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The Top Mouthwatering Recipes From The AmazingRibs.com Team (32 Recipes, 2 Articles)

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Every year at AmazingRibs.com, we take a peek at the recipes that you, our visitors, enjoyed the most over the course of the entire year.

Of course, ribs and brisket are near the top, but you might be surprised by some of the other recipes and how-tos. Homemade pastrami, homemade bacon, and Chicago Italian beef sandwiches all made the list. We’re thrilled that you are enjoying these dishes! Now it’s time to dive in.

Sauced rack of ribs on a tray

A Killer Smoked BBQ Ribs Recipe That Shames The 3-2-1 Method

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Mastering smoked ribs -- whether they are St. Louis style ribs, spare ribs, or baby back ribs -- with our comprehensive tutorial and recipe will make you a backyard all star.
pulled pork sandwich with sauce

An Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe With Mouthwatering Results

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

This easy pulled pork recipe skips the slow cooker to create authentic low-and-slow smoked pulled pork on a smoker or grill. With smoke woven through the moist meat, bits of seasoned crust, and a gentle splash of BBQ sauce, pulled pork is perfect for your next backyard cookout.
brisket on a grill

Authentic Texas Style Smoked Brisket Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Behold the best smoked brisket recipe ever! Texas style brisket is more than a recipe, it is a concept and a goal. It all begins by selecting the right meat, trimming it, seasoning it, smoking it, slicing it, and more. Follow this easy BBQ brisket guide for mouthwatering results!
burnt ends

Brisket Burnt Ends: A Kansas City Original Made At Home

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

When done right, smoked brisket burnt ends are the perfect bite. Find out how to make your own with this tested recipe featuring the point muscle of the brisket.
Smoked Texas style beef rib

Smoked BBQ Beef Ribs Just Like They Do ‘Em In Texas

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Create delicious Brontosaurus sized beef ribs at home with this tested smoked Texas beef rib recipe. Whether it is meaty beef short ribs or the more flavorful beef back ribs, the key to successfully replicating this Texas BBQ classic is cooking them low and slow over live fire with just the perfect touch of smoke.
Sliced homemade pastrami

A Smoked Pastrami Recipe That’s Close To Katz’s

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

If you've ever wondered how to make pastrami then we've got you covered. Moist, tender, and full of flavor, this is the ultimate homemade smoked pastrami recipe. So what is pastrami? Simply put, it's Jewish barbecue, i.e. corned beef that has been smoked. This is about as close to Katz's pastrami recipe as you'll get!
Plated grilled spatchcocked chicken

Grilled Citrus Herb Spatchcocked Chicken Recipe

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Clint Cantwell, Champion Pitmaster

If you’ve been frustrated by unsuccessful grilled chicken, this recipe for citrus herb rubbed spatchcocked chicken will be a revelation. By removing the backbone and grilling it bone-side down, the chicken slow roasts without drying out or burning while also making sure the dark and white meat cook evenly.
raw bacon

How To Make Smoked Homemade Bacon – It Is So Much Better Than Store Bought

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Homemade bacon is easy and the results are much better than grocery store smoked bacon. Once you have the basic homemade smoked bacon recipe down, you can vary the ingredients to make countless flavor variations.
Smoked shredded chuck roast

This Pulled Chuck Roast Recipe Is A Smoky Flavor Explosion

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Clint Cantwell, Champion Pitmaster

Chuck roast has never tasted better. By using a low and slow barbecue technique, this already flavorful cut of beef picks up the wonderful taste of smoke and is rendered juicy and tender enough to pull into shreds. Using the pulled BBQ chuck roast method results in beef that can be used for tacos and countless other dishes.
Sliced smoked chuck roast

Thrill Your Tastebuds With This Slow Smoked Chuck Roast Recipe

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Clint Cantwell, Champion Pitmaster

With this smoked sliced chuck roast recipe, you'll be able to create beef as moist, tender, and flavorful as traditional Texas brisket. Taken from the shoulder of the steer directly above the brisket, chuck roast offers as much flavor as its neighboring cut but at a much more manageable price and weight.
roast turkey with sage

