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Texas-Style Dinosaur Ribs

A steer has 13 ribs on each side. Starting at the front of the cow first 5 ribs are in the chuck cut. The next 7 ribs are part of the rib section and extend down into the short plate. … Continue reading

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“Super Food” Smoked Turkey Breast

A food product must have more than just one thing going for it nutritionally to be what dietary experts call a “superfood.” Turkey pretty much has it all. Turkey breast is one of the leanest meats available with one of … Continue reading

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“No Wrap” Pork Dry Rib Recipe

There are wet ribs, sticky with a succulent, barbecue sauce, and there are dry ribs, where the flavor is all in the dried mixture of  BBQ rubs and spices, melded into something greater than the sum of their parts by … Continue reading

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What is a Tri Tip Steak?

Smoked tri tip is one of the easiest and tastiest things you can make on a smoker. What is a Tri Tip Steak? Tri-tip steak is a large, tender, triangular muscle cut  from the bottom sirloin of a steer. It is also known … Continue reading

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Southern Style Pulled Chicken Recipe

BBQ Pulled Chicken with a tender whole chicken cooked on a smoker, grill, oven, or crock pot is so easy and convenient you will be amazed at results. How to Make Pulled Chicken: Pulled chicken is generally made one of … Continue reading

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ABC’s of Pork Butt & Shoulder

I Like Pork Butts and I Cannot Lie!  While pork shoulder and pork butt come from the same basic region of the pig and can be used interchangeably, they are cut from opposite ends of the shoulder region. Pork shoulder is cut … Continue reading

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How to Reverse Sear a Steak

Reverse searing is the reverse of this process. First you cook, smoke the meat on a very low indirect heat before searing the outside over high direct heat. The method works by slowly and gently cooking your steak to just under medium-rare, so the steak is cooked … Continue reading

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Top Frequently Asked Questions & Answers on Smoking Briskets

A beef brisket is known as one of the toughest parts of a cow you can put on your smoker, though when prepared and cooked correctly it can be the best tasting and most tender meat you will ever eat. … Continue reading

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Does the Wood used to Smoke Meat Make a Difference?

Different types of wood are commonly used when smoking meats to add enhanced levels of taste, smell, and color, as well as flavors like cherry, oak, peach, hickory, apple to the meat. Wood can also add bitter, more savory, rich hints to the meat with using mesquite.   The … Continue reading

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How to Grill a Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Preparing lamb differs from beef in that it contains several lean cuts, such as the shoulder, rib, and leg…From a health perspective, that is excellent news. For the home cook, it means that you must balance doneness without drying out … Continue reading

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