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 …

standing rib roast

Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast If you’re looking for something special to serve at your next holiday gathering, this recipe is for you. It’s my version of a Standing Rib Roast, and you know I’m firing up the smoker to prepare it! Standing Rib Roast is simply a section of a whole bone-in ribeye; you can typically find them at any grocery …

Smoked Oxtails

Smoked Oxtails Don’t let the name scare you; Smoked Oxtails are some serious Soul Food that’s guaranteed to excite your taste buds! In the south we braise oxtails for hours in a rich broth and serve them with hearty sides like rice, mashed taters, or even collard greens. The Oxtail is a cut of beef taken from the tail of …

Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders

 Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders These Jerk Pork Tenderloin Sliders make for a perfect football food. You can do all your prep work before and they cook in about 1 hour. Plus you can feed a lot of people with just a couple pork tenderloins. And this Jerk Pork Tenderloin Slider recipe is different and really makes something special. First I …

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 …

smoked brisket tacos

Smoked Brisket Tacos

Smoked Brisket Tacos Why go out for tacos when you can make the best ones at home? I know you typically find brisket sliced along with the standard BBQ sides, but trust me once you’ve had a Smoked Brisket Tacos, you’ll fall in love! For this recipe you’ll need a whole packer brisket. I picked one up at Sam’s Club …

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 …

Smoked Lamb Ribs

Smoked Lamb Ribs

Smoked Lamb Ribs Smoked Lamb Ribs have a unique flavor that’s great prepared on the smoker. When paired with an Apricot BBQ Glaze, you get a rack of ribs that’s delicious and makes some fantastic BBQ. I fired up my Gateway Drum up for this smoked lamb ribs recipe and using Cherry wood to add just the right amount of …

Smoked French Dip Sandwich

Smoked French Dip Sandwich

Smoked French Dip Sandwich Warm, thinly sliced Roast Beef piled high on a soft French Roll served with piping hot Au Jus gets my taste buds working – that’s why I’m making a Smoked French Dip Sandwich! I’m going to share with you how I create this classic Smoked French Dip Sandwich using my smoker. First you’ll need a good …

Smoked Boston Butt

Smoked Boston Butt

Smoked Boston Butt This week I’m firing up the Drum and smoking a Boston Butt for the Super Bowl. I’m sure Patriots fans will appreciate it since this pork roast gets its’ name from the New England region. A “Boston Butt” is just another name for a pork butt or pork shoulder roast. A long time ago when lesser cuts …

pork prime rib

Pork Prime Rib

Pork Prime Rib I’m kicking off a month of Holiday themed meats this week and the first one on my list is a Pork Prime Rib. If you’re looking for something a little different for your Christmas dinner, this one might be for you… Pork Prime Rib is a center cut, bone-in roast from the loin section of the hog. …

hanging ribs

Hanging Ribs on UDS Smoker

Hanging Ribs on UDS Smoker This week I’m firing up my drum smoker and hanging ribs. If you haven’t tried this technique I suggest giving it a shot. With these hanging ribs, there’s something about Meat dripping on hot coals that just feels right and the color that these hanging ribs develop is as pretty as can be. I’ll admit …

smoked brats

Smoked Brats with Bacon Jam

Smoked Brats with Bacon Jam Brats are one of my favorite sausages for the grill. Typically I’ll simmer them in a beer and onion bath for a ½ hour, then brown them up real quick on a hot grill, but they’re also great as a smoked brats. For this recipe all you need is 8-10 bratwurst sausages. You can find …

Jack & Coke Chicken Thighs

Jack & Coke Chicken Thighs

Jack & Coke Chicken Thighs It’s almost time for us to pack up and head to Lynchburg for the 28th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue. It’s always an honor getting to cook at the Jack, and we’re hoping this is our year to win it all! This week I want to share with you a Jack Daniel’s inspired …

Football Explosion

Football Explosion

Football Explosion It’s time for football! And that means Football Food. I love great appetizers and meals you can cook out on the grill for a football party or tailgate. And this Football Explosion is a great one… I’m calling it a Football Explosion. And it combines a bacon explosion and a jalapeño popper (cream cheese, jack cheese and fresh …