At our house, we’ve been wild crazy about these Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins for as long as I can remember. So much so, that even though I have a few other muffin recipes on my site, I rarely venture beyond making these Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins Shortcut Method or their sister recipe, which uses the more complicated traditional method for making Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins.
If you’ve ever had burnt ends at a bbq joint (or at home if you can invest the hours and hours), real smoked burnt ends made from brisket, you gotta know there’s not much better! Probably the only thing better would be having more of them and having them more often! That’s where this cheaper knock-off, Poor Man’s Burnt Ends comes in.
Too often when we think of Kansas City, it’s all about the ribs but those in the City know not to stop there. You’ll find KC barbecue using a wide variety of meats and here’s a little rub that will still be great with ribs (or pork shoulder) but I think really shines with beef. I’m calling it Kansas City Beef Rub, but stay tuned – my next recipe is going to use it.
Birria de Res & Birria Tacos have been trending all over the place in the last couple of years and for good reason. If they’re not on your radar yet, Birria de Res is a classic, a Mexican “stew” of beef, slowly cooked, earthy, rich, fragrant, and just a little spicy. And the tacos made from it? Out of this world crazy delish.