Barbecue How-To Resources

Resources and Equipment Guides

Learn how to be a master of your barbecue craft with this list of some of our favorite resources and equipment guides. We have created some of these resources and for others you will be taken to websites or YouTube channels of some of our suppliers. 


Recipes and How-to Posts From Our Blog

This pulled pork nachos recipe is perfect as a snack or appetizer. Includes easy step-by-step instructions for smoking pulled pork ...Read more

Does planning a barbecue feel like shooting in the dark? In this article, I will share several of my tips ...Read more

Would you like to smoke tender fall-apart beef ribs that are bursting with an authentic smoked beef flavor? If so, ...Read more

Are your memories of cooking with charcoal filled with frustration and embarrassment? Do you enjoy cooking with charcoal, but end ...Read more

There’s hardly any food more “American” than burgers and fries, and in this blog post I'm sharing three impressive grilled ...Read more

Are you you looking for a special and delicious way to serve shrimp? You'll love this simple recipe for spicy ...Read more

Are you looking for a delicious pork loin recipe? In this article I will show you how to smoke a ...Read more

Do you have trouble finding time to cook outdoors? In this article, I will share several of my tips for ...Read more

Are you ready for a juicy pork rib roast, complete with a pink smoke ring, crunchy fat cap, and an ...Read more

Mother's Day only comes around once a year, and the least we can do is give mom a break and ...Read more

In this guide you will learn how to cook a whole pig belly-up on a Meadow Creek Pig Roaster and ...Read more

In this article you will discover the "master ratio" for making sausage from scratch and a few easy steps for ...Read more

Are you interested in making sausage, bologna, ham, jerky, snack sticks, and bacon at home? There is a lot to ...Read more

In this video Malcom Reed from How to BBQ Right uses the new Killer Hogs TX Brisket Rub to make ...Read more

Have you ever thought of baking a Chex mix in your smoker? This snack mix is perfect for celebrating Christmas ...Read more

Are you excited about cooking a holiday meal this Christmas that will linger in the memories of those who enjoy ...Read more

Outdoor cooking is no longer just about the meat. Any kind of indirect heat smoker that can hold a baking ...Read more

​In this guide, I will show you how to wet brine and smoke a ​holiday turkey​ worth remembering in a ...Read more

If you’re getting ready to smoke your first Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey, this turkey smoking guide will walk you through ...Read more

Bacon goes well with almost anything. It’s used in everything from sandwiches to chocolate—we haven’t found anything this versatile meat ...Read more

Do you wish you could cook a meal outdoors, but hardly have the time? Are you out of the mood ...Read more

Are you getting ready to smoke your first pork butt (AKA “Boston butt/pork shoulder”)? Or looking for ways to improve ...Read more

Are you looking for a delicious grilled tri tip recipe that will impress your guests and keep them coming back ...Read more

Watch Matt Pitman, a Texas pitmaster and the CEO of Meat Church, explain how to smoke brisket in four simple ...Read more

Are you ready to cook a tasty homestyle meal ​that will linger in your memories for weeks to come?​In this ...Read more

​In this recipe I will show you how to smoke beef short ribs. This dish is not as popular as ...Read more

On a recent date with my wife, I ordered a shrimp and parmesan sirloin dish at Applebee’s. I enjoyed the ...Read more

Most barbecue enthusiasts are drawn to barbecue for ​enjoyment. Backyard barbecue ​can be relaxing and provides many opportunities for socializing ...Read more

Are you looking for a competition rib recipe that will help you win? Or ready to take your backyard barbecue ...Read more

​In this video, Aaron Franklin, ​​a Texas barbecue legend, will show you how to ​choose a good brisket and then ...Read more

Barbecue enthusiasts frequently ask us about cooking times and temperatures for certain meats, so we’ve compiled a bunch of the ...Read more

Need an idea for a snack platter at your next party? Try smoked cheese!Breathe some life into the typical party ...Read more

​​Dwayne ​Zimmerman of Ephrata, PA was the lucky winner of our ​famous Green Mountain pellet grill giveaway​ last month. Dwayne ...Read more

Like many of you, I’m a huge chicken wing fan. But eating deep-fried chicken on the regular isn’t good for ...Read more

The Classic Grilled Chicken ProblemHow many times have you tried to grill ​bone-in chicken on ​your trusty grill, only to ...Read more

​If you're a beef steak purist, you'll probably ​want to skip this recipe.But if you're interested in experimenting with the ...Read more

We recommended this recipe to a friend of ours the day before a KCBS BBQ competition. He wanted to tackle ...Read more


Helpful Resources From Here on Our Website

DIY Meat Processing Equipment Buyer Guide

Learn how to eat superior meat while saving money.

Father's Day Barbecue Gift Ideas

Do you have a Dad who enjoys cooking outdoors?

Prepping a Brisket With Aaron Franklin

How to choose, trim, and season a brisket for the smoker.

Grilling and Smoking Time and Temp Chart

A handy chart for cooking times and temps on common cuts.

Big Green Egg Buyer Guide

A must-have resource for choosing a Big Green Egg and Eggcessories.

Meadow Creek Buyer Guide

The handbook for choosing your Meadow Creek Cooker with confidence.

How to Roast a Whole Pig

In this guide you will learn how to cook a whole pig belly-up on a Meadow Creek Pig Roaster.

Blog With Recipes, Guides, and Giveaways

Our blog is filled with recipes and guides for pitmasters.


Videos, Recipes, and Guides From Our Suppliers

Big Green Egg Recipes

Big Green Egg fans will love this library full of scrumptious meals cooked on Big Green Eggs 

Meadow Creek Welding Blog

This blog is full of recipes, guides. and videos to help BBQ Pitmasters excel at their craft.

Yoder Smokers 101

In this guide you will learn how to cook a whole pig belly-up on a Meadow Creek Pig Roaster.

Yoder Smokers Recipes

The Yoder Smokers blog is full of delicious recipes for your pellet smoker.

Egghead Forum

A great place to visit that's packed with tips and EGGspert advice.

Big Green Egg: Getting Started

Tips and instructional videos for assembling, lighting, and temperature control

Check back soon for more resources.

Check back soon for more resources.