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Articles and recipes by Gary Glen

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp With Basil Stuffing

This bacon wrapped shrimp recipe is perfect for festive holidays, backyard barbecues or tailgating. A great dish that is sure to impress your guests. Easy to make and very tasty!

Types of Pork Ribs

Back ribs, spare ribs, rib tips, country-style ribs and St. Louis ribs are just a few of the names you’ll encounter when buying pork ribs. With so many types of pork ribs to choose from, what exactly is the difference? Which is better?

Let’s dismantle this pig and review the various rib cuts.

Sauce Review: Pig of the Month Love Me Tender

Now, you may not think of Dayton, Ohio as a barbecue hot spot, but Pig of the Month has plans to change that. Their Memphis-style Love Me Tender sauce states to be “The King of Memphis Sauce”. That’s a bold claim. The people from Memphis are fussy about their sauce. It better be top notch and in true Memphis style.

Grilled Cornbread

If you love cornbread, you’re going to love grilled cornbread. I love cornbread! Everyone knows how well cornbread goes with barbecue. That, coleslaw and sweet tea.

Orange Chipotle Pork Ribs

Citrus flavor ties in nicely with the smokey heat supplied by the chipotle pepper followed by sweetness from orange marmalade. Mesquite wood blends well with the orange flavors.

The Best Basting Brush

I find it odd that most grillers spare no expense on most of their barbecue equipment, yet go cheap when it comes to their basting brush. How many times have you had to pick out a bristle off your meat because of a shedding brush?

So, why should you spend $25 for a basting brush?

Memphis Style Ribs

Traditionally, the folks from Memphis rarely put barbecue sauce on their pork ribs. The flavorful meat rubs they use was enough to produce a great tasting rib without the addition of a sauce.

Review:Grill Grates

Today we’re going to take a look at cast iron grill grates from Craycort. Although a primary goal for most grill masters is to achieve those perfect grill marks, there’s more that we demand from our grill grates.

Let’s see how Craycort’s grill grates perform.