2013 Memphis in May World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest

The first thing I’d like to say is that the BBQ community has lost a true pioneer this year, Mr. John Willingham. John meant so much too many people in and around the BBQ world. He leaves behind a legacy that cannot be equaled and he will truly be missed. Our prayers go out to the Willingham family. This year’s …

Smoke on The Water: Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Last weekend our competition schedule took us 3 hours from home to Smoke on the Water in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.  Mr. Ronnie Cates is the host of this contest and he is one of the premier bbq organizers in the country.  His events always draw top competition because of his hard work, payouts, and team friendly surroundings. The Smoke on …

Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival

After a short one week break for my son’s second birthday, we’re off to cook at another KCBS contest. This time we’re traveling to Jonesboro, Arkansas to cook in the Downtown Jonesboro Bbq Festival. This was a last minute decision for us. We were wanted to cook in Corinth MS this weekend, but unfortunately the contest filled up before we …

3rd Place Pork

This past weekend we cooked at Cape Girardeau’s 19th ANNUAL CAPE BBQ FEST. It was a great contest… lots of fun. This was probably the most parting KCBS contest I have ever been to. We did pretty good overall… aside from our chicken, which we knew was screwed before we even turned it in. But we hit a 3rd Place …

Getting Geared Up for KCBS Contest

It’s been almost 2 months since we’ve competed in a BBQ contest… and I’m itching to get started up again. Because of the complete lack of BBQ contests in driving distance and the 100+ heat, we decided to lay-low the past few months and go big this fall. Our first contest is this weekend, a KCBS competition in Cape Girardeau, …

BBQ Questions and Answers

Everyday I get emails with BBQ questions… great questions. And I try to answer everyone. So I’m going to start posting a few to my blog here to help anyone else that might be having the same problems. Q: First thanks for the pdf with the bbq tips. They were helpful. A question if I may? My pork shoulder is …

Memphis In May Videos – Just Posted!

We tried to take as many videos at Memphis In May as we possible could! But there was a lot going on this past weekend – a lot of pride and prize money on the line – and (in between all that) a lot of libations being consumed… And we just got most of them posted to our HowToBBQRight YouTube …