Posts Tagged bbq ribs

A Look Back: The Beginnings of Hot Grill on Grill Action

Well folks, I wanted to take a trip down memory lane and explain the beginnings of our lives in the competition BBQ world.  If you’ve paid attention to some of the other posts there’s some history there related to how we started out and whom we owe credit to for us getting started, but no info on the actual event itself.

1st Annual Tri-Cities BBQ Contest – September 23, 2005

Here it is, the first BBQ contest.  Who would have guessed it would be the start of Hot Grill on Grill Action.  After digging up the pictures and looking at the date it’s hard to believe that what seemed like just yesterday was over 6 years ago.


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Weber Kettle Smoking: BBQ Featherbones

If you’re from the Midwest, you may have had the pleasure of sinking your teeth into a featherbone or two. If you have no idea what a featherbone is, it could be due to them being called riblets in your region. If you still aren’t sure what they are, go here your answer: featherbone . If cooked properly, they can an absolute delight to consume. They are relatively inexpensive and have all the flavor of full size rib if done right. The following recipe will show you how to smoke them to perfection, in a reasonable time. This recipe will accomplish the cook in 3.5 hours cooking at 300 degrees.  The result will be fall off the bone crowd pleasing rib.  In fact, you’ll probably be anointed the local featherbone king. 


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Weber Kettle Cooking – Smoked Spare Ribs

There’s a misconception out there that you must have a smoker to slow cook meats.  Hang on kettle lovers, bear w/ me for a second.  What I’m trying to point out is that there’s a lot of people that don’t understand that the Weber Kettle is in my opinion, the most versitile rig for the money and you don’t need an offset firebox rig, a “pellet popper”, a Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker or any other “smoker” to slow cook meats.

Keep reading if you want to see how it’s done.  For you long time BBQ chefs………..there’s some pretty pictures to look at.

This is the most basic method.  Alternatives are listed at the bottom.


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