Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

I experienced a tragedy last Friday on my way to the BBQ contest in Hammond, LA! Worked for about 4 hours, left right at noon. Turns out there were 3 points of failure on the firebox door. It just plain fell off when I crossed the railroad tracks just a piece up the...

BBQr’s Delight 2016 Competition Schedule

February 5-6, 2016  —   2nd Annual Twin City Mardi Gras Cook Off (IBCA sanctioned), Monroe, LA Nice event!  Steak cookoff on Friday night with entries for barbeque turned in on Saturday.  BBQr’s Delight got an 8th place call in Brisket! March 11-12, 2016...

Competition Practice

My first really big KCBS competition is in Nashville March 11-12. Decided it’d really do me good to do a test run on the Jambo yesterday. Found a nice choice brisket at wally world, cooked a pork collar from SRF (very illegal in KCBS!), a rack of loin ribs and a...

The BBQr’s Delight Cooking Team

Yes, there is a BBQr’s Delight cooking team, head cook Candy Sue Weaver.  It’s a split personality thing!  Me, Myself and I split duties, but ultimately it all falls on Candy. Internal contest dialog goes something like this: Me:  Where’s the chicken...

Chopped Grill Masters!

I had interviewed for the first Chopped Grill Masters, which was about 2 years ago.  Recorded out West, Ernest Servantes won that tournament!  Imagine my surprise when I was contacted to interview for the 2015 Chopped Grill Masters!  It was sort of inferred after the...

HEAT!

With the HEAT of summer on us, it’s really hard to think about cooking, inside or outside. But, if you are going to grill your main course, why not do your side dishes outside too? Think about it…no dirty dishes to speak of, no extra heat for the air...