Jess Pryles

Guides, Recipes

How to create the ultimate steak platter

Create serious table side drama with the ultimate steak platter. A steak platter is the perfect way to serve and present shareable steaks with style.

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Grilled Oysters with Umami Dashi Butter

Enhance the briny sea flavors of fresh oysters with a few hot minutes on a grill and a punch of salty umami butter.

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How to find BBQ smoker hot spots

Don't ruin expensive meat trying to figure out your pit hot spots. For under $5 and in 20 minutes, find ALL the hot spots in your BBQ smoker.

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Queso Stuffed BBQ Balls – smoky, cheesy goodness.

The secret to these smoky barbecued beef balls is the melty queso-stuffed interior. 

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VIDEO – How to make BEEF BACON!

As pork belly is to pig bacon, beef belly (also known as navel) is to beef bacon! Unique and SO delicious! Here's how to make your own beef bacon.

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Make this epic Smoked Onion Dip

With only a handful of ingredients, this delicious smoked onion dip manages to be bright, tangy smokey and sweet all at once. 

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Smoked Tomato Cubes for Michelada or Bloody Mary

Imagine all the savory flavors of a smoked bloody mary captured in a single cube! These smoked tomato cubes turn any beer into an instant michelada!

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Grilled dessert: Red & Blue Berry Pie

Perfect for 4th July, this patriotic pie is one of the easiest desserts you can whip up on a grill. 

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Smokey BBQ Pepper Jelly Pork Ribs

The perfect combo of sweet and heat with a shimmering lacquered glaze makes these barbecued Pepper Jelly Pork Ribs irresistible. 

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Sweet & Hot Hibiscus Pepper Jelly (great as a rib glaze!)

Kinda sweet, a little savory and sorta spicy, pepper jelly is a great all round condiment to keep in the fridge.

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Pork Belly Porchetta (with crispy skin!)

Cooked over open coal rotisserie until the skin turns golden and crispy, this recipe for pork belly porchetta remains lusciously tender on the inside

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Smoked Tri Tip Steak

Think you couldn't possibly love steak anymore? Wait until you try it smoked. Check out this recipe for perfectly medium rare Smoked Tri Tip.

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How to make seriously good Philly Cheesesteaks

The secret to a great Philly Cheesesteak is choosing the right cut, and the perfect ratio of tender and crispy bits.

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The Jess Pryles Signature Edition Pit

The JP signature is a refined take on the traditional P&S offset smoker, with functional and practical upgrades. Learn more.

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VIDEO – cooking a steak from frozen

We've frozen our meat to steaksicles and fired up the grill to answer the age old question - can you cook a steak from frozen?

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Savory Cranberry & Venison Strudel

A recipe for savory venison strudel stuffed with a spiced cranberry relish, wrapped in layers of flaky phyllo pastry.

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Green Pipian Romesco Sauce

A hybrid between a traditional Romesco (made with almonds) and a Mexican Mole Pipian, this bright green sauce is a great accompaniment for steaks.

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Grilled Texas Patty Melt Sliders

A beef patty smothered in American cheese, nestled atop Texas toast and topped with onion & jalapeno. Try this recipe for grilled patty melt sliders.

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Grilled Michelada Skirt Steak Fajitas

A tangy marinade of tomato, beer and spice turn these beef Michelada skirt steak fajitas into a delicious grilled meal.

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Buffalo Brined Grilled Chicken Nuggets

An overnight brine bath in buttermilk and hot sauce keeps these buffalo-brine grilled chicken nuggets moist as they char over coals.

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Cheesy BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza Rolls

Chewy dough parcels stuffed with sauce, smokey meat and cheese. Heck yeah! Try this recipe for cheesy pulled pork pizza rolls.

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Smoked Blackberry Cobbler with Bourbon & Streusel

A super southern one pan dessert, this smoked blackberry cobbler is spiked with bourbon and topped with a brown sugar streusel crumb.

