Texas Sugar BBQ Rub: First Smoking Session 9-24-22

Texas Sugar BBQ Rub has been on my mind ever since it debuted earlier this month. I have been thinking of the day I would get the opportunity to use Meat Church’s latest contribution to the Barbecue Game. Well, today is that day. It is a beautiful sunny Saturday morning with perfect conditions for myContinue reading “Texas Sugar BBQ Rub: First Smoking Session 9-24-22”

Where My Love For Que Begins: Bigham’s Smokehouse in Lubbock, TX 9-17-22

When I think of my childhood memories and where my love for Barbecue began, it would have to include one BBQ joint in Lubbock, Texas named Bigham’s Smokehouse. My Dad, after the divorce, lived on 82nd and Memphis when I was a kid. The location of his new place meant Bigham’s Smokehouse was just downContinue reading “Where My Love For Que Begins: Bigham’s Smokehouse in Lubbock, TX 9-17-22”

Sous Vide Poached Apples 9-05-22

Sous Vide Poached Apples will be the 2nd food item to take a dip in my Anova. Excited to see how the apples turn out and hoping they are worthy of being an amazing apple pie too. #sousvide #sousvidecooking #apple #apples #poachedapples #mybbqjourney #bbq #bbqblog #bbqblogger #texasbbq #texassousvide #anova #anovaprecisioncooker #sugar #cinnamon #butter #sousvidechef

Chad’s 52nd Birthday BBQ Party 8-20-22

Ariana’s 14th Birthday 5-01-22

Thanksgiving 2021 Day 10-25-21

Thanksgiving 2021 was a blessed day filled with family, food and fun. The Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill enjoyed its first Thanksgiving and smoked two amazing Honeysuckle White Boneless Turkey Breasts. I used the Traeger Turkey Blend pellets with Hickory, Maple and Natural Rosemary Flavor and brined the turkey breasts with the Traeger Orange BrineContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2021 Day 10-25-21”

Thanksgiving 2021 Prep Work 10-24-21

The day before Thanksgiving is always the critical prep work day to setup everything for the Thanksgiving day cook. Thawing and brining the turkey, baking the cornbread and biscuits and starting up the array of desserts are essential.

My Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill: H-E-B Boston Pork Butt and St. Louis Style Pork Spareribs 9-25-21

I pulled out my Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill to smoke a Boston Pork Butt and two racks of St. Louis Style Pork Spareribs with Matt Fuentes for UFC 266. Matt decided he wanted to try a dry rub using Kinder’s Seasoning The Blend with Garlic, Salt and Pepper for his rack of ribs. IContinue reading “My Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill: H-E-B Boston Pork Butt and St. Louis Style Pork Spareribs 9-25-21”

Buc-ee’s in Temple, Texas 7-17-21

A road trip in Texas is not complete without a fill-up and snack run at Buc-ee’s. We hit the Buc-ee’s in Temple and it was as huge as the state of Texas. But-ee’s Mild Beef Jerky and Hill Country Brand Bohemian Recipe Garlic Beef Jerky is a shopping list must if you go to Buc-ee’sContinue reading “Buc-ee’s in Temple, Texas 7-17-21”