Category: Thoughts

A Cilantro Lover’s Pico de Gallo Recipe

First of all, this is not my recipe. I got it from Danniella (@kitchen_slayd on Instagram), which I then have to thank Jeremy from @jbluebbq for referencing her recipe, because he posted about it. Recipe — 8 Roma tomatoes, diced up — 2 medium…

Frauds in the Barbecue Community on Instagram

Last year, when I posting like a madman on Instagram, slanging and hanging meats in the Barrel House Cooker all spring and summer long in the middle of taking classes for the degree that I finished up back in December, I was approached by…

The Absolute Best Oil for Seasoning Your Blackstone Griddle

People argue about it like cats and dogs on the Blackstone Griddle Owners group on Facebook. It has been going on for years, almost daily. You have the crowd who are flax oil die-hards — not for cooking with it, but merely for seasoning…

Ribeyes and Bacon-Fried Corn on the Blackstone Griddle (Recipe!)

I had two ribeyes weighing in at a combined weight of 2.10 lbs. that I purchased from Food Lion; they were quite thick, so cooking times vary. Recipe For the ribeyes: — I used the Blackstone Steakhouse seasoning (I had a little sample pack…

Fun Times Meeting Todd Toven on the Blackstone Griddle More Tour!

I have followed Todd Toven’s YouTube videos featuring the Blackstone griddle for a few years now. I always appreciated the zest in his personality in the videos, from his veritable catch phrases, “Take a look at that!” and, “Let’s give it a try!” to…