Competition Ribs at Memphis in May

Competition Ribs at Memphis in May Memphis in May is largest Pork cooking contest on the planet! Every May thousands of attendees gather on the banks of the Mississippi River to witness the “Super Bowl of Swine”. This year my team, The Killer Hogs, entered the Rib category at MIM and we shot a video of our rib recipe while …

Smoked Turkey Tacos

Smoked Turkey Tacos This week is Memphis In May, and they have added a new ancillary category – Turkey Breast sponsored by the National Turkey Federation. You can do anything you like with the turkey breast, but you are limited on time. So I decided to do smoked turkey street tacos. The cooking process is pretty simple, I’m seasoning a …

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip This Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip is serious business…. Wagyu beef has been popular in competition bbq for many years. I started cooking wagyu because the marbling (fat content) makes for a better tasting, easier to cook brisket. I’ve found that you really have to try to ruin a piece of Wagyu beef whether it’s brisket, steak, …

Crispy Grilled Wings

Crispy Grilled Wings

Crispy Grilled Wings If you’re a fan of crispy hot wings but you want to avoid frying them, then you’ll want to try this Crispy Grilled Wings technique. I started out with whole wings and separated the drumstick and the flat – and removed the flapper. I do this because the size of whole wings is larger than the frozen …

Smoked Brisket Pastrami

Smoked Brisket Pastrami

Smoked Brisket Pastrami Pastrami was first made as a way to preserve meat. A brine is used to first cure the brisket; then it’s smoked, and typically steamed until tender. In the past, I’ve used a short cut to create pastrami by starting with store bought, corned beef brisket; but I wanted to see if I could brine my own …

Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs

Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs

Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs BBQ is a great activity to share with your kids – and this Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs is great to get them BBQing. It can be fun for the whole family and hopefully one day they can pass down what they’ve learned to their own children. For this recipe I’m teaching my son Michael …

grilled seafood pizza

Grilled Seafood Pizza

Grilled Seafood Pizza Last week @mssouthernchell and I hung out with a bunch of our SCA steak cooking friends in the Bahamas for what will be forever known as the Best Steak Contest in the World thanks to GrillGrates. Brad Barrett, his wife Susan and the GrillGrates crew hosted the festivities in the Bahamas on Green Turtle Cay and the …

Deer Filet

Grilled Deer Filet

Grilled Deer Filet Venison Tenderloin (Deer Backstraps) cut into butterflied, deer filets and grilled. I love eating wild venison. In Mississippi we are blessed with a healthy population of white tail deer; and if you want free-range, non-gmo, completely organic red meat, then deer is the way to go. In this recipe I break down the loins (aka backstraps) into …