Category Archives for "Beef, Steaks, Burgers"
In North Carolina bologna is called “Preacher’s Steak” and in Mississippi it is called “Mississippi Rib eye”. Most people don’t know that Bologna is actually a smoked sausage, and the name originates from Bologna, Italy where the American Bologna is the descendent of Italian Mortadella. Bologna is usually a mixture of pork and beef and salt […]Continue reading
My latest contributing writer, Jon Solberg, has given instructions for grinding your own burgers at home, even if you don’t have a meat grinder! – read all about Jon in his bio on my contributor’s page. Thanks for the awesome instructions Jon- grinding burgers makes for an epic burger experience! There’s a lot to be said […]Continue reading
No offense to pork ribs, but when you are really hungry, a beef short rib, fully of mouthfuls of meaty goodness on the bone, is really what you want. These short ribs are braised in one of my favorite cocktails, bourbon and coke, so you can pour yourself a drink, and then also pour one […]Continue reading
Memorial Day is around the corner and this is the “official” kick off of grilling season (Though we know it is always grilling season if you love to grill!) Because you can’t kick off summer with any ordinary burger- I introduce the “red, white and blue” burger! This burger blends the flavors of blue cheese, […]Continue reading
The key to making beef jerky on the Pit Barrel is to start with a small, controlled fire and to keep an eye on your jerky to make sure it is not cooking too quickly. Expect a cook time of between 2-3 hours, adding charcoal as needed to maintain the fire but never letting it […]Continue reading
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