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(Pulled) Pork and Beans with Mustard Vinegar BBQ Sauce

(Pulled) Pork and Beans with Mustard Vinegar BBQ Sauce

Had a few people over this past Friday for the Capitals vs. Rangers game so I decided to grill up Continue Reading →

Apple Wood Smoked Maple Bourbon Ham

Apple Wood Smoked Maple Bourbon Ham

Merry Christmas and Happy (soon to be) New Year.   We decided to stick around MD for this Christmas and Continue Reading →

Baby Back Ribs-Quick Post

Baby Back Ribs-Quick Post

Not going to elaborate on this one too much since I basically followed my go-to rib recipe posted in detail Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Turkey….delayed post

Thanksgiving Turkey….delayed post

It’s been quite some time since my last post.  No good excuses really just busy with work on holiday stuff. Continue Reading →

Flank Steak…Final Final

Flank Steak…Final Final

This will be a quick post since I have posted several Flank Steak grill sessions of late.   It will Continue Reading →

Turkey Sausage Calzone

Turkey Sausage Calzone

A bit of a delayed update here but better late than never. Was looking to mix things up and try Continue Reading →

Up early to smoke some Pork Butt!

Up early to smoke some Pork Butt!

Having some members of the Carroll Manor Tigers T-Ball team over this afternoon.  Picked up a 9 LB pork shoulder Continue Reading →

OnPoint Marinated Flank Steak

OnPoint Marinated Flank Steak

Man…this was some tasty steak. I’ve grilled up quite a bit of flank steak lately and I think this has Continue Reading →

Marinated BBQ Chicken Thighs

Marinated BBQ Chicken Thighs

Picked up some boneless chicken thighs (around 3 LBS). Figured would try something different since last time I used bone-in. Continue Reading →

Apple Smoked Baby Back Ribs

Apple Smoked Baby Back Ribs

This past Sunday we decided to smoke a rack of Baby Back Ribs which we picked up from Wegmans. As Continue Reading →

Marinated Flank Steak

Marinated Flank Steak

My apologies for the delay in updating the blog.  The government shutdown had a negative impact on my ability to Continue Reading →

Prepping the Brisket…

Prepping the Brisket…

Picked up an 11 LB brisket @ Hemp’s. Trimmed the fat and applied this rub: 4 tbsp finely ground coffee Continue Reading →

Lamb “Lollipops” with Lemon-Asparagus Risotto

Lamb “Lollipops” with Lemon-Asparagus Risotto

I’ve been wanting to make these for a while.  I don’t eat lamb a lot but I really like it Continue Reading →

Grilled Marinated Chicken Thighs

Grilled Marinated Chicken Thighs

Finished up a great birthday weekend with some grilled marinated chicken thighs. I picked up a large pack of bone-in chicken Continue Reading →

Grilled Stuffed Lobster and Beer Can Style Turkey Breast

Grilled Stuffed Lobster and Beer Can Style Turkey Breast

After a quiet couple of weekends for me and Kamado Joe (Bessie), I decided to step things up today. Initially Continue Reading →

Karen’s Birthday Meals

Karen’s Birthday Meals

My Kamado Joe “Josie” was busy today for Karen’s Birthday Lunch – Used BBQ Bro Dave’s recipe for grilled wings – Continue Reading →

Smokey Wings

Smokey Wings

I fired up my Kamado Joe “Josie” on Saturday and made 2 types of “Smokey Wings” for a get together Continue Reading →

Baby Back Ribs smoked with Apple Wood

Baby Back Ribs smoked with Apple Wood

Happy Labor day weekend to everyone.   Our weekend started off with us picking up our new family member “Ranger” Continue Reading →

Kicking off the 3 day weekend!

Kicking off the 3 day weekend!

