No Limit Rub 2017

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.

Smoked Beef Brisket

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

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Last summer, I experimented with different robust seasonings and zesty marinades for grilled shrimp. The cilantro lime marinade for this recipe instantly became a family favorite and also enjoyed by everyone that tasted it. The cilantro lime marinade contains fresh classic Mexican flavors. The herbaceous cilantro and tart lime juice brightens up the succulent shrimp … Continue reading Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Chinese BBQ Pork (Xa Xiu / Char Siu)

California weather has been perfect this week.  We've been blessed with high 70 degree weather and plenty of sunshine..perfect start to the first week of daylight savings time change.  This weather got me super excited for all the planned and/or impromptu BBQ sessions I'll be having in the upcoming months with my family and friends. … Continue reading Chinese BBQ Pork (Xa Xiu / Char Siu)