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Mini Cornbread & Bacon Muffins with Sweet Potato Frosting

Mini Cornbread, Bacon & Sweet Potato Muffins

If there has ever been a snack to capture the flavors of fall, this is it. Mini bacon cornbread muffins with sweet potato frosting, pecan & crackling.


Cajun Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Good gumbo is as dark and murky as a Southern Louisiana swamp. Learn how to perfect your roux and create this rich chicken and andouille gumbo.

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Rare Steaks: Spinalis Dorsi, the Ribeye cap

Ever wondered what the most coveted cut on a steer is? Newsflash, it's not the tenderloin! Meet the tastiest beef muscle of all - the Spinalis Dorsi.

breakfast taquitos

Breakfast Taquitos with sausage, spinach & egg

Breakfast taquitos are a natural extension for any fan of the breakfast taco, with their crispy exterior shell.

stuffed meatball sub recipe

Stuffed Meatball Sub with Pork & Venison

This stuffed meatball sub is a great use for ground venison, but is a stand alone winner with two epic layers of cheesy goodness.

stuffed venison backstrap

Stuffed Venison Backstrap with Walnut, Sage & Cremini Mushroom

Some folks call it loin, others call it backstrap- whatever you call it, don't cut it up into steaks! Check out this whole stuffed venison backstrap.

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How to smoke a brisket (and the answer isn’t a recipe!)

Learn my top 4 commandments that are essential to achieving a successful brisket cook (plus a few bonus tips).


Vinegar BBQ Mop Sauce – a Carolina-style pork dressing

This tangy vinegar-based sauce does something magical when added to pork. Here's how to create your own BBQ sorcery.


Stuffed Pretzel Buns with Chorizo & Mozzarella

Pull apart one of these salty pretzel buns to reveal a stuffing of chorizo and gooey, runny mozzarella...

buttermilk pie with white pepper and molasses

Buttermilk & White Pepper Pie with Molasses

A silky custard pie spiked with a gentle heat, and different from anything you've had before. Try this Buttermilk & White Pepper Pie with Molasses.

grilled lamb ribs recipe

Garlic & Rosemary Grilled Lamb Ribs

Move over, baby backs, there's a new gnawingly good rib in town. Treat your tastebuds to this garlic & rosemary grilled Lamb ribs recipe.

old fashioned flavored jelly

‘Old Fashioned’ jelly with lemon, bourbon & bitters

This 'Old Fashioned' flavored jelly is not too sweet, and has hints of bitters, maraschino, zesty lemon and a good boozy kick of bourbon.

grilled cedar planked salmon

Easy Grilled Cedar Planked Salmon with lemon

Infuse the vivid orange salmon with the scent of smouldering cedar. It's easy, fast and delicious to grill planked Sockeye salmon.

bacon and veg kebabs

Improve your veggie kebabs…with bacon!

Make vegetables better by adding meat! Jazz up grilled veggie kebabs with crunchy curls of bacon.

hatch chile bottom round roast beef

Bottom Round Roast Beef with Hatch Chile Crust

At around $5 a pound, the bottom round roast makes for an economical (and flavorful) cut. Try it with this roast Hatch chile crust!

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Friday Night Lights and Frito Pie

The Texas traditions of high school football & Frito pie are inexorably linked. Learn more about the portable chili snack that's a Lone Star favorite.

smoked garlic sauce

Tangy Smoked Garlic Sauce

You'll love the taste of this tangy, smokey garlic sauce, and you may just find yourself starting to put it on everything!

the meatsplosion dog

Meatsplosion Dogs with cheese & bacon

Seasoned breakfast sausage stuffed with cheese, wrapped in bacon and then grilled til crispy? Yes, the meatsplosion dog is a real thing.


Grilled Peach Galette (with a hint of smoke)

With fresh peaches and a hint of smoke, this grilled peach galette is a great way to use your grill to create dessert.

smoked beef ribs

Salt & Pepper Smoked Beef Back Ribs

Meet the beef ribs you can smoke to perfection in just three hours.

how to make your own beef jerky

How to make (delicious) beef jerky

Making your own jerky at home is easier than you think. Here's how to do it:

smash burgers with melted cheese

Meet the Oklahoma Onion Burger

Charred onions with a beef patty smashed right over the top, and make it a double. You gotta try the Oklahoma Onion Burger.

mini breakfast biscuits

mini bacon & egg breakfast biscuits

These mini biscuits with bacon jam and a tiny fried egg make the perfect little breakfast bites.

