Wedge Breaker Spicy Beef Taco with Hatch Chile Beer Cheese Sauce

The Wedge Breaker is bold and fearless, and this spicy beef taco is a tailgate favorite. This taco is not an artisan or authentic taco, but it is a delicious and easy. When you have 1 hour before kick-off and you need something to accompany that beer, the Wedge Breaker is here for you. Wedge…

De La Calle Taco Truck

De la Calle is latest food truck (well, wagon) to Missoula. Andres Buitron and Marquéz Ruiz are the proprietors  and awesome cooks, and, man, can they cook a mean taco. De la Calle’s soft opening took place next to Kettlehouse Brewing Southside, and pairing the tacos with a pint of Hemptober Spliff made for a…

Iron Horse Brewery Short Cut Sour with La Peral Blue Cheese

The Beer: The Short Cut Sour from Iron Horse Brewery is a kettle-soured ale. Iron Horse, like many craft breweries, are jumping on the kettle-souring bandwagon, and why no? Small breweries can rapidly sour a beer without the risking cross-contamination (well, mostly) and waiting years for a traditional sour. The beer itself poured very flat…

The Decleater: Bacon-wrapped Cheddar-stuffed Bratwurst

Football season is right around the corner, and it is time for some football food and tailgating. The Decleater is a double bacon-wrapped cheddar-stuffed bratwurst that is smoked with mesquite in the Big Green Egg. It is a BIG hit from the blind side. Smoky, spicy, and hearty – it might be the perfect football…

Smoky Fried Chicken Sandwich with IPA Goddess Slaw

Fried chicken sandwich, pretty easy to cook, right? Wrong, How many rubbery, greasy chicken sandwiches have you endured. The idea behind this fried chicken sandwich is create a piece of chicken that packed with flavor and moistness while the breading to crispy and light. The dressing and IPA Goddess Slaw provide even more flavor and…

Porter Beef Stroganoff

This classic Russian dish has been around for several centuries, but it wasn’t until the fifties that it became all the rage in the United States. You would think that the Red Scare of Communism would have put a damper on the American enthusiasm for Russian cuisine, but then again folks are just damn unpredictable….

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ pork)

“Char” doesn’t translate to charred, rather “char siu” literally means fork roast – ‘Char’ meaning fork and siu being roast. The traditional cooking method for Chinese BBQ Pork was skewering long strips of seasoned pork with long-twined forks and placed over a fire, much like roasting a hot dog. We grilled a thoroughly marinated pork roast over indirect charcoal in…

Stout Braised Polish Sausage with Carrots and Onions

Polish sausage is normally incredibly boring, right? Torn out of the package, sliced, fried, and stabbed with a toothpick. How many mundane and, frankly, awful Polish sausages have we endured? It’s time to cook a soft and delicious sausage that slices easily and is packed with flavor. This recipe is basically a slow braising of…

Badlands Grilled Mojo Beef

Bringing a little taste of Cuba to Montana, this recipe for a mojo beef using a variation of a traditional marinade with the addition of the Badlands Extra Pale Ale from Meadowlark Brewing. After marinating overnight, the flat iron steaks were sliced across the grain and grilled on the Big Green Egg. We served the…

Mexican Juicy Lucy Burger with Cerveza-Lime Slaw and Chipotle Crema Sauce

The Juicy Lucy Burger, how many recipes for these decadent pieces of beefy love have we seen. Do we really need another? YES, we do! Let’s put a Mexican twist on the original recipe with adobo sauce, Cerveza-Lime Slaw and Chipotle Crema Sauce instead of the traditional burger condiments. The cerveza (Mexican lager) is Pacifico.. But,…

The Ultimate Pulled Pork Sandwich

Let’s start with the Chokecherry Liqueur Pulled Pork, whip up some spicy coleslaw, and heap it on a ciabatta roll. That’s is why it is the Ultimate Pulled Pork Sandwich, straightforward like a punch to the mouth. The Ultimate Pulled Pork Sandwich The Ultimate Pulled Pork Sandwich Ingredients 1 lbs. Chokecherry Liqueur Pulled Pork 2…

Chokecherry Liqueur Pulled Pork

It is about time…time to smoke a giant pork shoulder for some pulled pork. And we kick it up with a homemade BBQ sauce made with the Chokecherry Liqueur from Willie’s Distillery of Ennis, MT. The smoke was low and slow at 225-250 degrees for roughly 10 hours and an additional wrapped cook of another 2…