The 12 Steps of Smoking

The making of a [ahem], masterpiece!? Well if nothing else, we had a lot of laughs making this piece. It was a family affair that started with an ear worm. One evening in 2016 while approaching our house, a special someone got a jingle about smoked meats stuck in their head to the tune of…

Time for Turkey

Whether it’s fresh or frozen, or that free bird you got after spending hundreds of dollars at the grocery store, or a bird you forgot about in your spare freezer (recent situation), there are options for thawing and cooking your turkey. I prefer to thaw, season the night before, and then begin cooking. I wound up…

Smoked Turkey and Apple Curry

What to do with that half bushel of apples picked at the orchard? Sure, you can make apple pie, apple strudel, apple fritters, apple pancakes, baked apples, apple sauce, but how about something a bit more savory? Try this turkey experiment gone really well. I tapped into my stash of vacuum packed and frozen smoked…

We Are R.I.T.I.S.

In 2015 we were invited to participate in the Rockland County Annual Charity Barbecue Festival by organizers who had been following our BBQ adventures on social media. Rub It Til It Smokes (RITISBBQ) was born. In the years since, we have volunteered in BBQ fundraising efforts supporting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and No Shave November,…