Grilled Or Smoked Turkey Recipe: Our Guide To A Perfect Bird

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Our grilled and smoked turkey recipe and tutorial make your ordinary holiday meal extraordinary! Here's everything you need to know about making the ultimate holiday bird. We also bust some myths, discuss side dishes, and so much more!
Chicago Italian beef sandwich

Classic Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich Recipe Done At Home

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Classic Italian Beef Sandwiches are a popular regional specialty in Chicago and here is the recipe to make easy authentic Italian beef sandwiches at home featuring slow smoked beef, drippings, and peppers.
Charlie Vergos Rendezvous

Need BBQ Ribs Fast? Check Out This Quick & Easy Rendezvous Ribs Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous is a Memphis BBQ staple and now you can create their signature dry rubbed ribs at home. In this quick and easy recipe, baby back ribs are cooked hot and fast over charcoal, basted constantly with a vinegary mop sauce, and then covered in their seasoning. In true Memphis fashion, there is no sauce on these dry rub ribs.
Grilled Buffalo wings on a plate

No Mess Crispy Grilled Buffalo Wings

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Grilling Buffalo wings may sound like blasphemy but the results from this non-deep fried twist are simply amazing. By cooking this All-American Classic on the grill, you avoid the deep frying mess while also adding a deep, smoky flavor. The Buffalo wings start with indirect smoke before being crisped over direct heat.
Char siu ribs in takeout container

This Chinatown Char Siu Ribs Recipe Tastes Great Cooked Indoors Or Out

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Everybody loves Chinese restaurant "BBQ" ribs. They have a distinct pork flavor, a glossy sheen that implies the sweet glaze beneath, and a glowing red-pink color that penetrates the surface. Here's a simple recipe for making Chinatown char siu ribs at home on your grill or in the oven featuring a flavorful marinade.
Roast beef sandwich

Authentic Pit Roast Beef Done Right In Your Own Backyard

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

If you've dreaded stuff that passes for roast beef and wished you could find the real deal then this Baltimore pit beef recipe is for you.
double smoked ham

You Have Stumbled Across The Ultimate Double Smoked Ham Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Create the best ham you've ever tasted with this ultimate double smoked ham recipe. Ordinary store bought whole or spiral ham is taken over the top by slowly smoking it on the grill. The true star of the show, however, is the sweet and savory glaze!
Bowl of Smoked mac-and-cheese

Smoked Mac and Cheese May Be The Best Version Ever

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Clint Cantwell, Champion Pitmaster

Macaroni and cheese rises to new heights after hitting the grill in this smoked mac and cheese recipe. Baked over live fire with the perfect touch of smoke, the end result is a rich and smoky mac-and-cheese that you’ll dream of for days to come. Served as a main course or side dish, smoked mac and cheese is a surefire hit.
bbq baked beans

Bourbon BBQ Baked Beans, A Simply Amazing Side

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Step up your next cookout with this recipe for the ultimate BBQ baked beans featuring a kiss of Bourbon. This will arguably result in the best baked beans you've ever had, certain to wow your guests. While there are a lot of ingredients, it's actually quick and easy to assemble then stew to perfection.
Grilled steak

Recipe Secrets Revealed For Grilled Steaks That Put The Best Restaurants To Shame

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Create grilled steaks as good or better than they do in the best expensive steakhouses with this comprehensive how-to and recipe. From selecting the right cut and beef grade to smoking and searing on the grill, you'll be grilling up mouthwatering steaks for your family and guests in no time!
Double cheeseburgers on a plate

Hamburger Secrets: How The Zen Master Prepares A Real Happy Meal Hamburger

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Here's everything you need to know about burgers and how to make the best hamburger you ever tasted.
pastrami rub raw

A Pastrami Rub Recipe That Rivals New York’s Famed Katz’s Deli

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Pastrami depends heavily on the spice blend applied to the cured corned beef. But the distinctive combination of coriander, black pepper, and other spices works wonders on goose or duck breast, on pork belly, on beef short ribs to name a few options. After much research and trial and error, here's my approximation of Katz's pastrami rub recipe.
Hamburger on homemade brioche bun

