Cast Iron Steak

Cast Iron Steak Recipe

Cast Iron Steak Recipe There’s nothing like cast iron for getting a serious sear on a steak. Some folks will even argue that cast iron is the only way to cook a great steak. I don’t completely agree with that (Grill Grates and Charcoal have won me a lot of money!); but if you want a delicious crust on your …

pellet grill brisket

Pellet Grill Brisket Recipe

Pellet Grill Brisket Recipe The only thing it takes to create amazing brisket on a pellet grill is time! Some folks might claim that the only way to produce a brisket with authentic Texas-style bark and a smoke ring is by cooking it on a stick burner pit, but I’m hear to show you how you can do it on …

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin Recipe

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin Recipe For this recipe I start with a PSMO whole beef tenderloin. You can save some money by buying the tenderloin whole and trimming it yourself. If you want to skip this step just ask your butcher for a center cut piece of beef tenderloin. This is the same cut used to create filet mignon steaks. …

chuck roast burnt ends

Chuck Roast Burnt Ends Recipe

Chuck Roast Burnt Ends Recipe For this recipe I wanted to see if a chuck roast cut into burnt end size portions would be as good or better than brisket point burnt ends. I’ve seen several videos where pit masters smoke a whole chuck roast then cube it but I wanted to try something a little different. I cut the …

carne asada

Gringo Carne Asada Recipe

Gringo Carne Asada Recipe Carne Asada literally means “grilled meat”. And Skirt Steak is most often used but you can substitute flank steak, sirloin steak, or just about any thin cut of lean beef. The steak is placed in a flavorful marinade for several hours to help tenderize it and then it’s grilled fast over hot coals where it develops …

Guinness Flat Iron Steak

Guinness Flat Iron Steak Recipe

Guinness Flat Iron Steak Recipe Flat Iron steak is my go to cut for a quick and inexpensive dinner. These steaks typically run about 5.99/lb at the grocery store so for around $12 you’ll have a steak that can feed 3-4 people easily. The flat iron is cut from the chuck area of the steer and has a similar texture …

Mississippi PoBoy

Mississippi PoBoy Recipe

Mississippi PoBoy Recipe I’m not exactly sure of the exact origins of the Mississippi Pot Roast but it’s been floating around the internet for years. Typically it’s prepared in a slow cooker and served over mashed potatoes or rice. This dish is a crock pot staple in the South, but I’m putting my spin on it by cooking it out …

Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich

Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich Recipe

Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich Recipe I don’t know if there is a sandwich more fitting for the “Super Bowl” than the Chicago Italian Beef. Hailing from the South Side of Chicago, this sandwich has it all: Piles of thinly sliced, hot beef nestled in a soft bread smothered in tasty “beef juice” topped with sautéed peppers and spicy giardiniera; it …

Beef Cheek Tacos

Beef Cheek Tacos Recipe

Beef Cheek Tacos Recipe 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 …

Jack Sirloin Steak

Jack Sirloin Recipe

Jack Sirloin Steak Recipe 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 …

Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs

Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs Recipe

Brown Sugar Chipotle Flanken Short Ribs Recipe 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 …

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip Recipe

Smoked Wagyu Tri Tip Recipe 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, …

Smoked Brisket Pastrami

Smoked Brisket Pastrami Recipe

Smoked Brisket Pastrami Recipe 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 …

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 …