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.
Kansas City Barbecue Sauce is my ultimate comfort barbecue sauce. Growing up in the Midwest, that’s just what we used, or should I say what my Dad used. It was always glossy, on the sweet side with just a bit of a kick at the end. And it was always used on his grilled chicken.