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Complete List of cuts of Beef, Full

cuts of beef

You enjoy eating beef and are curious about all the other cuts of beef available to either try new options or expand your culinary repertoire. We will embark on a flavorful journey through various beef cuts. By the end of this article, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to make informed purchasing decisions and create […]

BBQ vs Grilling vs Smoking: Understanding the Key Differences

BBQ vs Grilling vs Smoking

BBQ vs Grilling vs Smoking, the big three in the outdoor cooking world. When it comes to outdoor cooking, three techniques stand out: BBQ, grilling, and smoking. While these methods all involve cooking delicious food over an open flame, they each have unique characteristics and outcomes. In this blog post, we’ll dive deep into the […]

The Best Meats to Smoke and Delight Your Taste Buds

Best meats to smoke

The best meats to smoke can be categorized as, easy to cook, great for beginners, and even best for large groups. Smoking meats is not only a cooking method but also an art form that can take your barbecue game to the next level. In this article, we will explore the best meats you smoke […]

How to Keep Brisket Warm: A Complete Guide

keep brisket warm

The best way to keep a brisket warm is to cover it tightly and put it in an insulated container. This can keep your brisket warm for up to 6 hours and possibly more. For example, you can wrap the brisket in towels in place the briskets in a Yeti. As chefs, we had commercial […]

Understanding The Brisket Stall and How to Avoid It

brisket stall

“The Brisket Stall” is a term commonly used in the world of barbecuing, specifically when smoking brisket. It refers to a phenomenon that occurs during the cooking process where the internal temperature of the brisket plateaus or stops increasing for an extended period of time. While this can be frustrating for pitmasters aiming for a […]

Why is My Brisket Tough?

why is my brisket tough

Brisket, a popular cut of beef, is known for its rich flavor and tender texture when cooked properly. However, sometimes it can turn out tough and chewy, leaving you disappointed with the results. In this article, we will explain some common reasons why your brisket might be tough and provide tips on how to achieve […]

Smoking Brisket at 225°F vs. 250°F: Which Temperature is Best?

Smoking Brisket at 225 or 250

When it comes to smoking brisket, there are various techniques and temperatures that can yield delicious results. Two popular temperature options are smoking at 225°F and 250°F. While both can produce mouthwatering brisket, there are some differences to consider. In this blog post, we will explore the pros and cons of each temperature and help […]

Brisket Fat Side Up or Down: Which Way is Best?

fat side up or down

When it comes to cooking brisket, one of the most hotly debated topics is whether to cook it with the fat side up or down. Some people swear by cooking their brisket with the fat side up, while others insist that it’s better to cook it with the fat side down. In this blog post, […]

Reverse Sear vs Sear: A Comparison of Two Popular Cooking Methods

Reverse Sear vs Sear Steak

Cooking a juicy and perfectly grilled steak can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to choosing the right cooking method. Two popular methods are the “Reverse Sear” and the “Sear” method. While both methods produce delicious steaks, they have their differences. In this article, we will compare the Reverse Sear vs Sear method […]

How much brisket per person

how much brisket per person explained

In this article, we answer the question many of our readers have been asking. Yes, we read your emails, and based on popular demand, I will explain how much brisket you need per person, both when planning and measuring raw or cooked brisket.  There is a difference in weight between raw and cooked brisket. But […]

When to wrap brisket: And Methods Demonstrated

When to wrap brisket

Brisket is one of the most popular BBQ dishes you can experience. When a brisket is properly smoked to perfection and done the right way, it is meat heaven.  To achieve good results, you employ a few tricks, including wrapping, but for this method to be effective, it has to be done at the right […]

Porterhouse vs Ribeye Differences Explained 

porterhouse vs ribeye

Many of our readers have asked us to compare a porterhouse and a ribeye steak. Which one is better? How to tell the difference between the two and how to identify them if they are placed on a plate in front of you. Both are amazing and tasteful cuts of meat. Both steaks pack a […]

how long does ground beef last in the fridge AND Freezer

How long does ground beef last in the fridge

In this article, I will answer how long does ground beef last in your fridge but also how long it lasts in the freezer, signs of spoilage, and tips to help extend the life of the beef. Ground beef is a popular meat and works for many recipes and dishes. However, one ground beef does […]

New York Strip vs Ribeye: What are the Differences and Similarities

New York Strip vs Ribeye

Sometimes, choosing a steak comes down to personal preference, but being aware of the distinctions between the various steak cuts can help you make an informed choice and ensure that you get what you want.  In this article we will explain the differences between New York strip and ribeye. Both of these cuts of meat […]

Ribeye vs T bone Steak: What’s the Difference?

Ribeye vs t bone

In this article, we compare ribeye and T bone steak and explain the main differences. Knowing the differences between various meat cuts is a good way to know what you’re getting on your plate, what flavor to anticipate, and, for steak lovers, which steak cut is superior to another. The primary distinction between ribeye and […]

How to Grill Frozen Burgers: Tips and Tricks

how to grill frozen burgers

If you are searching for how to grill frozen burgers, you are like the rest of us, short on time but want a juicy burger, but oh, yes, they are frozen. Of course, you have no time to watch them thaw out for hours on your kitchen counter. However, if you’re someone who often finds […]

Where to probe a brisket for accurate temperature readings

Where to probe a brisket

This article will teach you where to probe a brisket using a meat thermometer to get accurate internal temperature readings, hit crucial target temperatures during the cooking process, and get delicious brisket on every cook. When it comes to BBQ food, smoked whole brisket is one of the most prized meats. It can be a […]

This is How long to smoke a brisket per pound Explained

how long to smoke a brisket per pound

Smoking a brisket is a lot of work but also a lot of fun, and if done right, the results are one of the most tender, juicy, and flavorful meats you can have. Knowing how long to smoke a brisk is the first step to attaining good results. To achieve the best results when smoking […]

how long to grill burgers-what temp to grill burgers on a propane grill

guy holding burgers on tray

How long to grill burgers – What temperature to Grill burgers on a propane or charcoal grill – burger grill time chart Burgers are perhaps the most commonly cooked food on propane and charcoal grills. Burgers are easy to prepare and fast to cook. Grilled beef burgers pack amazing flavor, and it is affordable to grill […]

how to smoke a brisket – An Easy to Follow Guide

sliced brisket

Mastering the art of smoking a brisket can be a challenge. I hear many stories of people trying to smoke a brisket and end up with tough and dry meat. Personally, I had to go through a few failures first before I mastered the right methods to ensure that I always end up with a […]