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 …

Sirloin Picanha

Sirloin Picanha

Sirloin Picanha Sirloin Picanha or “sirloin cap roast” is a delicious cut of beef found on the top of the sirloin. It’s typically served in Brazilian steakhouses where it’s cooked on a rodizio grill and served right off the skewer. Picanha should have a ¼” of fat cap over the meat. This fat renders as it cooks and keeps the …

Jack Daniels Ribs

Jack Daniels Ribs

Jack Daniels Ribs I don’t know if there is a better way to celebrate Labor Day than with some Jack Daniels Ribs! Jacks Daniels Whiskey really has a nice caramel, sweet, oaky flavor that works great in a BBQ Sauce – and when glazed on a couple slabs of ribs, you have some dynamite BBQ folks will rave about. To …

grilled fish tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos We love Grilled Fish Tacos around my house… and I’ve had my share of fish stick to the cooking grate when grilling, but there is a simple way to prevent it. For this recipe I use a bed of sliced limes and jalapeños and a little fresh cilantro to keep the fish off of the rack and …

nashville hot chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken Nashville is famous for being the home of county music and for Hot Chicken. Folks line up down the block for this Hot & Spicy delicacy! Hot Chicken joints deep fry juicy pieces of chicken and dunk it in a spicy sauce that lights up your taste buds. The heat levels can vary according to your likes. …