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How To Smoke Meat
How To Smoke Meat

I had never ever used a smoker before I met my other half Jeff. Quickly after he taught me how to use it I realized that going my whole life unknowing this was tragic. I had been missing out on some amazing food. You can do so many things on a smoker. Pork, chicken, beef, […]



Seven Savory Grilling Spices for Chicken, Pork & Beef
Seven Savory Grilling Spices for Chicken, Pork & Beef

There are numerous spices used for BBQ and grilling, but which ones are essential for America’s favorite summer pastime? Several of the following were original travelers along the spice route centuries ago. Who are we to argue with tradition? Have these in your spice rack before you plan that menu and fire up the grill […]



Sticky Fingers BBQ Sauce Rocks!
Sticky Fingers BBQ Sauce Rocks

  The Great American Spice Company has been selling Sticky Fingers BBQ Sauce products like mad for years, finally John (one of our employees) traveled to their BBQ joint in Charleston, SC.  From a half chicken to a full rack of ribs, their award winning sauces lock in the flavor and juices from inside to outside. Sticky Fingers Carolina Classic BBQ […]



Bar-B-Que Chicken Drumsticks
Bar-B-Que Chicken Drumsticks

Jon and I have been making barbequed drumsticks on the grill for a long time; they are quick, easy and tasty, but we’ve never used a rub. We’ve been missing out! The combination of the spicy rub and the spicy-sweet sauce is simply mouthwatering. Using the two together really ramps up the flavor. Juicy and […]



Smoked Chipotle Brown Sugar Chicken with Green Veggies
Smoked Chipotle Brown Sugar Chicken with Green Veggies

It’s summer time, which means it’s grilling time, and what better way to kick off the grilling season than with some smoked chicken. We’ve never smoked anything before, so this was truly an experiment, but a fun one at that. The Garlic Chipotle & Savina Rub, Paprika Smoked Sweet and brown sugar created the perfect […]



5 Grilling Tips and Suggestions
5 Grilling Tips and Suggestions

BBQ and Grilling has been woven into the fabric of American culture since the 1950’s when George Stephen got an idea after inheriting a controlling interest in a metal spinning company called Weber Brothers. Since that day, firing up the grill has been a sacred ritual heralding the start of summer. In 2009 there were […]



Make Your Own Rub
Make Your Own Rub

Photo Credit: Christopher Aloi To make your own rub, or buy pre-blended? That is the question. Having your own signature rub can be a lot of fun. It makes a great gift for a friend and gives you something to brag about at your next cookout… but is it for you?  There are a few […]



Can't grill out, get some Charcoal Seasoning!
Can’t grill out, get some Charcoal Seasoning!

We’ve all been stuck in those apartment leases where the landlord won’t allow grills, so what do you do in the summer with no grill? Bring the flavor of the grill inside to your kitchen. Add a little of our secret Charcoal Seasoning, then bake, broil, or pan fry your favorite grilled item and watch as your […]