Author: Brad Prose

Brad Prose is a professional recipe developer, food writer, and culinary photographer - the force behind Chiles and Smoke. His kitchen spotlights unusual and incredible flavors through a blend of fine dining and BBQ. Brad strives to inspire home cooks to use higher-end techniques and new ideas, applying them to the everyday food we know and love.

Nashville Hot Chicken SlidersNashville Hot Chicken Sliders

April 20, 2022April 20, 2022
A Nashville Hot Chicken Slider getting pulled from the serving platter.

Let’s talk about this delicious and simple way to feed a crowd. These Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders explode with flavor, texture, and loads of melty cheese. You’ll be throwing elbows to get a few of these sandwiches, filled with spicy smoked chicken, melty pepperjack cheese, and crispy pickles.   Post Contributed by Chiles and Smoke […]

Salmon Al Pastor TacosSalmon Al Pastor Tacos

March 2, 2022March 2, 2022
Salmon Al Pastor Tacos are served!

Nothing beats a fresh taco, and these Salmon Al Pastor Tacos are here to satisfy your cravings. Vibrant spicy sauce glazes the gorgeous salmon, while the pineapple and chiles roast directly in the coals. It all comes together on a corn tortilla. Don’t worry, this recipe makes enough for a crowd! Call them up and […]

Kung Pao Chicken WingsKung Pao Chicken Wings

January 24, 2022January 24, 2022
Grilled Kung Pao Chicken Wings plated and ready to serve.

Bring the heat with these grilled Kung Pao Chicken Wings. No takeout needed, we’re firing up the wings with all of the toppings right on your grill. This pile of wings does not disappoint, loaded with crunchy peanuts, sticky sauce, and the incredible punch of dried chiles. Everything comes together so fast you won’t bother […]

Lomo Al TrapoLomo Al Trapo

December 29, 2021December 29, 2021
Lomo Al Trapo Recipe

Become the ultimate salt bae with this traditional dish from Colombia: Lomo al Trapo. Translating to “beef tenderloin in a towel”, this salt-crusted event will blow your mind. Fired directly in the coals and sliced to a juicy perfection, Lomo al Trapo is an absolute showstopper.   Post Contributed by Brad Prose   The Drama […]

Smoked Pulled Ham SandwichesSmoked Pulled Ham Sandwiches

November 17, 2021November 17, 2021
Smoked Pulled Ham Sandwiches Recipe

Step aside pork shoulder because we’re upgrading to ham! These Smoked Pulled Ham Sandwiches steal the spotlight. Tender, spicy, salty, and incredibly easy to cook. Top that delicious ham with melty cheese, pickled, and buttery toasted rolls and you’ve got yourself a hit. Yes, you can absolutely shred a bone-in ham with ease, just read […]

Mega Armadillo EggMega Armadillo Egg

August 30, 2021August 30, 2021
Mega Armadillo Egg

Sometimes you just need to have a big, ridiculously delicious sandwich. The Mega Armadillo Egg delivers that with an incredible punch of flavor. Roasted poblanos, melty cheese, crispy bacon… there’s not much else you’d need other than someone to share this with. Or stretchy pants, which is what I’d go with. Post Contributed by: Brad […]

Teriyaki Pork Belly Burnt EndsTeriyaki Pork Belly Burnt Ends

June 19, 2021June 19, 2021
Teriyaki Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Yes, it is possible to make pork taste even better. Teriyaki Pork Belly Burnt Ends are the answer, with sweet and spicy teriyaki sauce caramelized on the outside of smoky, tender pork. Stick them on a skewer and top them with sesame seeds, cilantro and scallions for the ultimate backyard appetizer. The process involves two […]