About Ray Lampe

Ray Lampe

Ray Lampe, aka Dr. BBQ, is a cook-off champion who’s been barbecuing professionally for more than 20 years after turning his hobby into a career. He’s now the author of several cookbooks, including Slow Fire and Ribs, Chops, Steaks & Wings. He’s appeared as a BBQ expert on Diners, Drive-Ins, and DivesBest Thing I Ever Ate, and Ultimate BBQ Showdown. Lampe lives in Florida. @realdrbbq

Coffee-Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

Coffee Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

“Wow!” “Off-the-charts good!” “Divine.” “Amazingly juicy and tender.” “A definite keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about these grilled and subtly spiced chops. Sorta makes you want to try ’em, eh?

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Barbecued Beef Back Ribs

Barbecued Beef Back Ribs

These barbecued beef back ribs are tender and robustly meaty and sweetly spicy and they’re gonna make you the envy of the neighborhood.

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A partially sliced smoked brisket with coffee on a wooden cutting board with a meat fork resting beside it.

Smoked Brisket with Coffee

Behold, one of the most beautiful briskets you’ll ever pull off your backyard barbecue. Truly. Here’s how.

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Slow Fire

Barbecue Rub #67

Indispensable for ribs and brisket and, well, we haven’t been able to bring ourselves to try it on anything else…yet.

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