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April 14, 2014

Barbecued Pineapple Pork Loin “Ham”

    When my family and relatives get together every year to celebrate Easter, we are thrilled for the blessing to be able to get together to reconnect and catch up with loved ones. The Sunday festivities always revolve around a ham as the main dish, and weather permitting, the little ones will hunt for Easter eggs hidden around the house…

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April 10, 2014

Barbecued Spiral Stuffed Pork Loin w/ Bratwurst, Apples, and Walnuts

As a pitmaster, I’m always looking for fun and creative ways to barbecue Holiday foods in a non-traditional way. Since Easter is coming up later in April, I’ve partnered with my friends at Snake River Farms to prepare a special Easter treat in my pit. I know you’re probably thinking that Harry’s going to cook a ham in his Weber Smokey Mountain? Well,…

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March 28, 2014

Ultimate BBQ Red Beans and Rice

    There’s something comforting about the velvety fatty consistency of perfectly cooked rice and beans. I’ve had many versions in my travels around the world including Puerto Rican Arroz Con Grandules, Korean Kongbap, and Louisiana Creole Red Beans and Rice. Whatever the iteration, they’re all wonderful when properly executed. I know I risk blasphemy when I confess that my gold…

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March 17, 2014

Snake River Farms Corned Beef Brisket – Great Dish Ideas

    Snake River Farms Corned Beef Brisket – Great Dish Ideas with the Leftovers     Last year I shared my St. Patrick’s Day barbecued corned beef brisket recipe. For an encore, I came up with a great dish idea this year of what to do with the leftovers after your traditional St. Patty’s Day dinner meal. Thanks to…

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KCBS Annual Banquet, Kansas City, Missouri, January 19, 2013

Southwest BBQ Academy With Harry Soo Presented by BBQ Island & DCS Grills

Slap Yo' Daddy's 7th GC - Hilo Bay BBQ Cook-off, Hawaii State BBQ Championship

(KCBS) Phoenix Club BBQ Anaheim, CA

Slap Yo Daddy BBQ Grand Champion- ACM BBQ Throwdown- Las Vegas, NV

Slap Yo Daddy 7th GC for 2011 at Knotts BBQ Championship

Harry Soo brings love and passion into cooking--and you can taste it. He is the owner of Slap Yo' Daddy Barbecue, ranked fourth in the nation. Although he has no expectation to win, it doesn't stop him from getting big checks. Lexy Nuno reports.

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April 17, 2014
Judging Competition BBQ – Part 1 by Donna Fong, Butchers Daughter BBQ

    The most common question I hear when I tell people I am a certified BBQ judge is “How do you become a judge?”  That’s the easy question to answer. I admit that it seems like a pretty good racket. You take a BBQ judging class from one of many sanctioning bodies that exist. I’m certified to judge BBQ…

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April 8, 2014
Spreading love and reconciliation through barbecue

  Harry, I wanted to let you know you have been a huge inspiration for me in my quest to become a great pitmaster. I have been involved in backyard events since 2010, and have had good success with even winning the MD BBQ Bash here in Bel Air Maryland back to back years. I have been really trying to…

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March 31, 2014
Cooking against the Barbecue Big Boys

  By Donna Fong, Butchers Daughter BBQ Ever wondered if cooking a barbeque competition is anything like what you see on TV? So is it like that in real life? Here’s my account of what it’s like cooking against some barbecue Big Boys who have appeared in TV, Barbecue TV shows depend on drama and strong personalities. In this sense,…

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March 24, 2014
Choosing your First Serious Smoker By Donna Fong, Butchers Daughter BBQ

  Buying your first serious smoker is much like buying a piece of Le Creuset cookware.  You don’t really need one but it sure makes you feel good to use it on those special occasions.  Most people start out buying a $199 cookie cutter offset at Home Depot, cook on it a few times and leave it in the rain…

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The temps you list for your recipes are they from the lid or the grate? – Eric

The temps are for the top grate.  Good luck!

