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Meadow Creek Barbecue Supply Blog

Recipes / Guides / Videos / Giveaways

Enjoy our blog dedicated to bringing you the best recipes, photos, and tips for barbecue, grilling, whole hog roasting, and more. You'll find stories below of cooking some of the most popular cuts of meat including beef, chicken, pork, turkey, and seafood. Enjoy browsing delicious photos, watching tantalizing videos, finding detailed recipes, and entering in an occasional giveaway on our specialized barbecue blog.


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Are you worried about paying your bills or even losing your house? If you like to cook, selling grilled chicken take-out meals at a roadside operation is one of the fastest and easiest ways to generate a consistent stream of extra cash without giving up your full-time job!

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Enter to win a matte charcoal Gateway Drum Smoker, complete with optional heat diffuser and cover. Get multiple entries by referring friends and answering questions!

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Are you interested in making sausage, bologna, ham, jerky, snack sticks, and bacon at home? There is a lot to learn, but a little guidance goes a long way in preparing these delicious meats and snacks with confidence. Here is a handy list of guidelines you will want to refer to often.

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Step-by-step instructions for cold smoking cheese with advanced tips for taking it to a new level.

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Want to take your holiday ham to another level? Try this simple technique for making a delicious double-smoked ham with a raspberry glaze.

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Are you ready for a juicy pork rib roast, complete with a pink smoke ring, crunchy fat cap, and an amazing flavor profile from a homemade rub? If so, you won’t be disappointed with this easy-to-follow video and set of instructions from the famous Pitmaster X.

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Discover how easy it is to cook an extraordinary pecan pie on the Big Green Egg in this recipe with step-by-step photos.

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Learn how to smoke a delicious and memorable prime rib for your family this Christmas! TIps, tricks, and lots of mouth-watering photos included.

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Learn how to bake a Christmas-themed party mix in your smoker or grill for a delicious holiday snack!

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In this post we’ll show you easy steps for curing and smoking your own delicious bacon at home.

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This smoked pumpkin cheesecake is less dense than a typical cheesecake, but rich enough to make an elegant dessert for your Thanksgiving holiday meal or any fall season meal.

The maple glaze perfectly complements the buttery crunch of the crust and the smooth pumpkin-flavored filling for a tantalizing combination that makes tastebuds sing!

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Do you need a tried-and-true turkey stuffing recipe to complete your holiday dinner? Here’s a traditional Amish favorite you can’t miss!

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A smoked turkey gravy is the final ingredient in a Thanksgiving feast your guests will never forget.

What makes my smoked turkey gravy unique is the Asian-style homemade stock I use for the base.

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The perfect gravy or soup starts with a made-from-scratch stock! The hearty depth of flavor and deep savory notes of this chicken stock will amaze you!

I always make stocks Asian style, where you maintain a rolling boil for hours and hours, versus the European style, where you bring the stock to a rolling boil, then reduce it to a simmer.

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Are you getting ready to cook your first turkey? Or looking for ways to improve your smoked turkey technique? Here is a list of all the supplies and equipment we use to cook a turkey so you can get up and running quickly.

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In this guide, I will show you how to wet brine and smoke a ​holiday turkey​ worth remembering in a Big Green Egg. ​Whether you are new to smoking turkeys or wishing to improve your technique, ​this smoked turkey recipe will give you some ​proven tips and tricks ​for smoking a turkey that your guests will love!

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Getting ready to smoke your first Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey? Eager to improve your turkey smoking skills? This step-by-step smoked turkey recipe will help you cook a turkey with confidence, even if this is your first try.

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Here are some tips to help you cook like a boss in the rain, wind, and cold.

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Join our Big Bite Meat Grinder giveaway for a chance to win a quality grinder valued at more than $600.

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Step-by-step instructions and photos for smoking a bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin stuffed with apples.

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I just did my first cook on the Gateway smoker and in this blog post I’ll show you the results and share my first impressions with you.

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Are you having a hard time producing consistent results on your smoker or grill? Here are some methods to help you crank out great barbecue every time you cook outdoors.

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This pulled pork nachos recipe is perfect as a snack or appetizer. Includes easy step-by-step instructions for smoking pulled pork and making a homemade sauce and rub.

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Does planning a barbecue feel like shooting in the dark? Follow these tips and tricks for maintaining your cool when you have people depending on you to finish the meat by a certain time.

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Ready to Level-Up Your Outdoor Cooking?

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Get your hands on a wide range of quality outdoor cooking equipment and supplies and get advice from experts in the field of barbecue at our retail store. Contact us using the contact form or visit our retail store at 140 W Main Street in New Holland, PA during business hours to get your questions answered about any of the equipment and supplies featured in the posts above.

Store Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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