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The Butchers Block | Bearded Butchers Blog

  • The Ultimate Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

    Today we want to show you a simple method of making an excellent super juicy turkey every time. This is a great recipe you can make without a bunch of special equipment, hard-to-find ingredients, or crazy cooking processes. We hope you have a great Thanksgiving with friends and family and enjoy our tried and true recipe!
  • Ultimate Cast Iron Guide

    When it comes to legendary cooking surfaces, it's hard to talk about anything other than cast iron. A well-seasoned cast iron skillet is versatile, easy to use, and will last more than a lifetime.
  • Different Types of Wood for Smoking

    Often, the best wood depends on the type of meat smokers are grilling. Once you get confident in your skills with smokers, you can also try combining different species or wood for unique flavors. Hopefully, this guide will help you pick the best wood for the meat you are smoking.
  • Top 5 Blackstone Griddle Recipes

    Griddle cooking can revolutionize your backyard experience. Today, we're going to share some tips and tricks we have learned using the Blackstone griddle – including the right way to season the surface and some of the best recipes we love to make.
  • Grilling and Reverse Searing a Bison Tomahawk Steak

    A popular way to cook a steak right now is the reverse sear method. This fancy term is actually a really easy way to get a perfect medium rare steak with that delightful, crunchy, crispy exterior that only high-heat creates. Today we're sharing our simple recipe that lets you use some of the skills from grilling and smoking to sear a steak to 5-star excellence.
  • Kamado Joe vs Big Green Egg

    Shopping for a kamado grill is a challenge because there are many types and sizes of grills to choose between. Two of the most popular brands on the market are from Kamado Joe and The Big Green Egg. Today, we are going to explore the similarities and differences of these two smokers and help you determine which one will suit your cooking needs the best.
  • Cookout Guide: Labor Day Recipes

    It seems like just yesterday the sun finally came out of hiding, but here we are at the unofficial end of Summertime. Labor Day weekend is here, so we thought it’d be fun to share some of our favorite grilling, smoking, and barbecuing recipes that will make your cookout with family and friends both effortless and delicious. Let's dive right into some key preparation tips and a bunch lip-smacking good food.
  • The Benefits of Smoking with Wood Pellets

    One of our favorite tools to use is our Traeger Grills Iron Wood 885 smoker. But did you know, you can use wood pellets and chips in a gas grill or a charcoal barbecue? Today, we are going to discuss the types of woods you can use to create a delicious, smoky flavor – even if you don't have a Traeger Grill.
  • How to Clean Your Grill

    Keeping your grill clean is an essential element to cooking good tasting, healthy food. We all know it isn’t the most enjoyable activity, but regularly cleaning the grill will make the job less of a challenge. After a while, it'll just become a habit. It’s important to make sure you are cleaning the type of grill grate you have in the correct way. Follow the tips above to get the most out of your grill.
  • The Best Campfire Grill Grates

    A campfire is a magical experience. Add a campfire grill, and you've turned it into a barbecue. They're a great way to easily cook meals over a fire. A good campfire grill is sturdy, durable, and easily portable. We'll share with you some of the features that we think are important, and show you some of the best campfire grills on the market today.
  • Pro Tips: Grilling Every Classic BBQ Food

    The summer sun is finally here, and it’s time to get grilling. Instead of just telling you "how to grill chicken" or a specific barbecue recipe, we're going to share some of our favorite pro tips we have learned over the years for taking popular BBQ dishes over the top. We are going to tackle some common myths and point out some mistakes even experienced grill masters make. We hope you share these tips with your friends and family while gathering around a grill this summer.
  • Our Top Tips for Grilling for a Party

    Everyone loves a big backyard barbecue with friends and family, but it can be stressful for the grill master. When grilling for a big party, a few simple decisions can make the difference between fun and fiasco. Use these tips to make sure every BBQ get-together goes smooth. Afterall, no one wants to remember the big grilling party where the cook couldn’t take the heat.