Archives for April 2012

Book Review: Slow Fire by Ray Lampe

Can one book teach a person how to barbecue? Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe thinks so. His new book, Slow Fire…The Beginner’s Guide to Barbecue, claims you’ll be cooking up great barbecue in no time.

…even Championship quality. Let’s see.

Barbecue Championship Ribs by Ray Lampe

After reviewing the book Slow Fire…The Beginner’s Guide to Barbecue by Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe, I decided to give his barbecue championship ribs recipe a try. Were they championship quality?

Review: Sticky Fingers’ Carolina Classic BBQ Sauce

When I’m South Carolina, you’ll more often than not find me hanging out at Sticky Fingers. I thought it time to truly evaluate their Carolina Classic mustard barbecue sauce and determine if it really does pass the mustard.

Review: Baxter’s Smoking Wood

As I pondered this wood review, what should one look for when grading a smoking wood? For starters, variety is important. Of course, quality should come into play. When I buy smoking chips, I’m not looking to buy sawdust. Let’s check out Baxter’s

Grilled Mexican Short Ribs

These Mexican short ribs just can’t be beat! Mesquite smoke, cumin, cilantro and a little Jalapeno heat all come together with the robust flavor of beef for some great lip-smackin’ ribs. Side dishes not required!

Grilled Lamb Crown Roast

Nothing adds festive to a table setting better than a rack of meat! This lamb crown roast is a great example. Cooked low-and-slow on the grill with a hint of smoke and orange cranberry stuffing.

Jalapeño Glazed Lamb Ribs

These glazed lamb ribs combine the great flavors of the grill with that of lamb and give it an extra kick of Jalapeno flavor. Not overpowering, but just right! For an extra kick, add a finely diced Jalapeno peppers.