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Finding The Right BBQ Butcher

Finding The Right BBQ Butcher It’s really important to find a good bbq butcher you can depend on – especially for your backyard and competition bbq needs. When your smoking and grilling bbq, you want to use best meat so you’r finished product will be way better than average BBQ. When I’m cooking at home for practice or just for …

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BBQ Bacon Burger Recipe

BBQ Bacon Burger Recipe This BBQ Bacon Burger has bacon and cheese mixed into the actually burger meat… but it’s the crispy fried onions and the BBQ sauce on top that really make it worth cooking. Out of all the burgers I have been trying and cooking lately, this one is easily one of my favorites. And really, it’s pretty …

Elevate Grill Review – Cooking Sausage & Onions on a Portable Gas Grill

I got the chance to try out a pretty cool like gas grill that would be perfect for tailgating. It’s called the Elevate Grill – and it’s about the size of a briefcase. You could take it anywhere. Since this is a travel grill, I decided to cook one of my favorite foods for tailgating: Italian Sausages. I was pretty …

Barbecue Live January 2014

The Killer Hogs (Waylon Reed, Rachelle Reed (my wife), and myself) along with Mark Lambert of Sweet Swine O’ Mine hosted another exciting two days of Barbecue Live back in January. Our class is always a no-holds-barred, information overload on how to win at the KCBS level, and this rendition left no stone unturned. We were fortunate to have some …

Smoking Heritage Pork

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 go to your average supermarket for pork that’s what you get… average meat. Over the years the market has demanded a leaner, cheaper and faster-to-market hog. Unfortunately this has driven the quality of the meat …

The Barbecue Live Family…

We had some great response from Barbecue Live… and I’m so glad that people really enjoyed the class. But there is one email that I just had to share from Jack and Jimmy from Triple J&C Cookers. OMG!! What a weekend in Olive Branch, Ms at the Barbecue Live Cooking Class!! Anybody BBQing in backyard, amateur or even professional events …

Ubon’s Hospitality

When I think about Ubon’s, I think about great BBQ, great people and the finest southern hospitality you can find anywhere. And last weekend we stole several pages out of the Ubon’s hospitality handbook. At our BBQ Class, we started Saturday morning off with Ubon’s Bloody Mary’s. (the best Bloody Mary’s your gonna find) Then for dinner we served Ubon’s …

Getting Ready For Your First BBQ Competition

Last week I had someone ask for advice because they were gearing up to do their first BBQ contest. And I’d thought I’d share my response here for anyone else who is looking to get started in this glorious thing we call competition BBQ… When it comes to competition BBQ, preparation is the key. It will make the entire experience …