Blueberry Mango Chipotle Daiquiri

If you’ve been following the blog for a minute, you know that JP likes to mix things up, especially by using somewhat unexpected ingredients in normal dishes. Now blueberry and mango obviously go well together, but chipotle? In a daiquiri? As per usual, this was another culinary learning lesson for me and JP opened my…

Bison Basics: Organic Blueberry Mint Simple Syrup

To me, simple syrups are key not only in any bar or restaurant, but in any kitchen period. They’re literally so simple to make (it’s just equal parts sugar and water along with whatever flavors you want to add), they last a long time, and they’re great to have on hand as quick and ready…

Bison Basics: Homemade Roasted Garlic Paste

As many of you know, Jess has been doing a lot to really help this blog become more serious and for her, an important part of that includes knowing more about cooking. She can definitely bake and knows more than she lets on, but this weekend we were talking and Jess said she doesn’t feel…

Sweet Piquanté Hummus

Hey friends and followers, sorry to be so quiet last week. Things have been crazy busy in the Bison household and we’ve got a lot of catching up to do food wise! Since so many of my recipes are complex and intricate, I wanted to share a quick and easy favorite of mine to get…

Deliciously Simple Crab Rangoon

I have a love/hate relationship with Crab Rangoon. Crab Rangoon was one of the first Asian dishes I ever tried when I was a kid and I fell in love with them. They’re crispy, a little bit chewy, and then there’s the contrast of the crispy to the sweetness of the crab and the gooey…

VEGETARIAN COWBOY BEANS

So a few posts ago, I mentioned the vegetarian cowboy beans that I made as a side for my campfire ribs. I wanted to do the cowboy beans because they’re really great over an open fire. You basically just mix your ingredients together, throw it in a pot or cast iron, put it over your…

Bison Beer Review & Pairing: 5 Rabbit Cervecería

It’s no secret that 5 Rabbit Brewery is my favorite brewery. It’s one of the first beers I’ll ask for in a bar and I’m always telling people about it. We even drove 6 hours a few weekends ago to check out their tap room/retail grand opening. So when we met with this great guy…