Thin Blue Foods - Purchase Bottled Products
Please note that my rubs and barbecue sauce are now available in 2 formats– you can purchase the formulas and make them yourself OR you can buy them already made, in a bottle, ready to use. The sampler packs contain both of Jeff's rubs and a bottle of Jeff's original barbecue sauce and make excellent gifts.

Wide-Cut Individual Smoked Pork Spare Ribs

The St. Louis style spare ribs in this recipe are cut into individual pieces before they are cooked. This is is not a widely used method but I think it should be. By cutting the ribs beforehand, you get more seasoning and more smoke on more surface area and you don't have to worry about slicing them before serving.. [...]

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Pulled Chuck Roast with Grilled Onions

When most people think of pulled meat they often think of pork but this pulled chuck roast which I mixed with grilled onions is versatile enough to go on a sandwich, fajitas, tacos, pizza-- let the sky be the limit and the flavor will back it up all the way. I got this 3-lb chuck roast from Porter Road [...]

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Homemade Pastrami from Brisket – The Smoke

If you've ever wanted to make your own pastrami at home for St. Patrick's day or just because you like the stuff, then the time is now and this is the 2nd step in that process. In case you missed it, in part one I showed you how to prepare and cure the brisket for 6+ days. You can [...]

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ThermoWorks Smoke X (X2 and X4) Review

If you haven't heard of the new wireless thermometer from ThermoWorks called the Smoke X-- you will! This is the original Smoke on steroids and to say I'm impressed is an understatement! I was able to get my hands on one of these pre-launch and from the moment I pulled it out of the box, I knew it was [...]

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Homemade Pastrami from Brisket – The Cure

If you've ever wanted to make your own pastrami at home for St. Patrick's day or just because you like the stuff, then the time is now. This tutorial is part one of two-- I will walk you through the easy steps of preparing and curing your own brisket. In part two (located HERE), I'll show you how to [...]

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The Ultimate Smoked Snack Mix for the Big Game

This smoked snack mix takes Chex® mix to a whole new level and I must warn you that if you show up at a football party with this stuff, you'll most likely be locking yourself into bringing it every single time. Things this good create high demand! I went to the store and picked out all of my favorite [...]

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Super Bowl Chili – Texas Style

With the big game just around the corner, my mind is already shifting to what I'm going to cook and, this year, I'm excited to say that chili is going to be the main dish. Not to say I won't be doing some appetizers but we'll talk about those in the coming weeks. My wife, Abi, makes a mean [...]

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Pit Boss 440 Pellet Smoker with Nascar Logo: Review

This Pit Boss 440 pellet grill sports the official Nascar logo and if portable is what you're looking for then this is a great option. With a black body and a Nascar red front lid, it looks sharp and cooks like a champion! I have not had a chance to take this thing camping yet but you can bet [...]

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