Wanted to kick off the last weekend of summer with a great meal.  Karen picked up some nice NY Strips Continue Reading →

Grilled Chicken Sausage and vegetables served over egg noddles

Grilled Chicken Sausage and vegetables served over egg noddles

My wife picked up a package of Wegman’s Chicken Sausage (4 links) as a healthy alternative to pork sausage.  I Continue Reading →

Smoked Sausage (Fatty) – Giant Sandwich

Smoked Sausage (Fatty) – Giant Sandwich

I got the idea from another site but tuned it to our specific tastes.  Purchased 2 Jimmy Dean spicy sausage Continue Reading →

Broiled Striped Bass with Brussels Sprout Salad and Mushroom Risotto

Broiled Striped Bass with Brussels Sprout Salad and Mushroom Risotto

My wife and I celebrated an early (8th) anniversary dinner as we wanted to eat the striped bass that I Continue Reading →

Baby Back Ribs (best yet!!)

Baby Back Ribs (best yet!!)

Wednesday night we decided to grill up those 4 racks of baby back ribs that I mentioned in the previous Continue Reading →

Prime Rib Roast (with clams on a half shell and blackened Mahi-Mahi)

Prime Rib Roast (with clams on a half shell and blackened Mahi-Mahi)

As with the last time I visited my parents, my dad made a stop at the Cow Palace in Westhampton, Continue Reading →

Musselman’s Pulled Pork BBQ

Musselman’s Pulled Pork BBQ

I’ve enjoyed reading the posts on your website and I am thrilled to finally add one of my own. This Continue Reading →

Woodstock Charcoal & Burger Press

Woodstock Charcoal & Burger Press

Stopped by The Common Market Coop the other day to get some organic meat, cheese, and other various things.  They Continue Reading →

OnPoint Chicken and Marinated Flank Steak

OnPoint Chicken and Marinated Flank Steak

We had an enjoyable weekend with friends and family (in-laws are in from Vermont). My son turned 5 today so Continue Reading →

OnPoint Burgers!!

OnPoint Burgers!!

Quick post here.   Made these burgers pretty much the same way I posted about previously.   However, I added Continue Reading →

OnPoint – belated birthday dinner!

OnPoint – belated birthday dinner!

I had to travel for my birthday this year so my awesome wife decided to cook ribs for dinner.  She Continue Reading →

Anniversary meal!

After about a month off, I decided to fire up my Kamado Joe “Josie” for our anniversary meal.  Cooked up Continue Reading →

Grilled Southwestern Bone-In Chicken Breast

Grilled Southwestern Bone-In Chicken Breast

After another busy weekend of boating/Fishing in the Chesapeake and Fishing in the Potomac river, we had a relaxing Sunday Continue Reading →

Baby Back Ribs-Lisa’s first attempt

Baby Back Ribs-Lisa’s first attempt

A bit delayed on my updating. Once again the summer schedule is getting the best of me. We picked up Continue Reading →

Seafood Extravaganza (Tuna, Mahi-Mahi, and Scallops)

Seafood Extravaganza (Tuna, Mahi-Mahi, and Scallops)

We spent the 4th of July holiday at my friend and BBQ brother’s (OnPoint Chris) house in the Outer Banks Continue Reading →

Another OnPoint Pulled Pork!

Another OnPoint Pulled Pork!

It has been a busy start to the summer and updating the website with new posts has suffered accordingly. Last Continue Reading →

King Crab, Beer Can Chicken and Corn

King Crab, Beer Can Chicken and Corn

Solid meal after a nice day at the pool…. Beer Can Chicken: Picked up one 5-6 LB chicken that I Continue Reading →

Smoking a Brisket today…..Updated

Smoking a Brisket today…..Updated

Decided to thaw out a brisket (5LB flat) we picked from Costco a few weeks ago.  Note it  takes 2-3 Continue Reading →

13LB Prime Rib Roast!!

13LB Prime Rib Roast!!

Man I have been away too long. Lots of travel and busy weekends. This weekend was no different as we Continue Reading →

Grilled Filet Mignon with Rice and Chopped Salad

Grilled Filet Mignon with Rice and Chopped Salad

Enjoyed the day on the boat “Lazy Dayz” with the family.   Cruised down near Annapolis then returned to the Continue Reading →

Chicken Kabobs and Chopped Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chicken Kabobs and Chopped Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Sunday we had a fun day at our friend’s new house.   Didn’t have much time to do much food Continue Reading →

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Had a busy memorial day weekend and I’m finally getting around to updating the site. Saturday for lunch I made Continue Reading →

