spicy mississippi chicken

Spicy Mississippi Chicken Recipe

Spicy Mississippi Chicken Recipe Chicken Leg Quarters were the first pieces of chicken that I learned to cook when I started out on my bbq journey. I could buy a bag of frozen quarters for .25 cents per pound, and that would feed a lot of people on the cheap. Somewhere along the way I started calling this particular recipe …

Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

Gringo Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

Gringo Smoked Chicken Enchiladas We only had one Mexican restaurant in the town I grew up in and it was called Pancho’s. I remember going there as a kid with my parents, and we absolutely loved it. This was way before Mexican restaurants were common place, and I’m willing to bet that Pancho’s is responsible for most of the mid …

Honey Smoked Turkey Breast

Honey Smoked Turkey Breast

Honey Smoked Turkey Breast This Honey Smoked Turkey Breast is a boneless, skin-less Turkey Breast smoked on my Traeger Pellet Grill – and then topped with a Honey Glaze and raw, turbinado sugar to create a sweet and crispy bark. If you’re a fan of the Honey Baked Hams brand Turkeys, then you’re gonna love this recipe for Honey Smoked …

voodoo wings

Voodoo Wings

Vortex Grilled Voodoo Wings Something magical happens to grilled wings when you toss them in this sweet and spicy Voodoo Sauce – Cajun and Caribbean flavors collide producing a tantalizing sweet & spicy flavor with notes of brown butter and vanilla. For this cook I’m running my trusty 22” Weber kettle set up with a charcoal Vortex. You simply can’t …

Texas Turkey Breast

Texas Turkey Breast

Texas Style Smoked Turkey Breast Texas is known for its luscious, post oak smoked, brisket… but pit masters in the Lone Star state also know how to smoke a mean turkey breast. Restaurants keep smoked turkey on the menu year-round and if you haven’t tried Texas Style Smoked Turkey you’ve been missing out. This recipe is pretty much standard when …

Stuffed Smoked Turkey

Stuffed Smoked Turkey

Sausage and Herb Stuffed Smoked Turkey The Thanksgiving Turkey should be a show-stopper, and I have a guaranteed masterpiece that your family will praise you for preparing. Of course, this turkey is smoked (you won’t eat an oven roasted or deep-fried bird after this) but I also take country sausage, fresh herbs, sautéed vegetables, fresh herbs, bread, and tart apples …

Monterey Chicken

Monterey Chicken

Monterey Chicken Sweet & Spicy Barbecue chicken topped with thick cut bacon and smothered in Monterey Jack and Sharp Cheddar…tell me that isn’t delicious! I’m not sure who first came up with this idea, but whenever I see it on a menu, something inside just tells me to order it. You don’t have to go out for this dish; it’s …

Competition Chicken Thighs

Competition Chicken Thighs

Competition Chicken Thighs If you’re looking to improve your competition chicken thigh scores in KCBS, then you’ll want to check out this video. I brought in Eric Lee from Fire Dancer BBQ to show us his technique for producing a proven, “180” winning chicken entry. Eric has 19 first places calls for KCBS Chicken – and right now is ranked …

Spicy Chicken Sliders

Spicy Chicken Sliders

Spicy Chicken Sliders This Spicy Chicken Sliders recipe is perfect for Labor Day BBQ . You only need a few ingredients and most of the work can be done ahead of time. I start with a couple whole chickens (about 4-5lbs ea). Remove the chickens from the packaging and discard the giblets. Trim away any excess fat from the neck …

Grilled Chicken Pitas

Grilled Chicken Pitas

Grilled Chicken Pitas When it’s hot outside, I look for recipes that can be cooked quick and easy; and these Grilled Chicken Pitas is a favorite at our house. I start with boneless, skinless chicken thighs (you can substitute white meat if you want) and some fresh vegetables: yellow squash, zucchini squash, red onion, and sweet peppers. Rinse the vegetables …

Barbecue Chicken

Barbecue Chicken Sometimes you just need a good old Barbecue Chicken fix. This recipe takes me back to those family 4th of July BBQ’s where the grill was slap-full of what seemed like endless pieces of smokey, glazed chicken goodness. Cooking barbecue chicken is really easy. All you need is a grill or smoker set up for indirect cooking and …

Smokafried Wings

Smokafried Wings While I was visiting in Texas, Matt Pittman from Meat Church shared a recipe that his family loves – T-bird’s Smokafried Wings. The recipe is really simple – but it makes a smoky, crispy, juicy and delicious chicken wing! Matt started with wing sections – both drumettes and flats – then he liberally seasoned them with his Meat …

Smoked Turkey Tacos

Smoked Turkey Tacos This week is Memphis In May, and they have added a new ancillary category – Turkey Breast sponsored by the National Turkey Federation. You can do anything you like with the turkey breast, but you are limited on time. So I decided to do smoked turkey street tacos. The cooking process is pretty simple, I’m seasoning a …