smoked bbq pork ribs

Sweet, Sticky, Smoked BBQ Pork Ribs

Smoked pork ribs are easy to make with the right recipe. Try these sticky BBQ St Louis ribs at home - you'll probably eat a whole rack to yourself!

green tomato hush puppies

fried green tomato Hush Puppies

Pillowy balls of cornmeal studded with tart tomato pieces - these fried green tomato hush puppies are the perfect mashup of two Southern staples.

pork tenderloin with cherry bourbon sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Bourbon sauce

You won't believe how easy it is to make this incredible seared pork tenderloin with cherry bourbon sauce. In fact, you can be ready to serve in...

peanut butter and jelly chicken wings

Grilled Peanut Butter & Jelly Wings

Sometimes you get an idea that's crazy, but just crazy enough to work...these peanut butter and jelly wings are exactly that.


Recipe: the secret to perfect crispy pork belly.

Perfectly crispy pork belly is easier to make than you think. Here's how to get incredibly moist pork topped with golden crunchy crackling.

korean gochujang cold noodle bowl

Summer Noodle Bowl with Spicy Korean Gochujang Beef

Spicy Gochujang-smothered pieces of filet meet fresh pickles and cool noodles for this easy summertime Korean-inspired noodle bowl.

mole negro skirt steak with charred onions

Cocoa-Rubbed Mole Negro Skirt Steak

Sounds strange, but when combined with incredible aromatic spices this cocoa-rubbed steak results in a big, bold beef experience. Try this Mole...

compound butters for steak with potatoes on a plate

6 epic compound butters to enhance your steak

Flavored or compound butters are easy to make and give you a simple and incredibly tasty way to complement and customise your steaks.

bone in new york strip steak

How to cook a bone-in steak, perfectly.

Don't be intimidated by bone-in steak cuts - with the right method it's easy to guarantee perfect steak at home, every time.

green tomato and sorghum salad

Sweet ‘n’ Tart Side: Green Tomato Salad

A little sweet, some salty, and plenty sour, this green tomato salad is a perfect fresh side.

barbecue beef cheeks in the smoker

Smoked BBQ beef cheeks

They're small mini pillows of the most incredibly rich beefy flavor and soft gelatinous seams. If you like barbecue brisket, you're going to love...

seared duck breast with smoked blood orange sauce

Seared Duck with Smoked Blood Orange Sauce

Perfectly seared duck is a magnificent union of tender and juicy meat topped by a crown of crisp skin. Try this take on classic duck with orange,...

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How to cook the perfect Tomahawk steak.

Get ready to grill up this Flintstone-inspired behemoth, it's easier than you think to cook a Tomahawk.

big red rib glaze on ribs with brush

Big Red BBQ Rib Glaze

Using soda as a sweet profile for meats is nothing new, but picking the right flavor (and color!) combos can give you incredible results, like...

pretzel bun hot dogs with beer cheese sauce

Pretzel bun hot dogs with beer cheese

Beer, meat and cheese form a power trinity which trumps nearly all other combos. Ready to step up your dawg game? Try these pretzel bun wagyu hot...

mini aussie meat pies with beef recipe

Mini Aussie Meat Pies: rich & beefy snacks

Meat pies are a classic Australian icon, and with a flaky pastry exterior and a beefy filling with rich gravy, it won't take long before the rest...

stuffed baked potatoes

Cheesy Ranch Stuffed Baked Potatoes

These ranch stuffed potatoes are filled with zesty mashed taters, then baked to perfection. You'll never settle for boring plain baked potatoes...

king ranch sausage tmbbq
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Evan LeRoy’s Smoked King Ranch Sausage

Can you turn the classic Texan dish King Ranch chicken casserole into a sausage? Evan LeRoy can- and it's packed with all the flavors of the original.

medium rare flat iron wagyu steak with salsa verde recipe

Flat Iron steak with Italian Salsa Verde

Flat Iron steak is perfect for spring grilling, and particularly delicious with this bright, fresh and beefy pairing.

mini beef taco bites

Beefy, Cheesy Mini Taco Bites

Looking for the perfect Cinco De Mayo party snacks? Harness the flavor of beefy, cheesy (somewhat trashy) Tex Mex with these mini taco bites.

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Venison Bolognese – a field to plate recipe

Rich and comforting, this simple Venison Bolognese recipe is great over any type of pasta you choose.


BBQ Pork Rub Recipe – get it on your butt.