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VIDEO – how to Reverse Sear a steak

It's the ultimate way to cook a steak and it works every single time. Here's how to do the Reverse Sear method:

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Crown Roast of Pork with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

This bright red achiote-basted pork crown roast is given the tropical treatment with a side of spicy grilled pineapple salsa.

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Venison Pot Pie with Red Wine & Mushrooms

Hunker down with this warming venison pot pie with rich red wine gravy. Make one large pie or several individual portions.

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Exploring Umami ingredients: Porcini Powder

If you're a carnivore then you're a fan of umami. Get to know the ingredients that help boost the 'meatiness' factor, like Porcini Powder.

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Steak sides: Peach & Gorgonzola salad with spiced honey

A great steak doesn't need anything but some simple sides to let it shine. Try this peach, blue cheese and spiced honey salad.

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St Paddys: Roast beef with gremolata & charred sprouts

Looking for an alternative to traditional St Paddys Day menus? This vibrant and bright take on traditional beef and cabbage is a delicious twist.

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How to cook GIANT STEAKS with a chimney sear

Get the ultimate sear to finish your steaks by cooking directly over a chimney full of coals.

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How to make your own knife roll

Keep your knives safe during travel with this simple denim and vinyl knife roll.

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Chilaquiles Verdes Con Venado (venison)

Traditional chilaquiles verdes are given a meaty boost with the addition of ground venison and a fried egg.

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Koji Flank Steak with Crispy Rice & Miso Butter

Koji marinaded flank steak grilled to perfection then paired with crispy, crunchy rice all drenched in salty miso butter.

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Exploring Umami ingredients: Shio Koji

If you're a carnivore then you're a fan of umami. Get to know the ingredients that help boost the 'meatiness' factor, like Shio Koji.

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How to make soft cured egg yolk

Soft cured eggs yolks are easy to make, with a soft and gooey texture and intensified flavor.

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Offaly Good Chicken Heart Yakitori

Conquer your fear of the weird parts: chicken hearts are tasty little morsels that are perfect for char-grilling.

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How to make (freaking delicious) beef bacon

If you thought regular bacon was delicious, wait until you taste the crispy golden goodness of beef bacon.

How to sear steaks with the chimney method

Get the ultimate sear to finish your steaks by cooking directly over a chimney full of coals.

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Boudin Stuffed King Cake with Steen’s Glaze

Have your meat cake and eat it too. Try this boudin-stuffed king cake for Mardi Gras.

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Crispy Al Pastor Pork Wontons

Enjoy these not-at-all authentic wontons, loaded with an al-pastor inspired filling of earthy chili and grilled pineapple.

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Spicy Grilled Yucatán Chicken Wings

Up the heat factor on these spicy Yucatán chicken wings by drizzling with a generous pour of habanero citrus sauce.

Aussie Vegemite Glazed Lamb Rack

The simplicity of this Vegemite glazed lamb rack allows both the rich, gamey meat and the complexity of this iconic Aussie spread to shine.

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Exploring Umami ingredients: Vegemite

Here's why you need to start using Vegemite in your stews, soups, sauces and marinades.

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Garlic Parmesan Whole Roast Chicken

Why have one garlic parmesan wing when you can have the whole darn garlic parmesan roast chicken?!

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Stuffed Shells with Ricotta, Spinach & Venison

You'll love these jumbo pasta shells stuffed with a rich filling of cheese, spinach and ground venison

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Spicy Habanero Citrus Sauce

Make this habanero citrus sauce, then put it on everything. A sweet start with a fiery spicy finish, you'll quickly become addicted!

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Venison Shanks with Stout, Coffee & Smoke.

Venison shanks are flavorful and packed with rich gelatin, Twice cooked with a smoke and a braise, they may become your new favorite cut.

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Best-ever BBQ Brisket Burnt Ends

Smokey, sticky nuggets packed with extreme beefiness, follow this recipe to create the ultimate bbq burnt ends.

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Smoked Venison Scotch Eggs

A perfectly soft-boiled egg encased in seasoned and smoked venison sausage. These venison Scotch eggs are a complete all-in-one breakfast treat.

