- Skillet Queso -


What you need: 

1-2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 small yellow onion

1 jalapeno

16 oz. brick Velveeta cheese

1/2 cup pepper jack cheese shredded

1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded

1 cup milk at room temperature

1 tomato diced OR 1 can petite diced tomatoes 

Ruff's Four Pepper Blend

Ruff's Seasoning Salt

Garlic Powder

Chopped Cilantro

Optional: 1 can green chilies

Cast Iron Skillet

Cooking Time:  30 minutes

Cooking Temp:  450ºF

Wood:  Oak or Maple


  • Set grill to 450˚, place cast iron skillet/dutch oven inside.  Let cast iron heat up for about 10 minutes.

  • While skillet is heating up, dice onion, jalapeño, cheese, and tomato.

  • *Add olive oil and diced onion to skillet and quickly stir.  Close lid and let cook for 5-7 minutes.

  • Add diced jalapeños, Four Pepper Blend, Ruff’s Seasoning Salt, and Garlic powder.  Quickly stir and close lid.  Let cook for another 5-7 minutes.

  • Add cheese and milk and quickly stir to combine.  (It is important to not stir until cheese is melted, as you will lose all the heat from your smoker.)  Once combined, close lid and let cook for about 7 minutes.  

  • Stir cheese (at this point it will be melted.  Stir in diced tomatoes, cilantro, and green chili’s if using.

  • Pull off and enjoy!

*Skillet Nacho Queso*

Add ground beef with the onion.  Let cook about 2 minutes longer.


- Hard Cooked Eggs -


What you need: 


Muffin Pan

Ice Water

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Temp: 325ºF

Wood: Maple/Oak

  • Place eggs in muffin pan, then place in cooker

  • Cook for 30 minutes

  • For harder yolk, let sit for 30 minutes before refrigerating.  For softer yolk, place eggs directly into ice water from grill.


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