5 Steps to Take Before You Fire your Grill

Brand new grill - blog title on how to prep your grill in 5 steps

Using a Grill For The First Time? Take These 5 Steps Before You Fire It Up Ah, the smells and tastes of summertime barbecue. You know that time of year is fast approaching, and we can’t help but get excited because heading outdoors and firing up the grill brings us pure joy. That level of […]

Barbeque, Grilling, and Smoking: What’s the Difference?

Burning logs in a Barbecue pit firebox

Barbeque, Grilling, and Smoking: What’s the Difference? You can’t have a conversation about cooking outdoors without hearing the words barbeque, grilling, and smoking. Most people consider these three elements synonymous, but do they really mean the same thing? Can you perform these cooking methods interchangeably and not change the outcome of whatever food you’re preparing? […]

The Best Football Food Is RIGHT HERE!

Football season means awesome couch quarterback/tailgate/fall cookout food, and all of it is awesome! For us, pulled pork is the staple food of football, and depending on the weather, we’ve made it in the crockpot, on an outdoor spit, in the oven, and on the stovetop. This weekend, we used both slow cooker and backyard […]

Let’s Do That Memorial Day Barbecue Right – Barbecue Month!

Texas Pepper Jelly might give equal play to both indoor and outdoor cooking, but when push comes to shove, our hearts in in those outdoor grills. Don’t think for a minute that outdoor cooking has only one rule: outdoors. Outdoor cooking comes with, well, maybe not “rules,” but directions. Directions that MUST BE FOLLOWED for […]