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

See You at Memphis In May 2017 as Part of Porkville Justice League Competition BBQ Team

It’s that time of year again folks. Time for Memphis in May, also known as The World Championship Barbecue Cooking
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See You at Memphis In May 2017 as Part of Porkville Justice League Competition BBQ Team

Grilled Bananas Foster with Myer’s Rum Sauce

This recipe is so awesome I feel almost giddy as I am typing this. If you normally like Bananas Foster,
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Grilled Bananas Foster with Myer’s Rum Sauce

Beef Jerky on the Pit Barrel Cooker

The key to making beef jerky on the Pit Barrel is to start with a small, controlled fire and to
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Beef Jerky on the Pit Barrel Cooker

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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Thai Basil Curried Chicken “Noodle” Salad {#Paleo and #GF)

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This salad is a great reminder that you can eat great and not miss those empty carbs from pasta ONE BIT!! I paired curried grilled chicken with zucchini noodles tossed in a lemongrass basil coconut milk marinade for a flavorful salad that would be great for lunch, dinner, or even an appetizer. This dish is […]

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