How to Grill Beef Chuck Steaks

Beef, Sauces + Sides

Sure you are used to the most popular primal cuts of beef such as rib, loin and their associated sub-primal cuts like ribeye and filet mignon. But, have you taken a deeper look at the chuck (shoulder) primal cut? If not, you should as some incredibly flavorful cuts of beef come from this section and […]

Spicy Smoked Korean 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 […]

The Best Big Green Egg Pizza Recipe

Pizza

Hello and welcome back to The BBQ Buddha. Making pizza from scratch then cooking it on a Big Green Egg can be challenging. I have cooked pizza several times on my Egg, all with mixed results. I was intent on getting it right and committed myself to self-study before trying again. Well, this time was […]

TBJ Gourmet Bacon Jam Product Review

Product Review

As you know by now, products get sent to The BBQ Buddha all the time. My promise to you is this…if I like it you will hear about it, if not you won’t. This is an occasion where I am more than happy to share the experience with all of you. The fine folks at […]

Big Green Egg Cold Smoked Salmon

Seafood

Hello again and welcome back! This year has started off with a series of blog posts featuring things I have wanted to learn but for one reason or another procrastinated. This post focuses on curing and cold smoking, two areas covered in a great book named Charcuterie The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing. For […]

Bacon Wrapped Dates aka Buddha Bites

Pork

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

Pork

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 […]

Big Green Egg Thanksgiving Turkey

Chicken

Cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving is something everyone should be responsible for at least once in their life. Talk to several different cooks and they all have their own method of cooking a turkey including smoking, frying, baking, and spatchcock. At the end of the day, you want to serve a turkey that is moist, delicious […]

Kung Pao Smoked Pork Belly

Pork

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

Pork

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 […]