All-Purpose Poultry Dry Rub

This is just a real simple and savory dry rub to put on your bird. It works well whether you’re cooking in the oven, in the smoker, or on the grill. If you like a little zing or a little sweetness with your bird, add in a pinch of cayenne or some brown sugar. 3...

Pig Shots! (Picture-heavy)

Pig shots are one of the more wonderful things to come out of the world of barbecue, in my opinion. These are my favorite appetizer to make (even higher up than brisket rolls), and they’re always a hit at parties. I tried to figure out where these originated,...

BBQ Brisket Rolls

  I was sort of on the fence about whether to post this up or not, since I consider it more of an idea as opposed to a recipe. In addition to a backyard BBQ’er, I’m also a pretty good baker.  When I hear the word “recipe,” I think of an...

Honey Garlic Dry Rub

This is a more recent rub that I came up with over time. It was inspired by a store-bought rub that I enjoyed, but felt it was lacking something. This is a great go-to rub for pork and chicken. Not so much for beef, but you can’t solve everything with one dry...

Jack Daniels Blackberry Jam BBQ Sauce

Jack Daniels Blackberry Jam BBQ Sauce This is one of my favorite recipes.  It’s one of the first ones I ever made myself from scratch.  I’ve played with it a ton over the years, but I finally got it just how I like it.  It’s think and sweet, with...