Hot and Fast Texas Style Spare Ribs

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If you are like me, you love ribs in any way, shape, or form! As far as difficulty level, cooking spare ribs sits somewhere between smoking a Boston Butt and Brisket. Typically smoking spare ribs will take you 6 hours, which isn’t bad when considering the length of time other cuts of meat take. What […]

Boston Butt Wrap Test Which is Better

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Have you ever wondered about wrapping your Boston Butt while you are smoking it on a Big Green Egg? Do you wrap just because you’ve learned to cook it that way or do you wrap because there is a difference? If so, what is that difference?! Well, while in quarantine I decided to do a […]

Twist’d Q Blackened Pork Chops with Mango Salsa

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When my friends at Twist’d Q sent me some of their new TQ Singles to try, I knew which one I wanted to try first -The Fire Roastin’ Cajun Seasoning! I love the flavors of cayenne pepper, paprika, garlic and onion seared in to a nice protein. Having the convenience of a pre-measured pack that […]

Homemade Smoked Chorizo Sausage

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All good things come to those who wait… at least that’s how the saying goes. Two years ago, I got a great book for Christmas Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing. And for two years it has sat on my shelf waiting for me to crack it open. This weekend it was time to […]

Bacon Wrapped Dates aka Buddha Bites

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Hello everyone and welcome back to The BBQ Buddha! This post features a recipe I made last month for a local EGGFest at Brownsboro Hardware here in Louisville, KY. This is an easy and delicious appetizer to make on your Big Green Egg. My friends at Dizzy Pig were kind enough to sponsor me for […]

Crispy Asian Glazed Pork Belly

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This recipe was in the lineup for the winning team at the 2017 EGGtoberfest held this past October. I am proud to be a member of the team that won the people’s choice award: Team EGGcellent Eats.  The team features an all-star lineup of some of the best Big Green Egg chefs on social media. This is my recipe […]

Kung Pao Smoked Pork Belly

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This week I am sharing a Frankenstein recipe of sorts as I mashed up two things I cooked recently into one great recipe. A few weeks ago I posted a recipe for Pork Belly Burnt Ends, which is just cubed pork belly, smoked, and cooked in BBQ sauce. Earlier this week I had the pleasure of cooking […]

Pork Belly Burnt Ends

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Pork Belly Burnt Ends is an elusive bite of deliciousness well worth the effort. Combining your favorite rub, BBQ sauce, and cut of pork together into a slow and smoky bite of goodness is easier than you think. This recipe was conceived using a Big Green Egg but you can use any smoker to get the same […]

Crispy Chorizo Potato Breakfast Hash

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Crispy Chorizo Potato Breakfast Hash cooked entirely on your Big Green Egg is a great way to start the weekend. The combination of the chorizo sausage with the potatoes is deeply satisfying. Now sit back, grab your favorite Bloody Mary, and enjoy this post for Crispy Chorizo Potato Breakfast Hash. A big shout out to my Instagram […]