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”

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”

Meat Church BBQ Debuts Texas Sugar BBQ Rub 9-15-22

September 15, 2022 is the day the Meat Church Congregation has been awaiting with BBQ anticipation. The big reveal of Texas Sugar BBQ Rub from Matt Pittman and the crew from Meat Church BBQ has been years in the making. I personally can not wait to try it out on a set of pork ribs.Continue reading “Meat Church BBQ Debuts Texas Sugar BBQ Rub 9-15-22”

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”

My Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill and Matt’s Oklahoma Joe’s Barrel Smoker 7-17-22

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.

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”

Franklin Barbecue 12 inch BBQ Slicing Knife 6-12-22

I have been wanting a new knife to slice beef brisket and this particular Franklin Barbecue 12 inch BBQ Slicing Knife has been on my watchlist for some time now. I was close to ordering it online from the Franklin Barbecue website this weekend when I went in to pick up some groceries at myContinue reading “Franklin Barbecue 12 inch BBQ Slicing Knife 6-12-22”