Category Archives: Product Reviews

Review: Sin Bin BBQ House BBQ Sauce

I’m waaaaaaaay behind on evaluating and reviewing sauces.  Now that I’m a few months into my new job, I’m getting back into the swing of things with reviews.  To get started, let’s take a look at this sauce from Graettinger, Iowa.  This is Sin Bin BBQ’s House BBQ Sauce.

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Review: 5 -0 Rub from Code 3 Spices

5 – 0 Rub aka “The Police Rub”

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Review: Code 3 Spices, Inc

The Code 3 Lineup

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My DC experience: friends, food, and fantastic views

Ever since taking a new position, I have done a bit of traveling for work training.  This work training has offered up the chance (when not in training) to take in sights, check out good eats, and meet up with friends.  A few weeks ago I was in the DC area, and in between training sessions, I had the chance to do all of the above!

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New Smoker and New Rub: Adventures in Cooking

Everybody likes a new toy.  It’s okay to admit it… in some form or fashion, we all like to have a new gadget.  I’d like to introduce the newest member of my outdoor cooking arsenal – the 22 1/2” Weber Smoky Mountain smoker!

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Checking out Phat Matt’s BBQ – Oakland, CA

I apologize for not writing until now.  It’s funny how real life can get in the way of things.  I’ve taken a new position that has had me on the  road for nearly a month now.  In fact, I am still on the road as I write this.  The one advantage of being on the road is getting to check out new BBQ joints and restaurants.  One place I had the privilege of checking out was Phat Matt’s BBQ in Oakland.  In fact, I checked it out twice!

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Review: Purple Pork Masters BBQ Sauce

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Honey Badger BBQ Sauce

I get emails every now and then from people talking about various things, whether it’s a BBQ event or a product or something else.  I received one email not too long ago that caught my eye.  The title of it was simply “Honey Badger BBQ Sauce”.  I just had to follow it up.  A huge thank you to Leigh Zalusky and the folks behind Honey Badger BBQ Sauce for sending me out a sample to try.  So let’s check it out!

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Guest Review: Big Butz Pig Pollen Pork Rub & Seasoning

I have met some very genuine and amazing people ever since diving in head-first into the world of BBQ.  Two of the nicest people I’ve had a privilege of corresponding with online have to be Brian and Marilyn Meagher of HotSauceDaily.com.  Brian and Marilyn are well known in the hot sauce realm, but they also know their way around the BBQ world as well, putting out comprehensive reviews of BBQ rubs and sauces. 

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Chicken Wing Throwdown: Mustard Sauces

Rather than taking a look at a single sauce today, let’s do a comparison review of a group of four different sauces.  In order to keep things somewhat consistent, all of the sauces for today’s bulk review are mustard-based sauces.  So let’s jump in!

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