Hawaiian Grilled Pineapple and Pepper Pork Tenderloin Sliders

I love grilled pineapple. The grill heightens its flavor while adding a little smoke and char. Pair this with grilled
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Hawaiian Grilled Pineapple and Pepper Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Bourbon and Coke Braised and Smoked Short Ribs on the Pit Barrel Cooker

No offense to pork ribs, but when you are really hungry, a beef short rib, fully of mouthfuls of meaty
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Bourbon and Coke Braised and Smoked Short Ribs on the Pit Barrel Cooker

Lionfish Ceviche (“Eat ‘Em to Beat ‘Em”)

Have you ever heard of Lionfish? They are an invasive species that is decimating the biodiversity of our Oceans. And
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Lionfish Ceviche (“Eat ‘Em to Beat ‘Em”)

Red, White and Blue Burgers on the Pitbarrel Cooker

Memorial Day is around the corner and this is the “official” kick off of grilling season (Though we know it
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Red, White and Blue Burgers on the Pitbarrel Cooker

Grilled Shishito Peppers with Fleur De Sel

If you happen to see Shishito peppers in the store or at the farmers market, snatch them up! They’re absolutely delicious! According to Wikipedia, about one out of every ten shishito peppers is hot, but I’ve never experienced that! If you’ve ever had Padron peppers, they are a very similar Spanish variety to the Japanese […]

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Father’s Day Giveaway: Ergo Chef Michael Symon 3 Piece Cutlery Set, plus the Myron Mixon Pitmaster Tool

Have you been scratching your head on what to get the Dad(s) in your life for Father’s Day this year? Well look no further because I’m offering a giveaway that is sure to make any Dad that likes to cook VERY happy this Father’s Day. I’ve partnered with Ergo Chef to bring you the Michael […]

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As Hurricane Season Ramps up, Operation BBQ Relief Seeks Volunteers in Gulf Coast Region

NOAA will announce its 2016 hurricane outlook on May 27, but Operation BBQ Relief wants to get in front of the season by asking individuals and barbecue teams–especially in the Gulf Coast region–to consider signing up as official volunteers with OBR. OBR is a disaster response team that organizes competition BBQ cooks and other volunteers […]

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April 18, 2016

Attn: Female Pitmasters! Cowboy Charcoal’s “Fire and Ice” BBQ Competition Series is Just for the Ladies!

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Cowboy Charcoal thinks it knows what ladies want- DIAMONDS! (Duh, of course we do!). But seriously, Cowboy Charcoal is hosting the first “Fire and Ice Women’s Championship Barbecue Series” to celebrate women competitors across the US. And the Grand Champion receives $5000 in diamond jewelry! (!!) Cowboy Charcoal has teamed up with the Kansas City […]

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How to Make Your Own Bacon

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It was quite convenient that Bill Gillespie’s new book “The Smoking Bacon & Hog Cookbook” arrived in the mail right around the time I had asked Snake River Farms to send me some Kurobuta Pork Belly for my “How to Make Bacon” post. Funny how things work out sometime. Now that diets like the Paleo […]

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