Category Archives: BBQ Classes

Primal Beef Roasts Q & A

Beef Prime Rib, KC-Strip Roast and Beef Tenderloin Q: What are the most popular roast for smoking & grilling A: Prime Rib Roast: This is perfect for slow smoking and then using the reverse sear method to finish. It has … Continue reading

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Pitmaster Profiles: Chris Marks

    Pitmaster Profiles: Chris Marks of Three Little Pig’s Rubs/Sauces  CBBQE -Chief BBQ Expert for Good-One Manufacturing    FireCrafts  Pitmaster Profiles Series , a Q&A series with some of the biggest names in BBQ.  Maybe it’s the no-nonsense demeanor—the stout frame … Continue reading

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Cherry Smoked Mac & Cheese

                       Cherry-Wood Smoked Macaroni & Cheese                      The Smoker is The Good-One One Open Range Recipe Ingredients  2 tablespoons butter, plus … Continue reading

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Three Little Pigs BBQ recipes BBQ Parfait

Three Little Pigs Sauces & Rubs BBQ Parfait     THREE LITTLE PIGS Pork 7lb  Smoked pork butt pulled. Standard yellow mustard  12 oz Bottle Three Little Pig’s Championship Rub  Directions for Pork: Heavily coat the Pork Butt with Three … Continue reading

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An interview with Eight-time American Royal BBQ Cookoff Grand Champion Chris Marks

It’s not every day when I am able to sit down with an eight-time grand champion of the American Royal BBQ Cookoff in Kansas City. A while back, I had the pleasure of speaking with Chris Marks, chief cook of … Continue reading

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World Champion Smoked Pork Tenderloin

Three Little Pig’s BBQ  World Champion Smoked Pork Tenderloin 2 Pork Tenderloins 6 slices bacon 1 bottle Three Little Pigs Competition BBQ Sauce Spice Rub  1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 1/2 tablespoons black pepper 1 tablespoon salt 1 bag brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 … Continue reading

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Three Little Pig’s Fatties sliders

Three Little Pig’s Fatties sliders. 2- 1LB Rolls of Breakfast sausage 1-Bottle of 6.5 oz bottle of Three Little Pigs Championship rub. 1- Bottle of Three Little Pig’s Competition Rub. Roll sausage in Championship Rub and smoke at 250 degrees … Continue reading

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SMOKED/GRILLED BEEF AND BLUE CHEESE STUFFED MUSHROOMS

                  INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pound Ground Beef 15-20 Baby Portobello mushrooms (about 1-1/2 to 2-inch diameter) 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese 1/4 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs 3 tablespoons minced chives 1/2 … Continue reading

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Best Bottled Sauce in Kansas City

    The secret to making good barbecue at home is to dab (or, if you’re struggling, varnish) what you cook with someone else’s brilliant sauce. As long as you’re not cranking out hockey pucks, you can rest on the … Continue reading

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BBQ 101

This is where Chris writes about all kinds of cool BBQ tips and makes you hungry…

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