Category: Beef

Smoked Beef Short Rib

Short rib is possibly my favourite cut of beef. I still remember the first time I had one – this massive slab of beef attached to a monster bone that was just so insanely flavourful and tender. This recipe for hickory smoked beef short rib will give you a taste of true BBQ. Short ribs come from the plate and flank area of the cow (not the upper rib area as you may assume). The ones you buy at the butcher tend to be cut across the bone, so you end up with almost bit sized ribs once cooked. The ones you want...

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5 Tips For Cooking Great Brisket

A working muscle from the front of the cow, brisket requires low and slow cooking in order to break down the muscle and render the fat, making it super tender and tasty. It’s one of those cuts that you have to cook a few times to try and nail, but these tips should help you on the way to cooking great brisket. Trim the brisket Before it hits the smoker, you want to trim any large deposits of fat off the brisket to help the rub and smoke to penetrate the meat. Don’t take all the fat off it, as it’s...

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Amazing Smoked Beef Cheeks

I’ve been seeing a real trend in smoked beef cheeks on Instagram of late, and when you think about it, it makes complete sense. Cheeks have long been one of the most tender, melting cuts of beef when cooked long and low, which makes them perfect for BBQ. After pursuing many of the recipes available, especially from Booma’s BBQ, I tweaked a few small things and landed on this one, but generally it follows the key points of all of them. The really important part is to make sure that you have your smoker or oven at the right...

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