Recipes

grilled surf & turf fajita

Grilled Surf & Turf Fajitas

Beefy skirt steak and plump gulf shrimp are seared over charcoal to make these flavorful grilled surf & turf fajitas.

buffalo burger

Grilled Buffalo Burgers

A whopping 1/2 lb patty is flame grilled to perfection and topped with fried onions and lots of buttery buffalo sauce.

Mongolian Beef recipe

Quick & Easy Mongolian Beef

This quick and easy Mongolian beef recipe has all the flavor of Chinese takeout – sweet, salty and spiked with fragrant garlic & ginger .

carne guisada

Beef Carne Guisada

This carne guisada recipe is rich and hearty, with the perfect amount of flavorful chili heat. 

shrimp and sausage gumbo

Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Gumbo

My version of this classic cajun gumbo is made even richer and more decadent by a daringly dark roux, creating a mega-flavor packed base to build on.

ground venison enchiladas recipe

Ground venison enchiladas

Browning the meat in pork lard and using great quality sauce are the key to these “better than restaurant” venison enchiladas.

crispy chicken fried dove breast recipe

Chicken Fried Dove Breast

This recipe keeps the dove breast juicy and has a couple of tricks for getting a SUPER crispy chicken-fried coating.

clams

Clams with panko, pancetta & shallot

Using larger topneck clams for this recipe gives you less smaller shells to fiddle with, and more room for delicious pancetta and shallot butter.

loaded beef fajita nachos

Fully Loaded Beef Fajita Nachos

You know the only thing better than the crispy tortilla chip/melty cheese combo of classic nachos? Topping it with meaty bites of beef fajita!

mega flaky biscuit recipe jess pryles

How to make Mega Flaky Biscuits

Batch after batch, I’ve tweaked and perfected my recipe for mega flaky biscuits. Ditch the can – these scratch made biscuits are where it’s at.

poppyseed cake

Omi’s Poppyseed Cake

A light and airy cake packed with ground poppyseed and finished with a delicious chocolate coating.

smoke fried chicken wings

Smoke Fried Chicken Wings

All the flavor of the smoker combined with the deep golden crunch of the deep fryer. Smoke-fried is the ultimate way to cook chicken wings.

chili lime grilled pork chops recipe

Fiery chile lime grilled pork chops

For this grilled pork chops recipe, don’t be afraid of developing a good char – the fresh and fiery chile lime drizzle will balance it out.

Oven Roasted Rack of Lamb recipe

Tender Oven Roasted Rack of Lamb

Perfectly pink and tender meat inside with a gorgeous golden crust. You will love this classic recipe for oven roasted rack of lamb.

how to make smoked pork chops

How to make juicy Smoked Pork Chops

You don’t have to choose between juiciness and smoke flavor – you can have it all! These juicy smoked pork chops have the best of both worlds. 

brown butter steak bites finished recipe image

Brown Butter Steak Bites

Perfectly seared chunks of steak are finished with a generous coating of nutty brown butter – what’s not to like?

how to glaze a ham

The basics: how to glaze a ham

Hams are a beautiful centrepiece on any holiday table. Whether smoked or baked, It’s so easy to prepare a gorgeous and gleaming ham. Here’s how:

how to grill a turkey

How to grill a turkey (spatchcock it!)

It’s faster, tastier and, frankly, just plain better to cook a bird over charcoal. So why wouldn’t you?! Here’s your guide on how to grill a turkey.

how to make smoked lamb ribs

How to make Smoked Lamb Ribs

Lamb ribs are one of the most incredibly flavorful cuts on the animal – fatty and rich enough to smoke to perfection in 3 hours.

smoked al pastor ribs on the pit

Smoked “Al Pastor” Pork Ribs

Smokey, charred pineapple glazes the top of these vividly red ribs, smoked to perfection. It’s Al Pastor, but not as you know it.

HOW TO GRILL brown sugar bourbon skewers

Brown Sugar Bourbon Pork Skewers

Packed with smokey sweet flavor and caramelized over charcoal, these Brown Sugar Bourbon pork skewers grill up in under 10 minutes. 

smoked lamb leg

Juicy Smoked Lamb Leg

Juicy and perfectly pink, this smoked lamb leg takes an overnight marinade before being immersed in a smoke bath.

loaded potato soup recipe

Loaded Potato Soup with Bacon

Take the best bits of a loaded baked potato and throw it together to make an easy, cheesy, bacon-y potato soup. This one-pot meal is comfort in a bowl

crispy fried quail

Salt & Pepper Crispy Fried Quail

These tasty little morsels of crispy fried quail get a hit of fragrant Chinese spice and Sichuan peppercorn for a can’t-stop-at-one treat.

