Our Favorite Store-Bought BBQ Rub

By Dog Tired BBQ | May 30, 2020 |
Yellow lab and black dog sitting outside next to a bucket of seasoning

2 Gringo’s Chupacabra seasoning holds a special place in our heart. We have been using it on all kinds of BBQ meat for over 6 years now!

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Colorado Pinto Beans

By Dog Tired BBQ | May 22, 2020 |
pinto beans with pulled pork in a bowl

Did you know that the Pinto Bean is America’s favorite bean and the Pinto Bean capital of the world is in Colorado? Well, in honor of our favorite bean, we are sharing this recipe that’s perfect for using up some leftover pulled pork…should you have any.

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The History of Texas BBQ

By Dog Tired BBQ | May 16, 2020 |
Texas Flag

Texas BBQ got its start from European settlers, but today Texas BBQ has evolved into four distinct styles within the state.

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BBQ Pulled Pork

By Dog Tired BBQ | May 9, 2020 |

Pulled pork is a BBQ staple that is really difficult to mess up. Originating in the South, it is made from either pork shoulder or pork butt. It is typically slowed smoked over wood, but it can easily be cooked in your kitchen oven as well.

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How to Select the Right BBQ Wood

By Dog Tired BBQ | May 8, 2020 |
firewood burning in a BBQ smoker

Choosing the right BBQ wood can be highly personal. Here we discuss what factors go in to the final wood selection when using a bbq smoker.

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Dew Drop Ranch Jalapeño Coleslaw

By Dog Tired BBQ | Apr 29, 2020 |
bowl of coleslaw on a counter

Coleslaw is to BBQ as peanut butter is to jelly. They just belong together. Some people eat is as a side, while others put it in a sandwich with their pulled pork. Either way, it is considered the most popular BBQ salad that exists. This version kicks it up a notch with some jalapeño heat.

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Smoking the Perfect Brisket

By Dog Tired BBQ | Apr 29, 2020 |
Sliced brisket on a cutting board

Just like all proper BBQ, smoking brisket takes patience. Depending on the size of your brisket it can take over 24 hours before it’s ready to eat, so you really need to plan ahead for this one.

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Smoking the Perfect Rack of Ribs

By Dog Tired BBQ | Apr 28, 2020 |
seven bbq ribs racks cooking in a smoker

The key to good BBQ is patience. We can’t help you with that, but we can walk you through the rest of the steps to cook the Perfect Rack of Ribs.

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Classic Texas BBQ Sauce

By Dog Tired BBQ | Apr 27, 2020 |
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BBQ sauce is a very much a regional thing. In Texas, a good piece of smoked meat doesn’t NEED any sauce at all. When we do put it on our meat, we prefer the type of barbecue sauce that has a tomato base.

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Classic Texas BBQ Dry Rub

By Dog Tired BBQ | Apr 27, 2020 |
Cooked Texas BBQ Ribs

Tried and true, this classic Texas dry rub recipe will yield a nice bark on your meat every time.

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