Recipes

Matt Curmi

Cherry Smoked Wine Can Chicken

Cherry Smoked Wine Can Chicken

Move over beer can chicken! Wine can chicken is here and we are into it! Crispy skin, juicy flesh, and packed with flavor. Serves: 2 Total time: 20 minutes   Ingredients Cherry Smoking Chips 1 whole Chicken 1 can of Wine, Red or Rose 1 Tbsp Chipotle Pepper in Adobo ¼ cup White Vinegar ⅓ cup Sugar Method Preheat a charcoal grill to around 500°F setting the coals on one side, preparing the grill to cook over indirect heat. Place the chipotle, vinegar, and sugar in a pan with 2 Tbsp water. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 3 minutes until...

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Matt Curmi

Grilled Steak Panzanella Salad

Grilled Steak Panzanella Salad

This smoky steak salad will have you craving salad for dinner! Super satisfying and packed with flavor.  Serves: 2 Total time: 20 minutes Ingredients Mesquite Smoking Chips 2 - 8 oz Sirloin Steaks Kosher Salt 1 Baguette, torn into large cubes Olive Oil 12 Cherry Tomatoes, halved 1 small Cucumber, sliced Salad Greens For the Dressing 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 1 Tbsp White Vinegar ¼ cup Olive Oil Method Preheat a charcoal grill, the coals are ready when they are white hot. Throw a handful of mesquite smoking chips directly onto the hot coals. Season the steak on both sides with salt, and...

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Matt Curmi

Smoked Shipwreck Cocktail

Smoked Shipwreck Cocktail

This cocktail requires a smoking gun to get that boost of smoky flavor into the drink. If you don't have one, you could smoke the citrus on your grill instead.  Serves – 2 Total Time – 10 minutes   Ingredients Maple Smoking Chips 2 shots Rum 2 shots Lillet 1 Orange 1 Lime 12 oz Ginger Ale Ice Method Prepare a smoking gun. Chill 2 short glasses and add ice to the brim. Add equal amounts of rum, lillet, and ginger ale to the glasses with a few slices each of orange and lime, stir well. Ignite a smoking gun with the maple...

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Matt Curmi

Maple Planked Pork Chop

Maple Planked Pork Chop

Move over Cedar Planked Salmon, a new hot dish is in town. Serves – 2Total Time – 20 minutes Tip – The glaze for this pork chop dish really sets it above the rest. Ingredients Maple Grilling Planks 2 Pork Chops, bone in ¼ cup Honey 1” piece fresh Ginger peeled, sliced 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce For the Gremolata ¼ cup Parsley, chopped 1 Garlic Clove, minced 1 Lemon zested pinch coarse Salt Method Preheat a grill to 400°F, soak the plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Place the honey, ginger, and soy sauce in a pan and bring to a...

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