Q&A with Harry Soo

Harry Soo, head cook of the Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ competition team featured on the TLC series BBQ Pitmasters, answered questions about the TV show, barbecue, and the WSMs and automatic temp control devices he uses in competition.
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March 24, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – Gator Claws and Thermometer

I’ve partnered with my friends at River County, LLC to giveaway these Gator Claws and 3″ River Country Adjustable BBQ, Smoker Thermometer. There will be 1 winner for this giveaway. The suggested retail price for the Gator Claws is $14.95 and the Thermometer is $17.95  Gators Claws™–The Ultimate Kitchen and Grill Hand Tool for Lifting, Holding, Shredding Meats, and Tossing…

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March 12, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – Snake River Farm Brisket

I’ve partnered with my friends at Snake River Farms to give away this 11-14 pound brisket. There will be 1 winner for the Snake River Farm Brisket giveaway. The suggested retail price for this brisket is $75.00. Snake River Farms produces American Style Wagyu (Kobe) beef that’s served in some of the most amazing restaurants in the world. They own,…

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January 23, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – Thermapen from ThermoWorks

I’ve partnered with my friends at ThermoWorks to give away this ThermaPen The Super-Fast Thermapen is a professional tool (originally designed for commercial kitchens, labs and manufacturing plants) that has become the top consumer cooking thermometer for home use. Its popularity among celebrity chefs, cooking magazines, top foodies, bloggers and competition BBQ teams has made the Thermapen into an essential…

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January 23, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – ThermoPop from ThermoWorks

  I’ve partnered with my friends at ThermoWorks to give away this ThermoPop   New from the folks who brought you the Super-Fast Thermapen, ThermoWorks, introduces the latest innovation in oven thermometers – The first rotating display pocket thermometer, the ThermoPop. A simple button press rotates the display in 90 degree increments. Hold the ThermoPop in either hand or read…

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January 16, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – SYD Rub and 2 Special Limited Edition Groovy T-Shirts

As part of my 2014 Spring Giveaway, I’ve put together a package that contains 2 limited edition SYD “Groovy T-Shirts”, 2lb. SYD Hot rub and a 2 lb. SYD Competition Chicken rub. The Groovy T-shirts are the limited edition t-shirts from my first annual Groovin BBQ Backyard Cookoff 2013. This was a very informal competition where the main purpose was…

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January 11, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – Weber 721001 Smokey Mountain Cooker 18-1/2-Inch Smoker

    Want authentic smoke house flavor? The Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker Smoker 18.5 Inch is the right smoker for you!  This is the exact smoker which has won me 20+ Grand Championships since 2008.  I regularly go up against smokers costings $15,000+ and this $299 unit is a winner in the right hands.   As part of the start of…

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January 11, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – GMG Davy Crocket portable Pellet Grill

I’ve partnered with my friends at Green Mountain Grill to give away this Davy Crockett Ultimate Tailgater Pellet Grill with open flame technology. There will be one (1) lucky winner who will receive this giveaway. It’s a very cool portable design and will be generally available in October 2013 for under $400. So, if you want the convenience of a…

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January 11, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – 2014 BBQ Class

My 101 class Class Page is sold out with numerous students on the wait list.  I’ve saved a spot in my 2014 class as a free Giveaway worth $375 for one lucky winner.   This class will be held in Diamond Bar, CA. I’ve trained over 500 pitmasters and many of my students are comp teams who have gone on to…

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January 11, 2014

Spring 2014 Giveaway – ChefAlarm from ThermoWorks

  I’ve partnered with my friends at ThermoWorks to give away this ChefAlarm. New from the folks who brought you the Super-Fast Thermapen, ThermoWorks, introduces the latest innovation in oven thermometers – ChefAlarm! Designed for commercial use, and loaded with features not found in “houseware” cooking alarms, ChefAlarm is the new “go-to” thermometer for continuos monitoring of meat temps on…

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