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GrillEye Review

The folks at GrillEye wanted me to test out a “new to the U.S. market” probe thermometer recently, and I wanted to share my findings with you. I shot a quick video review… If you keep up with my videos/recipes, you know that I’m a big proponent for cooking to internal temperature vs. straight time. This is crucial when you …

thermoworks smoke review

Thermoworks Smoke Review

Thermoworks Smoke Review Smoke is a new dual probe meat thermometer from Thermoworks. It’s the best dual probe thermometer I’ve found. It was designed with competition bbq teams and backyard bbqers in mind – so you can monitor the internal temps and turn out perfect bbq every time. You can watch your pit temp and your internal meat temp at the …

Great Aussie BBQ Grill Brush Review

You gotta keep your grates on your grill clean. It just makes your life so much easier if you go ahead and clean it as soon as you are done cooking. My old school grill brush broke a few months back so I had been using tinfoil I balled up and used to scrape the grates. This gets the job …

Product Review: Mr Grill Heat Resistant Gloves

As a professional BBQ’er, I’m always looking for new BBQ products to make my life easier.  More often than not, these products are too good to be true, but occasionally I come across something that I want to include in my assortment of cooking equipment. This leads me to the product I’m reviewing today:  Mr. Grill Heat Resistant Gloves. These …

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 …

BBQr’s Delight

Wood cooking pellets have been around for many years, and I see more and more teams using pellet smokers now days. There are several companies manufacturing cooking pellets, but the absolute best pellet on the market is made by a company called BBQr’s Delight. BBQr’s Delight is located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and ran by Candy Weaver. You may have …

Barbecue Live – Competition Cooking Class

For the past few weeks I’ve been pretty busy getting ready for Barbecue Live. This was our inaugural BBQ class, and just like everything we do we wanted it to be quality. We put ourselves on the other side and asked, “what would we want from a BBQ class?“. Then we built the class around that… and gave 100%. It …

Western Premium Wood Products

The next time you are strolling down the charcoal isle at your local store; make sure to keep a look out for the name Western.  This company is by far the innovator when it comes to cooking wood and charcoal.  Western Premium Wood Products manufacturer and distribute just about any type of wood you can imagine from chunks, mini logs, …

My BBQ Tour In Chicago

This past weekend I visited a good buddy of mine in South Bend, IN. And since we were so close to Chicago, I had to go and check out the BBQ because in the past few years it’s exploded in this town. And there are a LOT of options… To start off the day, we stopped by Toon’s Bar and …

Rotated Hot Wings

I just can’t resist the urge to play around with my new toy for my Weber Kettle.  So today I tried one of my favorite recipes…grilled hot wings using the Rib-O-Lator. I went with a whole wing, sprayed them with Canola Oil in a can and dusted with a seasoning from my wife’s Great Grandmother Maw Minnie….We call it simply… …

The BBQ Rub. Review

Got a new review for The BBQ Rub. Check it out … and then try the rub for yourself. Grilling With Rich’s Review: For this week’s Barbecue Sauce and Rub Review, we are going to review “The Rub” by Killer Hogs BBQ Competition Team. We had a chance to meet Malcom the pitmaster from Killer Hogs at Memphis and May …

Product Review: Fire Starters

I’m always looking for a way to get my charcoal ready fast… but without having to use lighter fluid or anything else that might give my meat a bad flavor. So I was pretty excited to try-out a new fire-starter product… It’s Green Grill Fire Starters. And I have to say, I was pretty impressed. Fire Starters are super easy …