Recipes Tagged ‘BBQ’


Make Your Own Rub

  To make your own rub, or buy pre-blended? That is the question. Having your own signature rub can be a lot of fun. It makes a great gift for a friend and gives you something to brag about at your next cookout… but is it for you? There are a few things you may […]


Smoked Chipotle Brown Sugar Chicken with Green Veggies

  It’s summer time, which means it’s grilling time, and what better way to kick off the grilling season than with some smoked chicken. We’ve never smoked anything before, so this was truly an experiment, but a fun one at that. The Garlic Chipotle & Savina Rub, Paprika Smoked Sweet and brown sugar created the […]


Bar-B-Que Chicken Drumsticks

  Jon and I have been making barbequed drumsticks on the grill for a long time; they are quick, easy and tasty, but we’ve never used a rub. We’ve been missing out! The combination of the spicy rub and the spicy-sweet sauce is simply mouthwatering. Using the two together really ramps up the flavor. Juicy […]


Sticky Fingers BBQ Sauce Rocks

  The Great American Spice Company has been selling Sticky Fingers BBQ Sauce products like mad for years, finally John (one of our employees) traveled to their BBQ joint in Charleston, SC. From a half chicken to a full rack of ribs, their award winning sauces lock in the flavor and juices from inside to […]


How To Smoke Meat

  I had never ever used a smoker before I met my other half Jeff. Quickly after he taught me how to use it I realized that going my whole life unknowing this was tragic. I had been missing out on some amazing food. You can do so many things on a smoker. Pork, chicken, […]


Smoked “Better than Baked” Beans

  These beans are a must have staple at every cook out we ever have. They are tender, full of sweet spicy goodness and compliment a wide variety of main courses. Throw it on the smoker instead of the oven and they don’t stand a chance. You might be thinking “oh but I can just […]


Hickory Smoked Spare Ribs

  We LOVE fall. The weather is much more bearable then the 189° degrees we are subject to lately in the summer. The trees turn to beautiful shades of red and orange and yellow and football season begins. What better reason to stoke up the smoker for a batch of thick and juicy hickory smoked […]


Pumpkin Barbecue Sauce

  One of the best things about the holiday season is the food. Thanksgiving and Christmas bring with them a cornucopia of delicious, traditional foods and food traditions. In Sarah and I’s family, some of these foods and traditions include ham loaf, prime rib, and visiting Fort Wayne’s famous Coney Island at least once with […]


How to make Potato Chips (BBQ chips)

This may come as a surprise, but I am not a huge snacker. I will admit that this was a huge advantage for me during the past eight months of weight loss (I lost 60 pounds by the way). But there is one snack that I do get a craving for on a fairly regular […]


Southern Vinegar Style BBQ Sauce Recipe

As spring gets closer and closer, any little warm up we see makes me want to break out the smoker, even if the warm up is only to about 45 degrees. This is what happened a couple weekends ago, so I decided to get the season started with a smoker full of ribs and a […]