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Best Steak For Beef Jerky (A Chef’s Guide)

When you are browsing at the grocery store, there are a ton of jerky brands and even more flavors and varieties from which to choose. It is hard to know what companies are reputable, what ingredients are necessary, and if you are getting a fair amount of jerky for your money. This leads many foodies …

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How Long to Smoke a 10 lb. Brisket

Who doesn’t love tender, perfectly smoked brisket? With hundreds of briskets smoked by our expert Texas barbecue panel, we’ve got your back, and we’ll also share essential tips from some of our favorite pitmasters along the way. It takes 10-12 hours to smoke a 10 lb. brisket at 225 degrees. The span in time is …

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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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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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Birria In The Instant Pot Recipe + Quesabirria Tacos (with VIDEO)

Beef Birria is sweeping the internet as the new taco sensation, but can we shorten this 8-hour cooking session with the help of our Instant Pot? Absolutely! It’s juicy, beef birria taco time (in half the time), with this authentic recipe from the Urban Cowgirl Kitchen. What is Birria? Birria is a Mexican stew from …

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Ultra Juicy Smoked Beef Chuck Roast Recipe

For barbecue beginners and those with small households, the idea of smoking an entire beef brisket can be daunting, expensive, and potentially wasteful. Clever pitmasters reach for brisket’s little brother—the chuck roast, for an inexpensive, entry-level cut of meat, which delivers a very similar eating experience in a smaller package. As a Texas chef and …

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