On a past blog, I mentioned that I would love the opportunity to review the ManGrates. It was not long after that I was contacted by Dan from the company offering to send me some for review. I emailed him my mailing address, and eventually a package arrived at my door containing four ManGrates along with a cleaning brush! I was looking forward to trying this product out.
A few days ago, my wife went to a local farmer’s market and came home with quite the haul. Amongst her haul was a bag of fresh mint leaves. She suggested that I look for a recipe combining pork chops and mint. After some searching around and application of my Google-fu skills, I found a recipe on the Pork Be Inspired website for Grilled Pork Chops with Mint Chimichurri. For those who are interested in seeing the recipe, you can find it here. I had to make one minor tweak to it due to not having an ingredient, so here is the recipe I used for the mint chimichurri:
About 2-3 weeks ago, my wife was out running some errands. While she was out, she called me to let me know that she had some sauce for me to review. It caught me off-guard, but I got excited when she told me who she met. Heather went to The Meat House here in Charlotte to pick up some chicken. That day, Scott from Outta the Park BBQ Sauce was there doing a demo. So now I present to you a review of a sauce that I’ve looked forward to reviewing – Outta the Park BBQ Sauce.
Normally in blog posts where I review sauces, I usually only review one at a time. However, I did at one time do a multi-sauce review. In some ways, I enjoy doing this kind of review. It’s a natural behavior for humans to want to compare and contrast product. Having said that… let’s grill some pork chops! From left to right, the sauces are: Daigle’s Sweet Habanero Rib Sauce, Nephew’s Ghostly Pumpkin BBQ Sauce, and Doomer’s Dark “Q” Sauce. Continue reading “A Trio of Tastings: Three Sauces for your Reviewing Pleasure”
Not too long ago, I did a review of the Cajun Sweet Applewood Jalapeno BBQ Sauce on some burgers. They turned out really well. So I turned my attention to another one of the offerings from Daigle Family Co. — Cajun Sweet Pecan Garlic BBQ Sauce. This sauce placed 2nd in the BBQ Blast Sauce Contest, so it’s bound to be good!
It’s not everyday that you get someone that is a well-known commodity in the barbecue community asking you to try out their products. So when Neil “Bigmista” Strawder of Bigmista’s Barbecue asked me to try out his Perfect Pork Rub and review it, I said “Absolutely!” I had been reading great feedback on the product, and I was anxious to try it out! Continue reading “Having Some Real Good Meat with Bigmista’s Perfect Pork Rub”
When I think of Indiana, I think of many things. I think of Larry Bird and the Indy 500. I think of college basketball and Peyton Manning. Up until now, I never thought barbecue sauce when I thought of Indiana. Thanks to winning a giveaway on BBQ Sauce Reviews, I’m learning otherwise. Enter Hoosier Daddy Sweet & Sassy Barbecue Sauce into the picture…
I have read lots about the line of sauces from Nephew’s BBQ. I have seen reviews by well-known BBQ and grilling experts such as Larry Gaian and Cyndi Allison. One of their sauces was even named one of the best 11 BBQ Sauces in the country as determined by Country Living Magazine. I have had Nephew’s BBQ on my list of sauces to try out for quite some time.
Whew! It’s a hot one here in the Carolinas here this weekend. Hope all of you being hit with the heat are staying cool and hydrated. If not, take a few minutes, cool off, and check out some of these stories… Continue reading “Best Of: Independence Day Edition”
For diehards such as myself, BBQ and grilling season runs from January 1st to December 31st. However, the majority of Americans look to Memorial Day weekend to kick off the official “grilling” season. Tonight’s offering on the grill was pork chops. However, I’m not here to talk about the pork chops. I’m here to talk about the sauce I used on them — Uncle Kenny’s Original BBQ Sauce.