The Day I Built My First Fire Pit

The Day I Built My First Fire Pit - Tips to Build Your Fire Pit

I recently started a DIY project that transformed my backyard into a gathering place to be for my friends and family. The goal was simple: build an outdoor fire pit perfect for those chilly evenings and marshmallow roasts (sometimes even BBQ). The process was surprisingly simple and rewarding, with the entire project wrapping up in … Read more

Electric Smoker vs. Wood Smoker: My Personal Experience

Electric or Wood Smoker for smoking beef meat - tasty smoked meat on table

Today, I’m excited to share some experiences and insights on two popular methods of smoking food: electric smokers and wood smokers.  I’ve always been passionate about grilling and BBQ, so it’s needless to say, I always look for perfection. Of course, I’ve encountered my fair share of successes and learning moments with both types of … Read more

Secrets to My Signature Smoked Brisket Recipe

Brisket is a popular dish, and smoking it perfectly is key to a great meal. It took me years to perfect my smoking technique, with many failed attempts. Now, I’ve mastered it and I’m going to show you how. If you want to improve your brisket-smoking skills, follow along. I will present the whole recipe … Read more

My Top 5 Must-Have BBQ Tools and Why They’re Essential

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To prepare a good barbeque for your friends and family, besides the cooking techniques, equipment is very important. I learned this the hard way because I believed that my culinary skills exceeded my equipment. However, as I watched more modern cooking techniques and the results on various videos online, I realized that I was getting … Read more

Smoked Brisket: My Failures and Successes

Smoked Brisket: My Failures and Successes

After watching many videos online about how to prepare a good brisket, It seemed to me that it is something simple and that there is simply no room for failure. Until I tried to make it myself for the first time and realized that it requires some knowledge and skill. With many attempts and different … Read more

How Long to Bake Pork Chops At 350?

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Everyone loves pork chops. For me, it is one of the most common things found on the grill. However, not all recipes are made that way. Many people prefer preparing this type of meat in the oven. And that’s where I hear a common question – How long to bake it? Well, first of all, … Read more

How Long to Smoke Pork Butt at 225

Pork Butt Smoking

Smoking a pork butt is one of my favorite things. There’s so much satisfaction in getting that perfect pull-apart tenderness with just the right amount of smoke. So, when it comes down to it, one of the most common questions I get asked is, “How long do you smoke a pork butt at 225°F?” It’s … Read more