Tag Archives: BBQ

My Mini Georgia BBQ Crawl

Last week I was slated to travel to take a 2-day training class. The good news was that I missed the huge winter storm that slammed North Carolina. The bad news: my class was in Atlanta. So instead of snow and ice, I got lots and lots of ice. But once the ice melted, I decided to hit up a few BBQ joints in and near to the Atlanta area.

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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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My First Thanksgiving Turkey – The Good and The Bad

My wife and I decided to stay home for Thanksgiving this year.  We did this a couple of years ago and really enjoyed ourselves.  My original idea was to do a fried turkey this year, but instead we decided to do one on the smoker.  Earlier that week, I received a Thanksgiving care package from Heather at Stubb’s BBQ that contained two bottles of injectable marinade and a bottle of chicken rub.  It was serendipity!  The stars were aligning – smoked turkey was my destiny for this year!

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The Adventures of a Worthless Nut on BBQ Pitmasters

With submissions being accepted for Season 4 of BBQ Pitmasters, I’m happy to publish another account of being on Season 3.  Today’s post comes courtesy of Rob Marion of 2 Worthless Nuts.  Rob is one of the most well-respected competitors on the circuit.  His dedication to assisting with the military and charitable causes is unparalleled.  So without further delay, here’s Rob talking about BBQ Pitmasters in his own words…

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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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BBQ Pitmasters In Their Own Words: Cotton Patch Cooking Crew

Last week, we had Randy Hill of Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ talk about his experience of being on BBQ Pitmasters, with Charles and Alli Wilson of C-Dub’s Corruption BBQ Crew talking about their experience the week before.  I won’t waste any more time with a lengthy introduction – here’s Hank Vaiden of Cotton Patch Cooking Crew talking about BBQ Pitmasters, in his own words…

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BBQ Pitmasters In Their Own Words: Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ

With Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters all wrapped up and re-runs going on Destination America, it’s time to take another look at the experience of being on BBQ Pitmasters through the eyes of the contestants.  Last week, C-Dub’s Corruption BBQ Crew gave us their perspective on being on the show for episode #3.  This week’s post comes from Randy Hill of Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ, easily one of the more entertaining contestants this season.  So without further delay, here’s Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ talking about BBQ Pitmasters, in their own words…

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BBQ Pitmasters In Their Own Words: C-Dub’s Corruption BBQ Crew

I have to say that I enjoyed Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters far more than Season 2.  I hope you all were able to watch and participate in the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game.  While I was lucky enough to attend the season finale filming in Lexington, NC, it’s still an outsider’s perspective.  People really want to know this one question: “What was it like being on BBQ Pitmasters?”  Luckily, I’ve found some people willing to share their story.

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Taking the Meatrakes for a Spin (and a Rake)

Have you come across a tool or gadget that made you wish you would have gotten your hands on sooner?  Today’s review is of one of those products.  Let’s check out The Meatrakes.  A big thanks to Chris Johnson (aka Spyder J) for sending me these to use. Continue reading