Competition Rib Recipe

Competition Rib Recipe

Competition Rib Recipe When cooking Competition Rib Recipe, it’s all about that one perfect bite.  These bbq competition ribs aren’t like your typical “eating” ribs because they have a richer, sweeter flavor and need to showcase perfect appearance, tenderness, and taste. We baby these ribs in a contest and this recipe has brought home many trophies for my team. In …

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 …

How to Trim Pork Spareribs Into a St. Louis-Style Cut

The one thing I’ve learned about KCBS contests is that judges like big, meaty ribs. They tend to score you lower when you have those thin, little ribs you have to chew around the bone to get any meat… And I don’t blame them. I would score a big, meaty, delicious rib higher too if it’s cooked properly because there is …

Barbecue Live January 2014

The Killer Hogs (Waylon Reed, Rachelle Reed (my wife), and myself) along with Mark Lambert of Sweet Swine O’ Mine hosted another exciting two days of Barbecue Live back in January. Our class is always a no-holds-barred, information overload on how to win at the KCBS level, and this rendition left no stone unturned. We were fortunate to have some …

Smoking Heritage Pork

In honor of Cochon 555 coming to Memphis next weekend, I wanted to talk about what this traveling event celebrates… Heritage Pork. Now, when you go to your average supermarket for pork that’s what you get… average meat. Over the years the market has demanded a leaner, cheaper and faster-to-market hog. Unfortunately this has driven the quality of the meat …

The Barbecue Live Family…

We had some great response from Barbecue Live… and I’m so glad that people really enjoyed the class. But there is one email that I just had to share from Jack and Jimmy from Triple J&C Cookers. OMG!! What a weekend in Olive Branch, Ms at the Barbecue Live Cooking Class!! Anybody BBQing in backyard, amateur or even professional events …

Barbecue Live – July 2013

Earlier this month we hosted the second edition of Barbecue Live. It was 2 jammed packed days of cooking Competition Barbecue and sharing our secrets with new found friends from 9 different states. We even had a gentleman from Canada join us in Memphis for this class. This time around, just like the first, it was me, my brother Waylon …

Getting Ready For Your First BBQ Competition

Last week I had someone ask for advice because they were gearing up to do their first BBQ contest. And I’d thought I’d share my response here for anyone else who is looking to get started in this glorious thing we call competition BBQ… When it comes to competition BBQ, preparation is the key. It will make the entire experience …

Removing Membranes From Ribs

I got this video the other day from Bobby Grizzle of Hillbilly Konk BBQ. He said his wife found a quicker way to remove the “silver skin” membrane from the back of ribs. Bobby said they removed 18 silver skins in about 15 minutes using this method. I’m all about making this job easier, so I had to pass it …

Barbecue, Grilling, And Judging Classes

If you’re looking for a list of barbecue or judging classes, Meathead over at AmazingRibs.com has put together a great one:  Barbecue, Grilling, And Judging Classes I agree completely with him. If you’re serious about winning at competition barbecue then you must take every opportunity to learn from the people doing it on a day to day basis. I consider …

BBQ Season is finally here

It’s time to kick the tires and light the fires because my BBQ seasons is officially here. We have our first contest in Tupelo, MS – The Don’t Be Cruel BBQ Duel – this weekend and I’m ready to get this ball rolling. Here is a great article about this contest here >> I’ve spent the past few months practicing …