The perfect pork rub will enhance, not mask, the meat with a perfect balance of sweet, spicy, salty & zesty.

croissant bread pudding with bacon and pecan

Croissant Bread Pudding with Bacon & Pecans

If you are a bread pudding fan, you're going to love this indulgent version made with croissants, bacon and a splash of bourbon for the heck of it.

beer battered onion rings

Beer Battered Onion Rings & Buffalo Ranch Dip

These golden onion rings are impossibly light but deliciously crunchy and perfectly paired with tangy Buffalo Ranch dipping sauce.


Steak bites with blue cheese, fig & bourbon jam

Good news, bourbon & fig paste is the new utility player in your culinary arsenal. Here's how to make it...

venison blackstrap with blackberry and thyme

Seared Venison Backstrap with Blackberry Sauce

It's lean, delicate and most importantly, delicious. Follow this easy recipe for venison backstrap with blackberry sauce.

pork crown roast for Easter

Pork Crown Roast with Drunken Apples

This spectacular pork roast will be the crowning glory of a beautiful meal for guests.

quick pickled red onions

Quick and Easy Pickled Red Onions

Sweet, fragrant and tangy, these quick pickled red onions are easy to make and make a great topping for tacos, or side for BBQ.

perfect seared steak on a wooden board
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Make your steak better before you even cook it with Dry Brining

This method for dry brining steak, paired with reverse sear cooking, will result in the best tasting steaks you've ever cooked at home.

home made smoked cured bacon
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How to make and cure your own smoky bacon

There are few single ingredients that are so universally adored as bacon. And the only thing better than bacon is homemade bacon. Curing your own...

make your own jerky
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Bloody Mary flavored Venison Jerky

It takes one simple piece of equipment with one switch to create awesome jerky at home.

pork sausage rolls

Classic Sausage Rolls with Pork, Beer & Sage

Flaky pastry encases a beer-kissed filling of pork & sage, what's not to like about this recipe for sausage rolls?

chicken fried venison with waffles and serrano honey

Chicken-Fried Venison, Waffles & Serrano Honey

This dish is delicious for dinner, but even better for brunch. BYO mimosa...

beef debris poboy recipe

Ms Linda’s Cajun beef debris poboy

This recipe for Cajun rice & gravy spans back over three Southern Louisiana generations, but happens to make for an excellent sandwich, too.

cajun roux color chart

How to make a roux

A step-by-step guide on making the key foundation of many Creole & Cajun dishes

BBQ brisket tater tot nachos

BBQ Brisket Tater Tot Nachos

Let us celebrate the glory of the tater tot with the addition of Texas brisket & melty cheese!

mini fried chicken & waffles with candied jalapenos
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5 Great Appetizer Recipes For Game Day.

You've got the big screen... You've got the beer... Now make sure your snack game is tight with these great recipes.

chicken & waffles mini appetizer recipe

Mini Nashville Hot Chicken & Waffle Bites with Candied Jalapeños.

These epic bite-sized appetizers just threw down the gauntlet for all other snacks to step up their game.

candied jalapenos

How to make candied jalapeños.

They start out sweet, then bring the heat...

braised asian kurobuta pork belly

Braised pork belly with soy & star anise

Melt in your mouth tender when braised, pork belly isn't just reserved for makin' bacon...

the illusionist cocktail with barrel aged treaty oak gin
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Libations: The Illusionist with Ancho syrup

If you're a fan of the brown spirits, you are going to love this cocktail made with barrel-aged gin.

beef cheek with grits

Porter braised beef cheek with grits & sorghum

Hearty and rich, braised beef cheeks make for a perfect winter meal. Check out this beer-braised recipe served with some Southern staples.

best ever buttermilk biscuit recipe

5 essential tips to make perfect buttermilk biscuits from scratch

Flaky and buttery, the perfect biscuit will lend itself to both sweet and savory applications.

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Tamalada – the Christmas tradition of tamale making

Ever made 172 tamale in a day? Join a traditional Tamalada and see exactly what goes into making these delicious parcels of corn dough and meat.

best ever tallow roasted potatoes

These are the best roast potatoes, ever.

It takes just three ingredients to make these crunchy-outside, fluffy-inside, best-ever roast potatoes...


Chewy Chocolate Bacon Smores Cookies

Whether you like chewy chocolate chip cookies, ones with added bacon or a mega-fluffy Smores upgrade, this one recipe will do it all.


Rare Steaks: using the tenderloin tip for steak tartare.

This fancy French classic is affordably attainable at home - you just need to know what to look for at the grocery store.

classic shepherds pie recipe

Cottage or Shepherd’s pie? Either way, winter comfort food.

