How to Restore a Cutting Board

One of the most humble servants in your kitchen is also the most overlooked – your cutting board. They are used for a huge variety of tasks which leave them looking very worn and sorry looking. The solution is quick and easy and so here is How to Restore a Cutting Board. Continue reading How to Restore a Cutting Board

Top 3 Competitive BBQ Categories for 2017

The rise of competitive BBQ in Australia is unstoppable right now. To be a shameless punster, the sport is red hot. With 25 sanctioned competitions already scheduled for 2017, there will be an ever-growing number of new teams coming out to play. But with 12 different possible categories to compete in, where should you focus your attention and practice? To help out, here are the Top 3 Competitive BBQ Categories for 2017. Continue reading Top 3 Competitive BBQ Categories for 2017

SHC Lands First Podcast Sponsor!

It is with great pleasure and of course gratitude that I can now announce that the Smoking Hot Confessions has landed its first podcast sponsor. This incredibly exciting opportunity has come about partly due to the interest expressed by you, the Smoking Hot Confessions fan base in seeing the first Australian BBQ Podcast come about. Continue reading SHC Lands First Podcast Sponsor!

Podcast Guests Confirmed

As you are aware, I’ve been working on an exciting new project, a brand new podcast, all about BBQ. I’ve been working literally day and night on this podcast and wanted to let you know where I’m up to with it.  Continue reading Podcast Guests Confirmed

Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 2016 – Gallery

Saturday August 20 saw 45 premier BBQ teams battle it out for glory in the picturesque town of Bangalow in the Byron Hinterlands. They were competing for the title of Grand Champion of the Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 2016.  Continue reading Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 2016 – Gallery

Burleigh BBQ Championships 2016 Gallery

The last weekend of July saw over 200 BBQ-mad competitors return to Burleigh Heads for the Burleigh BBQ Championships 2016. This was the second outing for the festival and the Burleigh BBQ Championships 2016 was without doubt bigger and better than before. Continue reading Burleigh BBQ Championships 2016 Gallery

Brisbane BBQ Festival – Photo Gallery

You may have recently read my review of the 2016 Brisbane BBQ Festival. It was a truly great day out and I’ve already penciled it in my calendar for next year. Continue reading Brisbane BBQ Festival – Photo Gallery

Brisbane BBQ Festival 2016

Last weekend I was priviledged to be a judge at the second Brisbane BBQ Festival. I am very happy to report that the Brisbane BBQ Festival was incredible on all levels, from the venues, to the vendors, and of course to the competitors. The Brisbane BBQ Festival truly was Bigger, Better and Longer than before!  Continue reading Brisbane BBQ Festival 2016

Maple Bacon Pecan Pie Recipe

For this Maple Bacon Pecan Pie recipe, I took a few of my favourite things and put them together to make this amazing masterpiece. I have to actually give credit to my son for this one: we were going out to a picnic for our Jiu Jitsu club and my son said ‘We can’t go to the party without a pie Daddy, we have to make a pie’. Of course, it was 7pm of the night before the party. I went to the cupboard, opened it up and it was like a golden angelic aura came flowing out into the kitchen. I actually wish I’d made three of these – we ran out in two minutes flat at the picnic!  Continue reading Maple Bacon Pecan Pie Recipe

Asado Ribs Recipe w/ Chimichurri Rojo

Argentina, the second largest country in South America, is a place of amazing beauty, containing the Andes mountains, stunning glacial lakes and of course, Patagonia. However, it is also renowned for its amazing beef which is raised in the Pampas, the traditional grazing grounds of Argentina. As such, beef, and therefore BBQ, is a huge part of Argentinian culture. Many argue that no one does beef like the Argentinians… Give this Argentinian Asado Ribs Recipe a crack and you’ll agree! Continue reading Asado Ribs Recipe w/ Chimichurri Rojo