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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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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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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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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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Juicy Grilled Pork Chops with Hot Honey

The secret to juicy, grilled pork chops is all about timing and grilling technique. Using this recipe you’ll learn how to get a to-die-for sear loaded with flavor from a simple, pork chop dry rub, paired with a succulent hot honey sauce that naturally compliments and brings out the flavor in excellent pork chops. The …

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Chimichurri Steak Wedge Salad Recipe

These Chimichurri Steak Wedge Salads are an easy grilling recipe for reconnecting with family members in small gatherings and are a heart-healthy way to show them your love! I just took the boys down to see my father for the first time since quarantine and created this refreshing summer salad (loaded with steak for dad), …

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Smoked Beef Tenderloin Recipe

Nothing represents the holidays more than a special occasion dinner like smoked beef tenderloin! Although this large, tender cut of beef is often sliced into filet mignon steaks, whole tenderloin is available as a special treat and can be marinated and smoked on your pellet grill or big green egg to add to the festivities. …

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