Smoked Pastrami

Smoked Pastrami Recipe

Smoked Pastrami Recipe Saint Patrick’s Day is a good excuse to fire up your smoker for Smoked Pastrami this weekend. For this recipe I’m taking a Corned Beef brisket flat and turning it into fresh Pastrami. I picked up a 4.5lb flat from my local grocery store this week to start the process. First you want to get most of …

Grilled Tri Tip recipe

Grilled Tri Tip Recipe with Chimichurri Sauce on Big Green Egg

Grilled Tri Tip Recipe If you live in the western part of the U.S. you’re probably familiar with Tri Tip Roast. It’s cut from the lower section of the beef sirloin and is great prepared on the grill. I have a friend out in California that was kind enough to ship me a couple since we don’t see them in …

smoked beef short ribs

Smoked Beef Short Ribs Recipe on the Ole Hickory Smoker

Smoked Beef Short Ribs Recipe If you’ve never had Smoked Beef Short Ribs I suggest you run to the store and pick up a few packs because you’re in for a decadent treat. Short Ribs are beefy, rich, and packed with flavor. And cooking them out on the smoker brings even more flavor to the party. So let’s get started …

Brunswick Stew Recipe

This week the weather kept us from firing up the smoker – my entire backyard was a sheet of ice! But we’re not going to let the cold weather get us down. So I pulled some of the left-over Pulled Pork out of the freezer and decided to make a Brunswick Stew – Mississippi Style. Brunswick Stew is real hardy.. …

pulled beef sandwhich

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 beef ribs

Smoked Beef Ribs Recipe

Smoked Beef Ribs Recipe Several people have sent in request for a recipe for Smoked Beef Ribs, so in this week’s newsletter I’m going to share with you my way of cooking them. Pork rules in my part of the country, but you can usually find beef ribs in meat department. Also, you can ask your local butcher to source …

whole grilled beef tenderloin

Grilled Whole Beef Tenderloin Recipe

I’ve used this recipe many times in Ancillary Beef categories at bbq contest and have had some great success with it. Normally the tenderloin is the most expensive cut of beef you will find, so the last thing you want to do is mess it up. For me, that means over cooking it. I can’t stress enough how important it …

smoked pot roast

Not your Momma’s Pot Roast Recipe

Nothing says down home cooking like a pot roast. I know growing up at my house we had pot roast for dinner at least once a month. Typically pot roast is prepared either in a crock-pot or roasting pan in the oven, but I’m taking it outdoors to the smoker. Pot Roast for me is Beef. Any cut of beef …

Smoked Tri Tip Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for new places to source meat, and a few weeks ago a friend put me on a butcher shop in Collierville, TN called Thomas Meat and Seafood Market. I was excited to see that they carry Creekstone brand beef. In the Memphis area it’s hard to find quality beef; I have to mail order the …

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 Recipe

Sliced Pork Butt Sandwich Recipe 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 …

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 …