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Big Green Egg Hot and Fast Spare Ribs

Pork

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

Pork

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 […]

Beef Short Ribs Smoked on a Big Green Egg

Beef

Welcome back and thanks for checking out my latest recipe. Working with the fine folks at Snake River Farms has its perks, especially when I get to cook an amazing cut of beef like this rack of American Wagyu Black Grade Beef Short Ribs. Meatier and much bigger than pork ribs, beef ribs are delicious […]

Big Green Egg Smoked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Chicken

If you are anything like me, chicken wings can be quite addictive. From grilling to smoking and everything in between, cooking chicken wings are one of my favorite things to do. This recipe delivers crispy skin and a sweet and spicy sauce that is so delicious you will want to put it on everything. Now […]

Smoked Cubano Chicken Bombs

Chicken

Mashups are all the rage right now, from web applications to music, mashing two great things together is a beautiful thing when done right. For this week’s post, I took the opportunity to mashup two of my favorite foods: a Cuban Sandwich and a smoked chicken bomb. The idea was a simple one, take the contents […]

Smoked Beef Brisket Nachos

Beef

Hello again and thanks for coming back! This week I tackled the age-old question of what to do with leftover BBQ, specifically smoked brisket! There are a few posts you can choose from that cover the many ways to cook brisket from turbo style, to sous vide, and finally traditional low and slow. When cooking a […]

Smoked Sous Vide Brisket Flat

Beef

Combining modernist cuisine with “tried and true” BBQ is no easy task. Figuring out how to fuse new world with old world techniques is a great challenge and one I took on this past weekend. Thinking through the best way to use my Sous Vide Supreme with a Brisket Flat has been on my todo […]

Big Green Egg Chimichurri Chicken Wings

Chicken

Hello again and thanks for stopping by! Freshly back from recent travels I was looking for inspiration and found it on the Tastemade site. You know, it is that site you see posted and then re-posted on Facebook with the sped up videos enticing you to cook something that you never do. Yeah… that site! Well, when […]

How to Cook a Turbo Brisket Flat

Beef

Sunday is shopping day at the Buddha household. On this particular Sunday I was pleasantly surprised to find a brisket flat on sale in the butcher department. If you do not know what a brisket flat is, it is one of two muscles that make up a whole packer brisket. The other muscle is the […]

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

Chicken

I dislike starting my post with a complaint, but 25 out of the last 30 days it has rained. I do not have a covered area to cook at my home so I have not been on my Big Green Egg in a couple of weeks. This week the rain finally cleared and with the […]