Tag: BBQ

Sure Thing BBQ Beef Brisket

For those of us addicted to working our way through the BBQ line-up, brisket remains as one of the most challenging categories. Over the last decade of my (serious) BBQ life the brisket stood as the last great challenge to be conquered. After many years of admittedly self-inflicted torture, I am happy to report that I have narrowed the number of uncontrolled variables to a point where I can now produce a great brisket every time.

Smoked Prime Rib on the Pit Barrel Cooker

Nothing beats a good prime rib and one cooked in a Pit Barrel Smoker is absolutely magical. Tender, juicy, a nicely favored crust and a touch of great smoke results in a melt-in-your mouth experience that you will not forget. My recipe is simple: I use a good cut of beef, a salt-thyme-garlic dry rub then apply a pepper-mustard flavor paste before…

BBQ With Aloha: Hawaiian Kalbi Beef

One of the best things about Hawaii is the food and often that means plate lunch! Now plate lunch is both uniquely Hawaiian and a key part of the culture. Take the many asian traditions in Hawaii and add local touches and you have something that is quick, easy to grab and head to the beach, and incredibly…

Trinidad Tri-tip: California BBQ on the Pit Barrel Cooker

Summer heat, wind-kissed waves, meat sizzling on the BBQ, nothing compares to a classic BBQ under the hot coastal, California sun. I first encountered the flavorful tri-tip while attending college at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo in central California in the late 1970s. Most of the time I lived in Shell Beach,…