Meet Jess Pryles

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

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nashville hot fried dove sliders

Nashville Hot Fried Dove Sliders

Crispy nuggets of dove meat get the chilli oil treatment to make these delectable sliders.

Fresh Recipes

grilled ham and cheese

Grilled Ham & Cheese sandwich with jammy bourbon cherries

Grilled cheese just got an upgrade. Taking a cue from black forest ham, this sandwich is loaded with jammy bourbon-spiked cherries.

grilled greek pork chops

Grilled Greek pork chops with oregano & lemon

Greek-inspired marinades of oregano and lemon pair perfectly with the flavors from charcoal grilling.

herb crusted lamb rack

Classic herb crusted roast rack of lamb

A classic traditional beauty – perfectly pink lamb rack with a flavorful herbed crust.

Popular Recipes

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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