Go into just about anybody’s backyard in St. Louis, MO and you will find a grill full of sauced pork steaks. These slabs of pork sliced from the shoulder are delicious and tender when cooked to perfection. My version of … Continue reading →
Since MLG has made the jump to KCBS competition, I’ve taken it very seriously. And with the time and effort toward these comps, we have been somewhat successful against the big boys. Unfortunately, that has conflicted with my passion for … Continue reading →
There are only a few things you need to make great Q; smoke, rub seasoning and sauce. The last 2 items have an exuberant amount products out on the market that can make an infinite number of flavor profiles. On … Continue reading →
Results for Major League Grilling: Overall – 11th Chicken – 3rd Ribs – 22nd Pork – 8th Brisket – 23rd Dessert – 12th Our first comp in a KCBS event was a success! Days before the contest, nervousness and anxiety … Continue reading →
On this day, our BBQ Competition team ran a mock contest in preparation for our inaugural KCBS event. We planned to cook and turn in our entries at the same time as a real comp (chicken-12pm, ribs-12:30, pork-1, brisket-1:30). There … Continue reading →
March is definitely Spring training season for competitive BBQ enthusiasts. Sure, there are a few comps already underway, but lots more are to come. I’ve been trying to tweak my backyard comp recipes into KCBS flavor profiles. A few changes were made, but I can only be certain that my flavor profile wins only when I start competing. So far, I’ve practiced with the chicken, ribs and brisket categories. Pork will come later and a full mock practice competition will be staged soon. The mock comp will resemble being at the contest with the same turn in times, so boxes with greens are required here. The evidence is here before you and I’ll post more as I continue to practice for our first KCBS event on May 11-12.
Major League Grillling BBQ Team submitted a video to the folks who put on the BBQ Pitmasters TV show on TLC. Two days ago I had never edited video before and today I still suck at it, but I wanted to be on the show. Enjoy!
A while back, I was asked to share my competition rib recipe because I always maintained that I have no secrets about my BBQ. Well, months later, here it is. It wasn’t easy to write because I have never written … Continue reading →
A week after a good showing in St. Peter’s, Team MLG turns attention to the Hermann BarBQ and Brats Festival. It’s about an hour from where I live, but I heard this event was tons of fun. Our daylong trek … Continue reading →
On a wet, dreary morning my wife and I are on our way to St. Peter’s, MO for the Lakeside Que-Topia, King/Queen of the Grill backyard contest. Showers have been expected to occur all day long, oh goody! It’s a … Continue reading →