suckling pig

Suckling Pig

Suckling Pig Suckling Pig are a BBQ delicacy that everyone needs to try at least once in your lifetime. The meat is incredibly tender and rich in flavor. As it slowly cooks in a smoke sauna the exterior skin turns crispy and the fat melts away leaving juicy, delicious pork that is sure to put a smile on your face! …

Smoked Chili Recipe

Smoked Chili Recipe

Smoked Chili Recipe A big bowl of hearty chili is the perfect way to warm up on a cold day and I want to share with you my recipe for making Smoked Chili Recipe on the grill. This Smoked Chili Recipe starts with a chuck roast that I smoke prior to making the chili. If you happen to have some …

Smoked Hamburgers

Smoked Hamburgers

Smoked Hamburgers Just something about Smoked Hamburgers… they are juicy, smoky and oh so delicious! For this Smoked Hamburgers recipe I’m starting with a couple pounds of left over Wagyu Brisket trimmings that I save from competitions and mixing it with equal parts sirloin steak. Wagyu is heavily marbled beef and is jam packed with extra rich flavor. I grind …

General Tso’s Wings

General Tso’s Wings

General Tso’s Wings General Tso’s Wings are excellent on the smoker, and wings are the perfect foundation for experimenting with different types of flavor. For this recipe I’m using Asian style ingredients to mimic one of my favorite Chinese takeout dishes – General Tso’s Chicken. This is sauce is sticky, sweet, and has just enough heat to know you’re eating …

Cheesesteak Sandwich

Cheesesteak Sandwich

Cheesesteak Sandwich Football season is in full swing and what better way to enjoy the game then chowin’ down on a good Cheesesteak Sandwich. This is my take on a Philadelphia classic and instead of using the yellow Whiz stuff, I’m topping my steaks with my own version of a cheese sauce. The recipe is super easy and all you …

Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders

 Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders These Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders make for a perfect football food. You can do all your prep work before and they cook in about 1 hour. Plus you can feed a lot of people with just a couple pork tenderloins. And this Jerk Pork Tenderloin Slider recipe is different and really makes something special. First I …

brisket burnt ends

Brisket Burnt Ends

Brisket Burnt Ends To BBQ connoisseurs Brisket Burnt Ends are a delicacy. These delicious morsels of smoked brisket are created by first smoking the point end of a brisket. For this recipe I’m starting with a whole packer brisket. If you can find just the point, it’s perfectly ok to start with it; but I find it hard to source …

Grilled Pulled Pork Pizza

Grilled Pulled Pork Pizza

Grilled Pulled Pork Pizza At my house we always have several pounds of leftover pulled pork after a contest, and I love coming up with different ways to put it to use. This Grilled Pulled Pork Pizza recipe combines two of my favorite food groups…BBQ and Pizza. To keep it simple I’m using a couple prepared pizza crusts that you …

Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Pork Belly Burnt Ends We’re talking about Pork Belly Burnt Ends! The Best part of a good brisket is the fatty point and in competitions we turn those into mouth drooling Burnt Ends. These uber tender chunks of brisket will melt in your mouth when done just right, and judges go crazy over them. This got me to thinking and …

Smoked French Dip Sandwich

Smoked French Dip Sandwich

Smoked French Dip Sandwich Warm, thinly sliced Roast Beef piled high on a soft French Roll served with piping hot Au Jus gets my taste buds working – that’s why I’m making a Smoked French Dip Sandwich! I’m going to share with you how I create this classic Smoked French Dip Sandwich using my smoker. First you’ll need a good …

Smoked Boston Butt

Smoked Boston Butt

Smoked Boston Butt This week I’m firing up the Drum and smoking a Boston Butt for the Super Bowl. I’m sure Patriots fans will appreciate it since this pork roast gets its’ name from the New England region. A “Boston Butt” is just another name for a pork butt or pork shoulder roast. A long time ago when lesser cuts …

smoked brats

Smoked Brats with Bacon Jam

Smoked Brats with Bacon Jam Brats are one of my favorite sausages for the grill. Typically I’ll simmer them in a beer and onion bath for a ½ hour, then brown them up real quick on a hot grill, but they’re also great as a smoked brats. For this recipe all you need is 8-10 bratwurst sausages. You can find …

Jack & Coke Chicken Thighs

Jack & Coke Chicken Thighs

Jack & Coke Chicken Thighs It’s almost time for us to pack up and head to Lynchburg for the 28th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue. It’s always an honor getting to cook at the Jack, and we’re hoping this is our year to win it all! This week I want to share with you a Jack Daniel’s inspired …

pineapple pork kabobs

Pineapple Pork Kabobs

Pineapple Pork Kabobs Pineapple is one fruit that goes great with pork, and I have an easy recipe that makes for another great football party food. I call this one Pineapple Pork Kabobs with Sweet & Sour BBQ Sauce. I love thisPineapple Pork Kabobs recipe because the ingredient list is small. All you need is a 4-5lb pork loin and …

smoked party wings

Smoked Party Wings

Smoked Party Wings What Tailgate Party doesn’t need a huge tray of hot wings? This recipe is always a crowd pleaser and it’s easy to make a ton of these wings for game day. We’re skipping the hot oil and firing up the smoker! I’m using Party Wings for this recipe; these are frozen wings you can find at any …