The Steakburger Recipe That Puts The Best Steakhouses On Notice

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Here's everything you need to know to make the best thick juicy crispy steakburger hamburger you ever tasted. This reverse seared steakhouse burger recipe produces perfectly cooked burgers with rich steak flavors, a wonderful smoky undertone, perfectly seasoned interior, and enough juice to soak the bun.
Sliced prime rib roast

The Science Of Cooking Prime Rib, Tenderloin, And Other Beef Roasts

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

There are some tricks to learning how to cook a perfect prime rib, tenderloin, round, rump, and other beef roasts and we have assembled them all in one place! Discover our secrets for ensuring it is cooked right from end to end and with a deeply flavored crust in this ultimate prime rib recipe.
whole hog by the Shed

Going Whole Hog: What You Need To Know To Smoke Roast A Hog Or Suckling Pig

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Learn how to cook a whole hog the way the pros do it. Our whole hog or suckling pig smoking guide discusses everything from shopping to prepping and serving in our extensive whole hog recipe.
Memphis dust dry rub

Meathead’s World Famous Memphis Dust Rub Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

This popular Memphis dust bbq dry rub recipe is the only seasoning blend you'll ever need for pork, chicken, fish, beef, and veggies. The rub is based on Memphis style BBQ, where ribs are served "dry," letting the seasoning and smoked shine by skipping the sauce.
BBQ rub being sprinkled on to meat

Big Bad Beef Dry Rub Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

This flavorful beef dry rub recipe is perfect for seasoning brisket, beef ribs, steak, and more. In Texas, many barbecue joints use plain old salt and pepper, called Dalmatian rub. But beef brisket and beef ribs can handle, and benefit from, a more potent mix of spices. You can make this beef rub in advance and store it.
chicken roasting on a grill rack

Simon & Garfunkel Spice Rub For Poultry Recipe

With “parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme,” as the song goes, this herb blend goes on everything. Try it on chicken, turkey, potatoes, grilled asparagus, eggs, pork, you name it.
Smokey Salsa Verder

Smokey Salsa Verde Takes Your Tacos to 10

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Big Jim Maivald

This smokey salsa verde recipe puts the boring store bought stuff to shame thanks to the depth of flavor created by charring the ingredients.
Chickens dunked in Alabama white BBQ sauce at Big Bob Gibsons

Big Bob Gibson’s Bama Birds With White BBQ Sauce Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Packed full of flavor, this recipe for Alabama white BBQ sauce is the perfect addition to grilled and smoked chicken. Adapted from the original white BBQ sauce that was created by famed Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Que in Decatur, Alabama, this isn't your ordinary sticky sweet BBQ sauce as it relies on mayonnaise and vinegar.
Kansas City BBQ Sauce

This Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce Is The Real Deal

By:

Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Say so long to bottled BBQ sauce and hello to amped up homemade Kansas City-style sauce with this step-by-step recipe. Thick and sweet, Kansas City barbecue sauce has been a crowd favorite since the introduction of KC Masterpiece in the 70s. Our delicious recipe features multiple layers of flavors, sweets, and heats.
mustard BBQ sauce in a jar

Columbia Gold, A South Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce Recipe

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Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

In Mid-South Carolina, from Columbia to Charleston on the coast, BBQ sauce is yellow. HereÍs a quick and easy recipe for classic South Carolina mustard sauce. For those who are only familiar with traditional red BBQ sauces, yellow mustard sauce can be jarring at first -- at least until that first flavorful bite.
grilled tomato pasta with raisins

Grilled Tomato Pesto Adds A Burst Of Flavor To Your Favorite Pasta

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Big Jim Maivald

Here is a fast and easy pasta recipe with a fun grilled twist on pesto. This tasty dinner is ready in 30 minutes or less.
best mojito north of Miami

Enjoy The Best Mojito North of Miami With This Simple Recipe

By:

Big Jim Maivald

There are few summer cocktails that are more refreshing than the minty and citrusy mojito. Here's an easy and authentic recipe.

Published On: 1/13/2020 Last Modified: 8/30/2023

 

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