It is with great pleasure that I announce that my best friend, Ryan Léger, and I have committed to competing in a KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition this coming August in the Nation’s capital.  Ryan and I have Continue Reading
In lieu of my commitment to compete this upcoming summer, it’s time to get some practice in on the cut I cook the least – the KING of BBQ – the Beef Brisket.  With time, proper temps, some salt and Continue Reading


Just before Super Bowl 50, I decided to honour Peyton Manning (#18) by challenging myself to cook 18 Times in 7 days leading up to the big game.  I was able to complete the challenge, and ate extremely well during Continue Reading
What is “LEr”? According to Traeger technical support, “LEr” is an error code that appears on the control display when your grill operates for 10 consecutive minutes without reaching 125°F (regardless Continue Reading
Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil is your new best friend! Before cooking anything on your grill, your first step (after assembly) is to foil the areas that will be heavily exposed to grease and drippings.  Two key areas you Continue Reading
Start your fire. Since the Traeger makes life easy by being able to set your temperature and literally walking away, lighting the fire is really the only step that requires your time.  So, the 5 minutes of time it Continue Reading