Three Dogs BBQ Blog

By Bill A. | The Magazine Version of the Three Dogs BBQ Blog

Oinktoberfest 2017

Last weekend, the Three Dogs roadshow pack up and headed to Clarence, NY for our final contest of 2017, Oinktoberfest. This was one final chance for …

Mid-Summer Review

July and August saw our usual competition slowdown. July saw Three Dogs head up to Old Forge, New York to compete in The Great Adirondack BBQ …

Pork Steaks - St. Louis Style

The pork steak. Beautiful slices, thick or thin, of porky goodness straight from the pork butt. Some white meat, some dark meat, all perfectly …

A Day at the Asylum: Almost Heaven BBQ Bash

Last weekend, the Three Dogs BBQ road show packed up and headed off to the asylum. BBQ'er's are a little crazy to be in the world of competition BBQ. …

Catching Up

It has been a busy few months around Three Dogs Headquarters. While I would like to be able to pay the bills by making BBQ, the reality of life is …

BBQ in the Valley - Jamestown, NY.

Last weekend Three Dogs BBQ packed up the trailer and kicked off the New York portion of our BBQ schedule for 2017 by competing in a first year …

Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Cookoff - Kings Mountain, NC

Last weekend, Three Dogs BBQ kicked off their 2017 season with a round trip down to sunny Kings Mountain, NC to compete in the 21st Annual Kings …

American Royal BBQ Pilgrimage Day 4: Christy's Tasty Queen

Day four of our American Royal adventure just happened to fall on a Tuesday. In Kansas City, Tuesday is Tenderloin Tuesday. At least it is for Rod …

American Royal BBQ Pilgrimage: Day 3 - Joe's Kansas City BBQ

Day three of our pilgrimage dawned sunny and warm. We were hunkered down in an RV park just outside Kansas City for the next few days until we could …

American Royal BBQ Pilgrimage: Day 2 - Plowboys BBQ

Day two of the American Royal BBQ pilgrimage started in downtown St. Louis with sunny skies and temperatures made for shorts. The RV was hitched up …

Caramelized Onion Smoked Meatloaf, Finished on the Grill

The balmy winter of 2015-16 is a thing of the past. The 2016-17 winter is shaping up to be like any other winter around here. Windy, cold, and snowy. …

Imo's Pizza - St. Louis Style Pizza

This past October, Hope and I were lucky enough to be invited to travel to Kansas City, KS with our good friends from Red Valley BBQ to help them …

The Smoking Cow

Earlier this year, The Grilled Cheese Academy ran their yearly grilled cheese contest on the Book of Faces. $10,000 was to be awarded to the winner. …

Smoked Venison Shoulder Roast

Say cheese!<p>The oldest is an avid hunter and that would be his biggest hobby. This year, we lucky enough that he dropped off a three pound venison …

Chicken Shawarma Pizza

I'm not the type to go out to lunch too often. I usually brown bag leftovers from the night before. If I went out to lunch all the time, I would be …

End of the Summer Season

It has been too long since our last post. You know how it can be. Life gets in the way, interests and hobbies suffer. Rest assured though, we have …

Grilled Venison Backstrap with a Balsamic Marinade

A few weeks ago, The Oldest called me up late in the week and wanted me to smoke 30 pounds of assorted venison and goose meat into jerky. I didn't …

Garlic Lovers Grilling Sauce

A couple of weeks ago as I was scrolling through my Flipboard feed, I saw this tasty looking garlic grilling sauce posted from the Date Night Doins …

Grilled Hasselback Potatoes

I have always been horrible with potatoes on the grill. I have made many a foil wrapped package of sliced tater that came out one of three ways: too …

The Smoking Bacon & Hog Cookbook - Award Winning Grilled Pork Chops

A month or so ago, the fine folks over at Page Street Publishing Co. sent me a copy of The Smoking Bacon & Hog Cookbook by Bill Gillespie.<br>Bill and …

Roc City Rib Fest 2016 - Rochester, NY

Last weekend, the Three Dogs BBQ roadshow packed up the trailer and headed to the 2016 version of the Roc City Rib Fest in Rochester, New York. This …

Salt City BBQ Festival - Syracuse, NY

Last weekend, the Three Dogs BBQ Roadshow packed up the trailer and headed to Syracuse to compete in the Salt City BBQ Festival. We were looking …

One Last Comfort Food Post for a Dreary Day

I need to mow the lawn. Badly. But, I need a part and it is on order. So, on this overcast day during a spring that seems to be swinging between …

Paella on the Grill

Part of the festivities last weekend at The Ironman BBQ competition was a friendly, informal Paella cooking throw down between a few of the teams. No …

The Ironman - Greencastle, PA

"This is Intense!" That is a direct quote from a former elite athlete. A four year starter on a three time NCAA Champion Soccer team. If I ever had a …

Maple Bourbon Wrapped Smoked Turkey Breasts Stuffed with Cheddar and Poblano Peppers,

I had my eye on the weather towards the end of February. After one of our short cold snaps, the weekend forecast was shaping up nicely. 70, sunny, no …

Pork Tenderloin with Grapes on the Grill

Getting away from the "same old, same old" could be the title of this post as well. For most of us, we make the same stuff, the same way, from rote …

Pulled Bacon Potato Chowder

I was rummaging though the Ice Cave a few weeks ago. You know, the never ending battle with trying to keep your freezer neat and orderly. As I was …

Filipino Style London Broil

Sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas I had a mission. Take a London broil and turn it into dinner. I am usually pretty good at coming up with …