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How to Smoke a Brisket on the Big Green Egg

Beef

If you are here, you are looking to tackle one of the hardest things a backyard pitmaster can do… smoking a whole packer brisket! Time and patience are necessities to success here. If you practice both, you too will turn out an amazing brisket! A “whole packer” brisket comprises two muscles that sit on top […]

How to smoke a Boston Butt on the Big Green Egg

Pork

My favorite childhood memory, and the one that drove me to a career in BBQ, was having pulled pork sandwiches at Pierce’s Pit BBQ in Williamsburg, VA when I was a kid with my dad. Williamsburg, VA was between our home in Northern Virginia and my grandparents home in Norfolk, VA. My dad would make […]

Big Green Egg Grilled Sausage and Peppers Sandwich

Pork

I love a good grilled sausage and peppers sandwich as much as anyone. But this recipe takes this classic sandwich and pushes it over the top. Featuring Snake River Farms Hot Italian Kurobuta Sausage Links cooked on Big Green Egg, this recipe should be at the top of your to do list. Now sit back, […]

Easy Big Green Egg BBQ Shrimp

Seafood

If you are looking for a fast and delicious way to grill your shrimp then this recipe is for you. This is one of my favorite meals to make and serve when I want something right now! Pick your favorite BBQ rub and your goto BBQ sauce and that is all you need to prep […]

The Best Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Sauces + Sides

As most of you know by now my wife, Mrs. Buddha, is from Louisville, KY. One of the benefits of being married to someone from Kentucky is discovering a taste for bourbon. I have fallen in love with bourbon in its many shapes and forms. Combining my passion for BBQ and bourbon is the logical […]

Apple Wood Smoked Pork Loin

Pork

I am happy to announce that I have partnered with the National Pork Board and Weber Grills to bring you this post and recipe. Pork Loin is a delicious and versatile cut from the back of the pig. Much larger in size than its counterpart Pork Tenderloin, this cut lends itself well to smoking as […]

The Best Creamy Coleslaw Recipe

Sauces + Sides, vegetarian

I love a good creamy coleslaw. I often find myself being lazy and getting coleslaw at the deli counter at the local grocery just because I want to put the focus on the BBQ. However, making your own coleslaw is super easy and way cheaper than its pre-made counterpart. Now sit back, grab your favorite […]

The Best Spicy Mustard BBQ Sauce

Sauces + Sides

As we are all spending time at home, I am looking for ways to create recipes with ingredients easily on hand. This recipe is a great twist on a classic mustard BBQ sauce. This sauce is easy, quick, and goes well with both chicken and pork dishes. So, sit back, grab an ice cold pilsner, […]

Crispy Grilled Chicken Wings on the Big Green Egg

Chicken

Have you mastered the art of cooking chicken wings on your Big Green Egg? Still struggling to get crispy skin to match the smoky flavor of the meat? Well, I have cracked the code and can walk you through my process to get crispy skin every time. Now sit back, grab your favorite IPA, and […]

Crispy Spatchcock Chicken on the Big Green Egg

Chicken

Have you cooked chicken and been disappointed with rubbery skin? Have you tried hacks and tricks like using baking soda on the chicken to get that crispy result? What if I told you there was a surefire way to get crispy skin every time?! Well, you have come to the right place as I walk […]