Kent Whitaker, also known as "The Deck Chef," is a culinary writer and cookbook author. He's also penned Young Reader and History titles. The former winner of the Emeril Live Food Network Barbecue Contest also covers football, motorsports, and bass fishing. Kent currently lives in East Tennessee with his wife, son, and a couple of dogs that love when he fires up the smoker or grill.
The perfect ending for some left over steak - or the prefect sandwich for a nicely grilled brand new steak! Either way I think you're going to like this tasty sandwich!
Let's Get Ready to Tailgate! - I spent a few fun hours last week taping several more tailgate segments for the CSS Network. In case you did not notice its FOOTBALL TIME!
You can't have a Shrimp PoBoy without a splash of remoulade sauce. Have you ever tried to make an "Authentic" remoulade sauce? Well don't stress out!
Egg Tacos are a quick and easy recipe solution for a tasty breakfast! And, roll the soft taco shell a bit tighter and you have a burrito.
I had the opportunity to review a wonderful cookbook for the National Barbecue News that was packed with great sauce recipes.
Slow smoking a Boston Butt for a batch of Hickory flavored pulled pork barbecue is an essential skill when it comes to the outdoor cooking world.
Sweet Broccoli Salad is a fantastic side dish for just about any meal but it fits perfectly in with grilling and barbecue!
Why not try a Black and White Bean Swiss Cheese Burger? This is my favorite veggie burger because it's easy to make and packed with flavor. Plus, it's a cheese burger!
Sometimes chicken salad hits the spot! What could be easier than chicken salad with a dash of caraway for added flavor? Sometimes when I have the smoker going I toss some extra chicken or turkey on because I know there is some chicken salad in the future.