Jess Pryles


straining rendered fat

Liquid gold: how to render fat

Rendering your own fat at home is a great way to get the most from your meat purchases, and make your favorite dishes even more delicious.

Grilled Mushrooms with Jalapeno Popper Stuffing

Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms with Jalapeno Popper Filling

Grill up a double batch of these tasty and tailgate friendly appetizers, stuffed with all the cheese and bacon you can handle.

chicharron de ribeye

Chicharron De Ribeye (crispy fried steak cubes!)

Simultaneously tender and crispy, these sumptuous hunks of ribeye steak are fried in lard until they turn a deep golden color of "EAT ME!".

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 avocado bombs

Cheese Stuffed Smoked Avocado ‘Bombs’

Cooking avocado makes the flavor even butterier! Stuff 'em with cheese, wrap 'em in breakfast sausage to create these decadent smoked avocado bombs.

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.

veal wrap with mushrooms

Veal Wraps with Mushroom & Blue Cheese

Delicate, tender veal is seared to perfection and stuffed with a tasty umami-bomb combo of mushrooms, thyme and blue cheese.

grilled blended meatballs

Umami Bomb Grilled Meatballs with Sweet Teriyaki Glaze

Blending finely chopped mushrooms into the ground meat boosts the savory flavors and juiciness of these little balls of grilled goodness.

spinach artichoke smoked fatty

Spinach and Artichoke smoked fatty with bacon weave

Whether you call it stuffed meatloaf or fatty, you're going to love this version which is stuffed with cheese, artichoke and spinach.  

red white and blue burger

Red, White & Blue (cheese) Burgers

America! Freedom! Charcoal Grilled Burgers! Celebrate Fourth of July with these patriotic Red, White & Blue cheese burgers.

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. 

how to smoke beef ribs using Hardcore Carnivore black seasoning

Texas BBQ Beef Ribs with Hardcore Carnivore Black rub

Smoky, fatty, beefy and incredibly rich, these smoked bbq beef ribs are given an amazing crust thanks to their high contrast Black seasoning.

how to grill a lamb rack

Grilled lamb rack with charred lime & mint salsa

Lamb rack is a quick way to grill hot and fast with a big flavor result. Pair with this charred lime & mint salsa for a fresh and bright finish.

meatchelada chili lime grilled wings

Meatchelada Grilled Chili Lime Chicken Wings

Rich and complex dried chili flavors team up with zesty lime for these delicious grilled chili lime wings made with Hardcore Carnivore Meatchelada. 

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.

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Pimento cheese grilled jalapeños

Creamy on the inside, bubbly brown on top- these pimento cheese stuffed grilled jalapeno peppers (poppers!?) come together with only FOUR ingredients!

mango pork

Tropical Mango Pork with Coconut Rice

A little tropical, a little sweet. Paired with rice, this braised mango pork makes for a hearty and inexpensive meal.

grilled short rib with sichuan salt

Sichuan Pepper Dry Rub Grilled Beef Short Rib

A fragrant mouth-tingling Sichuan pepper dry rub is a punchy pairing to medium rare grilled wagyu short rib. 

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

beer cheese dip in bread bowl using sodium citrate

Lone Star Beer Cheese Dip – in a bread bowl!

A beer cheese dip that stays impossibly gooey for perfect dipping satisfaction every time. All thanks to one special ingredient.

petite tender with roasted garlic aioli

Petite Tender Steak with Roasted Garlic Aioli

Delicate medallions of petite tender are cooked to a perfect medium rare, and complimented with lashings of creamy roasted garlic aioli.

grilled cheesy squash

Grilled Cheesy Squash Bowls (with extra cream!)

These cheesy squash bowls are a great self-contained side dish. A generous amount of cream and gooey melted cheese makes them extra luscious.

venison kolaches

Venison Kolaches with Pretzel Thyme Streusel

Put that ground venison to more creative use with these fluffy, buttery, savory venison kolaches.

