Tag: Austin

June 30, 2016

Destination America “Smoked” – Battle of the Barbecue Teachers – Part 2 of 2

Destination America “Smoked” – Battle of the Barbecue Teachers – Part 2 of 2 <Read Part 1> In part 1 of this post, I shared how I got on “Smoked” and what the show is about.  I hope you

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March 18, 2015

Spring Fever contest in Austin, Part 5

Spring Fever contest in Austin, Part 5 By Donna Fong   In 2009, I was transitioning from being a BBQ judge to becoming a BBQ competition cook. I just didn’t know it yet. It took me two years to

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March 6, 2015

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 4

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 4 By Donna Fong Cindy’s BBQ team, Die Freundliche Schweine   Cindy and I went over the meats she purchased and then she showed me the Snake River Farms brisket that showed up

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February 26, 2015

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 3

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 3 By Donna Fong The “Chilly” Chili & BBQ contest is in its 26th year and sponsored by the Capital City Post No. 8787, Veterans of Foreign Wars in northern Austin. To get

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February 19, 2015

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Texas Part 2

Spring Fever in Texas Part 2 By Donna Fong  If you have ever flown in or out of San Francisco on a sunny day, there is no denying its beauty. Between the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and

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February 12, 2015

Spring Contest Fever in Austin, Texas Part 1

Donna my sweetheart and headcook of Butchers Daughter BBQ has always wanted to complete her bucket list to cook a sanctioned contest in Texas. That opportunity came in February 2015 when her homie Cindy of Da Fraulein Swine BBQ

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June 9, 2014

A trip to Austin . . . to meet Sir SPAMalot!

  The SPAM Museum, by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ     Do you know what a guilty pleasure is? It is something that you enjoy but secretly know you shouldn’t because others say so. For some, it’s eating

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September 4, 2013

Slap Yo’ Daddy Texas-Style Beef Brisket

Slap Yo Daddy Texas-Style Beef Brisket     5.0 from 2 reviews Slap Yo’ Daddy Texas-Style Beef Brisket   Print Prep time 30 mins

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March 25, 2013

Austin Barbecue Crawl Weekend, Part 4 of 4, December 2012

  “Meat, smoke, and fire always makes me happy and lifts my spirits” In this last installment of my December 2012 Texas barbecue crawl weekend, we ate at seven places before running out of time to catch our Southwest flight

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February 19, 2013

Austin Barbecue Crawl Weekend, Part 3 of 4, December 2012

   “It’s never about the pit but the pitmaster” Goto Part 1, Part 2, Part 4 I awoke with great excitement as Day 2 of my Austin crawl would begin with the best barbecue restaurant in America.  I was

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