My Texas Sugar BBQ Rub Order Arrives 9-21-12

Today was the Barbecue equivalent of Christmas coming early with the arrival of my first bottle of Texas Sugar BBQ Rub from Meat Church BBQ. I am so excited to fire up my Traeger and use a bag of Traeger Meat Church Blend pellets with this new rub. I am thinking a rack of porkContinue reading “My Texas Sugar BBQ Rub Order Arrives 9-21-12”

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”

The Meat Report: Texas Beef, Pork and Turkey on Labor Day Weekend 9-03-22

It is Labor Day Weekend and it means the end of the summer of 2022. If you live BBQ like I do, Labor Day is an opportunity to pick up some great deals and awesome finds on meats to smoke. Today was no different. The sheer beauty of the meat aisle at H-E-B is alwaysContinue reading “The Meat Report: Texas Beef, Pork and Turkey on Labor Day Weekend 9-03-22”

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

My Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill 8-06-22

April 3, 2021, My Traeger Pro 575 Wood Pellet Grill arrived into my BBQ Journey. I have been nothing but impressed with the overall performance, Wi-Fi capabilities, easy to use app and supreme smoking ability the Traeger Pro 575 displays. It has been consistent in all types of weather from the 100 degree plus ofContinue reading “My Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill 8-06-22”

The Meat Report: Texas Beef, Pork and Turkey 7-31-22

The Meat Report: Texas Beef 4-02-22

The Meat Report strolling through the meat aisle at my local H-E-B here in San Angelo on this sunny Final Four Saturday afternoon. The smoking meat of choice is always Beef to price check in Texas. The 3.99/LB. for USDA Prime Beef Brisket is a lower price than in February here at H-E-B and 7.99/LB.Continue reading “The Meat Report: Texas Beef 4-02-22”

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”