Smoked Turkey Breast

Cranberry Glazed Smoked Turkey Breast

When a whole turkey is just too much, try the breast instead. Try this recipe for Cranberry-Glazed Smoked Turkey Breast.

charcoal roasted grilled goose on rotisserie

Charcoal roasted goose with pan dripping taters

Adventurous carnivores won't just settle for regular 'ol turkey this holiday season, so why not try this incredible charcoal roasted goose recipe?

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...

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!

grilled marinated flank steak

Korean Ssam with Marinated Flank Steak

You don't make friends with lettuce cups... unless they are filled with meat. Try these Korean-inspired marinated flank steak bites.

asian marinated skirt steak

Asian Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

A soy based marinade lends a salty punch with a hint of sweetness. Paired with crispy rice, this Asian Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak is hard to beat.

Mayo Marinated Grilled Chicken

Tender and Juicy Mayo Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast

Creamy, tangy and tender, these mayo marinated grilled chicken breasts will have you stocking up on this beloved condiment.

green goddess dressing for meats

Green Goddess Dressing & Dipping Sauce

Luscious, tart and herby, Green Goddess dressing makes for a great pairing with grilled meats.

elotes grilled corn

Elotes – Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Smothered in a tangy lime crema and crumbles of salty cotija cheese, these grilled Elotes should be the go to side dish of your grilled meats.

grilled jerk chicken

Wood Grilled Jerk Chicken Thighs

Fragrant spices mingle with spicy cayenne to create these Caribbean-inspired wood grilled jerk chicken thighs.

smoked picanha medium rare sirloin

Juicy Smoked Picanha – best kept Brazilian secret!

Picanha. Top Sirloin. Rump Cap. It's a cut known by many names. Call it whatever you like, just make sure you're eating it!

grillled nectarine an prosciutto crostini

Grilled Nectarine & Prosciutto Crostini with blue cheese

Get grilling with this easy flame-kissed appetizer. Grilled Nectarine & Prosciutto Crostini with blue cheese, honey and fresh basil leaves.

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. 

apple fennel slaw

Fresh Mint, Fennel & Apple Coleslaw

Hold the mayo! This crisp and fresh take on traditional slaw is a perfect pairing for pork.

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.

breakfast muffin

The Bruffin – beefy breakfast muffin w. Avocado butter

A brilliant plan to unite the awesomeness of a cheeseburger with a satisfying breakfast sandwich results in the Cheeseburger Breakfast Muffin, or...

green queso chile burger

Double Stacked Green Chile Queso Burgers

Double patties piled high, topped with a mess of green chile & queso on a Potato Roll. Get your mouth ready to experience the glory.

sheet pan chicken dinner

Spice-Rubbed Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner

One dish is all it takes to create this spice-rubbed sheet pan chicken dinner. Easy to make, even easier to clean up, with delicious results.


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. 

Citrus & Soy Brined Smoked Chicken Halves

Citrus & Soy Brined Smoked Chicken Halves

The secret to this juicy dry-rub smoked chicken? A citrus & soy based brine that lends another level of flavor.


Honey & Bourbon-Glazed Steak Tips

Juicy pieces of beefy steak in a honey bourbon glaze will have you reaching for more than just one bite. Get the recipe here.

smoked jalapeno dip

Totally addictive 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!

Crispy chicken thighs with Guajillo, Orange & Tequila

Crispy chicken thighs with Guajillo, Orange & Tequila

Juicy chicken thighs with a layer of golden crispy skin with a sauce made from Guajillo chilis with fresh orange and tequila. 

queso fundido stuffed meatballs

Smoked ‘Queso Fundido’ Stuffed Meatballs

Inspired by the bubbling hot skillets of melted cheese, these smoked Queso Fundido meatballs have molten green chile and cheese centres. 

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...

