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 …

THE Barbecue Radio Show

Greg over at The BBQ Central Show has the best BBQ & grilling radio shows going today. I’ve been on Greg’s show a few times in the past… but I’m really excited to be on his show tonight. We are going to talk about overcooking BBQ… something every BBQ’er – both backyard and competition cooks – need to know the …

Grillin’ with Rich Live Chat 4/3/11

I recently found a new bbq website www.grillingwithrich.com It’s a great site full of information about the sport of competitive bbq. Rich has video’s, Bbq tips, Celebrity Bbq Chef interviews, Recipes, and tons of other information that I’ve found useful. He has invited me to participate in a live chat about How to get involved with Competition Bbq on April …

Why Your BBQ Is Not Consistent

I have cooked competition BBQ for over 10 years. I have experimented with every process and procedure under the sun and I have perfected my methods… but there is one factor in BBQ that you simply cannot plan for… The Quality of Your Meat The biggest factor in BBQ is the meat. If you have a bad cut of meat, …

Tips for Improving Your Slow-Smoked Brisket

I have a detialed, step-by-step procedure for cooking beef brisket that you can use if you follow the link… but here are a few additional tips that will take the beef over the top! As far as the brisket goes, I like to cook a whole packer brisket. I always trim the majority of the fat off the point and …