Super-Simple Salt-n-Pepper Chicken

Simple, wholesome, juicy, winner winner chicken dinner. Chicken thighs Salt Pepper Gluten free, no sugar chicken rub Heat your cooker to 300° F. I normally cook the chicken at a higher temperature, but I was experimenting with a slow steady cook to a specific temperature. If I undershoot, we die from salmonella (which is bad),…

Bacon-Wrapped Gouda-Smothered Smoked Apples (Oh, yes I did)

As I was thinking about what to cook for the family last week, I was reflecting on how good those smoked onions were from a few weeks back. My daughter asked what made them so good. I said, well it was wrapped in bacon, so duh. But also, the apple wood I used to smoke…

The Basics of Paleo Living

We have to start somewhere, so let’s start with food. You’ve heard about the Paleo diet, the caveman diet, the ancestral diet. These are the catchy names people have come up with to describe a natural diet our ancestors ate before there were hot pockets, french fries, and whole wheat bread. There’s debate inside the…

Smokey Smoked Pork Loin

When your hungry tribe has gathered, and the gathering calls for something a bit fancier than a good butt, look no further than the Smokey Smoked Pork Loin. This simple recipe feeds 12-14. I paired it with baked sweet potatoes and roasted asparagus. Sorry, no pics of that. I wasn’t really thinking about a blog…

A Brief Introduction

I was born in Georgia and raised on “good” Southern cooking. It would take 35 years before I realized just how “good” it was not. But over the past few years, I’ve discovered just how “good” it really can be. Oh, and for the record, I am part of Goldens’ Foundry & Machine Co., where…

Welcome to Caveman Kamado

We’re glad you’re here. TL;DR: A lot of paleo-friendly food made on a phenomenal cast iron cooker. You’ve heard the hype. You probably know more about the oh-so trendy Paleo diet than you ever wished to. You didn’t really have a choice in this, those friends “on paleo” felt it was their ancestral duty to…