Pig Candy aka Candied Bacon

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There’s not many ways to improve a piece of delicious bacon, but I know one way that is sure fire every time.  I’m talking about Pig Candy.  Pig candy is basically sugar coated bacon cooked on a smoker.  It’s a simple technique that is guaranteed to drive your friends and family bacon-crazy. Here’s all you need: 3lb of Thick Sliced Smoked Bacon (Wright brand is what I use) ½ Cup Brown Sugar ¼ Cup Bbq Rub (The BBQ Rub. of course) ½ tea Cayenne Pepper I use a cookie sheet and a full size cooling rack to make clean up …

Grilling Flat Iron Steaks

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The flat iron steak comes from the shoulder area of the cow. It’s the meat from the top blade roast inside the curve of the blade bone. You may see it called “top blade steak”, “patio steak”, or simply “top blade roast”. The flat iron is a tender cut of beef, and it cooks very evenly due to its flat, uniform shape. That’s where the name “flat iron” comes from…it looks like an old timey iron. The method for cooking this cut of beef is pretty simple: Apply a generous coating of salt, black pepper, and garlic. The base layer …