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Big Green Egg Hot and Fast Baby Back Ribs

Pork

Do you love baby back ribs but just do not have the 4-6 hours to cook them? Do you want to know how to get to smoky and delicious baby back ribs in half the time?! Well, you have come to the right place as this recipe delivers perfect baby back ribs every time. Now […]

How to Smoke a Brisket on the Big Green Egg

Beef

If you are here, you are looking to tackle one of the hardest things a backyard pitmaster can do… smoking a whole packer brisket! Time and patience are necessities to success here. If you practice both, you too will turn out an amazing brisket! A “whole packer” brisket comprises two muscles that sit on top […]

How to smoke a Boston Butt on the Big Green Egg

Pork

My favorite childhood memory, and the one that drove me to a career in BBQ, was having pulled pork sandwiches at Pierce’s Pit BBQ in Williamsburg, VA when I was a kid with my dad. Williamsburg, VA was between our home in Northern Virginia and my grandparents home in Norfolk, VA. My dad would make […]

Big Green Egg Smoked Lobster Tails

Seafood

If you are looking for the ultimate guide to smoking your lobster tails on a Big Green Egg, you’ve found the right place. This recipe focuses on “hot smoking” your lobster tail to get both smokey flavor and the perfect texture. Using these big and beautiful lobster tails from LobsterAnywhere.com is the way to go. […]

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

Pork

I have partnered with the National Pork Board once again to bring you this post and recipe. Summer days are longer which means more time to cook something delicious on the grill. There is nothing like bringing family and friends together with delicious food cooked over live fire. This recipe features pork loin which is […]

Apple Wood Smoked Pork Loin

Pork

I am happy to announce that I have partnered with the National Pork Board and Weber Grills to bring you this post and recipe. Pork Loin is a delicious and versatile cut from the back of the pig. Much larger in size than its counterpart Pork Tenderloin, this cut lends itself well to smoking as […]

Crispy Spatchcock Chicken on the Big Green Egg

Chicken

Have you cooked chicken and been disappointed with rubbery skin? Have you tried hacks and tricks like using baking soda on the chicken to get that crispy result? What if I told you there was a surefire way to get crispy skin every time?! Well, you have come to the right place as I walk […]

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 […]