Author Archives: A.J.

About A.J.

Owner and creator of MegaBBQ.com. Worked in the BBQ industry since 1987. No longer in the restaurant business, however I am enjoying experimenting at home smoking, grilling, barbecuing and writing about my experiences here on MegaBBQ.com!

Chile Garlic BBQ Salmon

Here’s a beautifully sweet, spicy and savory barbecue salmon recipe I recently found. Salmon is one of my favorite fish to barbecue, especially on a plank, however this recipe doesn’t call for a plank, but it does use indirect heat … Continue reading

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Featured BBQ Product: Lodge Logic L410 Pre-Seasoned Sportsman’s Charcoal Grill

This rugged, charcoal hibachi-style grill is perfect for picnics, tailgating and car camping or patio. A draft door regulates the heat so in addition to grilling or frying. Ideal for anywhere you need a self contained cooking source. Coals are … Continue reading

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The Top-10 Best BBQ Joints in America

According to Intellegent Travel, a subsidiary of National Geographic, here are the top 10 barbecue joints in the United States for 2013. 10. The Salt Lick (Driftwood, Texas) The roots of The Salt Lick run back to Mississippi in the … Continue reading

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Dunkin’ Donuts offers BBQ recipes to fire up your summer fare

When we think of Dunkin’ Donuts, barbecue doesn’t seem to come to mind. Or does it? In honor of the start of summer, Dunkin’ Brands’ Culinary Team, led by three-time James Beard Award nominee Executive Chef Stan Frankenthaler (bio), has … Continue reading

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BradsDeals Father’s Day Grill Giveaway!

How great would it be to win a new grill for Father’s Day?! Not only is BradsDeals giving away a grill, but they are also throwing in grilling accessories as well as meats to slap on that new free grill! … Continue reading

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Summertime barbecue classic recipes [kicked up a notch]

Summertime is just about upon us and what better way to welcome in those hot lazy days? With a great backyard (or other locations like parks, beaches, etc.) barbecue! I have taken a few of the classic grilled/barbecued dishes & … Continue reading

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How are you celebrating National BBQ Month this May?

As you might (or might not) know, May is National BBQ month. This was designated by the National Barbecue Association to encourage Restauranteurs, Caterers, Manufacturers and even Tailgaters to promote the flavor, fun and family ties of good barbecue in … Continue reading

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Make yourself an inexpensive homemade smoker

Looking for an inexpensive way to smoke your pork, ribs and chicken? You don’t have to spend a fortune to produce great barbecue! We all know that there are just three things you definitely need to smoke meat: Heat, smoke … Continue reading

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Indoor Barbecuing; Oven baked BBQ pork spare ribs

Keeping with our “It’s too cold outside to fire up the grill” theme lately, I found a great recipe that’s great in the winter because you bake these delicious ribs in your oven. However, you can make this tasty recipe … Continue reading

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Top 7 electric and gas fireplaces & stoves

Since we are in the middle of winter and many of our readers up north are most likely grilling indoors, I thought it would be of great service to write an article and list our top electric and gas fireplaces … Continue reading

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