pulled beef sandwhich

Smoked Chuck Roast for Pulled Beef Sandwich

If you’re looking for something besides traditional BBQ to cook this weekend, I have a great recipe for you today. I’m using Beef Chuck Roast cooked low and slow; then I’m making one mouth-watering sandwich. Chuck Roast is one cut of meat that most people don’t associate with BBQ. Similar to brisket, chuck roast needs to cook for a long …

reverse seared tomahawk

Reverse Seared Tomahawk Ribeye Steak

Tomahawk Ribeye Steak The Tomahawk Ribeye Steak is a specialty cut steak that you probably won’t find at your local supermarket. I had to ask my butcher to specially cut these bad boys, but it’s worth the extra effort. This Tomahawk Ribeye Steak is an extra thick (think 1 1/2-2”) prime ribeye with a portion of the rib bone still …

smoked beef ribs

Smoked Beef Ribs Recipe

Smoked Beef Ribs Several people have sent in request for a recipe for Smoked Beef Ribs, so in this week’s newsletter I’m going to share with you my way of cooking them. Pork rules in my part of the country, but you can usually find beef ribs in meat department. Also, you can ask your local butcher to source them …

korean style beef short ribs

Korean Style Beef Short Ribs

The last time I was in New Orleans a chef friend of mine took us to an off the path Vietnamese restaurant called Tan Dinh.  I was told that Tan Dinh is the go-to spot for many of New Orleans’ local chefs… so when I heard this I knew that the food had to be good. Until this trip, I …

easy smoked brisket

Easy Smoked Brisket Recipe

In the past I’ve done recipes and videos for competition brisket but this one is a little different. There’s no injection or aggressive trimming, it’s just seasoning, smoke, and time. I start with a 12-14lb whole brisket which is the perfect size for fitting into a Food Saver bag. It’s hard to wrestle bigger briskets trust me on this. You …

whole grilled beef tenderloin

Grilling a Whole Beef Tenderloin

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 the most expensive cut of beef you will find, so the last thing you want to do is mess it up. For me, that means over cooking it. I can’t stress enough how important it …

Smoked Tri Tip Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for new places to source meat, and a few weeks ago a friend put me on a butcher shop in Collierville, TN called Thomas Meat and Seafood Market. I was excited to see that they carry Creekstone brand beef. In the Memphis area it’s hard to find quality beef; I have to mail order the …

How to Smoke a Whole Ribeye

I just cooked a Whole Ribeye for July 4th and used it to make the “perfect sandwich”. And of course, I shot a video that shows exactly how I did it… I start with a whole boneless Ribeye around 12lbs. My local grocery store runs these on special for 6.99 lb occasionally, but you can also get them at Sams …

Smoked “Sirloin Tip” Recipe

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 a Sirloin Tip Roast. This cut comes off the cow right beside the Tri Tip section (hence: Tri Tip’s Cousin), but it’s actually part of the Bottom …

Grill the Perfect Steak for Father’s Day

My Dad is not a hard man to please. I don’t have to buy him a new tie or cheesy pen and pencil set. He would be happy just sitting down and shooting the breeze for a while. So on Father’s Day, I like to cook him a rib eye steak just the way he likes it. You can also …

How To Grill a Porterhouse Steak

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 other. The bone gives both cuts tremendous flavor and when cooked just right, you won’t find a better steak. That’s why the Porter House demands the most money on …