Category Archives: Recipes

Smoked BBQ Mashed Sweet Potato Casserole

This is the recipe used by Three Little Pigs BBQ Team in the Potato category of the Side Dish Contest of the American Royal BBQ in Kansas City. This recipe placed in the Top 3 for 4 years in the … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers on Smoking Pork Loin

  How do you smoke a pork loin? Set the temperature to 250F on the smoker. Arrange the Pork loins on the grill grate and smoke until the internal temperature of the pork is at least 145F (medium-rare), 2-1/2 to 3 hours. How … Continue reading

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How to Plan Carry Over Cooking on Beef

                               Carry Over Cooking on Dense Meats  Have you ever noticed that the internal temperature of meat continues to rise after removing it from the smoker, grill or … Continue reading

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To Wash or Not Wash Raw Meat & Poultry

Food Safety experts (including us at USDA) do not recommend washing raw meat and poultry before cooking. Many bacteria are quite loosely attached and when you rinse these foods the bacteria will be spread around your kitchen.     In … Continue reading

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Simple Reverse Seared Rack of Lamb

Simple Reverse Seared Rack of Lamb             Ingredients: 1 Rack of Lamb 1 Bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 6 oz of Three Little Pigs Memphis rub 2 Fist size pieces of Apple or Cherry … Continue reading

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Smoked Pigs on the Beach

       Smoked Pigs on the Beach Three Little Pigs BBQ Sauce & Rubs              Ingredients: 1 lb smoked sausage 1 llb shrimp (we used cooked shrimp) Olive oil Toothpicks/skewers Three Little Pigs Championship … Continue reading

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Smoked Sausage Scotch Eggs

Smoked Scotch Eggs     Ingredients: 12 hardboiled eggs, peeled 4-5 lbs bulk Italian sausage or your favorite breaskfast roll sausage ½ cup Three Little Pigs All Purpose rub. Cup of Three Little Pig’s Competition BBQ Sauce Optional – Thin … Continue reading

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Smoked Potato Salad

Smoked Potato Salad             Ingredients: 2 lbs boiling potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil Coarse sea salt and ground black pepper ½ cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or more to … Continue reading

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Smoked Stuffed Apples

Smoked Stuffed Apples (Three Little Pigs Style)     Ingredients:  6 firm sweet apples, such as Honey Crisps or Galas 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature ¼ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar ¼ cup of Three Little Pigs Touch … Continue reading

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Three Little Pig’s Moink Balls

Moink Balls are basically meatballs wrapped in bacon – and then rubbed, grilled and glazed. They get the name by combining MOO + OINK. These little bites of delicious are perfect tailgate Food because they are easy, quick and folks love … Continue reading

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