Meet Jess Pryles

Hardcore Carnivore. She’s a live fire cook, author, and TV personality specializing in all things meat.

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Iowa Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Imagine a giant pork schnitzel sandwich, with an extra crispy crust. That’s the Iowa pork sandwich.

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how to wrap a brisket

How to wrap a brisket (step by step)

You know that wrapping brisket in butchers paper helps it through the stall, but I’ll show you my step by step guide for HOW to properly wrap your brisket.

jalapeno cream corn

Spicy Jalapeno Cream Corn

The perfect side dish with a little kick of heat beneath a cheesy crust. There are certain side dishes which you can reliably expect to …

grilled lamb legs with pomegranate

Slow-grilled middle eastern lamb leg

Indirect heat is the secret to cook the lamb gently while packing it full of grill-goodness flavor.

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crispy fried ribs

Crispy fried baby back ribs

Crispy and crunchy with the perfect amount of chew, and ready in just seven minutes. Time to start frying your ribs.

JKF just keep flipping steak method for perfect steak

How to cook steak with the JKF method (just keep flipping!)

Rediscover the art and amazing flavor of real charcoal grilling with this simple but foolproof steak cooking method.

tex mex meatballs

Meaty, Cheesy Tex Mex Meatballs

They’re meaty. They’re cheesy. They’re packed with Tex Mex flavor. And they are utterly delicious.

Smoked Meatloaf recipe

Smoked meatloaf with sweet BBQ glaze

The gentle heat of the barbecue pit and a few clever ingredients keeps this smoked meatloaf incredibly juicy while cooking.


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Video: Know your pit: a guide to barbecue smokers

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