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The Butchers Block | Bearded Butchers Blog

  • Hollywood Pork Butt Recipe

    Craving some savory pork butt with a blend of sweet herbs and cane sugar? Check out this easy recipe featuring our Hollywood Blend. 

  • How to Make Beef Bone Broth

    Making beef bone broth at home is one of the easiest things you can do and you'll get superior results over that stuff you buy in the store. We're going to give you the facts about beef bone broth to help dispel some of the misunderstandings and then we'll let you know how you can make it right in your home kitchen and store it to use whenever you want.
  • Seth's Smoked Ribs Recipe

    One of the most popular meats we put on the smoker is racks of ribs. They are easy to make, delicious, and fun to share. Everyone has their favorite way of doing ribs but we get lots of requests for the "Secret Recipe" Seth uses when he is smoking a rack of ribs. So due to popular demand, this is the recipe we use to make our favorite ribs.
  • The Best Garlic Butter Steak Recipe

    Today we'll show you one of our favorite ways to make tender, juicy, flavor-packed steak in about 15 minutes. This is a great recipe for those random Wednesday night steak dinners, when you don't have time to spend hours slaving over the grill. The secret to this recipe is a garlic and herb compound butter you can make ahead of time that adds a tremendous amount of richness and flavor to your meal.
  • How to Throw the Ultimate 4th of July BBQ

    The Fourth of July is a great excuse to throw an epic BBQ party. It's time to get out the grill or smoker and grab a few of the best 4th of July BBQ recipes featuring fresh summer flavors.
  • Easy Smoked Fish Recipe

    It's easy to smoke fish incorrectly and end up with an expensive piece of dry and tasteless meat. We're going to show you the right way to smoke fish today so you'll be confident that you can get professional results every time.
  • Summer BBQ Sides

    Summer is the perfect time to show off your grilling and smoking skills. Nothing sets off a better summer party than having epic side dishes that complement your barbecue. We're sharing our take on a few classic sides that will give you the perfect opportunity to take an otherwise boring BBQ side dish and make it a showstopper.
  • Brisket Burnt Ends: What They Are and How to Make Them

    While burnt ends were once Friday night specialties in Kansas City BBQ joints as a way to make a little money off parts that were otherwise just scraps, today you'll find people going miles out of their way specifically for a burnt end sandwich. With our recipe, your friends and family will be blown away by the intense smokiness, crunchy bark, and the tender and juicy deliciousness of each mouthful of burnt ends.
  • Bison vs Beef

    Bison is a much-hyped meat today and is often a feature in high-end barbecue cuisine, like the tomahawk bison steak we grilled last year. You've probably seen some select cuts of bison in your local grocery store, and you'll frequently find ground bison for sale. And I'm sure the first thing you'll notice is that bison is a lot more expensive than beef. You may wonder if the extra cost pays off with a better piece of meat.
  • Glaze vs Sauce: What's the Difference?

    There are a few differences between sauce and glaze that set them apart from one another, and also a few similarities that lead to the confusion between what is a glaze and what is a sauce. Today, we're breaking them both down and sharing one of our favorite glaze recipes. 
  • What Are Pig Wings?

    Where do pig wings come from you may ask? They come from super-rare flying pigs, of course! We're just kidding, and it's probably a good thing that pigs don't fly. If you'd like to learn where pig wings come from and how to cook them, keep reading!
  • The Best Grilled Shrimp Recipe

    Sometimes, you just want a delicious shrimp meal that's quick to cook and easy to clean up. This is a great recipe you can make any day that's so simple you won't want to make shrimp any other way. This recipe uses simple ingredients that are easy to find in most grocery stores. Plus, it's a great way to add a little tropical flavor to your family dinner any time of year.