I'm a traditionalist when it comes to cooking food. I enjoy taking my time and following precise techniques and steps to properly cook food to 1) allow the flavors to mingle and develop, no matter how long it takes, from start to finish and 2) achieve consistent outcome each time. However, my two young girls … Continue reading Instant Pot Beef Pho
For some time, I did not know the difference between a rib roast and a prime rib roast. After doing some research, Prime Rib Roast and Rib Roast come from the same cut of beef...the Ribeye. The main difference is the meat grade and price point. Prime rib roast is pricier than regular rib roast … Continue reading Smoked Rib Roast
When I smoked ribs for the first time, I used a Weber Kettle accessory called the Smokenator to convert my Weber Kettle into a smoker to smoke my Baby Back Ribs. For the past few years, I've been happily using Selena, my Weber Smokey Mountain, to smoke my ribs and meats. I still believe it's … Continue reading No Limit Baby Back Ribs
Ingredients:1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 cup smoked paprika1/4 cup coarse black pepper2 tablespoons granulated garlic1 tablespoon granulated onion1 tablespoon chili powder1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon ground mustard1/4 teaspoon cinnamonSteps:Prepare No Limit Rub - Preferably in a shaker, combine all the ingredients and shake until combined.
In 2015, I was so inspired after reading Aaron Franklin's book, Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto, that when I smoke brisket, I will religiously follow Aaron Franklin's simple Texas style seasoning and smoking techniques to smoke the brisket. IT'S AMAZING!To date, my longest cook is this beautiful, juicy, and beefy Smoked Brisket. It not the … Continue reading Smoked Beef Brisket
When I was a kid, my mom braised lemongrass chicken pretty frequently. She used to buy whole chickens from the store, cut it up into bite-sized pieces, and braised in fish sauce and coconut juice until most of the juices evaporate and tons of flavors get absorbed inside each chicken piece. I remember enjoying the … Continue reading Vietnamese Braised Lemongrass Chicken
Hot dogs are the perfect BBQ food. It is easy to cook, scrumptious, and people love it! I always keep at least a pack of hot dogs in my fridge when I host BBQs just in case I run low on food or underestimate the amount of people coming over.Recently, there are a few Mexican … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs