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You gotta keep your grates on your grill clean. It just makes your life so much easier if you go ahead and clean it as soon as you are done cooking. My old school grill brush broke a few months back so I had been using tinfoil I balled up and used to scrape the grates. This gets the job done but it isn’t...

You’ve probably heard me say this before, but I use my Weber Kettle grill more than any other smoker I own. I’ve owned at least three 22.5”...

The one thing I’ve learned about KCBS contests is that judges like big, meaty ribs. They tend to score you lower when you have those thin, little...

Here is a barbecue sauce recipe. It’s my bbq sauce recipe for a sweet and spicy barbecue sauce. This can also make a great base to start your own...

I’ve used this recipe many times in Ancillary Beef categories at bbq contest and have had some great success with it. Normally the tenderloin is...

In honor of Cochon 555 coming to Memphis next weekend, I wanted to talk about what this traveling event celebrates… Heritage Pork. Now, when you...

When I’m cooking competition bbq, you better believe I’m using aluminum foil. Call it the “Texas Crutch”, call it cheating, call it whatever you...

A week ago I had a ton of great barbecue questions come in, so I shot a few videos answering them. On question was all about controlling and building...

Now the debate of using soaked wood vs. dry wood has been going on for a long time, and you’ll find people on both sides of the fence. For me, I’ve...

Wet aging beef is the process of letting meat sit in the proper environment – over a set period of time – which allows the enzymes in the meat to naturally...

I started out searching for a Tri Tip roast, but in my part of the country it can be a challenge to find. What I did come across was piece of beef called...

When your BBQing, what type of smoke is best and how do you build the right fire to produce it? Everyone knows that different woods produce different...

I got this video the other day from Bobby Grizzle of Hillbilly Konk BBQ. He said his wife found a quicker way to remove the “silver skin” membrane...

If you’re looking for a list of barbecue or judging classes, Meathead over at AmazingRibs.com has put together a great one:  Barbecue, Grilling, And...

This week I wanted to fire up my trusty 22-inch weber kettle and do a little jerk chicken. For the chicken, I use a 5lbs whole bird that I cut into pieces...

The other day I was cooking chicken and decided to shoot a quick video where I truss – or tie – a chicken. This is a step a lot of folks forget...

Most people don’t realize that you can store and freeze cooked BBQ – and have it come out almost as good as when it’s cooked fresh…....

Over the past few weeks I’ve been experimenting with a new kind of smoker… well it’s not really new, but for a charcoal and wood man, it’s...

Wood cooking pellets have been around for many years, and I see more and more teams using pellet smokers now days. There are several companies manufacturing...

The Porterhouse is a man’s steak if there ever was one. It’s basically two steaks in one the NY Strip on one side of the bone and the filet on the...

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