From smoked queso blanco to classic barbecue ribs and competition-style brisket, here are our 10 most-popular recipes of all time.
Competition Smoked Brisket
Want to know which recipe Head Country takes to competition? It’s this one right here. You’ll need a bottle of our marinade, some of our Original seasoning, and the brisket. That’s it—simple is good. Really, really good.
Ultimate Cuban Sandwich
Grillseeker Matt Eads built this monster sandwich with thick, juicy layers of seasoned pork shoulder, ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles. You might need to unhinge your jaw for this one.
Smoked Queso Blanco
World BBQ Champion Doug Scheiding of Rogue Cookers came up with this meltiest of melty queso, which spends a full hour on your smoker. The addition of sausage and jalapenos sends the flavor profile of this debonair dip into the stratosphere.
Guess who loves smoked meatloaf? YOU love smoked meatloaf. That’s why this recipe for Smoked Meatloaf, featuring a full bottle of Head Country Original or Hot & Spicy sauce, has been an all-time favorite amongst our Head Honchos. The addition of jalapeno gives your tastebuds a welcome wallop of heat.
Blue Cheese BBQ Chicken Sandwich
Nothing complements BBQ quite like Blue Cheese, and our Blue Cheese BBQ Chicken Sandwich recipe has it in spades. Stacked with bacon on a pretzel bun, plus our Championship Seasoning and the fan-favorite Apple Habanero flavor BBQ sauce, this dish is what grills dream of.
Classic Barbecue Ribs
Classic ribs are a perfect first project for the beginning grill or BBQ cook. Quality meat is inexpensive and easy to find. Prep is minimal. Setting up the grill or smoker is a cinch. And nothing pays off quite like a stack of perfectly charred rib racks with the Head Country glow. Get our recipe for Classic Barbecue Ribs.
Ready to try something different? Go for this no-fail, melt-in-your-mouth Smoked Oxtail from Thomas Garcia of Pursuit of Smoke BBQ. With potatoes, carrots, and rice, it’s a full meal that features not only our Original Sauce, but also our Championship Seasoning and our Marinade—a secret weapon of competition cooks everywhere.
Wood Fired Salmon
Do you eat what swims? This recipe for Wood Fired Salmon from Marissa Allen of First & Full will put BBQ’s favorite fin on your next dinner table. With just four ingredients, including Head Country’s Original Sauce and our Championship Seasoning, it’s also one of the shortest roads to BBQ bliss.
Sweet & Spicy Pork Chops
Want to make your ‘chops sing? Take ’em sweet and spicy. Our recipe for Sweet & Spicy Pork Chops is a quick and easy way to get it done, with the added fanfare of a sweet sauce made from butter, our Sweet & Spicy Seasoning, peach juice, brown sugar, and honey.
Apple Habanero Chicken Lollipops
Our Apple Habanero sauce flavor has emerged as a favorite amongst some of the country’s top competition BBQ cookers, and this recipe for Apple Habanero Chicken Lollipops highlights why. The extra time and effort spent on prep to create the lollipop shape for these hand-held meat candies is every bit worth it when you see the looks of awe on your guests’ faces—especially the kids.