Tiger Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup pickled hot peppers (yellow) with pickling juice 8 oz tomato puree 8 oz tomato sauce 8 oz hickory-flavored barbecue sauce 2 tbsp basil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 4 tbsp Louisiana hot sauce 4 tbsp crushed red pepper 1/8 tsp garlic power 1 tsp MSG (monosodium glutamate) Preparation Pour pickling juice from […]

Grilled Basil Shrimp

Ingredients 3 lb fresh shrimp 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic salt (to taste) 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1/3 cup butter, melted juice from 2 lemons 1 tbsp Dijon or honey mustard 4 oz fresh basil   Preparation Peel and de-vein shrimp. Mince garlic and basil. In a shallow bowl, mix olive oil and […]

BBQ Sauce Americana

Ingredients 2 tbsp melted butter 2 small onions 2/3 cup ketchup 2/3 cup water 8 tbsp brown sugar 8 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup A1 steak sauce (or similar product) 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 tsp Louisiana hot pepper sauce Preparation In saucepan, heat butter over medium-low heat. Chop onions and cook for 3 […]

Peach Cobbler

Ingredients 6 ripe peaches, halved, pit removed 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter, melted 8 tbsp light brown sugar, divided 1 tsp ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 cup granola 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup prepared caramel sauce, heated   Preparation Heat the grill to medium.   Cooking Place the peaches cut side down on […]

Texas Style Smoked Brisket

Ingredients 8 to 10 lb beef brisket (will shrink considerably during cooking) 3 tbsp of coarse ground pepper 3 tbsp of salt 3 tbsp of mild chili powder 1 tbsp of ground cumin 1 tbsp of brown sugar 1/4 tsp of thyme   Preparation Mix dry ingredients and rub onto clean brisket. Wrap brisket in […]

KC Rib Rub

Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp black pepper 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp chili powder 1/4 cup paprika 3/4 tbsp garlic powder 3/4 tbsp onion powder 1 tsp cayenne (optional for heat) Preparation Mix all ingredients together and store in container. To use: rub mixture on meats or ribs at least 15 minutes before […]

Porterhouse Steak with Bleu Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 1 Porterhouse Steak (2-inch thick or 2 to 2-1/2 lb) 1/4 cup olive oil coarse salt freshly cracked black pepper   Preparation Set grids at highest level and preheat grill to medium-high setting. Pat the steak dry with a paper towel, rub with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.   Cooking Place […]

Beer Grilled Pork Chops

Ingredients 6 large pork loin chops (1 to 1-1/2 lb) 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 (12 oz) can beer at room temperature 3 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp grated ginger root (fresh is best)   Preparation Combine soy sauce, beer, brown sugar and ginger into a sealable bag, mixing ingredients well. Place chops in plastic […]

Sweet Bing Cherry Marinade

Ingredients 1 can (24 oz) of sweet Bing cherries 1/4 red onion 2 cloves of garlic Preparation Combine all ingredients in a food processor and puree. Marinate at least 4 hours (overnight is preferred). Brush marinade onto meat while slow cooking. This marinade works best on hams or other pork dishes.  

Sweet Dreamin’ Birmingham Rib Sauce

Ingredients 1 large can (28 oz) of pureed tomato 1/4 cup prepared mustard 3 cups water 1-1/2 cups vinegar (apple cider or red wine vinegar preferred) 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp dry mustard 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tsp ground red pepper (add […]

Beer-Soaked Steak Kabobs

Ingredients 2 lb boneless tenderloin steak, cut into 1 to 1-1/2 inch cubes 1-1/2 cups of beer (light ale or pilsner preferred) 1/4 cup Dijon (or coarse ground) mustard 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup minced onion 3 large garlic cloves minced well 1/2 tsp whole cloves (optional) 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)   Preparation Mix […]

Garlic Grilled Chicken

Ingredients 2 medium chickens (total 4 to 5 lb) 2 large garlic heads 1/4 cup parsley leaves 1/4 cup olive oil salt (to taste) coarse ground pepper 2 tbsp butter 1 large lemon, juiced   Preparation Cut chickens into halves. Separate garlic cloves, peel and place in a small saucepan. Cover with boiling water for […]