Question: what looks like brisket, tastes like brisket, but is far easier to cook than brisket? Beef short ribs, that’s what. I actually prefer to cook beef ribs at competitions to brisket as beef ribs are more forgiving and more ‘set and forget’ than brisket, allowing me to focus on the more fussy hand-ins. Like chicken. Of course, I can only do this in ‘open’ beef categories and not categories specifically for brisket. Handing in beef ribs in a specific brisket category will get you disqualified quick smart! Beef ribs are also great for small families who want that big beefy flavour but don’t want to cook a whole brisket, and also those who are on a tight budget and can’t afford a whole brisket. Now there are several ways to present these ribs, but in this article, we’re going to look at Beef Rib Burnt Ends. Continue reading Beef Rib Burnt Ends – Bye Bye Brisket!
April sees us celebrating Passover, one of the most important events on the Jewish calendar and commemorates the freeing of the Jewish slaves from Egypt under the leadership of Moses. And so we have our Texan Brisket Passover Recipe, with Sweet Potato Pie, Veggie Kebobs and Homemade Matza Bread. Continue reading Texan Brisket Passover Recipe
The more you learn about BBQing, you more you’ll find that the key element of any cookout, which will often set cuts of meat apart, particularly at competitions like the Burleigh BBQ Competition, is the spice rub. In this article I’ll be sharing my beef spice rub recipe. I have used it with great success with both beef ribs and also with brisket. Continue reading Beef Spice Rub Recipe
The Gold Coast was thoroughly spoiled with a special treat last weekend when Pitmaster Steve of Bella BBQ brought his freshly painted BBQ van down from Brisbane to cater the Gold Coast Harley 4th of July Party. There has been a lot of buzz on social media about Bella BBQ having the best burgers in Brisbane, and so when I heard he was coming down to the Goldy, I had to get in there and try it out. Continue reading The Best Burgers in Brisbane…