Smoked Chicken Lollipops

Smoked Chicken Lollipops

Smoked Chicken Lollipops In the KCBS competition world skin-on, bone-in thighs are the norm for the chicken category. I’ve been turning in thighs for a while now, but many times last year, I heard of people winning the category with Smoked Chicken Lollipops. I knew that it had to be something special besides the traditional “drumstick”, so with a little …

Smoked Bone-In Pork Roast Recipe

If you want to impress your Holiday guests this season, do I have a recipe for you… This is my sure-fire pork roast recipe, and it is guaranteed to be the talk of the dinner table. What makes it unique is that it’s a Bone-In Pork Loin. Everyone knows that cooking meat on the bone gives it a ton of …

Smoked Honey Baked Ham

How To Smoke A Honeybaked Ham

Smoke A Honeybaked Ham Everyone knows the turkey is the star of the show on Thanksgiving, but you can’t have a Holiday Feast without a Smoked Ham to go right along with the bird. (you can get my recipe for smoking a turkey here >>) Instead of spending nearly $80 on an overpriced ham, fire up your smoker and Smoke …

How to Smoke a Whole Ribeye

I just cooked a Whole Ribeye for July 4th and used it to make the “perfect sandwich”. And of course, I shot a video that shows exactly how I did it… I start with a whole boneless Ribeye around 12lbs. My local grocery store runs these on special for 6.99 lb occasionally, but you can also get them at Sams …

pork steaks recipe

Apple Brined Pork Steaks

Here is a Pork Steak recipe that’s packed with flavor. If you’re not familiar with “pork steak” it’s basically a sliced Boston Butt. I shot a video of this recipe… Most any butcher will slice the pork butt for you just tell them you want it cut into pork steaks. I get them cut about ¾” thick, and an average …

St. Louis Spare ribs

St. Louis Spare Ribs for Memorial Day

St. Louis Spare ribs Had to cook something great for Memorial Day… so I fired up the grill and smoked some St. Louis Spare ribs. So here is my full recipe for St. Louis Spare ribs and a little video too: St. Louis Spare ribs are simply spare ribs with the brisket bone removed. They come from the belly section …

competition brisket method

Competition Brisket Method on a Yoder Pellet Smoker

Last week I wanted to try cooking a competition style brisket on the Yoder YS480. I’ve heard when it comes to smoke ring that pellet smokers can’t stack up to traditional cookers. But I had to see this for myself. I picked up a 14lb whole packer from Restaurant Depot at 2.29lb for CAB choice brisket; I was very happy. …