Flank Steak & Deconstructed French Onion Soup

Flank Steak & Deconstructed French Onion Soup

Marinated a 2 LB flank steak from Gore’s Meats in Spedie Sauce (a good quick marinade if you don’t have Continue Reading →

OnPoint Burgers! w/ grilled chicken wings

OnPoint Burgers! w/ grilled chicken wings

Had a great morning at the National Zoo with the family. Kids loved it. We came back just in time Continue Reading →

Baby Back Ribs (2-1-1 method) with Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce

Baby Back Ribs (2-1-1 method) with Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce

The Kamado Joe “Bessie” was once again called upon for an OnPoint meal. This time it was 3 racks of Continue Reading →

Mama Mel’s Flank Steak w/ Shrimp and Asparagus

Mama Mel’s Flank Steak w/ Shrimp and Asparagus

Grilled up some great Flank Steaks last night which we had marinaded overnight using our neighbor’s recipe: see below (thanks Continue Reading →

As promised — the detailed recipes from Mother’s Day Dinner

As promised — the detailed recipes from Mother’s Day Dinner

Skirt Steak in Adobo Sauce, Lobster Tails with Mexican Butter, Grilled Corn, & Spinach Nothing too elaborate here but somewhat Continue Reading →

Grilled Scallops and Shrimp: Happy Mother’s Day!

Grilled Scallops and Shrimp: Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and especially to my wife (Lisa) and mom (Jane). Had a perfect, relaxing, Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Dinner – Adobo Skirt Steak, Lobster Tail w/ Mexican Butter, Grilled Corn & Spinach

Mother’s Day Dinner – Adobo Skirt Steak, Lobster Tail w/ Mexican Butter, Grilled Corn & Spinach

Karen usually enjoys Mexican/Southwest meals so I created the Mother’s Day menu accordingly.  We started with happy hour (Margarita, Homebrew, Continue Reading →

Neighborhood BBQ: Grilled Chicken Wings

Neighborhood BBQ: Grilled Chicken Wings

Had a great time at a neighbors house for a mothers day weekend BBQ. I decided to grill up some Continue Reading →

Strip Steaks and Grilled Asparagus

Strip Steaks and Grilled Asparagus

After a nice weekend with good friends I was eager to fire up the Kamado Joe (Bessie). We picked up Continue Reading →

OnPoint Filet Mignon topped with Bleu Cheese

OnPoint Filet Mignon topped with Bleu Cheese

Finally fired up my Kamado Joe “Josie” after a 2 week hiatus! Got the temperature up to about 600, pre-heated Continue Reading →

Tasty Grilled Chicken Wings after a busy weekend…..

Tasty Grilled Chicken Wings after a busy weekend…..

Had a busy weekend…Soccer and then a  trip down to the boat on saturday.  Sunday  we did a walk to Continue Reading →

“Perfect Portion” Sirloin Steak w/ Cow Lick Steak Rub

“Perfect Portion” Sirloin Steak w/ Cow Lick Steak Rub

As stated in a previous post, we picked up some “Perfect Portion” Sirloin steaks at Wegmans.  Had Kamado Joe (Bessie) Continue Reading →

Jamaican Jerk Chicken (Dark Rum Shortage in Point of Rocks!!!)

My Kamado Joe, Josie has been quiet all weekend so we decided to fire her up for Sunday dinner.  Preheated Continue Reading →

Peruvian Chicken with Jamaican Jerk Spice

Peruvian Chicken with Jamaican Jerk Spice

Back by popular demand…Using a similar recipe to that I posted earlier except 1.5 TBS of Dizzy Pig Jamaican Firewalk Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Thin Crust Pizza

Quick and Easy Thin Crust Pizza

Great Recipe for a quick lunch and when you don’t have time to make your own dough.  Crust came out Continue Reading →

Kansas City Style BBQ sauce (Bubba’s Best BBQ sauce)

Kansas City Style BBQ sauce (Bubba’s Best BBQ sauce)

Print Kansas City Style BBQ sauce (Bubba’s Best BBQ sauce) This is a fantastic Kansas City Style BBQ sauce that Continue Reading →

Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce

Print Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce Great vinegar based BBQ sauce with the right amount of heat. This recipes comes from Continue Reading →

