Category Archives: BBQ Notes

Cartersville’s Hidden Gem: Appalachian Grill

Smokin J’s Barbeque will be judging this weekend’s (March 31 – April 1, 2017) Georgia Barbecue Association sanctioned event in downtown Cartersville, Georgia.  Sponsored by BBQ & Brews, this will be a family event featuring great food, music and fun. … Continue reading

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Arthrogryposis Mini-Meet Up

Smokin J’s Barbeque had the pleasure of cooking up a couple of pork butts for our Arthrogryposis family.  This “Mini-Meet Up” usually occurs twice a year, once in the summer and once in the fall, for those affected by Arthrogryposis … Continue reading

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Hearty Beef Ribs on the Grill

Hearty Beef Ribs on the Grill Doug loves beef ribs, better than pork because of the red meat flavor.  He says, “it is like your a caveman ripping the meat off a large bone.”  Grocery shopping for the weekend, I … Continue reading

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Tailgate Fest 2016

Enjoyed a VERY HOT day at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Georgia this weekend with the Dirty Dirty Tailgate Family (aka Rub Shaker’s Que).  They took top prize in Ribs as judged by certified Georgia Barbecue Association judges and … Continue reading

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University Students Developing the Meatmaster

HOUSTON – Five Rice University seniors are trying to make sure grill masters never undercook or overcook their steaks again. The team, Five Guys & Ribeyes, has designed and constructed a functional prototype seven-sensor meat thermometer for the students’ senior … Continue reading

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Top 20!

In our inaugural season, we cracked the top 20!  Yay  us!  And congratulations to all the teams in the GBA, the the season ending awards banquet was a blast.  With Sauced Hogs taking top honors. Here’s to a new season… … Continue reading

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8th Place!

We had a respectable 8th place finish in the “Loin” category!  Out of 26 Pro teams competing in the Paulding Co. Stars and Stripes Festival, we finished 16th overall!   Already preparing for our first FULL season next year, Doug … Continue reading

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