How to BBQ

How Long to Soak Wood Chips for Smoking? The Why and How

How long you should soak wood chips for smoking is largely dictated by their size. For best results, wood chips should be left to soak in water for at least 5-30 minutes. As for other soaking fluids, I recommend you soak your wood chips for around one hour to guarantee they absorb enough of the […]

Mop Sauce Recipe: How to Make It in 3 Steps?

Having a flavorful BBQ mop sauce nearby is an excellent addition to any barbecue. Mop sauce involves a blend of spicy and savory ingredients to produce a tasty sauce for your meat cuts. As an experienced pitmaster, I use different types of sauces for my barbecues, and mop sauce is one of my absolute favorites. I […]

Best Smoked Side Dishes: 5 Delicious Recipes

In my experience, the side dishes you choose for your barbecue are just as crucial as the main meals. For this reason, it’s vital to know the right sides to pair with your entrees. Not sure of the best side dishes to make? Don’t fret. As an experienced chef, I’ve prepared numerous side dish recipes […]

Best Dry Rub for Ribs: The Pitmaster’s Recipe

Simply put, the perfect rib rub to bring the hot dang out of your ribs is a simple mix of brown sugar, kosher salt, ground mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, and roasted cinnamon, with the smokey, fiery kick of smoked paprika and black pepper. During my two-decade-long gig as a steakhouse prep cook, […]

Southern Style Coleslaw Recipe: How to Make Coleslaw in 3 Steps?

Southern style coleslaw is one of my favorite ways to make this famous salad. It is incredibly delightful to combine the crunch of the slaw with the creamy, sour flavor of the dressing. Over the years, I’ve used this recipe as a side dish for most of my favorite barbecues, and the results are always […]

Armadillo Eggs Recipe: A Quick and Tasty Dish

Armadillo eggs are popular delicacies at southern barbecues. These delicious appetizers are made using jalapenos filled with cheese and wrapped in ground pork and bacon. Then, the meat is drizzled with BBQ sauce before and while grilling. The name of this snack comes from how it looks. The exterior is wrapped in bacon, which gives it the look of an armadillo’s […]

Donair Sauce Recipe: Using 4 Ingredients That Are in Your Kitchen

The best donair sauce is a perfect blend of sweetened condensed milk, vinegar, garlic powder, and salt. Don’t be fooled by these simple ingredients; this sauce packs a punch! It is sweet, creamy, and fluffy with a tang that is sure to elevate your pita bread, garlic fingers, or donair pizza. As a barbeque enthusiast, […]

How Long Do Hot Dogs Last in the Fridge? – Unlocking the Mystery

Most hot dogs last for 1 to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. However, this duration may change depending on how you store the meat. For instance, unopened hot dogs typically last longer than opened or cooked hot dogs. I learned how to prepare and store sausages in cooking school and the tips have worked for […]

How to Make Smoke Shotgun Shells? A Recipe You Can’t Miss

Smoked shotgun shells are a delicious barbecue that combines creamy, meaty, and savory flavors. My smoked shotgun shells recipe starts with parboiled manicotti noodles. These noodles are then stuffed with delicious ingredients and smoked at medium heat on a pellet smoker.  As an experienced barbecue chef, I learned this tasty recipe in a cooking class […]

Burger Temperature: An Easy Temperature Guide for the Perfect Burger!

You can prepare a delicious burger in several ways. But regardless of which method you choose, the meat must be cooked to the ideal internal temperature. According to the USDA, you should cook burgers to 160 degrees to guarantee food safety. That said, you can safely cook your tasty burgers to lower internal temperatures as long as […]

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