Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Grilled Chicken Fajitas Let’s talk Grilled Chicken Fajitas! Sizzle Sells… I’m sure you’ve been to a Mexican Restaurant and seen waiters run through the dining room with a smoking hot skillet full of sizzling meat and vegetables.  This always gets my attention and you have to love the sounds and smells coming from this dish. Fajitas are one of my …

steakhouse pork chops

Steakhouse Pork Chops

Steakhouse Pork Chops These aren’t your ordinary Pork Chops! Besides beef, fine steak houses often offer Steakhouse Pork Chops on the menu.  Chefs are selecting Premium Heritage bred pork for its superior taste and grilling it just like other cuts of beef. This week I want to share with you my version of Steakhouse Pork Chops. I’m starting with a center …

SCA Ribeye Steaks

SCA Ribeye Steaks

SCA Ribeye Steaks – How to cook a Ribeye for a Steak contest Steak Cookoffs are quickly becoming the fastest growing segment of the BBQ world and the SCA is the sanctioning body behind cooking these SCA Ribeye Steaks. At an SCA event the rules are simple; contestants draw a number at the cooks meeting, line up in order, and …

Whole Smoked Spare Ribs

Smoked Spare Ribs Eating spare ribs on the July 4th should be a Federal Law! I’ll never forget 4th of July barbecues and eating those wonderful, fall-off-the-bone ribs from my younger days. Back then, folks didn’t wrap ribs in foil or cover them in brown sugar and honey. Ribs were cooked in good hickory smoke, low & slow, until they …

Smoked Beef Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin When it comes to beef, tenderloin is the finest meat you can buy. This muscle gets less work which means that it’s guaranteed to always be tender. The downside is that it cost more than any other primal, but you can save a little money by knowing how to break down/trim the whole tenderloin yourself. You …

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 picnic

Smoked Pork Picnic Recipe

Smoked Pork Picnic The Whole Pork Shoulder is comprised of two parts the upper half commonly known as the “butt” portion and the lower half called the Pork Picnic. This cut is often overlooked in the bbq world because there’s more meat on the Butt portion but don’t count the Pork Picnic Shoulder out. It cooks just like a pork …

Smoked Lemon Pepper Pork Loin

Smoked Lemon Pepper Pork Loin This Smoked Lemon Pepper Pork Loin recipe makes an excellent summer-time sandwich. I start with a 5lb piece of center cut pork loin; you can find these at any grocery store. First remove the excess silver skin and drizzle the outside with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Season with coarse ground Kosher Salt topped with a …

margarita recipe

Killer Margarita Recipe

Margarita Recipe One of my favorite drinks to enjoy is a Margarita. But a lot of people make margaritas that are either too sweet or too sour. This can leave you with a little heart-burn type feeling that I hate. And it’s all because of that store-bough mix. To make a perfect margarita, it’s not too hard… and it’s taken …

Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach, Cheese and Sundried Tomatoes Grilled Chicken Breast can be a little challenging on the grill, but with a little “know how” you can cook it to perfection every time. The trick to this recipe is setting your grill up for a 2-zone fire. It’s the easiest way to nail tender, juicy chicken breast. I …

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 …