sichuan pepper dry rub salt

Sichuan Pepper Dry Rub

Fragrant five spice mingles with freshly toasted lip-tingling Sichuan peppercorns to create this exotic rub, perfect for beef, pork, duck and game birds.

oxbow bakery buttermilk pie

Oxbow Bakery’s Buttermilk Pie

If you’re ever in Palestine, TX, head to Oxbow Bakery for their phenomenal pie. But just in case you’re not, here’s the recipe!

glazed grilled pork chops

Apricot Glazed Grilled Pork Chops

A simple basic brine combined with tangy apricot and smokey grill flavors makes for some seriously tender and juicy glazed grilled pork chops. 

jerk seasoning recipe

Spicy & Fragrant Jerk Seasoning

The classic rub of the Caribbean, Jerk seasoning is fragrant with spices like allspice, ginger with a fiery kick of cayenne. 

boneless pork rib sandwich recipe with apple fennel slaw

The Texas Boneless Pork Rib Sandwich

A thick, generous slab of  boneless rib meat, glazed with Stubb’s original sauce, topped with a bright and fresh slaw, atop a soft white bun. 

pecan crusted pork chops

Pecan Crusted Pork Chops

The humble pork chop receives a double upgrade of flavor and texture with this crunchy spiced pecan crust.

Tender & Crispy Venison Carnitas

Venison chunks are given the braising treatment for several hours to intensify flavor, then pan seared until the edges turn crisp. 

smoked jalapeno dip

Creamy Smoked Jalapeno Dip

Cool, creamy waves of dip punctuated by slow-smoked jalapeno for just the right amount of heat. Be prepared to make a double batch!

red wine ragu with pappardelle

Red Wine Ragu with Beef Short Rib

Beef short rib is braised until deliciously tender, then mingled with tomato, wine and herbs to create this incredible sauce. Try this recipe for Red Wine Ragu.

BBQ pork belly burnt ends

BBQ Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Made from the same cut as bacon, these porcine cubes are smoked low’n’slow until they turn into BBQ Pork Belly Burnt Ends. Just follow this recipe! 

chile lime wings

Char Grilled Chile Lime Wings

Zesty and tangy with just the right amount of heat, these citrus spiked chile wings get a char grilled boost of flavor.

crunchy and spicy korean fried chicken wings

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Wings

These extra crispy spicy Korean fried chicken wings will put any other wings to shame- holding perfect crunch even with a coating of hot & tangy sauce

lone star beef chili recipe

Classic Lone Star Beef Chili

Seeking out a Texan classic that’s a real winter warmer? Look no further than this Lone Star Beef Chili recipe (and no beans allowed!).

how to make smoked BBQ beef ribs

How to make smoked BBQ beef ribs

The crowning glory of any Texas BBQ platter is a beef rib big enough to make a Flintstone jealous. Here’s how to smoke BBQ beef ribs, Texas style.

Fire Roasted Green Chile Jam

Fire Roasted Green Chile Jam

Rippled with charred flakes, this fire roasted green chile jam is brimming with sweet heat. And you’re going to want to put it on everything.

thai deviled eggs

‘Son In Law’ Thai Deviled Eggs

Laced with chili and sour tamarind, this mash up of a thai and southern classic is decidedly different. Try this Thai deviled eggs recipe.

creamy smoked onion dip

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. 

Smokey BBQ Pepper Jelly Pork Ribs

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. 

Perfectly medium rare smoked tri tip

How to Smoke A 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.

green pipian romesco sauce with pumpkin seeds

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.

close up of venison recipe for chilaquiles

Venison Chilaquiles Verdes

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

al pastor pork wontons

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.

vegemite glazed lamb rack

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.

spicy habanero citrus sauce

Spicy Orange Habanero Sauce

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

soft boiled scotch eggs on the smoker

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.

mac n cheese cups with bacon

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.

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.

close up of grilled charred lamb

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.

how to make frito pie

How to make classic Texan 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.

grilled chicken with smoked garlic white 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!

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.

cutting through bbq pork ribs with glaze

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!

hush puppy recipe

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 under 30 minutes!

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 Negro Skirt Steak recipe.

fresh green tomato over toast

Tart 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 smoked beef cheeks.

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, with a smokey twist.

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 dogs with beer cheese sauce.

mini aussie meat pies with beef recipe

Rich & Beefy Mini Aussie Meat Pies

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 of the world loves them too.

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 again…

pork rub recipe

BBQ Pork Rub Recipe

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

How to make Steak Tartare

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

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.

Quick And Easy Salsa

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