Food Ideas for Large Groups: Feeding the Hungry Horde in Style

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Food Ideas for Large Groups: Feeding the Hungry Horde in Style Hey, fellow BBQ fans! Are you excited for the holidays and grilling for a large group? We all know how it feels. Hosting a year-end bash with a crowd wondering what delicious treats to serve. Well, fret not because we’ve got your back with […]

BBQ for Beginners: Your Guide to Grilling Greatness

BBQ for Beginners: Your Guide to Grilling Greatness Barbecuing is more than just a way to cook food — it’s a tradition, a culture, and for many, a way to express culinary creativity. Whether you’re looking to host your first BBQ or just refine your grilling skills, this beginner’s guide will walk you through the […]

The Saucy Guide to BBQ Sauce Pairings

Multi bottles of different types of bbq sauce

The Saucy Guide to BBQ Sauce Pairings Welcome to the journey of flavors, where the art of pairing BBQ sauce meets creativity! Here we explore the interplay between types of BBQ sauces and their perfect food companions. Whether you’re a pitmaster, a home cook or simply someone who loves BBQ, get ready to unveil the […]

Grill Flare-Ups: Prevention and Management Tips

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Grill Flare-Ups: Prevention and Management Tips Grilling comes with risks like flare-ups, which can quickly spoil the fun. And if you don’t know by now, we here at Texas Pepper Jelly are huge fans of grilling food. What’s not to like? It’s a great way to cook delicious food outdoors (and indoors), especially when loaded […]

The Great Outdoors: Choosing the Best Method for Your Next Cookout

Outdoor grilling with charcoal and kabobs

The Great Outdoors: Choosing the Best Method for Your Next Cookout Cooking food outdoors is a quintessential American experience. Whether you’re tailgating, camping, or just having a good old-fashioned barbecue, there are a variety of ways to cook your food to perfection. But with so many options, how do you choose the best method for […]

7 Common and Not So Common Ways to Use Barbeque Sauce

Chicken wings with bbq sauce

7 Common and Not So Common Ways to Use Barbeque Sauce BBQ sauce is a staple in many households, and for good reason. If you’re like most folks your mind goes straight to brushing barbeque sauce on chicken and ribs. However, this versatile sauce can be used in so many more ways to add flavor […]

Chuckwagon Cooking Simple, Comfort Food Ideas

biscuits with jelly and chuckwagon in background

Looking for Simple, Comfort Food Ideas? Think Chuckwagon Cooking Chuckwagon cooking is a unique outdoor style rooted in the American West during the late 1880s. Named after the horse-drawn wagons used to feed cowboys on cattle drives, chuckwagon cooking is all about the hearty, simple, and delicious food you can cook over an open fire. […]

Baking on the Grill: How to Adapt Recipes for Outdoor Cooking

Baking on the Grill blog post with baked cornbread and hotdogs on cutting board

Baking on the Grill: How to Adapt Recipes for Outdoor Cooking Love to bake, but hate turning on your oven during the summer? If you have an outdoor grill, you’re in luck; you can bake outside without needing to heat the inside of your house, all in the name of traditional oven recipes. Baking on […]

Best Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

Best Father’s Day Gifts for the BBQ Loving Dad Dad a huge BBQ fan? If your father can’t step away from the grill, we’ve got some Father’s Day gifts sure to please him and his eating audience. Make dad’s day with any one item or a collection of items from our list. You can thank […]

Backyard BBQ Party Ideas & Tips

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15 Backyard BBQ Recipes, Party Ideas, & Tips If you’re looking for backyard bbq ideas and tips that’ll make your party legendary, you’ve come to the right place. We know that food is the foundation of any great gathering and what it takes to showcase any dish. So, without further ado, let’s get to all […]

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