Category: BBQ Rubs

  • What is BBQ? The Top 4 Definitions of “BBQ”- Part 2

    What is BBQ? The Top 4 Definitions of “BBQ”- Part 2

    By Chef Mick Brown Courtesy of http://www.BBQCateringConfidential.com (via http://www.BBQRESCUES.com) This was originally written in 2014 for my big “BBQ Made Easy” Cookbook. Much has happened since then. Hopefully, it will help put ‘All Things BBQ” into better perspective for you. Since my Food Network appearance, and with the growing international popularity of BBQ RESCUES!, this is the perfect time […]

  • My First Week as Cutthroat Kitchen Winner; Meeting Greyson and Learning About CCHS

    My First Week as Cutthroat Kitchen Winner; Meeting Greyson and Learning About CCHS

    By Mick Brown Courtesy of http://www.BBQCateringConfidential.com No worries… Every future column is not going to be about my appearance on the Food Network. In fact, this is the first time the results are being officially announced in this Blog: I WON!!! Please allow me to “Bask in Glory” for at least a couple of weeks… […]

  • Ok I’ll Blab… Look For BBQ Chef Mick Brown (Me!) on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen This Weekend

    Ok I’ll Blab… Look For BBQ Chef Mick Brown (Me!) on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen This Weekend

    Courtesy of www.BBQCateringConfidential.com I didn’t know how this moment would feel or how I would work the news into my blog, so I’ll just blab it out… Look for me (Mick Brown!) next Sunday May 31, 2015 at 7 PM (PST)/ 10 PM (EST) on a special edition of Food Network’s (FN) Cutthroat Kitchen called […]

  • What’s That Smoking? 6 Easy Ways To Get Your BBQ “Smoke-On” at Home

    Basics of BBQ #3 Courtesy of www.BBQCateringConfidential.com THE 4 MOST COMMON WAYS TO SMOKE FOOD: 1. Manufactured and DIY Outdoor Grills 2. Outdoor/ Indoor Custom BBQ Smoke Pits 3. Indoor Electric Smokers/ Devices 4. Stove Top Smoking OK. Maybe you don’t own a custom built or manufactured BBQ Smoker. Still, it can be easy to add fresh […]

  • What’s Grilling in 2014? The Top 10 Ways We Think of Grilling

    Basics of BBQ #2 Courtesy of http://www.BBQCateringConfidential.com What is Grilling? For most people, “Grilling” pertains to the use of an outdoor Grill. However, not all “Grilled” foods are made that way. When you see Grilled Chicken in the Freezer Department at the store, it is unlikely that any of it has seen the Outdoors or […]

  • What is BBQ? The Top 4 Definitions of “BBQ”

    Basics of BBQ #1 Courtesy of http://www.BBQCateringConfidential.com What is BBQ? When you think about it, this could one of the World’s Greatest Mysteries. How did the word “BBQ” spread across the planet? Could it be with our language differences, it is just easier to say “BBQ” to describe tasty food? This all-inclusive term is used […]

  • Mick on TV: Frankenfood vs. Drop Dead Diva

    By Mick Brown Courtesy of http://www.BBQCateringConfidential.com “Go Directly to Online Video. Do Not Pass ‘Go’! Do Not Collect $10,000 Dollars…” That just about sums it up. June has been an interesting month for me with TV Shows. I can’t prove that the writers of Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva have ever heard of me or my […]

  • Bacon Cheddar BraziBurgers: Gluten Free BBQ for the 4th of July

    by Mick Brown Courtesy of http://www.BBQCateringConfidential.com I first encountered Cheese Bread Brazi Bites at the Gluten Free (GF) Expo in Pasadena in June 2014. In a ballroom dominated by Sweet GF Treats, it was really a delight to discover these savory Snacks. Made with Tapioca Starch, the texture is soft and smooth. The Cheese Bread […]

  • Vegan, Gluten-Free, Superfood BBQ Recipes For the Holidays, or Any Day

    By Mick Brown www.BBQCateringConfidential.com Throwing a BBQ nowadays can be a tricky thing. Especially here in California. The Good News is that as Americans get more advanced Health Care, we are discovering more about Allergies and our Nutritional needs. The Tricky Part is that when you throw a party for family and friends, some Invitees may be […]

  • Catching Some of the “Rising Stars” of Gluten Free- My First Food Expo Experience

    By Mick Brown   There’s no Business like Show Business… Especially when it comes to Gluten Free (GF) Food Shows. I am primarily a Caterer and am new to the Spice Manufacturing Industry. My Brand is barely a year old. Last weekend we had the opportunity to Exhibit at our very first GF Expo. Perhaps, I should thank Indiegogo. Our […]