Welcome to the HowToBBQRight Podcast with Malcom & Rachelle Reed. Here we talk all about our weekly YouTube recipes, what we’re grilling at the house, tips and tricks for grilling and our competition BBQ contests.
The “Memphis in May” Problem, Open Fire Cooking & BEST Holiday Party Food
In this week’s HowToBBQRight Podcast, how was Malcom’s Thanksgiving celebrations (00:20)? He LOVED watching the Egg Bowl… me not so much (07:08). At Deer Camp, Malcom and the Buck Junkies were THROWING DOWN on their new Breeo fire pit (09:05), and Mark whipped up some crazy marbled pork chops (15:22)! What’s going on with Memphis in May 2024 (22:40)? Should we do a HowToBBQRight BBQ Fest, instead (30:36)? Malcom really does make the best Blue Plate Blue Cheese dip (33:38), and I want to know what holiday party food he’s serving it up with (37:19). What foods are we reaching for every holiday season (45:50)? There are only TWO episodes left in Season 6… how are we planning to close out the year (55:50)?
Talking Turkey with Meat Dave BBQ
In this week’s HowToBBQRight Podcast, we’ve got a SPECIAL guest hanging out with us today (00:17)! Dave’s been cooking up some ideas to mix the best of BBQ and Comedy all in one package (04:47). Dave gives his insight on his comedy origin story and how it all began (08:12).. There were ALL KINDS of shenanigans going on during the comedy cruise Dave is back from (18:42)! Dave spills some of his SECRET RECIPES from his first OFFICIAL BBQ contest (23:22)! We get the spill ALL about some of Dave’s killer seafood recipes from his younger days (34:59) What kinds of grills is Dave taking across the country while he’s on tour (40:00)? Instead of marketing a T-shirt or a Hat, Dave’s selling a rub that you can use for EVERYTHING (42:00)! Dave reminisces on his memories from his scenic BBQ tour and all of the AWESOME BBQ cooks he met along the way (49:00)! On top of managing his tour dates, Dave is constantly keeping everything in line at home being an AWESOME dad (52:40)! With Thanksgiving on the horizon, what does Thanksgiving look like for Dave (56:36)? We might be some BBQ enthusiasts but we’ve sure had our fair share of grill catastrophes (1:02:27)... We took a dive into Dave’s grill setup on the road, but what does the home patio look like (1:06:08)?.. Finally we close out with some future plans for a HowToBBQRight comedy show (1:12:28)!
Thanksgiving Turkeys: Thawing, Brining, Smoking & More!
In this week’s HowToBBQRight Podcast, it’s almost TURKEY TIME, y’all (00:26)! We’re dropping some Thanksgiving Care Packages over on the 'Let's Get to Cookin’ community (08:00)! When should you start buying your turkeys for Thanksgiving (08:40)? What’s the best brand of turkey to buy (12:50)? The turkey may be the face of Thanksgiving, but the SIDES are where it’s at (17:57)! Which is better: Stuffing or Dressing (21:05)? How many days do you need to thaw out your turkey (26:34)? I pick Malcom’s brain about the do’s and don’ts of brining a turkey (30:31). When and what should you inject your bird with this year (35:39)? Is it okay to stuff AND smoke a turkey (43:54)? How long should your turkey be left in the pit (49:54)? How long can you hold a turkey for, after you cook it (51:23)? Can you dry brine a turkey (54:54)? Finally, we close out with Malcom’s final tips for you to make the BEST Thanksgiving turkey you can this holiday season (59:36)!
The BEST Burgers: Smoked, Grilled or Flat Top Griddled?
Today on the HowToBBQRight Podcast, Malcom and I went to Oxford to see the Rebels play (00:40). Malcom wants to know how old is “too old” to trick-or-treat (03:40), and we had another cold weather chili weekend (04:48). Malcom and Mark are cooking up another basics video for YouTube (06:30). I want Malcom to spill the beans about that Brat Burger (08:30)... THIS is why you don’t want to overwork your burger meat (16:59). This is the BEST tip to making burger patties (21:25). Malcom can be a little extra in the grocery store (25:05)... What is the BEST CHEESE for cheeseburgers (28:03)? What are the differences between grilled, smoked, and flat-topped burgers (30:22)? Should you be glazing your burgers (31:40)? What are slug burgers (33:33)? This Texas BBQ Festival is where it’s at (37:49). We discuss and answer community questions about party coolers, resting meat, and more (39:42)! This is the best cooler used for resting meats (40:13). How long can you rest a brisket for (43:06)? Should you separate the point from the flat when smoking a brisket (45:43)? What competition tricks can you use for catering large events (47:42)? This was the BEST BBQ Sandwich, ever (56:00). This is what’s coming up at HowToBBQRight HQ (57:49).
Tips and Tricks for Smoking Ribs & Competition Lifestyle feat. Swine Life BBQ
Today on the HowToBBQRight Podcast, Malcom and I bring on Mark from Swine Life BBQ to talk rib magic (00:24)! We discuss our series, “Basics to…” and our upcoming videos (01:31). Malcom and I went to Royal Oak HQ for their invitational (02:35). Everyone else was showcasing meats… Malcom was showcasing Bullfrog (04:22). How has Mark been doing in competition cooking (07:20)? What should you look for when buying ribs from the store (16:07)? Let’s debate spare ribs vs. baby back ribs (19:18). You have to adapt recipes depending on what you’re smoking on (21:26). What are the BIGGEST differences between fresh versus frozen ribs (24:00)? The 3-2-1 Rib method is outdated (29:43)… There is such a thing as TOO MUCH smoke (32:06). Mark does not use binders on ribs (35:20). Seasoning is a wonderful asset in the cooking world (38:22)... What is the perfect ratio of meat on the pit (40:40)? How would Malcom and Mark cook their perfect ribs (44:40)? Is texture an important factor to ribs (53:18)? Mark gives his final thoughts and major tips on cooking ribs (57:41). Check us out on our H2Q community and upcoming videos (1:03:24)!
Grilling Tips and Tricks, Bacon Grease & Smoking Beef Jerky
Today on the HowToBBQRight Podcast, Malcom and I talk about storing (01:00) and vacuum-sealing leftover chili (01:20). How was Malcom's experience at Oktober Fest for the BBQ Battle Finals in Cleveland (06:09)? Malcom lights the grill to start the cook-off… (10:35). This is Malcom’s kind of meat smorgasbord (14:21). I found the best cheese grater in the world (18:24). Why is cutting against the grain important (23:54)? DON’T try this Blue Playe Mayo Pie (32:20)… When cooking baked beans, should you add your bacon raw or parcooked (36:46)? I want to know what Malcom adds bacon grease to, to make it better (40:47). This is how Malcom makes his own smoked beef jerky (42:50). Smoked beef short rib wagyu recipe is on the way (49:32)… Malcom is heading back to Royal Oak for the Invitational (53:32)! Malcom and Tyler are having a catastrophe in fantasy football (56:59). Check out our HowToBBQRight Community and upcoming recipes (1:00:13)!
If you want to learn how to BBQ right, this is your show!
Thank you gor All the hard work and BBQ LUV! 😘😘😘 Kimmy
I just stumbled upon this podcast randomly and I’m glad I did. These are just great people.