bbq nachos

BBQ Nachos Recipe

Barbecue Nachos are something you find at every football game in the south. And barbecue nachos are perfect football food. You’ve got to have some great pulled pork to make your barbecue nachos. You can re-heat some leftover barbecue (which is what we usually do for our football parties). Or you can cook it fresh and have it for people …

Alabama Smoked Chicken Quarters

Alabama Smoked Chicken Quarters Recipe

Alabama Smoked Chicken Quarters Recipe I know the breast and wings are the most popular pieces of meat on a chicken, but if you ask the right people they’ll tell you that the Dark Meat – and Alabama Smoked Chicken Quarters is where it’s at! Not only do legs and thighs have more flavor than their counterparts but they’re also …

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Smoked Chuck Roast Recipe for Pulled Beef Sandwich

If you’re looking for something besides traditional BBQ to cook this weekend, I have a great recipe for you today. I’m using Beef Chuck Roast cooked low and slow; then I’m making one mouth-watering sandwich. Chuck Roast is one cut of meat that most people don’t associate with BBQ. Similar to brisket, chuck roast needs to cook for a long …

Smoked Pork Loin Recipe on a Weber Kettle

This is a quick and easy recipe that feeds a lot of people – and is perfect for Football season… and everyone loves Pork Loin. The Pork Loin I bought weighed 4.5lbs. It’s pretty much ready right out of the cryovac just give it a quick rinse and pat with paper towel. I don’t bother trimming any excess fat off …

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Reverse Seared Tomahawk Ribeye Steak Recipe

Tomahawk Ribeye Steak Recipe The Tomahawk Ribeye Steak is a specialty cut steak that you probably won’t find at your local supermarket. I had to ask my butcher to specially cut these bad boys, but it’s worth the extra effort. This Tomahawk Ribeye Steak is an extra thick (think 1 1/2-2”) prime ribeye with a portion of the rib bone …

pulled pork recipe

Pulled Pork BBQ: Smoked Pork Butt Recipe

Sometimes you want to get down to the basics of smoking and I can’t think of a better cut of meat than the pork butt. Now most of the time I’m cooking Pork Butt for competition and as you know that meat has to be kicked up to the highest level.  It’s judged on one single bite; Appearance, Taste, and …

Smoked Chicken Lollipops

Smoked Chicken Lollipops Recipe

Smoked Chicken Lollipops Recipe In the KCBS competition world skin-on, bone-in thighs are the norm for the chicken category. I’ve been turning in thighs for a while now, but many times last year, I heard of people winning the category with Smoked Chicken Lollipops. I knew that it had to be something special besides the traditional “drumstick”, so with a …

Smoking BBQ: Dry Wood vs. Soaked Wood

Now the debate of using soaked wood vs. dry wood has been going on for a long time, and you’ll find people on both sides of the fence. For me, I’ve always used dry wood for smoking. In my style of cooking wood is used to produce smoke for flavoring the product. It’s not the main heat source; I use …

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 Recipe for Memorial Day

St. Louis Spare Ribs Recipe 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 …

How To Grill a Porterhouse Steak

The Porterhouse is a man’s steak if there ever was one. It’s basically two steaks in one the NY Strip on one side of the bone and the filet on the other. The bone gives both cuts tremendous flavor and when cooked just right, you won’t find a better steak. That’s why the Porter House demands the most money on …

NBBQA 2013 National Conference & Trade Show

Just over a week ago I was on the road to Mobile Alabama to attend the NBBQA national convention. If you are unaware of the National Barbecue Association, it’s an organization comprised of industry leaders, restaurateurs, pitmasters, competitors, and backyard enthusiast all who share a common goal of supporting the barbecue industry and people who love it. The convention is …