Beef Cheek Tacos

Beef Cheek Tacos

Beef Cheek Tacos Last summer I had the opportunity to teach a weekend class with Matt Pittman at his Meat Church headquarters. We had a great group of students and they were treated to a first class experience. Matt brought everything he knew about Texas Style Brisket and Beef Ribs and I showed everyone how to cook Memphis Style BBQ …

Jack Sirloin Steak

Jack Sirloin

Jack Sirloin Steak For the past thirty years the folks at Jack Daniels have hosted the most prestigious invitational bbq competition in the World. Top teams from all over the globe come together to compete in “the Holler” just below the distillery in Lynchburg TN. The event is special for cooks and spectators. It needs to be on your must …

Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs

Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs

Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs For this recipe, I skipped the typical asian flavors and went for a southwestern flare. These Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs are a really easy way to grill this great cut of beef. If you like eating the meat from around the bone of a ribeye… you gotta try this recipe. Flanken cut …

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip This Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip is serious business…. Wagyu beef has been popular in competition bbq for many years. I started cooking wagyu because the marbling (fat content) makes for a better tasting, easier to cook brisket. I’ve found that you really have to try to ruin a piece of Wagyu beef whether it’s brisket, steak, …

Smoked Brisket Pastrami

Smoked Brisket Pastrami

Smoked Brisket Pastrami Pastrami was first made as a way to preserve meat. A brine is used to first cure the brisket; then it’s smoked, and typically steamed until tender. In the past, I’ve used a short cut to create pastrami by starting with store bought, corned beef brisket; but I wanted to see if I could brine my own …

smoked brisket

Smoked Brisket Recipe

Smoked Brisket Recipe The best smoked brisket I’ve experienced was cooked on a stick burner pit, and now it’s my personal mission to recreate that brisket using one of these style pits. Really, there’s no better cut of meat more perfect for a stick burner than smoked brisket.  The basics of a stick burner are simple. You start a …

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 …

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 …

reverse seared tri tip

Reverse Seared Tri Tip

Reverse Seared Tri Tip Kendal Adair from SmokednSpiced stopped by the HowToBBQRight headquarters this week to show me how he does his Reverse Seared Tri Tip – competition style. We both competed against each other earlier this year at a local SCA contest where Tri Tip was one of the categories. He walked with a top finish in Tri Tip, …

Flank Steak Tacos

Flank Steak Tacos

Flank Steak Tacos For these Flank Steak Tacos, I’m using my new Santa Maria attachment. The folks at Gabbysgrills.com have designed it for the 22” Weber for Santa Maria style cooking. Santa Maria grills are popular in California and they work by simply raising and lowering the cooking grate over hot coals. This attachment fits right on the weber in …