Smoked Beef Back Ribs

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Smoked beef back ribs are not usually the meatiest of ribs, but they taste great with smoke and you won't find a beefier flavor anywhere, in my opinion. If you have the privilege of getting these with a little more meat on them then great, but even the ones you find in the local grocery store are well worth gnawing on and highly recommend you try some of these very soon if you … [Read more...]

Apple Juice Brined Smoked Pork Tenderloin

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Smoked pork tenderloin is really good just like it is but anything can become better when you take the time to do a few extras. In this smoked pork tenderloin recipe, I decided to cook it with an apple theme -  I brined it in apple juice,  smoked it with apple wood then used my version of apple barbecue sauce to finish it off. It is super moist and you can taste the apple juice brine all the … [Read more...]

Smoked Beef And Pork Meatloaf Muffins

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This smoked beef and pork meatloaf might possibly be the most tasty and moist smoked meatloaf I've ever tasted. Made from ground chuck and spicy ground pork sausage with other vegetables, herbs and spices mixed in as well as my very own rub and sauce for an unbeatable smoked meatloaf recipe that you will be amazed at. I made these muffin-size but you can also do the traditional large size if … [Read more...]

Smoked and Grilled Chicken Breast

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This smoked grilled chicken breast is just one example of how you can successfully smoke meat on the grill. No smoker? No problem! With a few simple steps you can cook this chicken breast and almost any other kind of meat indirectly on the grill by manipulating the burners or by moving the coal into zones. If you want to speed things up, you can then finish it off right over the flames … [Read more...]

Smoked Spare Ribs 4-1-1 With Butter Inside

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Smoked spare ribs injected with butter mixed with my original rib rub and cooked 4-1-1 style (explained below) are just what the doctor ordered and they are a nice way to do ribs just a little different. I have never been one to inject or brine my smoked spare ribs or any pork ribs for that matter but I love to try new things. Of course anything with butter is going to be even better and you … [Read more...]

Smoked Filet Mignon of Salmon

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This smoked filet mignon of salmon is delicate, delicious and easy to prepare when you want something really special for dinner. Many people think that Filet mignon is beef and, while it usually is, it doesn't have to be. In essence, (mignon) just means cute or dainty and (filet) means boneless. I love this version made from salmon and I think you will as well! Get the Recipes for Jeff's … [Read more...]

Smoked Campfire Chicken

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When my family is camping, we cook a lot of things right in foil to make it quick and easy. I was thinking about this process a while back and wondered how campfire chicken would taste if it were cooked in the smoker. Imagine smoked campfire chicken with some sausage, potatoes, onion, corn and even carrots thrown in for good measure. As it turns out, smoked campfire chicken is really good and … [Read more...]

Smoked Burger Dogs & Smoking Meat Help

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Why make folks choose between a hotdog or a hamburger! Give them the smoked burger dog and they'll all be happy. It's a half pound burger with two of your favorite hotdogs cooked into it. Add a little cheese in the center and you have a crowd pleaser that won't stop this Labor Day! I make these on the smoker with plenty of smoke but you could also grill them or even fry them if you were so … [Read more...]

How to Make Smoked Pulled Pork

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One of the most versatile meats in barbecue is the smoked pork butt or Boston butt from which we get the famous smoked pulled pork. From the pork butt we also get smoked pork steaks, smoked country style ribs and even pork burnt ends. In this recipe, I am simply going to show you how to take a pork butt or a pork picnic roast and turn it into tender succulent pulled pork that can be used on … [Read more...]

Pecan Smoked Chicken Wings

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There's not too many foods that I like as well as smoked chicken wings and this week, I just couldn't help showing off my pecan smoked chicken wings with honey and beer barbecue sauce! The picture looks good enough to eat in my opinion and you can only imagine how good these babies are in real life. A little sticky and with just the right amount of smoke, the slightly crispy skin is beyond … [Read more...]