Smoked “Sirloin Tip” Recipe

I started out searching for a Tri Tip roast, but in my part of the country it can be a challenge to find. What I did come across was piece of beef called a Sirloin Tip Roast. This cut comes off the cow right beside the Tri Tip section (hence: Tri Tip’s Cousin), but it’s actually part of the Bottom …

Sliced Pork Butt Sandwich

Sliced Pork Butt Sandwich Recently I’ve had several questions about cooking a Sliced Pork Butt Sandwich. Now Typically all of the butts I cook are pulled. I prefer juicy, tender pulled pork with bits of crunchy bark mixed in. And you don’t see Sliced Pork Butt Sandwich in Memphis, but in some parts of the country, that’s how it’s served. …

Whole Smoked Chicken

Whole Smoked Chicken Recipe

Whole Smoked Chicken This is one recipe I’m going to be using this July 4th Holiday. I’ve got a lot of people to feed, so I’m going to smoke whole chickens and pull them for Pulled Chicken Sandwiches and Smoked Chicken Nachos. I’ve done this in the past for parties and for catering jobs and people loved it… the smoked, …

cedar plank grilled salmon

Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

When cooking salmon I’ve found it best to buy fresh filets when possible. Frozen salmon just tends to be too fishy for my taste. This week I caught fresh salmon on sale at Kroger for 4.99 per lb, so I bought one whole filet weighing about 2 lbs. For this recipe I cut the filet into smaller portions of 6-8oz …

grilled shrimp

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe

If you like grilled shrimp, you have to give this recipe a try.  It’s quick and easy. 1/3 cup Louisiana Hot Sauce 1/3 cup canola oil 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce 2 cloves garlic minced 1 handful cilantro, roughly chopped, plus more for garnish 1 tsp sugar Salt black pepper 4 TBS Butter melted Juice of 1 lemon 2 pounds large …

Grill the Perfect Steak for Father’s Day

My Dad is not a hard man to please. I don’t have to buy him a new tie or cheesy pen and pencil set. He would be happy just sitting down and shooting the breeze for a while. So on Father’s Day, I like to cook him a rib eye steak just the way he likes it. You can also …

Grilled Pork Chops Recipe… Asian Style

This week I wanted to try out Moore’s new Teriyaki marinade, so I decided to grill a few extra thick pork chops. I bought a whole boneless pork loin from Sams and cut my own chops. The whole loin runs under $20 and it will yield over a dozen 1” chops. Plus you can cut them as thick or thin …

Grilled Corn Recipe

This is a summertime favorite around my house. If I’m grilling, we are usually throwing some corn on there too. I’ve tried grilled corn a lot of different ways, but the method I found that produces the best grilled corn is to boil it a little before hand. I take a stock pot, fill it with cold water and add …

Jerk Chicken Recipe

Jerk Chicken Recipe on the Weber Kettle

Jerk Chicken Recipe This week I wanted to fire up my trusty 22-inch weber kettle and do a little jerk chicken recipe. For the chicken, I use a 5lbs whole bird that I cut into pieces myself. But you can use a pre-cut chicken – or just about any pieces of the chicken you like. And since it’s pretty cheap, …

Trussing a Chicken for Rotisserie or Smoker

The other day I was cooking chicken and decided to shoot a quick video where I truss – or tie – a chicken. This is a step a lot of folks forget when they are cooking rotisserie chicken but it keeps it all together, helps it cook more evenly and makes it look the best when it’s done cooking… and …

Pork Steaks – How To Smoke Pork Steak Recipe

Pork steaks are one of those regional BBQ favorites that everyone needs to know about. the meat is juicy, marbled and tender. And if you’re like me and BBQ a lot, it’s something different – another way to smoke pork. They cook pretty fast. It only takes about an hour and half and you’re ready to eat. Also, it’s pretty …

St. Louis Spare ribs

St. Louis Spare Ribs for Memorial Day

St. Louis Spare ribs Had to cook something great for Memorial Day… so I fired up the grill and smoked some St. Louis Spare ribs. So here is my full recipe for St. Louis Spare ribs and a little video too: St. Louis Spare ribs are simply spare ribs with the brisket bone removed. They come from the belly section …

Mississippi Peace Maker

This creation came from my buddy Mark Lambert pitmaster of Sweet Swine O’ Mine and recent winner of the 2013 Memphis in May World BBQ Cooking Contest. It combines two of the finer meats you can smoke.  BBQ Bologna and Pulled Pork…  (at least to a Mississippi boy) To create the sandwich, you take a jumbo size bun and lay …