Pit Master's Blog
Best Meats For Smoking: A Beginner’s Guide
Once you’ve been a Texas BBQer for a few years (or less for those who are more ambitious!), it’s time to shift your e...
Your Guide for Temperature Control: 2 Zone Cooking
What is 2 Zone Cooking? Two Zone Cooking, or Two Zone Grilling, allows you to control the temperature that is applied...
Polish Sausage and Texas Barbecue
Polish sausage and Texas barbecue have a long and storied history. When Polish and Czech immigrants arrived in Central Texas in the 1850's they brought rich culinary traditions with them. Those traditions became staples of what we today call Texas Barbecue.
How To Cook, Smoke, & Grill Pork Belly
Pork belly has been a significant part of cuisines from around the world for, literally, thousands of years. Learn more about pork belly and all of the ways it can be used in a range of cooking methods and flavors from around the world. Pork belly can be smoked, grilled, fried, oven baked, and much more.
How To Smoke Brisket
Let's be real, in the world of Texas BBQ brisket is king. But smoking a brisket is a time consuming process wrought with pitfalls and obstacles that can relegate your smoked meat to the dog food bin. Learn how to smoke the perfect brisket with Chef Dan.
How To Cook The Perfect Steak
As a professional chef in the world of barbecue, one of the most common questions people ask of Chef Dan is "how do you cook the perfect steak". Chef Dan shares with us how to cook the perfect steak using a variety of unique and tasty cooking methods, including the trendy sous vide cooking method.
7 Delicious Ideas for Dickey’s Jalapeno Cheddar Kielbasa
Dickey's Jalapeno Cheddar Kielbasa has been a wildly popular item in Dickey's Barbecue Pit restaurants for decades. Chef Dan shows us how to use Dickey's Jalapeno Cheddar Kielbasa to make some delicious and creative dishes for any meal time or special occasion.