Author Archive | Robyn

“Scoring Q and Drinking Brew”, Lesson 5: BBQ Ain’t Always Pretty, But It Is BBQ

Scoring Q and Drinking Brew By Blake Marcum After cooking at the grand show that is the Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest, it’s a fun time to go back to smaller competitions. Smaller competitions are where I found my love for BBQ and really got to know some of my fellow competitors.  Leaving […]

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Labor Day Grilling Recipes for a Kick Ass Cookout

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, what are you going to cook on your day off? Ahh, decisions, decisions. Let me inspire you with some of my favorite recipes to feed a crowd and impress your friends. (All titles below link to original recipe and directions). West Indies Wings  New Mexican Torta Burgers Grilled Cocktail: […]

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how to make cedar planked salmon on the big green egg

Cedar Planked Salmon on the Big Green Egg

There’s nothing as good as wild sockeye salmon cooked on cedar or alder planks over lump charcoal. The salmon gets slowly smoked on the wood, while also absorbing the smoke of your charcoal. If I died and went to heaven, I imagine it would smell like this. You get such great flavor from cooking them […]

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JErk BBQ Sauce, jerk marinade, jerk marinade recipe, jerked bbq sauce, how to make jerk chicken

Jamaican Jerk BBQ Sauce

I’m a big fan of Jerk Seasoning and flavors. Traditional Jerk combines the flavors of allspice, scotch bonnet peppers, green onion, thyme, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar. It is a heady combination of aromatic spices and heat, that makes for a pungently addictive marinade. Living in South Florida, we have a large Carribean population being […]

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Scoring Q and Drinking Brew: Winning First Place in Pork Shoulder at Memphis In May

Scoring Q and Drinking Brew By Blake Marcum “SWINE O’ MINE!” Inside my head were two thoughts.  One, did he mean Sweet Swine O’ Mine?  Two, did he just mess up reading out the name of the Grand Champion for the Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest?  I know I’m getting WAY ahead […]

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Mexican Inspired Torta Burgers- (Burgers with Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Peppers)

This burger is the brainchild of my husband who spent a few years living in New Mexico after graduating from the University of Montana. It was Scott’s night to cook a few weeks ago and he did not disappoint with these super stacked and stuffed burgers. If you” google” the word torta, there are a […]

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