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Serves 8 Cook time: 2 hours | Desired Temp: N/A *Cook times may vary!    Ingredients:   1/4 cup bourbon 1/4 cup brown sugar1 tbs. sugar2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tbs. orange juice1 stick salted butter4 cups pecansExtra cinnamon and sugar to sprinkle on after roasting. How to make Pit Barrel Smoked Bourbon Caramel Pecans:    In a saucepan add the first six ingredients, simmer on med-high heat until thick and caramelized. Light Pit Barrel® following normal instructions.  Remove from heat and gently fold pecans into bourbon caramel. Transfer to a Pit Barrel safe pan (cast iron, metal cake pan, etc.) place...

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Serves 6 Cook time: 2 hours | Desired Temp: 150° *Cook times may vary! Ingredients 1/3 cup + 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 eggplants, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound hot Italian sausage 1/3 cup dry red wine 3 cups marinara sauce 1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes 8 ounces spaghetti 1 pound mozzarella, shredded 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan 1 package frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawedSalt and black pepper   Directions: Start PBC per usual lighting procedure.  Smoke Hot Italian Sausage on Pit Barrel® ahead of time or while preparing the rest of...

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Serves 2 Cook time: 20-25 min | Desired Temp: N/A *Cook times may vary!   Ingredients:    Pizza dough from a local pizza place or store  1 cup white sauce 1 cup mozzarella cheese  1 cup sautéed mushrooms  1/2 cup sautéed onions  1/2 cup spinach  1/2 cup marinated artichokes, store-bought or homemade  1 cup Italian sausage  1/2 cup bacon, crumbles  2 oz. goat cheese, crumbles Truffle oil, drizzle    How to make Easy Gourmet Pizza: Light Pit Barrel® using the following instructions.  Light a full Pit Barrel® Chimney Starter with lump charcoal or briquettes until really hot (12-15 min) Pour into empty...

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Serves 6 Cook time: 1-1.5 hours | Desired Temp: 165° *Cook times may vary!    Ingredients: 3 lbs chicken ( I used 2 lbs of boneless skinless thighs and 1 lb of bone-in split breasts). 1 large yellow sweet onion halved 1 large white onion finely diced 2 tbsp. olive Oil 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup water 4 cloves peeled garlic 2 tsp. Kosher Salt 1/4 tsp. Mexican Oregano 1/4 tsp. Ground thyme 1/4 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. Ground marjoram 1 dried bayleaf 7 oz. Can Chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 28 ounces of fire roasted Roma tomatoes (...

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Serves 6 Cook time: 40 min | Desired Temp: N/A *Cook times may vary!    Ingredients: 6 ears corn 1/2 stick butter 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup Mexican crema 16 oz. Cotija Cheese 3 limes halved Salt Pepper Chile Powder or Tajin Optional: favorite hot sauce (I love Valentina)   How to make Mexican Street Corn:   Pick good corn that has a moist husk.  I prefer white sweet corn bit pick whatever is in season because it will be the sweetest. Remove silk so the corn is exposed. I brush each piece with melted butter. This will allow it to caramelize and...

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