Smoked Beef Short Ribs

I'll admit up front, I have a love-hate relationship with beef short ribs. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE to eat them. There isn't a rich, more beefy-tasting cut of beef out there. However, I'd rather someone else cook them for me. When it comes to smoking beef short ribs, we are talking a long commitme...

How To Grill Skirt Steak

Learning how to grill skirt steak is easiest on a charcoal grill, where you can get the grate really close to an extremely hot fire. This great cut of meat is usually really think, so the key is to grill it quickly over a really hot fire. It is really hard for me to pick my "favorite" steak but if y...

Dry Rub Chicken Wings on the Grill

I'm a big fan of messy foods. Give me a poncho, a pack of wet-naps, a judge-free zone, a pile of messy chicken wings and I'm a happy man. On the rare occasion though, I like to go sauceless and instead opt to throw together a simple dry rub for my grilled chicken wings. This simple dry rub gives ...

Quick Brined Pork Chops Recipe

Brining is a process that actually hydrates the cells of the meat, creating a really juicy and tender cut of meat for the grill. But wait, doesn’t that take a long time? I don’t have 12 hours here, I need to get dinner going! Well, that’s what makes this brined pork chops recipe so great! ...

  • Prep Time: 2 hrs
  • Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • 4 Servings

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Grilling asparagus is a great way to add a kick to your vegetables. It’s very easy, and the flavors from the marinade and the grill make this a dish that even veggie haters can love. And always remember, Miss Manners says it is OK to eat these with your fingers!

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Grilled Ribeye Steak

Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, medium need to over-think this one.   You bought this delicious hunk of meat, now your job is to not screw it up!  Rib eye steaks are a pretty forgiving cut of meat, believe it or not.  The fat marbling contained in a ribeye steak makes for a ve...

Marinated and Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Updates for 2017: Grilled pork tenderloin continues to be a favorite with my family so I have a lot of these under my belt at this point. Updating this recipe to reflect my new recommendation for doneness temperature. I prefer to remove the meat from the grill once the internal temp...

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Fortunately grilling corn is easy, and keeps your kitchen clean! When cooking ears of corn on the grill you have several options, but if you want to reproduce that street fair flavor, you have to cook it in the husk.

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I Switched to a Pellet Grill

I used to think pellet grills were cheating. If you didn’t have to tend to the BBQ all day, making slight adjustments to the vents, you weren’t really a BBQ artist. If I’m being honest with myself, that was just a good excuse to drink beer all day on the back porch. At the end…

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  April 6, 2020

3 Options for Lighting Charcoal

I love my Looftlighter but I’m not always close to an electrical outlet when I am grilling with charcoal. This video shows 3 other techniques for lighting your charcoal. Although the torch looks fun, my go-to is a balled up paper towel soaked in cooking oil. Any cooking oil will do and paper towels are…

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  May 8, 2019

Key and Peele: Kobe Beef Burgers

I really miss the Key and Peele show, they are hilarious. In this skit, we see what happens when a guy manning the grill throws the $39/pound Kobe burgers on right next to the frozen patties. I about lost it when he smacked the ketchup out of his hand and ran around steeling back his…

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  May 3, 2019