Attempting to Make My Own Brisket

Me in my new Arby's gearLast week I wrote about the new Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich from Arby’s and mentioned how they also sent me everything I need to make my own brisket at home including wood chips, an apron, gloves, a thermometer, a sauce brush and an American Express gift card so I could purchase some meat. So, this past weekend I attempted to do just that, smoke my own brisket.

I had a pretty busy weekend already, with a wedding to attend on Friday … Continue Reading »

The Pop-Tart Elvis Burger

The Pop-Tart Elvis BurgerIf I had been alive back in the1960s or 1970s I feel like I could have been great friends with Elvis, not because I’m a talented musician or into things like karate and horses like he was though, but because like Elvis, I love gorging myself on ridiculously unhealthy things like peanut butter, bacon and banana sandwiches. In fact, Elvis ate those sandwiches so often that they’ve commonly been referred to using his name ever since.

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Arby’s Gift Card Giveaway!

Arby's LogoArby’s recently launched their new Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich, and to help spread the word they’ve sent me a couple free sandwich coupons to give out to two lucky DudeFoods readers so you can try it for yourselves.

They also sent me everything I need to make my own brisket at home including wood chips, an apron, gloves, a thermometer and a sauce brush. All that was missing was the meat itself, but they threw in an American Express gift … Continue Reading »

Deep Fried Doritos Crusted Bacon

Deep Fried Doritos Crusted BaconA while back I made some Doritos Crusted Chicken Strips. Then, back at the end of March I made a Deep Fried Doritos Breaded Burger, which was absolutely amazing. Just when I thought I’d run out of things to bread with Doritos though I was staring at a package of bacon that Hormel sent me when I thought to myself “You know what, why not bread some of this bacon with Doritos!?”

So, I fried up about ten … Continue Reading »

Deep Fried Peeps Stuffed Chocolate Eggs

Deep Fried Peeps Stuffed Chocolate EggsI know that this blog post would have been a lot more timely had I posted it prior to Easter, but Easter candy isn’t half price at Target before Easter, and these Peeps stuffed chocolate eggs normally cost something crazy like $5 each. At $2.50 each though they’re a total steal, especially when you’re looking for something new to deep fry!

I started off by whipping up my batter (1 cup flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 cup milk … Continue Reading »

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