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Grand Champion Beef Brisket Injection Recipe (WITH VIDEO)

In my previous Texas Brisket School posts, I’ve walked you through step-by-step directions for creating insanely delicious flavor in your backyard briskets. A part of that process is having a distinction between the brisket rub and the brisket injection…a brisket dry rub is meant to flavor the outside of the brisket and create bark while …

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Award Winning Texas Brisket Rub (SECRET RECIPE WITH VIDEO)

This award winning brisket rub recipe has been in the vault for nearly 11 years, and many of our readers have emailed me asking why I have so many barbecue and brisket recipes in my cookbook (and here on the blog) but have never taught our full method of how we smoke our brisket. So, we …

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Grilled Steaks with Mole Butter Recipe

This award-winning grilled steak recipe was created for the Rec Teq Summer of Grilling Tournament and won the first challenge against pitmasters and chefs throughout the country! Huzzah! I love that steaks are versatile and can be dressed up in so many different and creative ways–in this recipe, we take your favorite cut of meat, …

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Green Chile Risotto Recipe (Mexican Risotto)

For risotto fans, there is nothing better than a steamy bowl of cheese-laden rice, bathed in sauce and seasoned to perfection with a little fresh lemon or creme fraiche. Well, today we’re sharing a recipe for this Mexican risotto with freshly roasted green chiles and pepper jack cheese! This recipe was developed for the Spring …

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Ultra Juicy Smash Burgers On The Blackstone Griddle Recipe

My new Blackstone Griddle has turned out to be one of my favorite things, and these perfect smash burgers bring the ultra deliciousness of seared meat from a flat top grill, out of the restaurant and into the comfort of your own backyard. Anyone who flipped a fast-food burger pattie in their youth knows that …

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How To Smoke A Brisket On A Pellet Grill

Whether you’re a traditional pitmaster who’s curious about pellet grills, or a barbecue beginner with a shiny new Rec Teq or Traeger, most will agree that pellet smokers are a bit of a different animal. Brimming with convenience, and loaded with cool gadgets like temperature probe to app notifications, or cell phone alarms set to …

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Award-Winning Smoked Baked Beans Recipe (with VIDEO)

This award-winning smoked baked beans recipe was given to me by the wife of an uber-famous pitmaster who came to my book signing near Lake Austin and traded secrets with me all night long. Now, I can’t seem to start the pellet smoker without preparing this perfect side dish, full of rich smoky flavor, so …

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Homemade Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Recipe

These authentic, homemade sour cream enchiladas are one of the most popular recipes in my private chef business and today I’m sharing my from-scratch recipe for this family favorite! In my recipe, tender rotisserie chicken breast is wrapped in warm corn tortillas and smothered in an ultra-creamy sour cream sauce infused with mild green chiles, …

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How To Boil Chicken For Enchiladas

Mexican food lovers know there are several methods for preparing shredded chicken for chicken enchiladas including boiling whole chickens, simmering boneless skinless chicken breasts in a slow cooker, or even using a rotisserie chicken from the deli to pull out long strands of flavorful, juicy meat Of all these tasty approaches, our favorite chicken recipe …

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How Many Wings In a Pound? (A Chef’s Guide)

As a catering chef, I am constantly forecasting how much food we need for parties and barbecues, and buffalo wings are a classic appetizer that every host asks me to serve. This guide will explain how many wings are in a pound, and how to purchase the correct amount for your party. How Many Wings …

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