Killer Hogs Recipe: Simple Texas-Style Smoked Ribs

Ingredients: 2 slabs of St. Louis Spare Ribs 1/2 Cup Coarse Ground Black Pepper 1/4 Cup Kosher Salt 1 Cup Water 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar Instructions: 1. Prepare smoker of your choice for indirect cooking at 275⁰ with a light smoke. Use any wood you like; Pecan works well with this recipe. 2. Remove ribs from packaging and remove membrane from bone side. 3. Combine Salt and Black Pepper in a bowl and pour into a shaker bottle. 4. Season ribs liberally on both sides with salt/pepper mixture. 5. Place ribs on smoker, close the lid and maintain a …

Can You Identify the Different Types of Bees?

Bee-lieve it or not, there are more than 20,000 species of bees in the world, and not all of them sting. While they may seem like a nuisance when you are outdoors, these creatures are critical for our ecosystem, including our food supply (click here to learn more about the importance of bees).  Here are some of the more common varieties in North America: Honeybees – Talk about an important insect: honeybees pollinate one in three of all of our crops! If you have a garden in your yard, you should welcome them (that’s right, we said attract bees to …

Sting-Kill Gets Put to the Test with Outdoor Adventurist Coyote Peterson

  Would you get stung intentionally just to feel the pain of yellow jacket stings? We didn’t think so (and we don’t recommend it either!). However, Coyote Peterson, the online, nature adventurist who has racked up more than 7.5 million YouTube subscribers (and over 1 billion views on his videos) getting stung and bitten by some of nature’s most painful creatures, has done just that to put Sting-Kill to the test. Daring, perhaps! Believe it or not, end of summer and early fall is prime time for yellow jacket aggression and stings. As their natural food supply dwindles, they are out …

Killer Hogs Recipe: Smoked Brisket Flat

A delicious and tender smoked brisket that will have your mouth watering! Ingredients: 1 6-8lb Brisket Flat 2oz BBQ Rub 1oz Kosher Salt 1oz Coarse Ground Black Pepper ½ oz Granulated Garlic 8oz Beef Broth Instructions: 1. Prepare smoker or charcoal grill for indirect cooking at 275⁰. 2. Combine Salt, Black Pepper, and Garlic in small bowl. Season both sides of brisket with mixture. 3. Layer on BBQ Rub and rest brisket for 1 hour in refrigerator. 4. Place brisket on smoker and add 2-3 Hickory wood chunks to fire box for smoke. 5. Cook brisket until internal temperature reaches …

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bees

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bees When you think of bees, you may immediately think of the negative – stings! However, bees are an important and necessary part of our ecosystem. Read up and #BeeAmazed! Here are five surprising facts you probably didn’t know about bees: Bees are responsible for pollinating and cross-pollinating one third of the world’s crops! Actually, 70 of the top 100 human food crops (which supply about 90% of the world’s nutrition) are pollinated by bees.[1] That means without bees, there would be no avocado or watermelon to enjoy all summer! Bees communicate with each …