Category Archives: Barbecue

Pappa Charlie’s Visit Recap- Houston, TX

For the Astros home opener of 2016, we decided to visit the acclaimed Pappa Charlie’s for lunch.  It’s right across the street from Minute Maid park, and a block away…

Houston: Gatlin’s BBQ

The holidays are busy times. With everyone’s different schedules, sometimes it’s hard to plan what to cook and know when everyone will arrive to eat it.  But sometimes it’s just…

My Attempt at Brisket on my Weber Smokey Mountain

Believe it or not, I’m no expert when it comes to barbecue.  As this amazing journey continues to unfold I find myself appreciating more and more the patience it takes…

Visit Recap: Kerlin BBQ

To be honest, I should probably just leave the picture up above to tell you everything you need to know about Kerlin BBQ in Austin, TX. Just take a second…

The 2nd Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Challenge

The Dallas Kosher BBQ Challenge was founded in 2014. Now entering its second year, the competition will take place on Sunday, August 23, from 11:30 AM to 4 PM at…

Visit Recap: Roegels Barbecue Co.

The Houston barbecue scene has been getting some rave reviews lately, and one of the benefactors of the good publicity has been Roegels Barbecue Co.  Owned by Russell and Misty…

Visit Recap: Neely’s On Grand

I recently found myself in Marshall, TX for business and I used the opportunity to visit Neely’s on Grand. This BBQ joint has been in business since 1927 and it…

Visit Recap: Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ

When I went to high school in the Valley, weekends were spent going across the border (sorry, mom) to a town in Mexico called Reynosa.  After a night filled with…

Smitty’s Market. Lockhart, Texas

very time I visit Smitty’s Market in Lockhart I like to park in the back of the building just to watch the smoke rise from the brick chimney into the sky….

Avocado and Barbecue Make a Perfect Match

  ne of the greatest compliments to barbecue, in my opinion, is avocado.  Not guacamole, but a plain, whole avocado. Problem is, you don’t see it everywhere. I normally find…

The 2015 Rabobank BBQ Index Reviews Commodities Fueling U.S. BBQ Prices

NEW YORK, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In just a few days, Americans planning to roll out their grills for Independence Day barbeques will also need to pull out another dollar…

Let’s Get Smoking: Charcoal Chimney Starters

For smoking at home, charcoal chimney starters are your best best for starting a fire that will burn evenly and won’t have a chemical taste from lighter fluid. You light…