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

shredded beef sandwiches

Beer-Braised Shredded Beef Sandwiches

A hybrid of a BBQ sammich and a Sloppy Joe, these sweet and tangy beer-braised shredded beef sandwiches are a safe-bet crowd pleaser. 

how to make brisket pastrami

How to make Pastrami (using brisket flats!)

Made famous by the Jewish delis of New York, learn how to make smoked brisket pastrami with this home-friendly method.

smoked cream corn recipe

Smoked Cream Corn – a delicious barbecued side dish

Smoked Cream Corn shines a spotlight onto a beloved BBQ side dish, transforming it to a main event. 

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!).

smoked scotch egg

How to make Smoked Soft Boiled Scotch Eggs

A twist on the traditional breaded and fried version, these eggs are soft boiled then wrapped in sausage and smoked to perfection. 

seared venison with ricotta dumplings

Venison Back Strap with Brown Butter Ricotta Dumplings

Coated and seared with Hardcore Carnivore Black rub, this venison back strap with ricotta dumplings is a simple but delicious wintertime meal. 

smoked strip loin

Smoked Strip Loin (a great Prime Rib alternative!)

Treat yourself AND keep some extra cash in your wallet by replacing your Prime Rib with a Smoked Strip Loin. This recipe is sponsored by Snake...

apple cider pork tenderloin

Smoked Apple Cider Pork Tenderloin

Apple cider pork tenderloin is a great quick cook on the smoker - brining first keeps the meat moist during it's smoke bath. 

Beer Brined BBQ Wings

Beer Brined BBQ Wings with Hardcore Carnivore Red

These smoked wings are a tasty treat you can enjoy two ways - dry rubbed or finished with a generous coating of barbecue sauce. 

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.

Savory Cheddar & Corn Pancakes with Chile Jam

Savory Cheddar & Corn Pancakes with Chile Jam

Paired with a healthy serving of bacon and fire roasted chile jam, these savory cheddar & corn pancakes are delicious for breakfast, brunch or dinner.

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.

grilled ribeye cap

Grilled Ribeye Cap w. Caramelized Onion Butter & Truffle Salt

The king of all steaks is the ribeye cap, or spinalis dorsi. Paired with simple but luxury ingredients, it's truly a meal fit for a king.

grilled potato salad

Grilled Potato Salad with Lemony Mayo

The humble 'tater salad is given a smoky texture boost by charring the potatoes on the grill and adding some bright, fresh flavors. 

create a steak platter as an appetizer

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.

how to make grilled oysters

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.

queso stuffed bbq balls

Queso Stuffed BBQ Balls – smoky, cheesy goodness.

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

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. 

spiced smoked tomato cubes

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!

grilled pie for 4th july

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. 

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. 

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

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.


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

Perfectly medium rare smoked tri tip

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.

philly cheesesteak with wagyu

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.

venison strudel

Savory Cranberry & Venison Strudel

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

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.

texas patty melt sliders

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.

buffalo brined grilled chicken nuggets

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.

pulled pork pizza rolls

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.

smoked blackberry cobbler

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.

pork crown roast

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.


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.

peach & gorgonzola salad

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.

roast beef with gremolata and charred sprouts

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.

how to chimney sear a steak

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.

venison chilaquiles verdes

Chilaquiles Verdes Con Venado (venison)

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

koji marinaded flank steak with crispy rice and miso butter

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.

soft cured egg yolk

How to make soft cured egg yolk

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

grilled chicken heart yakitori

Offaly Good Chicken Heart Yakitori

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

how to make beef bacon

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.

boudin stuffed king cake recipe

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.

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.

spicy yucatan chicken wings

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.

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.

garlic parmesan roast chicken

Garlic Parmesan Whole Roast Chicken

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

stuffed shells with spinach, ricotta and venison

Stuffed Shells with Ricotta, Spinach & Venison

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

spicy habanero citrus sauce

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!


