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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

spicy sausage & cheese balls

Spicy Sausage & Cheese Balls

Spicy Sausage & Cheese Balls Every Christmas we have Sausage & Cheese Balls around my house. They are a stable on Christmas Eve Morning – but also make a great appetizer. It combines some of my favorite things! But with this recipe I took a standard Sausage & Cheese Balls recipe and kicked it up to a whole, new level …

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Bread Pudding Cooked on the Smoker In the South Bread Pudding is a sweet dessert served with just about any meal. We eat it for brunch, lunch, dinner, or even a late night snack! This version was given to me by my friend Mrs Rheada an accomplished bbq judge. She’s famous for bringing her White Chocolate Bread Pudding …