reusing the wine sauce for my gravy.  The hints of smokiness on the ribs mixed with the savoriness from the veggies and wine, […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

The delicious taste of a rotisserie chicken, savoriness from the melted cheeses, kick from the hot sauce ranch mix and smokiness from the charcoal make this recipe a ultimate crowd pleaser.   This dip is super easy to make with a few shortcuts along the way to make the process even faster.   Ways to prepare […]

Loaded Italian Sausage Skewers

Looking for a quick dinner or party snack than look no further than these loaded Italian sausage skewers.  It’s deliciously savory, crunchy and gooey.  With only 4 ingredients, this is a fan favorite. Slice up the veggies. This recipe requires very little prep time.  Pick 3 colorful bell peppers and a yellow onion.  Slice the […]

Steak Pinwheel

This Steak Pinwheel stuffed with cheese, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes is a great option if you are trying to impress people at dinner.  Best of all it’s fast and easy to make.  With  the beefy and veggie flavors all in one bite, the flat top grilled chunks were a hit!  Using just a few ingredients, […]

Chicken Drumsticks in Alabama White Sauce

Growing up, my favorite part of the chicken were drumsticks.  I’ve made my fair share of them over the years, from grilled, oven roasted, lollipops and the latest were butterflied chicken drumsticks.  Wanted to change it up a bit and instead of making a hot sauce, I made chicken drumsticks in Alabama white sauce.  Wow, […]

Smoked Sloppy Joe Baked Potato

After having my first taste of sloppy joe as a kid, I was immediately hooked! The delicious beefy and sweet mixture on a bun brings back so many great memories.  So, why not make a grilled version?  I did just that.  This smoked sloppy joe baked potato had the same traditional flavors and then some!  […]

Smoked Beef and Cheddar

We have the meats! This homemade smoked beef and cheddar sandwich is so easy and tasty, you will never go back to the fast food version. The meaty cheesy goodness makes for a tasty treat you will want for lunch, dinner or both! Where’s the beef? First things first, you have to get the meat […]

Beef and Broccoli

If I’m ordering takeout, it’s more likely than not Chinese food.  It’s comfort food that’s filling, flavorful and there are always leftovers for a tasty lunch.  So why not make a homemade version of my favorite Chinese dish, beef and broccoli.  It’s a quick and easy recipe that can be prepped the night before and […]

Over The Top White Chicken Chili

During cold winter months all I can think of are warm hearty meals.  What’s better than some chili on a dark winter afternoon!  For this recipe I incorporated a smoking technique making an over the top white chicken chili.  By spatchcocking a whole chicken and smoking it above the chili mix, it brings a new […]

Grilled Beef Ribs

Sometimes a simple beefy snack is all I want.  These grilled beef ribs are the perfect solution for a quick bite or party finger food.  Best of all it’s super fast and easy to make. With just a little bit of seasoning, these thinly sliced flanken style short ribs are packed with delicious BBQ and […]