• Smokin J's Barbeque rig
    Competitions,  Event Summary,  RV Travel

    Cooking and Camping at Three Rivers Festival

    Enjoyed a beautiful weekend at Towns Bluff Park and Heritage Center in Hazlehurst, Georgia. Mother nature was wonderful to 28 GBA professional cook teams as they battled it out for the best in pork loin, pulled pork and pork ribs. The RV park/campground is a comfortable location for the teams, large enough to accommodate cooking rigs but intimate enough to enjoy fellowship among competitors. I give thanks for all the friendships we (Smokin J’s Barbeque) have acquired through the Georgia Barbecue Association. Comfort at Towns Bluff RV Park On the Altamaha River and the Bullard Creek Wildlife Management Area, the Heritage Center has a small wildlife museum representing native animals…

  • RV Travel

    Living in a Camper While Relocating

    My husband and I will be relocating to South Carolina, just outside of Greenville. Meanwhile, we are living out of our barbecue competition trailer.  My kitchen is tiny. In such a small space, it has been difficult to plan meals. I have 3 burners and my pans are too large to use multiple burners simultaneously, making spaghetti proved to be a challenge. My crock pot will become my best friend. Tonight, it is my husband’s chili recipe. He has won several competitions with this exact recipe. The chili has CANNED beans – LOTS of CANNED beans – we feel good chili has to have beans, despite many competitions’ rules. Usually…

  • Competitions,  Event Summary

    New Rig Debuts at ComSouth Hambone Jam

    New Season and a NEW RIG makes its debut at the ComSouth Hambone Jam! This is some serious BBQ’n! Received 8th place in the Rib category at the ComSouth Hambone Jam, the first competition of the season. Gonna be a good season….well a guaranteed comfortable one!                 READ HOW TO SMOKE BEEF RIBS BY CLICKING HERE!