Secret Ingredient

Secret Ingredient by Staci Jett

Staci Jett acclaimed television cook, competition cook, Memphis in May cook has written a cook book to help us all cook better BBQ and food.  Staci has other big projects lined up she is one to watch on the BBQ scene get her book and lets have  great time!

In her new cookbook Secret Ingredient Smoking and Grilling,American Grilled champion Staci Jett shares her secrets to standout backyard cooking, and how to easily re-create her complex, authentic and award-winning Southern flavors at home.


Bring competition-worthy dishes right to your table with Staci’s inventive methods such as smoking meats with Jim Beam Whisky barrel pieces for a rich and delicious caramel oak flavor, transforming burgers to taste like premium steak with Chop House Seasoning, or using an Old Bay dry rub to add new dimensions of flavor to Slow Smoked Baby Back Ribs. As Staci writes, “Each recipe has my secret weapon you won’t see coming. Some use a pinch of special spice; some feature a kind of meat you wouldn’t expect.”


With Staci’s unique ingredients and winning techniques, you can serve next-level dishes like Kentucky Beer-Braised Beef Short Ribssmoked over cherry and oak wood, Sweet Chili Smoked Wings,Grilled Tuna Burgers with Roasted Red Pepper Mayo, and evenChocolate Chip Cookie Bacon S’Mores. Whether you’re in the mood for bison, beef, pork, chicken, duck or fish, Secret Ingredient Smoking and Grilling will show you how to take your smoking and grilling up a notch.


Staci Jett was a contestant on Food Network’s Chopped Grill Masters, won Travel Channel’s American Grilled and was awarded third place at the International BBQ Festival. In addition to being a competitive BBQ chef, Staci also owns a catering business, Hog’s Heaven BBQ, and lives in Kentucky.


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