100 episodes

Two regular guys talking to the biggest names in BBQ. Tips, techniques, recipes. We even cook against some of the best in the business in KCBS and SCA on occasion.

Tailgate Guys BBQ Podcast Steve Koehler and Lyndal Scranton

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 23 Ratings

Two regular guys talking to the biggest names in BBQ. Tips, techniques, recipes. We even cook against some of the best in the business in KCBS and SCA on occasion.

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 119: Kevin Green, Tire Smoke BBQ

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 119: Kevin Green, Tire Smoke BBQ

    Welcome to Episode 119 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast where we find out about the rising cost of meat and the outlook for the rest of the summer from one of the industry’s experts. Kevin Green of The Butcher Shoppe breaks it all down for us.

    We also welcome Jeff Scheurer and Luke Legatt, pitmasters of the KCBS competition team Tire Smoke BBQ out of East Liberty, Ohio. After several near-misses, Tire Smoke BBQ captured its first Grand Championship over the weekend, in Franklin, Indiana.

    • 57 min
    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 118: Ryan Cooper, Chuck Simpson

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 118: Ryan Cooper, Chuck Simpson

    On Episode 118 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast, we visit with Ryan Cooper who co-produces The Smoke Sheet, a weekly, free electronic newsletter that keeps its fingers on the pulse of the BBQ industry with the latest national barbecue news, upcoming events, recipes, media links and more.

    Did you know there are high school BBQ teams? We learn more from Chuck Simpson, a high school teacher in Osceola, Missouri, where he is a coach of the high school BBQ team and youngsters can eat their homework!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 117: Megan Day, Kevin Heese

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 117: Megan Day, Kevin Heese

    When we had Megan Day of Burnt Finger BBQ on the show earlier this spring, she hinted at a big television project but couldn’t yet disclose it. Now she can. On Episode 117 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast, Megan tells us about Food Network’s BBQ Brawl, Season 2, where she’s one of 12 contestants.

    After visiting with Megan, we go “Under the Radar” to find out more about an up-and-coming pitmaster. This week’s guest is Kevin Heese of Kansas City’s Weekend Bum BBQ.

    #SmokeEmIfYouGotEm

    • 53 min
    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 116: Sterling Ball, Dusty Ware

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 116: Sterling Ball, Dusty Ware

    If you follow competition BBQ you know Sterling Ball the “Big Poppa” in Big Poppa Smokers. On Episode 116 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show we have a terrific conversation with Sterling about the state of competition Q, musicians who love open-fire cooking and the red-hot roll Sterling and teammate James “The Flame” Perez are on in competition cooking.

    We also check in with Dusty Ware from the Iowa BBQ Store, finding out more about our newest show sponsor. Dusty offers some Father's Day gift ideas.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Epsiode 115: James Cruse, Brie Blackford

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Epsiode 115: James Cruse, Brie Blackford

    It’s Memorial Day Week and on Episode 116 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast offer some tips - along with sharing their BBQ backgrounds - to the backyard grillmaster.

    We visit with James Cruse, whose Bluff City Smokers won the Memphis in May World Championship in Ribs. James also is pitmaster at the Central City BBQ in New Orelans. We also welcome first-time show guest, Brie Blackford. Brie has developed a grilling website EldasKitchen.com which features recipes and a variety of small-batch sauces.

    • 1 hr
    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 114: Tim Scheer, Brad Leighninger, Stan Hays

    Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 114: Tim Scheer, Brad Leighninger, Stan Hays

    On Episode 114 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast, we recap Memphis in May by welcoming Pork Shoulder World Champions Tim Scheer and Brad Leighninger. The Missouri duo combined to lead Team Blues Hog onto a world stage and they talk about how they did it.

    Meanwhile, on the 10-year anniversary of the devastating F5 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, we talk it over with Operation BBQ Relief co-founder and CEO Stan Hays. Joplin was the origin of OBR, which has done so much work over the last decade.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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Thanks Guys

Lots of information for competitive BBQ people, and for the regular backyard BBQ folks. Thanks for breaking it down and making great BBQ attainable for all!

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