The Meat Report: Texas Beef, Pork and Turkey 9-24-22

H-E-B is simply #1 when it comes their amazing Meat Market. I was picking up supplies for my Saturday smoking session and just had to check out the deals H-E-B has going on beef, pork and turkey. As usual, the quality of their meats is unmatched and the prices are fair in an inflation drivenContinue reading “The Meat Report: Texas Beef, Pork and Turkey 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”

U.S.D.A. Beef Quality Grading 9-07-22

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The Maiden Voyage: Sous Vide Sirloin Steaks 9-03-22

Today, I embark on my maiden voyage as a newbie Sous Vide chef. Steak is on the menu but I have jumped ahead of myself. Gay bought me for my birthday, the Anova Precision Cooker and Anova Cooker Container. I have been dreaming about my own sous vide cooker so I can see what itContinue reading “The Maiden Voyage: Sous Vide Sirloin Steaks 9-03-22”

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

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”

Foodie Me: Franco’s Cafe in San Angelo, TX 8-06-22

Tex-Mex food is the one staple you will find with world class quality here in San Angelo, Texas at Franco’s Cafe. If you dream about beef enchiladas or beef tacos or both, the Carolina Combo Plate is perfect for you but if you are even hungrier you can go 4 items by adding a beanContinue reading “Foodie Me: Franco’s Cafe in San Angelo, TX 8-06-22”

ZR1 Ranch Raised Wagyu Beef-Concho Valley Farmer’s Market on 8-06-22

The first place we always seek out when arriving at the Concho Valley Farmer’s Market is the trailer for ZR1 Ranch Raised Wagyu Beef. Kimberly Mull is the lady behind the ZR1 Ranch product and her idea to use all parts of the animal led to the creation of our doggies’ favorite dog treat, ZR1Continue reading “ZR1 Ranch Raised Wagyu Beef-Concho Valley Farmer’s Market on 8-06-22”