Seasoned Bacon & Tomato Sandwich

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Around here summer means it’s time for tomato sandwiches! You will want to invite your best friends over for this. Season thick cut bacon with JK’s Cowboy Blend seasoning, fry and set aside. Slice up bakery-quality bread, tomato and buffalo mozzarella cheese. Have a handful of basil leaves ready to go. Place sliced tomatoes on paper towel for 10 minutes and pat dry. Spread bread slices with mayo and layer tomato, bacon, cheese and basil. Heat […]

Pimento Cheese

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Our twist on a Southern favorite! 16 oz. shredded extra sharp yellow cheddar cheese 8 oz. softened cream cheese 3/4 cup mayonnaise or plain yogurt 2 tbsp. JK’s Cowboy Blend seasoning Chopped pimentos or roasted red peppers* Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix together with a large spoon until pimento cheese is evenly blended. Refrigerate and serve. *You can roast your own red peppers. Place red peppers on your grill over direct heat, […]

Grilled Salmon

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Treat yourself to a delicious grilled salmon fillet seasoned with JK’s Cowboy Blend Seasoning. Rinse and pat dry a one inch thick salmon fillet with skin intact. Lightly brush both sides with olive oil. With skin side down, sprinkle top and sides with JK’s Cowboy Blend seasoning. Prepare grill for direct heat. When grill has reached 350 degrees, place salmon in the center of the grill, skin side up and close lid for four minutes. […]

Steak and Potatoes

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JK’s Cowboy Blend seasoning is fantastic on grilled steak and roasted potatoes. We lightly doused the inch thick ribeye steak with red wine vinegar to help tenderize the meat and set aside while we prepped and seasoned our cubed potatoes. While the potatoes were roasting on the grill at about 350 degrees, we pat dry any excess liquid from the steak and seasoned it. Next, we removed the potatoes and set aside to keep warm […]

Pork Porterhouse Chops

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We picked up a couple of Harmony Ridge Farms pork porterhouse chops at the Cobblestone Farmers Market in Winston-Salem. And we sure are glad we did! The chops were about 3/4 inch thick. We liberally coated both sides with JK’s Cowboy Blend Seasoning and let sit for about 20 minutes. While you can grill the pork chops the way you normally would, our method was to set our grill for direct heat and then we put […]

French Fries

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Snow Day! Great excuse for making delicious french fries with the kids. • 4 russet potatoes (makes 6 servings).• Cut potatoes into 1/4 to 3/8” slices, peeled or leave the skin on.• Soak potato strips in ice cold water for 15 minutes, then remove potato strips and allow to dry completely.• In a 3 quart pot or frier, heat canola or vegetable oil to 350 degrees. Do not over fill pan.• Add 1/3 of the potato strips […]

Whole Chicken

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Please support your local farmers. If you are near W-S, head over to the Cobblestone Farmers Market and purchase a whole pasture-raised whole chicken from Buck Creek Farm out of Lexington. Delicious! 1 Whole Chicken JK’s Cowboy Blend Seasoning 2 Tbsp. Cooking Oil 1 Tbsp. Butter Let’s get started! Prepare grill for indirect cooking. Bring grill up to 350 degrees. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Butterfly the chicken by removing the backbone and wishbone with […]


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Having a bunch of kids over tonight? Chick-kabobs are a fast, easy and inexpensive way to feed the hungry horde. Boneless chicken thigh fillets JK’s Cowboy Blend Seasoning Wooden skewers Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes. Light grill and bring to 350 degrees. Rinse and pat dry, boneless chicken thigh fillets. Place the thighs on a cutting board and slice thigh into four equal strips. Fold strips in half and place onto skewers. […]

Black Bean Chorizo Soup

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Your family will enjoy our black bean chorizo soup. The perfect answer to a cold day. 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 pound cured chorizo sausage, casing removed 2 large onions, chopped 1 large sweet red pepper, (or two medium), chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 3 cans (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed 4 cups chicken stock (1 quart) 1 tablespoon Smoky Chipotle seasoning, or more to taste Freshly […]

Grilled Shrimp

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One of our favorites. And it is so easy! We love to use JK’s Smoky Chipotle seasoning to give a kick to the grilled shrimp.Serve shrimp on a salad or over a polenta cake. Soak wooden skewers in water to offset burning when on the grill. Rub cooking oil onto skewers so shrimp doesn’t stick and is easy to remove once grilled. Peel, rinse and dry shrimp, then assemble skewers. Sprinkle both sides with JK’s […]

Baby Back Ribs

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Grilled baby back or St. Louis style ribs are always sure to please your cookout guests.  Use JK’s Cowboy Blend seasoning for a savory-sweet flavor or Smoky Chipotle seasoning for a little more smoke and heat. Prep:Remove the silver membrane on the underside of the rib rack. Tenderize the ribs with a few douses of apple cider vinegar, then rub vinegar into the meat. Pat ribs with paper towel to remove excess liquid.Generously sprinkle […]

Chicken Wings

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It doesn’t get any better! Quick, easy and delicious. Serve chicken wings to a group of hungry friends and family. You can grill them or bake them. Rinse and pat dry chicken wings or drummettes. Liberally dust both sides of wings, drummettes with JK’s Cowboy Blend or for a little heat, JK’s Smoky Chipotle seasoning. Let marinate for 20 minutes. Place chicken on the grill over direct or indirect heat. Cook until golden brown. If […]

Potato Chips

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Making potato chips is fun, easy and delicious for you and your hungry crowd. Try a variety of potatoes if you are feeling adventurous. In a heavy pot, heat vegetable oil to 360 degrees. Rinse and dry the unpeeled potatoes. Slice the potatoes very thin. Place potato slices in cold water to set for 15 minutes. Remove potato slices from water and pat dry. *Potatoes should be dry before going into the oil. Place batches […]