Smokey Cowboy Cookies

Smokey Cowboy Cookies

I love smoked food, love it, smoked sausage, salmon, porter, jerky, chowders, pretty much anything. Usually, I like my food to kick me in the face with the smokiness of it, but sometimes subtlety has it’s advantages as well. Last spring, when Jessica was...
Smoked and Kippered Salmon

Smoked and Kippered Salmon

Every year, mid-June, my husband and I go to the town of Chitina, Alaska to dip net salmon in the Copper River. This trip supplies our family with salmon for well over a year. Legal residents of Alaska with a fishing permit are allowed to catch up to 25 salmon per...
DIY Home Smoker

DIY Home Smoker

I am a big fan of smoked foods and I have never found a food that didn’t taste better with a little smoke added! At first, I found it very intimidating to start smoking my own food, and then it turned out to be very easy because you don’t need fancy...
How to make your own bacon!

How to make your own bacon!

Unless you are a vegetarian, you love bacon. 2017 was the first year my husband and I decided to raise pigs with some friends. After butchering we had 20-25 lbs of potential bacon. So I decided to give it a go and see if I could come up with the perfect bacon recipe....