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 […]

Homemade Smoked Chorizo Sausage

Pork

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crispy Chorizo Potato Breakfast Hash

Pork

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 […]

Grilled Filipino Chicken Skewers

Chicken

Welcome back and Happy New Year! Mrs. Buddha and I just got back from our annual pilgrimage to Negril, Jamaica where we had our fair share of jerk chicken, patties, and cold Red Stripe lager. Since the new year is upon us, and the holiday indulgences behind us, the first cook of 2017 features a […]

Grilled Vadouvan Curry Shrimp

Seafood

Hello everyone and thanks for stopping by! I have partnered with RawSpiceBar for this week’s post and recipe. RawSpiceBar is an online store that sources, mixes, and delivers world-class spices directly to your door. The possibilities are endless with their array of global flavors that are freshly ground in small batches before shipping directly to you. […]

Korean Style Wagyu Flat Iron Steak

Beef

My good friends at the Organic Butcher of McLean had some amazing American Wagyu beef that was too good to pass up. I wanted to cook something different and decided to grab one of their Wagyu Flat Iron Steaks to try. This cut of beef is from the shoulder of the animal, well marbled and flavorful, […]

Smoked Spicy Korean Spare Ribs

Pork

I was having dinner with a friend of mine last week and for the appetizer we shared a plate of Korean Hot Wings. Now I have had plenty of hot wings in the past but these were off the charts good. I found myself thinking about this sauce for days after eating the wings from […]