Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip This Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip is serious business…. Wagyu beef has been popular in competition bbq for many years. I started cooking wagyu because the marbling (fat content) makes for a better tasting, easier to cook brisket. I’ve found that you really have to try to ruin a piece of Wagyu beef whether it’s brisket, steak, …

Crispy Grilled Wings

Crispy Grilled Wings

Crispy Grilled Wings If you’re a fan of crispy hot wings but you want to avoid frying them, then you’ll want to try this Crispy Grilled Wings technique. I started out with whole wings and separated the drumstick and the flat – and removed the flapper. I do this because the size of whole wings is larger than the frozen …

Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs

Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs

Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs BBQ is a great activity to share with your kids – and this Sweet & Sour Chicken Legs is great to get them BBQing. It can be fun for the whole family and hopefully one day they can pass down what they’ve learned to their own children. For this recipe I’m teaching my son Michael …

grilled seafood pizza

Grilled Seafood Pizza

Grilled Seafood Pizza Last week @mssouthernchell and I hung out with a bunch of our SCA steak cooking friends in the Bahamas for what will be forever known as the Best Steak Contest in the World thanks to GrillGrates. Brad Barrett, his wife Susan and the GrillGrates crew hosted the festivities in the Bahamas on Green Turtle Cay and the …

Deer Filet

Grilled Deer Filet

Grilled Deer Filet Venison Tenderloin (Deer Backstraps) cut into butterflied, deer filets and grilled. I love eating wild venison. In Mississippi we are blessed with a healthy population of white tail deer; and if you want free-range, non-gmo, completely organic red meat, then deer is the way to go. In this recipe I break down the loins (aka backstraps) into …

spicy sausage & cheese balls

Spicy Sausage & Cheese Balls

Spicy Sausage & Cheese Balls Every Christmas we have Sausage & Cheese Balls around my house. They are a stable on Christmas Eve Morning – but also make a great appetizer. It combines some of my favorite things! But with this recipe I took a standard Sausage & Cheese Balls recipe and kicked it up to a whole, new level …

Hickory Smoked Prime Rib

Hickory Smoked Prime Rib

Hickory Smoked Prime Rib It’s a beautiful thing turning a whole ribeye roast into a delicious, smoked Prime Rib. This recipe is the best Christmas gift you can share with your friends and family; and it’s easily accomplished on your smoker. I start with an 18lb boneless whole ribeye from Sams club. Remove it from the cryovac packaging and use …

Spatchcock Smoked Turkey

Spatchcock Smoked Turkey

Spatchcock Smoked Turkey If you’re planning on cooking a large turkey for Thanksgiving – or if you are short on time – you might want to check out this this Spatchcock Smoked Turkey method. Spatchcocking or removing the backbone is great for larger birds. It allows the turkey to lay flat on the cooking grate and helps the meat cook …

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Bread Pudding Cooked on the Smoker In the South Bread Pudding is a sweet dessert served with just about any meal. We eat it for brunch, lunch, dinner, or even a late night snack! This version was given to me by my friend Mrs Rheada an accomplished bbq judge. She’s famous for bringing her White Chocolate Bread Pudding …

meat carryover

Meat Carryover Experiment

How Much Does Meat Carryover? It’s a fact that all meat will carry over a few degrees once you take it off the grill. I wanted to run a little BBQ experiment and see just how far does meat carryover…  For these experiments we used our trusty Thermoworks DOTs. First I gotta thanks Mark Williams from Swine Life BBQ for coming …

Competition Rib Recipe

Competition Rib Recipe with Heath Riles

Competition Rib Recipe with Heath Riles Pit Master Heath Riles from Heath Riles BBQ stopped by for this video to show me his secrets to winning rib competitions. Heath has won the Rib Team of the year in the MBN Competition BBQ Circuit for the past 4 years; (He’s well on his way to locking up a fifth title) so …

Bacon Candy Chicken Bites

Bacon Candy Chicken Bites Recipe

Bacon Candy Chicken Bites Recipe This “football food” Bacon Candy Chicken Bites Recipe will quickly become a crowd favorite. It’s simple to prep ahead of time and only takes 30-45 minutes to cook on the grill. You want be missing any of the action cooking this recipe! I start with boneless chunks of chicken (I prefer the thighs but you …