Grandvilles Gourmet BBQ Jam – Pineapple Sauce Review

A line of BBQ sauces Jams like no other It's 1898 and you're in Kentucky. You're thirsty, or hungry, or both. Folks 'round these parts tell you to look up Grandville Whitesides. "Mr Moonshine" they call him. And some call him "The Sauce Man". Yup. He's out back makin' moonshine and BBQ … [Read more...]

Red Brothers Fiery Habanero All Natural BBQ Sauce

While at the Swinetastic BBQ Festival, a KCBS Competition in Frederick, MD on June 17-18, 2011, I happened upon a couple of Maryland-based BBQ sauce companies. John Layton of Red Brothers was participating in the Backyard Competition while his brother Chris manned their vendor's booth. After tasting … [Read more...]

New Maverick ET 732 Remote Barbecue Thermometer

We unbox the new Maverick ET-732 Remote Barbecue Thermometer. This new model replaces the older ET-73 as well as extends the range to 300 feet. I forgot to mention that the probes are now rated to over 700℉ Available at Maverick Et-732 Remote Bbq Smoker Thermometer on … [Read more...]

Recipe Makeover: Homemade Sloppy Joes Better Than Manwich

Recipe Makeover: Homemade Sloppy Joes Better than Manwich You'll never buy Hunt's Manwich Sauce in a can again. This is my homemade version of Manwich Sloppy Joes that I've been making at home since I was a teen. It is so simple, and as Brian says, "it's the bomb!". This is a recipe using 2 … [Read more...]

Review of TexasFood
Marketplace for
Texas Made Foods

A Marketplace for Texas made foods is a marketplace for Texas made foods. Browse hundreds of authentic Texas-made sauces, salsa, spices, rubs, appetizers and much, much, more. Jason Russo, owner of sent me a nice package of 3 sauces to review. This included a Texas … [Read more...]

May is National Barbecue Month 2009

May Brings a New Season of Grilling and a New Look for Since May is National BBQ Month, I can't wait to share even more BBQ sauce reviews and recipes with you. Of course, hot sauce will always be my passion, but it's time to get grillin' too! I'm also very proud to … [Read more...] Venture to the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

Creators of the Bacon Explosion, Aaron and Jason of, went to the 2nd Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival to cook up more than 30 Bacon Explosions for 300+ bacon fans in Des Moines, Iowa. They have a great video of Aaron and Jason making the Explosions for the crowd, which includes … [Read more...]

Reverend Marvin’s Gourmet BBQ Sauce vs KC Masterpiece and Sweet Baby Ray’s on ribs

A few racks of baby back ribs with Reverend Marvin's Gourmet BBQ Sauce, along with Sweet Baby Ray's and KC Masterpiece get cooked, smoked, eaten and rated. Sweet Baby Ray's (upper right) was very good. And predictable. Sweet, vinegary. Comforting. Up until now, this was Wifey's favorite sweet … [Read more...]

Bacon Explosion on

Bacon Explosion - The BBQ Sausage Recipe of all Recipes Jason and the guys over at have created a monster of a "chub" of bacon, sausage, and bbq. They are a  Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) competition team, Burnt Finger BBQ.  This is their latest artery-clogging … [Read more...]

Barbecue & Grilling Cookbooks – Smoke & Spice – Jamison

Smoke & Spice, by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison (authors of Born to Grill), was my first 'cue cookbook that I got when I bought my first smoker (that has long since succumbed to the salt air here at the beach), but it's the book I cut my teeth on for barbecue, smoking and cooking … [Read more...]

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