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”

Texas Monthly BBQ Fest 2022 9-10-22 Update

Are you going to Lockhart on November 5 and 6 for the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest BBQ World Fair and Top 50 Picnic? Well, why not? If you love smoked meats, this is the quintessential event for Texas Barbecue. The lineup for the Top 50 Picnic is the who’s who of que making City ParkContinue reading “Texas Monthly BBQ Fest 2022 9-10-22 Update”

Tee of the Day: Blood Bros. BBQ in Houston, TX 8-15-22

My mailbox was filled today with a package from one of Texas Monthly’s Top 50 BBQ Joints, Blood Bros. BBQ in Houston, Texas. I ordered a charcoal logo short sleeve t-shirt, one bottle of the Houston 34 Sauce and one Qston Barbecue Sticker. The tee is beyond soft to the touch and is so comfyContinue reading “Tee of the Day: Blood Bros. BBQ in Houston, TX 8-15-22”

Wanted: The Brisket Burglar 8-08-22

I was looking though Yahoo this morning at the headlines and I saw a story that I just had to share from the Business insider about La Barbecue in Austin. Never thought brisket was worth a felony but it is Texas. Taking “Risk It For The Brisket” to a whole new level. I sure hopeContinue reading “Wanted: The Brisket Burglar 8-08-22”

Where’s Argyle Now? 7-23-22

My bro, Argyle has setup shop on my BBQ spice shelf today or as I think of it, my Barbecue Nirvana. He was blasting “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem and making my Saturday afternoon a little Bitty more sweet. Where will Argyle be next? Stay Tuned. #strangerthings #argyle #wheresargylenow #mybbqjourney #bittyboomers #bbq #meatchurch #zavalasbarbecueContinue reading “Where’s Argyle Now? 7-23-22”

Best BBQ In Each Texas College Football Town by Texas Football Life 7-21-22

Football Season is getting closer!! Here is a snap shot of some great joints in your favorite College Towns in Texas to get ya ready. http://texasfblife.com

Texas Monthly BBQ Fest: Panther City BBQ Breaks Record 7-15-22

The Panther City BBQ pitmasters have just made BBQ history! After 40 hours and 49 minutes of continuous barbecuing, they’ve officially broken the Guinness World Record for longest BBQ marathon (team)—and brought the title home to Texas. Join us in congratulating the new world record holders! Presented in partnership with Texas Monthly and Travel Texas.

New BBQ Sauces at H-E-B 6-18-22

To sauce or not to sauce? This is a common question/debate in the world of Barbeque. If you are going dark side or should I say the saucy side, the BBQ sauce aisle at the grocery store is always a fun adventure. Today, I saw a few new additions to the shelves at H-E-B whichContinue reading “New BBQ Sauces at H-E-B 6-18-22”

BBQ Pitmaster and Legend Melissa Cookston 6-16-22

Melissa Cookston is an American chef and author. She is the chef/owner of two restaurants, Memphis BBQ Company and Green Tomato Catering. She is the author of two cookbooks, Smokin in the Boy’s Room (2014) and Smokin’ Hot in the South (2016). Melissa is a seven-time world American barbecue champion. In addition, Cookston has twiceContinue reading “BBQ Pitmaster and Legend Melissa Cookston 6-16-22”