Chance encounter leads to winning choice

Purple VooDoo BBQWhen it comes to great BBQ, most people know what they prefer.  At the Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ (RDB) contest, the people’s choice award for 2017 went to Purple VooDoo BBQ.  In fact, Purple VooDoo BBQ has garnered this award every year since 2014. And it all started with a chance encounter at the RDB, Enid Oklahoma’s KCBS state championship. Continue reading

Friends tell friends to buy Yoder

Buy Yoder say friendsMarlin Unruh is a friend to everyone he meets.   He loves sharing food with friends and having great BBQ is a key ingredient.

Having cooked with charcoal for most of his life, Marlin began to hear about pellet grills. Then he heard about Yoder Smokers.  He had heard about the quality, craftsmanship and versatility.  When he saw the Yoder Smoker he knew he wanted to own this brand of pellet grill. Continue reading

In it to Win it

Hoagie Smokes BBQThere is a special relationship between man, meat and fire.  Achieving a great BBQ meat flavor is the quest of every grilling enthusiast but some people are destined to take this goal to the next level: BBQ competitions.

Hoagie Smokes BBQ was started in 2014 by husband and wife team, Rush and Shari Hoag.  Based in the Pacific NW, this team goes to several competitions every year.  Their biggest joy is showing off the many trophies and ribbons they’ve won. Continue reading