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Top 9 meaty recipes from 2020

We stayed in and did a LOT of cooking. These were your favorite recipes.

9 super bowl appetizer recipes

9 delicious Super Bowl appetizer & snack recipes

With Super Bowl just around the corner it's time to focus on what REALLY matters- your Super Bowl appetizers & snacks.

2020 gift guide for carnivores

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for BBQ & Meat Lovers

This year, give the gift they actually want. Perfect gifts for the fire-loving carnivore and BBQ fan - here are my picks for the giving season.

Jess Pryles Beef Class

November 2019 Beef Class – Austin, TX

Join Jess Pryles at the Texas Beef Council in Austin this November for a day of beefy recipes, techniques, know how and EATING!

2018 holiday gift guide for meat lovers

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Carnivores

Tis the season! Hunting season! But perhaps more widely celebrated – the holiday season. That means that it’s time to start...

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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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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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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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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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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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


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...


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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The Meat Lovers Guide to: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Just upriver from New Orleans on the banks of the Mississippi sits Louisiana's capitol city, come explore all the meaty delights of Baton Rouge.

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Meat tshirts – brand new designs available!

Brand new t-shirts for Hardcore Carnivores

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Great books on barbecue, grilling & meat – listed!

My complete list of books about barbecue, grilling, meat and general cookery, split into easy to follow sections.

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The most popular 9 posts of 2015

A round up of all y'alls favorite recipes, posts and articles of 2015!

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9 essential gifts for meat lovers and BBQ fans

Stop stressing out about the perfect gift for carnivores and barbecue fanatics - I've got you covered with these awesome gifts for meat heads.

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Meat themed t shirts for all!

Celebrate your carnivorous tendencies and show the world you're a proud meat eater with these tees!

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Best of the TMBBQ Fest 2015

A look at the Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival from Austin


Carnivores Ball – Austin 2015

An epic BBQ event for the discerning meat enthusiast.


The Meat Lovers Guide To: Abilene, Texas.

Join me for a meat-themed road trip to Abilene and the legendary Perini Ranch


Meat nerdery: attending BBQ Summer Camp

Turns out the best summer camp is actually for adults.


There are two basic types of burgers. Do you know them?

Short stack or high tower? Identify your preference!


A Texas Grocery Store Through A Foreigner’s Eyes

To you it's a grocery store. To me, it's a whole new world of edible wonder.


Walmart through the eyes of a foreigner.

From squeezable cheese to roadside memorials, let me take you on a tour through Walmart.


Live Fire, 2014

Franklin BBQ short ribs, tallow cooked potatoes and even escargot.


Fond artery-hardening memories of the State Fair of Texas

Where the motto should be "if you can eat it, we can fry it".


Meat University – it’s a real thing!

Sitting in on the Texas BBQ 101 class at Texas A&M University


Carnivores Ball – 2014 – The Pics!

All the festivities from the second annual ball in Melbourne


The most influential person at a barbecue restaurant.

And it’s not the butcher, or the owner, or even the pitmaster himself...


The reliable comfort of Whataburger

Whataburger is everything you want fast food to be - cheap, fast, comforting, consistent and actually tasty.