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.

smoked burnt ends

Best-ever BBQ Brisket Burnt Ends

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

smoked venison scotch eggs recipe

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.

pulled pork

How to make Classic Barbecue Pulled Pork

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

pigwheels with prosciutto and salami

‘Pigwheels’ with prosciutto & salami

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

cheesy pull apart bread

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.

texas t-bone steak

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.

venison stew with mushroom and barley

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.

make your own venison stock

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.


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.

make your own jalapeno powder

Make your own Jalapeño powder

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

wine braised beef short ribs

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.

individual mac n cheese cups

Individual Mac N Cheese Cups (with bacon!)

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

7 great venison recipes

7 Great Venison Recipes Perfect For Fall

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

Quinoa & Beef Stuffed Squash with jalapeño & pecan

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.

caramel pie with roasted peanuts

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.

Mini Cornbread & Bacon Muffins with Sweet Potato Frosting

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.


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.

ribeye cap spinalis dorsi best ever steak

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.

breakfast taquitos

Breakfast Taquitos with sausage, spinach & egg

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

stuffed meatball sub recipe

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.

stuffed venison backstrap

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.

how to smoke a brisket

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).


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.


Stuffed Pretzel Buns with Chorizo & Mozzarella

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

buttermilk pie with white pepper and molasses

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.

grilled lamb ribs recipe

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.

old fashioned flavored jelly

‘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.

grilled cedar planked salmon

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.

bacon and veg kebabs

Improve your veggie kebabs…with bacon!

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

hatch chile bottom round roast beef

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!

how to make frito pie

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.

smoked garlic 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!

the meatsplosion dog

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.


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.

smoked beef ribs

Salt & Pepper Smoked Beef Back Ribs

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

how to make your own beef jerky

How to make (delicious) beef jerky

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

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.

mini breakfast biscuits

mini bacon & egg breakfast biscuits

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

smoked bbq pork ribs

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!

green tomato hush puppies

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...

peanut butter and jelly chicken wings

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.


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.

korean gochujang cold noodle bowl

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.

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...

compound butters for steak with potatoes on a plate

6 epic compound butters to enhance your steak

Flavored or compound butters are easy to make and give you a simple and incredibly tasty way to complement and customise your steaks.

bone in new york strip steak

How to cook a bone-in steak, perfectly.

Don't be intimidated by bone-in steak cuts - with the right method it's easy to guarantee perfect steak at home, every time.

green tomato and sorghum salad

Sweet ‘n’ Tart Side: Green Tomato Salad

A little sweet, some salty, and plenty sour, this green tomato salad is a perfect fresh side.

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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...

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,...

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How to cook the perfect Tomahawk steak.

Get ready to grill up this Flintstone-inspired behemoth, it's easier than you think to cook a Tomahawk.

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Big Red BBQ Rib Glaze

Using soda as a sweet profile for meats is nothing new, but picking the right flavor (and color!) combos can give you incredible results, like...

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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...

mini aussie meat pies with beef recipe

Mini Aussie Meat Pies: rich & beefy snacks

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...

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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...

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Evan LeRoy’s Smoked King Ranch Sausage

Can you turn the classic Texan dish King Ranch chicken casserole into a sausage? Evan LeRoy can- and it's packed with all the flavors of the original.

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Flat Iron steak with Italian Salsa Verde

Flat Iron steak is perfect for spring grilling, and particularly delicious with this bright, fresh and beefy pairing.

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Beefy, Cheesy Mini Taco Bites

Looking for the perfect Cinco De Mayo party snacks? Harness the flavor of beefy, cheesy (somewhat trashy) Tex Mex with these mini taco bites.

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Venison Bolognese – a field to plate recipe

Rich and comforting, this simple Venison Bolognese recipe is great over any type of pasta you choose.


BBQ Pork Rub Recipe – get it on your butt.

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

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Croissant Bread Pudding with Bacon & Pecans

If you are a bread pudding fan, you're going to love this indulgent version made with croissants, bacon and a splash of bourbon for the heck of it.

beer battered onion rings

Beer Battered Onion Rings & Buffalo Ranch Dip

These golden onion rings are impossibly light but deliciously crunchy and perfectly paired with tangy Buffalo Ranch dipping sauce.