OnPoint Pulled Pork

OnPoint Pulled Pork

Everyone loved this pulled pork.  By far the best I have smoked thus far.   Key was I kept it Continue Reading →

Tuna Steaks and Scallops

Tuna Steaks and Scallops

Grilled up some Tuna Steaks (marinaded with a Lemon garlic sauce I picked up a Wegmans). Let marinade for about Continue Reading →

Pizza for Lunch

Karen and I both ran this morning so we were looking forward to a great lunch.  Fired up Josie and Continue Reading →

Mesquite smoked burgers

Mesquite smoked burgers

Grilled up some burgers tonight seasoned with Dizzy Pigs “Raising the Steaks” seasoning. Grilled on the “grillgrates” at around 550 Continue Reading →

Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

Used a 5LB whole chicken from Wegmans and rubbed with Jake’s Grillin Poultry Rub. Filled the chicken stand with 1 Bud Continue Reading →

Deconstructed French Onion Soup

Deconstructed French Onion Soup

I love this recipe for use with a great steak. Last night we had some nice filets at the Murphy’s Continue Reading →

Spatchcocked Peruvian Chicken

Spatchcocked Peruvian Chicken

Had a great night with the kids and friends (Matt and Chris) at the Murphy’s house. Chris grilled some fantastic Continue Reading →

Pork Ribs and S’Mores.

Ribs were solid again. I still think the 3-2-1 method is a bit much. Even for the bigger ribs that Continue Reading →

Prime Rib-The Details

The details of the Prime Rib – picked up a 6 LB boneless rib roast from Hemps – lightly rubbed Continue Reading →

Breakfast Pizza

had some left over dough. rolled out dough cooked at 650 on preheated pizza stone then threw scrambled eggs, mozzarella, Continue Reading →

Pork Ribs-Prep

Well I was supposed to spend the day down on Lazy Dayz but with a small craft advisory and 20-35 Continue Reading →

Easter Turkey. She Gone….

Sitting here in a constant state of food coma watching the second of two pretty terrible BBall games (both blowouts Continue Reading →

Easter Turkey-The Beginning

Picked up a 12Lb turkey at Wegmans. First step is the 24hr+ brine Brine: (recipe courtesy of Tom and Cort Continue Reading →

Strip Steaks-Not my best but…..

My in-laws enjoyed them. Picked up 4 nice NY Strip Steaks from the butcher at Wegmans (on sale 6.99/Lb) Seasoned Continue Reading →

wings and things

definitely missing Josie more and more.  I would have bought a knock-off cheaper version @ a big box store (Lowes) if Continue Reading →

Pork Butt

Pork Butt 10lbs smoked from 9pm-2pm at 250 except I did slack a little and it was probably at 190 Continue Reading →

Pizza-Onions and Peppers

Wow….this pizza was damn good. Sauce: 6 oz can tomato paste 6 oz warm water 1 tsp minced garlic 1 Continue Reading →

Jerk chicken quesadillas

  Ok guys here’s a real easy one. Boneless chicken tenderloins rubbed with dizzy pig jerk rub. I like to Continue Reading →

“Burnt Ends”

After letting the brisket rest for 1 hour in a cooler the brisket was removed and the point and flat Continue Reading →

Smokey Chicken Wings

Smoked some wings for the neighborhood party. More detail later.          

Dave’s Brisket-Finished Product

Brisket continued….

So the overnight smoke went pretty well. However, I failed in the thermometer placement department. Both for the grill temp Continue Reading →

Prepping the brisket

Picked up a 10LB brisket from a local butcher Hemp’s meats (www.hempsmeat.com) which has been in business since 1849! First Continue Reading →

Filet w/ blue cheese and tequila lime scallops

Recipe from kamadojoe.com Got the fire a bit too hot but calmed it down. Was up around 750 for a Continue Reading →

Baby Back Ribs 3-2-1-method

Wegman’s brand BB ribs (one rack).  Dizzy Dust Dizzy’s Red-eye Express Yellow mustard Apple/cherry wood chucks Two Fat Guys BBQ Continue Reading →

Homemade Pizza

4 ½ cup of bread flour 1 ¾ cup water (100 oF) 2 TBL Sugar 1 tsp Salt Package of Yeast Continue Reading →

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