Mad Scientist BBQ: Invaluable Resource For Learning Barbecue

YouTube is my go-to place to learn about BBQ, refine skills, and generate ideas for new things to try. Pretty quickly, I discovered Jeremy Yoder and his popular YouTube channel, Mad Scientist BBQ. From Jeremy’s first video on how to clean your grill to his latest on how pros smoke beef ribs, Mad Scientist BBQ …

How Do You Learn BBQ?

There is a lot to making great BBQ. Lots of techniques, flavor profiles, styles, traditions, and conflicting advice. Obviously, I learned by doing, but it is much more than that to get really good. I have gathered some broad themes to help point you in the right direction. Let me know how you learn and …

BBQ Secret: Use Tellicherry Black Pepper Instead of Black Pepper

I am about to give away one of my secrets… I use Tellicherry Black Pepper in my BBQ rubs. Tellicherry has a more balanced flavor versus the heat. Fresh ground tellicherry pepper also hits the nose in a pleasant way. Using tellicherry black pepper is a good way to up a level in your BBQ …

BBQ Review: Corner Grill BBQ (Reviewed at Lake George BBQ and Blues Festival 2021)

This was a coincidence. I swear. We selected Lake George for our summer vacation and as it turned out, there was a BBQ & Blues festival going on at the same time. I swear it was a coincidence. One of the standout vendors was the Corner Grill BBQ. Corner Grill BBQ had a great setup. …

BBQ Community Building on Instagram

I really love what’s happening on Instagram. The BBQ community is really strong there. Everyone from backyard barbecuers to professional pitmasters are posting, sharing, and engaging. I have found some interesting brands, swag, and techniques by being a part of the growing community that I discovered on Instagram. Instagram is a photo forward social site. …