Steak bites with blue cheese, fig & bourbon jam

Good news, bourbon & fig paste is the new utility player in your culinary arsenal. Here's how to make it...

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Seared Venison Backstrap with Blackberry Sauce

It's lean, delicate and most importantly, delicious. Follow this easy recipe for venison backstrap with blackberry sauce.

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Pork Crown Roast with Drunken Apples

This spectacular pork roast will be the crowning glory of a beautiful meal for guests.

quick pickled red onions

Quick and Easy Pickled Red Onions

Sweet, fragrant and tangy, these quick pickled red onions are easy to make and make a great topping for tacos, or side for BBQ.

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Make your steak better before you even cook it with Dry Brining

This method for dry brining steak, paired with reverse sear cooking, will result in the best tasting steaks you've ever cooked at home.

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How to make and cure your own smoky bacon

There are few single ingredients that are so universally adored as bacon. And the only thing better than bacon is homemade bacon. Curing your own...

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Bloody Mary flavored Venison Jerky

It takes one simple piece of equipment with one switch to create awesome jerky at home.

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Classic Sausage Rolls with Pork, Beer & Sage

Flaky pastry encases a beer-kissed filling of pork & sage, what's not to like about this recipe for sausage rolls?

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Chicken-Fried Venison, Waffles & Serrano Honey

This dish is delicious for dinner, but even better for brunch. BYO mimosa...

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Ms Linda’s Cajun beef debris poboy

This recipe for Cajun rice & gravy spans back over three Southern Louisiana generations, but happens to make for an excellent sandwich, too.

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Say It With Bacon: how to make bacon roses.

Upon first glance, these flowers look like real varigated roses, but you gotta look at little closer...

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How to make a roux

A step-by-step guide on making the key foundation of many Creole & Cajun dishes

BBQ brisket tater tot nachos

BBQ Brisket Tater Tot Nachos

Let us celebrate the glory of the tater tot with the addition of Texas brisket & melty cheese!

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5 Great Appetizer Recipes For Game Day.

You've got the big screen... You've got the beer... Now make sure your snack game is tight with these great recipes.

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Mini Nashville Hot Chicken & Waffle Bites with Candied Jalapeños.

These epic bite-sized appetizers just threw down the gauntlet for all other snacks to step up their game.

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How to make candied jalapeños.

They start out sweet, then bring the heat...

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Braised pork belly with soy & star anise

Melt in your mouth tender when braised, pork belly isn't just reserved for makin' bacon...

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Libations: The Illusionist with Ancho syrup

If you're a fan of the brown spirits, you are going to love this cocktail made with barrel-aged gin.

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Porter braised beef cheek with grits & sorghum

Hearty and rich, braised beef cheeks make for a perfect winter meal. Check out this beer-braised recipe served with some Southern staples.

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5 essential tips to make perfect buttermilk biscuits from scratch

Flaky and buttery, the perfect biscuit will lend itself to both sweet and savory applications.

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Tamalada – the Christmas tradition of tamale making

Ever made 172 tamale in a day? Join a traditional Tamalada and see exactly what goes into making these delicious parcels of corn dough and meat.

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These are the best roast potatoes, ever.

It takes just three ingredients to make these crunchy-outside, fluffy-inside, best-ever roast potatoes...


Chewy Chocolate Bacon Smores Cookies

Whether you like chewy chocolate chip cookies, ones with added bacon or a mega-fluffy Smores upgrade, this one recipe will do it all.


Rare Steaks: using the tenderloin tip for steak tartare.

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

classic shepherds pie recipe

Cottage or Shepherd’s pie? Either way, winter comfort food.

Whether you make it with lamb, beef or both, the combo of rich gravy meat & fluffy mashed potatoes makes this recipe an instant cold weather winner.

