Jeff Phillips

Long time Industrial Engineer turned self-proclaimed fire poker, pitmaster and smoke whisperer and loving every minute of it!

One of our favorite family Christmas traditions in regards to food is the delicious smoked pork ribs that we pile up on the table for our annual Christmas...

For many people, the big turkey absolutely must be on the table in all of it’s glory for Thanksgiving but if you really want to make it simple and...

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and, if you haven’t already, you need to nail down  your plan for smoking the turkey. We’ve done a...

Happy November! It’s that time of year again where we start thinking about the Thanksgiving bird and all of the many wonderful ways it can be prepared...

One of the best parts of the chicken is the legs and thighs in my opinion but when smoking the skin often ends up less than appetizing although it does...

Smoked meatloaf is one of those things that affects people in a big way. Almost without fail, every time someone tries it they proclaim that they will...

It’s no secret that I love smoked brisket in all it’s beefy, delicious goodness whether it’s sliced, chopped, or made into burnt ends.....

Smoked cornish hens are wonderful just as they are and you won’t find a more delicious way to serve chicken. These are usually served whole however,...

If you are looking for the perfect thing to cook in the smoker for this Labor Day, look no further than smoked pork steaks. Dry brined, seasoned with my...

Many cooks throw steaks on a hot grill or over a hot fire and once it reaches the right temperature in the middle, it’s done. What if I told you...

Learn to Smoke Meat with Jeff Phillips