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 …

Competition Chicken Thighs

Competition Chicken Thighs Recipe

Competition Chicken Thighs Recipe 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 …

Grilled Chicken Pitas

Grilled Chicken Pitas Recipe

Grilled Chicken Pitas Recipe 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 …

Barbecue Chicken Recipe

Barbecue Chicken Recipe 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 …

Barbecue Baked Beans Recipe

Barbecue Baked Beans Recipe My mom was always in charge of making the beans for our family barbecues, and this recipe reminds of the barbecue baked beans she made. There isn’t anything fancy about this recipe, and I can’t recall her ever measuring the ingredients. My mom tasted as she went (I’m sure that’s why she’s such a good cook); …

Smokafried Wings Recipe

Smokafried Wings Recipe 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 …

Competition Ribs at Memphis in May

Competition Ribs at Memphis in May Memphis in May is largest Pork cooking contest on the planet! Every May thousands of attendees gather on the banks of the Mississippi River to witness the “Super Bowl of Swine”. This year my team, The Killer Hogs, entered the Rib category at MIM and we shot a video of our rib recipe while …

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 …

creole shrimp dip

Creole Shrimp Dip Recipe

Creole Shrimp Dip Recipe This Creole Shrimp Dip recipe is a hit around the holidays. It’s always more fun cooking outside – and Holiday Appetizers are not excluded from that… that’s why I’m sharing my Creole Shrimp Dip cooked with a PK 360 Grill that has been setup for 2-zone cooking. But you could get really creative with this creole shrimp …

reverse sear filet

Reverse Sear Filet Recipe

Reverse Sear Filet Recipe If you want to impress that special someone in your life, then this Reverse Sear Filet recipe is for you. I take a couple bone-in extra thick Beef filets and pair it with a Red Wine Mushroom Sauce and Grilled Romaine salad. Anytime I can get steak on the bone I’m going for it; the bone …