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Devilishly good eggs with the help of one simple ingredient…

You probably already have some in your pantry, and this one easy addition makes for some seriously good deviled eggs.

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Turkey, cranberry & brie pockets.

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into these easy Turkey pockets.


The best ever queso recipe.

Gooey melted cheese dip perfect for parties, tailgating or eating alone in a fit of cheese feelings.

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Make your own Praline Bacon

Who says you can't have bacon for dessert? Check out this recipe for true "meat candy".

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Key Lime Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

The ultimate irresistible dessert.

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Triple Pork Jalapeno Poppers with crushed Cracklins

Game day snacks just went next level....


Easy Charred Corn Salsa

Made extra easy with a very clever kitchen hack...


Ancho Chile & Coffee Steak Rub

Smokey, rich and earthy, this rub is a perfect complement to beef.


Rare steaks: what is Tri Tip and how to cook it

Previously found only in Californian butchers, this triangular muscle of goodness is making a national comeback.


Poblano crema – one green sauce to rule them all

And a very unexpected creamy ingredient...


Bacon & Hatch Green Chile Hominy Casserole

Bust out your skillet and prepare to loosen your belt.


Forget biscuits & gravy, here’s BRISKET & gravy!

The ultimate in breakfast leftover recipes - smoked brisket gravy over fresh biscuits


Chimichurri sauce – a best friend to beef

This Argentinian condiment is quick, easy and is the perfect fresh compliment to rich, beefy steaks.


Grilled Skirt Steak with Pickle Juice brine

Don't throw out that left over pickle juice, it's the perfect meat brine!


How to make Sticky Burnt Onion & Bacon Jam

Good on waffles, steak or straight from the spoon...

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How to make Smoked Brisket Popcorn

Because all your other salty snacks are now invalid.

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Libations: The Hill Country Howdy, a bourbon cocktail

A concoction of Garrison Brothers bourbon, white peaches and pink peppercorns.

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“Philly Cheesefake” – the best steak sandwich, ever.

Here's why the flat iron is the perfect cut of beef for a steak sandwich.

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.

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Chicken Fried Cheese Sticks

Just when you thought cheese couldn't get any better... it got fried.

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How to make easy slow cooker chicken tacos

Set, forget, add in a tortilla and you're all ready to enjoy the delicious.

grapefruit old fashioned recipe

Libations: Texas Old Fashioned with smoked honey

An updated Texas twist on an old classic.

Duck fat caramels with vanilla bourbon recipe

Salted Duck Fat Caramels with Vanilla Bourbon

Yeah you read right. Duck fat caramels. Legit meat candy.

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How to Smoke Lamb Shoulder

Lamb isn't the most famous of barbecue meats, but it's fatty and slightly gamey meat means it's practically built for smoking.


The only BBQ sauce recipe you’ll ever need

Use it as is or tailor it and make it your own.

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Perfectly Moist Cast-Iron Skillet Cornbread

Based on an heirloom recipe from Alabama, this slightly sweet and super moist cornbread, baked right in the skillet, is a real winner.

Bacon Pecan Praline

These Pecan & Bacon Pralines Are Everything

Uniting the salty goodness of bacon with the caramel-y sweetness of the New Orleans praline.


DIY Whipped Beef Tallow Body Butter

Sounds a little weird, but it's actually great for your skin. Welcome to the world of cosMEATics.

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Make your own Fermented Sun Pickles

My grandmother's recipe for traditional European half-sour fermented pickles.

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How to cook a steak with Reverse Sear method

Hailed as the ultimate way to cook a perfect medium rare steak every time, learn how to cook the Reverse Sear method.


Flank Steak Carne Asada Tacos

This recipe for carne asada tacos has a delicious secret - beer marinade!


How to make your own Sweet Tea Vodka

Dangerously easy to drink, make your own tea-infused vodka at home.


Quick And Easy Fire Roasted Salsa

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