All posts tagged: BBQ

Smoking Skills

We recently moved back to our family home in So.Cal., my smoker’s, of the food cooking vessel type, been patiently  waiting for my return. I recently rolled her out again…  I’m sure noooo expert but I will definitely keep trying.  Anyone out there that can offer tips? I’d greatly appreciate it.  Here I smoked a rack of pork ribs. Though they were beautiful. They were definitely over cooked, tasty, but yes definitely overdone.  Gorgeous, right?!  Simple homemade dry rub and garlic, that is what I used to season them, plenty of pepper as well.  (Hmmm, I think (starting off) this is a good set up 🤔,  side vent open too)  In the end, here are the mistakes I believed I made… Too much charcoal. I used a whole 10 pounds, I’m sure I should have just used 5 My flavor chips might have been weathered, therefore they burned to hot and too fast even though I soaked them beforehand The average temperature stayed too high around 300-350, due partly to too much charcoal, I believe  …

10 DIY Dry Rubs 

Happy 4th of July weekend all. 🇺🇸 I have fond memories of my Dad bbqing up beef ribs for family BBQ’s, it is something we so looked forward to as kids. The ribs were always so delicious and the family time even better! #fondfoodiememories Love you Dad, thanks for the memories!  I’m looking forward to BBQ’ing ribs this holiday weekend.  I’ve been thinking… how to season them up? I came across this handy dandy, make your own dry rub chart, and thought I’d share it with all of you…  * I really think many of these combos are interchangable, you might consider seasoning BBQ ribs, roasts, pork chops steaks or fish with the various dry rubs at different times.  Have fun using these rubs, BBQ’ing, oven cooking or pan frying, whatever your cooking method choice might be.  g. p.s. Here’s a great read for you, it’s all about dry rubs (dry and wet), when to apply, how to store, etc…  http://www.bhg.com/recipes/grilling/marinades-rubs/rubs-info-tips/#page=0 Thanks FabWeb.com  for this great chart!  Well those were sure delish! Beef Ribs alla …