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How to make the Perfect Picnic Platter on a Cedar Plank

How to make the Perfect Picnic Platter on a Cedar Plank

Picnics are some of my favorite summer (and late spring + early fall) activities. There’s something special about sitting in the grass by the lake, enjoying food and wine that just melts away stress. But sometimes it can be tricky packing various cheeses, cold...
From Lake to Grill: Cedar Wrapped Trout

From Lake to Grill: Cedar Wrapped Trout

Making a meal from scratch is not only rewarding, it’s also a way to ensure your food is fresh and you know exactly what goes into it. But catching your dinner and then cooking it — that’s another level of commitment! That’s one of the reasons...
How to Use Smoking Chips on a Gas Grill

How to Use Smoking Chips on a Gas Grill

Cooking with smoking chips provides a delicious smoke flavor for your favorite foods. Depending on the type of wood you choose to grill with, the flavor can be fruity, bold, nutty or sweet. But not everyone has a charcoal grill or smoker to use smoking chips....
How to make Cedar Wrapped Salmon

How to make Cedar Wrapped Salmon

Most people are familiar with Cedar planked salmon, but fewer people have heard of using Cedar wraps to cook salmon. So we wanted to show you just how to use this new trend in the food industry and make delicious, smoky, flaky salmon. How to use Cedar Grilling Wraps...
Where The Northwest Morels Grow

Where The Northwest Morels Grow

  At the peak of morel hunting, gathering season, there are a select few who are capable of braving the elements and collecting only the finest most delectable morels. This story isn’t about them It’s about those who should have stayed indoors braving the...
Flavor Profile: Western Red Cedar Planks

Flavor Profile: Western Red Cedar Planks

Cedar planks have been used for hundreds of years to season food naturally. The natives of the Pacific Northwest would cook their catch of salmon over Western Red Cedar (which is only native to this region of the country) to infuse smoke flavor into their food....
Can Grilling Planks be used on a Charcoal Grill?

Can Grilling Planks be used on a Charcoal Grill?

Most people know that grilling planks can be used on the gas grill and in the oven. But planks are also a great way to cook on the charcoal grill. How to Use Planks on the Charcoal Grill To use Cedar (and other flavor) planks on the charcoal grill, simply follow the...
Riding the West

Riding the West

“The horse is the mirror to your soul.” -Buck Brannaman There are many things we can do today to spend our vacation time, family time or adventure time. From skydiving to scuba diving (that was a horrid joke) to pretty much anything under this sun. We...