pork riblets

Sweet & Sticky Pork Riblets

Sweet & Sticky Pork Riblets This recipe was a first for me. I’ve seen the pork loin riblets in the grocery store but I’ve never actually bought any to try. I don’t know what took me so long to try them because I was shocked by how good they actually were! Riblets are cross cut sections of pork loin ribs.The …

Chargrilled Pork Chop Sandwich

Chargrilled Pork Chop Sandwich

Chargrilled Pork Chop Sandwich This recipe is great for a quick grilling session during the hot summer months – and this recipe makes one delicious Chargrilled Pork Chop Sandwich. I start with extra thick boneless pork chops cut from the center section of a pork loin roast. You want the chops about 2” thick to start. Butterfly each chop with …

apple pie ribs

American as Apple Pie Ribs

Apple Pie Ribs I’m kicking off a soon-to-be, new, 4th of July tradition with this rib recipe (At least at my house!). I call it my “American as Apple Pie Ribs” and it’s a winner! First I start out with a couple racks of spare ribs trimmed down to St. Louis cut. The membrane is removed from the back and …

pellet grill brisket

Pellet Grill Brisket

Pellet Grill Brisket 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 a …

chuck roast burnt ends

Chuck Roast Burnt Ends

Chuck Roast Burnt Ends 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 roast …

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 …

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled Pork Sandwich When it comes to BBQ nothing beats a good, simple, pulled pork sandwich. For me, pork butt or pork shoulder blade roast, as it’s sometimes called, makes the best pulled pork. Anyone can smoke a pork butt and this recipe is a guaranteed “no fail” method on how I do it. First let’s talk about the pork …

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 …

Malcom Style Ribs

Malcom Style Ribs

Malcom Style Ribs Recipe I’ve done a lot of great Rib recipes, but this one here is my all time favorite. It’s the recipe I go to whenever I get a craving for some eating ribs, and I want to do them my way… I call it Malcom Style Ribs. I start with meaty St. Louis cut spare ribs, sometimes …

carne asada

Gringo Carne Asada

Gringo Carne Asada 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 a …

Guinness Flat Iron Steak

Guinness Flat Iron Steak

Guinness Flat Iron Steak 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 to …

Jerk Pork Belly Bites

Jerk Pork Belly Bites

Jerk Pork Belly Bites Pork Belly Burnt Ends may in fact be the best bite of barbecue you will ever experience. Tender bites of belly meat cubed and smoked until it’s melt in your mouth tender, and then glazed in a sweet and spicy sauce….it’s pretty much pork heaven! For this recipe I’m putting a Caribbean spin on pork belly …

Mississippi PoBoy

Mississippi PoBoy

Mississippi PoBoy 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 on …

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 …

Jerk Pork Chops

Jerk Pork Chops

Jerk Pork Chops For this recipe I take a pack of boring, family style pork chops – yeah the cheap, thin cut pack – and turn them into delicious, Jerk Pork Chops. Thin-cut chops are perfect for jerk style cooking. Fresh flavors from spicy scotch bonnet peppers, All spice, onion, citrus, and dark brown sugar coat the meat. As it …