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How to make Classic Barbecue Pulled Pork

Smoked low and slow until pull-apart tender, classic barbecue pulled pork is cheap, easy and delicious.

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Introducing… Hardcore Carnivore® RED!

Introducing the newest addition to the Hardcore Carnivore meat seasonings line - HC Red! Designed for white meats and particularly pork butts & ribs.

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‘Pigwheels’ with prosciutto & salami

With just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes prep time, these Pigwheels with prosciutto & salami make for a great appetizer snack.

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Cheesy Pull-Apart Bread with Rosemary & Garlic

What's better than freshly baked soft yeast bread rolls? Ones that are stuffed with cheese and coated in butter & garlic, of course.

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Texas T-Bone Steak (with jalapeño and garlic)

A hint of spice and some punchy Tex-Mex flavors make this Texas T-Bone lone star-sized in taste.

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Hearty Venison Stew with Mushrooms & Barley

A true hunter and gatherer dish, this venison stew with barley and a variety of mushrooms is a hearty meal in a bowl.

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Make your own Venison Stock

True nose to tail eating finds a use for the bones, too. Follow this recipe to create your own rich venison stock.

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Cowboy Casserole with Cheddar Jalapeno Biscuit Crust

Sure to keep any cowboy well fed, this delicious casserole is a hearty stew of beef and beans, finished with a golden biscuit crust.

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Make your own Jalapeño powder

Using a dehydrator, it's easy to make your own bright green jalapeno powder at home!

Guides

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for unique gift ideas for grill lovers and meat fans? I have you covered with these 9 great options.

Recipes

Twice-Cooked Drunken Beef Short Ribs

These braised drunken beef short ribs have a crispy exterior that yields to a super soft wine-braised centre.

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Individual Mac N Cheese Cups (with bacon!)

Enjoy the glorious crispy edges and gooey centres of these bacon-laden individual mac n cheese cups.

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7 Great Venison Recipes Perfect For Fall

From chicken-fried to stuffed backstraps, try these creative and delicious venison recipes at home.

2017 Beef Workshop

Introducing my first ever class/workshop! And it couldn’t be on a better topic – beef! Join me at the Texas Beef Council on February...

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Quinoa & Beef Stuffed Squash with jalapeño & pecan

Roasted then packed with a hearty filling, these stuffed squash are the perfect dinner feast for a cold night.

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Sweet & Salty Peanut Brittle Pie

This Peanut Brittle Pie takes the exact flavors of the candy, but replaces the firm snap of brittle with a lusciously soft caramel and hints of salt.

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5 expert tips for your barbecue competition box

Along with taste and texture, appearance plays a part the final score in comp barbecue. Here's 5 tips to get your competition box looking great.

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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.

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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.

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Breakfast Taquitos with sausage, spinach & egg

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

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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.

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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.

Guides, Recipes

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).

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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.

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Stuffed Pretzel Buns with Chorizo & Mozzarella

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

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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Improve your veggie kebabs…with bacon!

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

Guides

The Meat Lovers Guide to: Uvalde County, Texas

Home to the Frio, Nueces and Sabinal rivers, Uvalde County is an outdoor-lovers paradise. Here's where you should eat while in Uvalde, carnivore style.

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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.

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DIY cookbooks – a perfect holiday gift

Blurb lets you create your dream book, whether for sale or giving as a gift.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Salt & Pepper Smoked Beef Back Ribs

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

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How to make (delicious) beef jerky

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

Guides

How to trim Pork Ribs, competition style

Learn the tricks to trimming pork ribs into a neatly rectangular rack, perfect for competition barbecue

Recipes

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.

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How to cut your own Flat Iron steaks at home!

Check out this simple hack for taking a cheap grocery store roast and turning it into two high quality and inexpensive Flat Iron steaks!

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mini bacon & egg breakfast biscuits

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

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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!

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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.

Guides

How to set up a grill for two-zone cooking

When a recipe calls for "two zone" grilling, it's usually because at least one portion of the cooking process requires gentle, indirect heat.

Recipes

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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...