Category Archives: Recipes

What are Cheek Meats and how do I smoke them ??

Cheek meat, the small cut of meat in the hollow of an animal’s cheek (if that wasn’t already obvious enough) is uniquely lean and tender. While most cuts can often be one or the other — lean but dry or … Continue reading

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Pork Belly “Burn’t Ends”

                  Pork Belly FAQ’s  Where can I find pork belly? Lots of grocery stores and every butcher I’ve ever asked carries pork belly. Chains such as Costco, Sams Club are a good … Continue reading

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A B C’s of Smoking Fish-Hot & Cold Smoking Technique

BBQ Smoking is Not Only For Salmon!!! and   “Slow Smoked Catfish Fillets Recipe”    Fish takes on a deliciously moist texture when slow smoked in a smoker.  The meat of the fish easily peels away in tender, flaky chunks as … Continue reading

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Help ! “I need to know what cut of Beef Ribs to Tell my Butcher”

A B C’s of Beef Rib Cuts for Beginners.      Traveling the World over the last 8 years doing BBQ Schools in the USA & Australia, it amazes me how many different names that there are for Beef ribs … Continue reading

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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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What is a Brine? and How does it Work ?

What Is Brine? Brine is a salt solution made by mixing salt and water, usually about 5 to 8 percent salt by weight. Some recipes include sugar and other ingredients to add flavor to the meat being brined, but a … Continue reading

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Enhanced Commodity Pork VS All Natural Pork for BBQ Grilling

     Enhanced Commodity Pork VS All Natural Pork                          “What is the difference?”                   BBQ Grilling and BBQ Smoking  Enhanced … 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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Smoked Chicken Cordon Bleu Meatloaf

Smoked Chicken Cordon Bleu Meatloaf Ingredients:  2 lbs ground chicken 6 -12 ounces Italian seasoned breadcrumb 2 eggs 12 ounces smoked ham, sliced 6 slices of Swiss cheese 2 cups Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons minced garlic ¼ cup of Three … Continue reading

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BACON-WRAPPED, JALAPENO AND CHEESE-STUFFED SHRIMP

  BACON-WRAPPED, JALAPENO AND CHEESE-STUFFED SHRIMP             Ingredients: 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled, deveined, and rinsed Three Little Pig’s All Purpose Rub 2 oz Monterey Jack cheese, cut into thin strips 3 jalapenos, halved, seeded, … Continue reading

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