Dueling Butts: Bigmista’s Perfect Pork Rub vs. Draper’s AP Rub

On my lunch break on Friday, I stopped in at Restaurant Depot (day passes are a perk of being a KCBS member) and picked up a 2-pack of bone-in pork butts.  What in the world was I going to do with all this meat?  Why cook it, of course!  I have to have something for lunch for the next couple of weeks.  But I couldn’t just use one type of rub.  So I present to you Duelling Butts: Bigmista’s Perfect Pork Rub vs. Draper’s AP Rub!

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And the Entries are in: BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 Auditions

February 9th is the last day for entries to be submitted for Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters.  I’ve just spent the last two hours looking at the videos, and all of the teams that I’ve found videos for did a good job in letting their personalities shine through.  Just sit back and enjoy the videos for each team, and let me know which one was your favorite.  If I missed one, please let me know!!

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Well… 2011 is in the book, and 2012 is upon us, staring us in the face!  Happy New Year to everyone!  I sincerely appreciate each and every one of you that read what I have to say.  I can’t believe that it was nearly a year ago when all of this got started with a review of C-Dub’s Hot Wang Rub.  It’s been a fun and crazy ride ever since!

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Season(ing)s Greetings — Best Of, Holiday Edition

Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season!  I haven’t done one of these in quite some time, so let’s get going!

  • Robyn Medlin Lindars is giving away a Thermapen!!  Today (Dec. 18) is the last day to enter!!  Details to enter are on her blog.
  • Looking for a new Christmas carol to sing?  Here are some lyrics pinned by DivaQ herself.
  • I like mushrooms.  I like Swiss.  I LOVE BACON!  So when I saw this recipe for Bacon-Onion Swiss Stuffed Mushrooms from Pig of the Month BBQ, I jumped for joy!
  • Thanks to the Oshawa Ogre, this may be the only time you will ever catch me in 1970s style bell bottoms.  Bet you didn’t know I had moves like that, huh?
  • In the spirit of Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year”, Grilling with Rich is running a “BBQ Person of the Year” poll.  Click here to cast your vote!
  • Looking for a neat gadget to give that BBQer in your family?  Check out this review of the Looftlighter!
  • And finally, the Oshawa Ogre finally reveals his lifelong dream — he really wants to be a Broad.  Check out this fun write-up about his experiences with the Burger Broads.

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