The Patek’s Favorite Things

You’re probably familiar with Oprah’s favorite things… you know, the episode where she gives away a car to the entire audience? Each year during the holidays, Oprah would make a list of her favorite items to inspire viewers with unique gift ideas. And what made this annual episode so incredible? All audience members were able Read More

Shiner Smokehouse Named “Weekly Treat” on

Thanksgiving has arrived and Richard Nalley breaks down his home-run southern hit dish he prepares every year for Thanksgiving this week on  Adding to the Thanksgiving feast this year, Richard will be surrounding his turkey with none-other-than Shiner Smokehouse Sausage. In fact, Richard Nalley goes on to name Shiner Smokehouse Sausage as the “Weekly Read More

Reminiscing 2013 & Sausagefest Giveaway

It’s hard to believe this year, 2013, will be over very soon. As we look back at the year, one of the more memorable times for Shiner Smokehouse was our Sausagefest Giveaway. In the summer, we asked our awesome fans to enter the Sausagefest Giveaway on our website for a chance to win a backyard Read More

Best Ways to Smoke a Turkey for Thanksgiving

An oven-roasted turkey is wonderful, but this may be the year to break tradition with a delicious outdoor smoked turkey. Whether using a smoker or an outdoor grill, smoking a turkey will provide a tender, juicy, flavorful main course this Thanksgiving Day. Smoker versus Outdoor Grill  The best method is using a smoker, in which Read More

Shiner Smokehouse Rolls Out the Red Carpet

Recently, the Shiner Smokehouse team took a visit back to the old stompin’grounds in Shiner, TX. We invited some friends who had never been to Shiner to take a tour of the town and visit the original Patek Grocery Store, along with other notable Shiner attractions. We met at Kasper Bed and Breakfast and hopped Read More