Whether you make it with lamb, beef or both, the combo of rich gravy meat & fluffy mashed potatoes makes this recipe an instant cold weather winner.

devilled eggs on a plate

Devilishly good eggs with the help of one simple ingredient…

You probably already have some in your pantry, and this one easy addition makes for some seriously good deviled eggs.

pastry parcels with turkey

Turkey, cranberry & brie pockets.

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into these easy Turkey pockets.

easy queso dip

The best ever queso recipe.

Gooey melted cheese dip perfect for parties, tailgating or eating alone in a fit of cheese feelings.

praline bacon with brown sugar and pecans on plate

Make your own Praline Bacon

Who says you can't have bacon for dessert? Check out this recipe for true "meat candy".

key lime pie recipe

Key Lime Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

The ultimate irresistible dessert.

pulled pork, bacon and pork rind poppers

Triple Pork Jalapeno Poppers with crushed Cracklins

Game day snacks just went next level....

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Easy Charred Corn Salsa

Made extra easy with a very clever kitchen hack...


Ancho Chile & Coffee Steak Rub

Smokey, rich and earthy, this rub is a perfect complement to beef.

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Rare steaks: what is Tri Tip and how to cook it

Previously found only in Californian butchers, this triangular muscle of goodness is making a national comeback.


Poblano crema – one green sauce to rule them all

And a very unexpected creamy ingredient...


Bacon & Hatch Green Chile Hominy Casserole

Bust out your skillet and prepare to loosen your belt.


Forget biscuits & gravy, here’s BRISKET & gravy!

The ultimate in breakfast leftover recipes - smoked brisket gravy over fresh biscuits


Chimichurri sauce – a best friend to beef

This Argentinian condiment is quick, easy and is the perfect fresh compliment to rich, beefy steaks.

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Pickle Juice brine

Don't throw out that left over pickle juice, it's the perfect meat brine!


How to make Sticky Burnt Onion & Bacon Jam

Good on waffles, steak or straight from the spoon...

popcorn made with smoked brisket fat

How to make Smoked Brisket Popcorn

Because all your other salty snacks are now invalid.

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Libations: The Hill Country Howdy, a bourbon cocktail

A concoction of Garrison Brothers bourbon, white peaches and pink peppercorns.

flat iron steak sandwich recipe
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“Philly Cheesefake” – the best steak sandwich, ever.

Here's why the flat iron is the perfect cut of beef for a steak sandwich.

Venison, bacon & poblano wraps

Venison, bacon & poblano wraps

These venison, poblano and bacon wraps are the perfect tailgating recipe, because you can pre-wrap all of them and grill up a bunch at once.

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Chicken Fried Cheese Sticks

Just when you thought cheese couldn't get any better... it got fried.

slow cooker chicken taco recipe

How to make easy slow cooker chicken tacos

Set, forget, add in a tortilla and you're all ready to enjoy the delicious.

grapefruit old fashioned recipe

Libations: Texas Old Fashioned with smoked honey

An updated Texas twist on an old classic.

Duck fat caramels with vanilla bourbon recipe

Salted Duck Fat Caramels with Vanilla Bourbon

Yeah you read right. Duck fat caramels. Legit meat candy.

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How to Smoke Lamb Shoulder

Lamb isn't the most famous of barbecue meats, but it's fatty and slightly gamey meat means it's practically built for smoking.

Make Your Own BBQ Sauce - Blended BBQ Sauce - Burger Mary Recipes

The only BBQ sauce recipe you’ll ever need

Use it as is or tailor it and make it your own.

moist cornbread recipe

Perfectly Moist Cast-Iron Skillet Cornbread

Based on an heirloom recipe from Alabama, this slightly sweet and super moist cornbread, baked right in the skillet, is a real winner.

Bacon Pecan Praline

These Pecan & Bacon Pralines Are Everything

Uniting the salty goodness of bacon with the caramel-y sweetness of the New Orleans praline.

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Make Your Own Pickles (and they’re damn good)

My grandmother's recipe for traditional European half-sour fermented pickles.


How to cook a steak with Reverse Sear method

Hailed as the ultimate way to cook a perfect medium rare steak every time, learn how to cook the Reverse Sear method.

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Flank Steak Carne Asada Tacos

This recipe for carne asada tacos has a delicious secret - beer marinade!


How to make your own Sweet Tea Vodka

Dangerously easy to drink, make your own tea-infused vodka at home.


Quick And Easy Fire Roasted Salsa

Fresh, tasty and incredibly easy to make, this salsa recipe will quickly become a favorite.