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 […]

BGB Chopped Challenge Pistachio Crusted Pork Chop

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This recipe is in response to yet another chopped challenge issued by the Big Green Brotherhood. For this challenge the Brotherhood partnered with Unicoi Preserves which is a small batch, hand-crafted preserve company located on Georgia’s Unicoi Wine trail.  As with the other challenges, this was a fun way to create a new recipe based on […]

Monk McGuires Honeysuckle Dust

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Don’t you feel good when someone you are close to finds success following their dreams? Well, that is the case with a good friend of mine, Kevin Ward, from Four41 South BBQ Company. When I first met Kevin he was cooking at the 2015 Eggtoberfest and had yet to start his business. Since then Kevin has launched a […]

Glazed Double Smoked Spiral Ham

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Hello again and thanks for visiting! Smoking a Brined Split Turkey Breast last weekend gave me an opportunity to try my first Double Smoked Ham. This holiday recipe is easy, a great use of your BBQ pit, and turns out a delicious meal with a copious amount of leftovers. The reason this is called a “Double […]