Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:27am

Thank you to our incredible community, we were able to raise over $5,000 to go towards purchasing animals. This meant we were able to buy more hogs than ever before. In the end, we bought the Supreme Grand Champion Hog for $14/lb, as well as 3 other hogs.


Posted on Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:07pm

One of the most frequently asked questions about our food is, "Why is my chicken pink? Is it undercooked?"


It can be alarming if you've never had our smoked chicken to bite into it and find some pinkness, and for good reason, as we all know undercooked chicken can be extremely dangerous.

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2020 - 2:19pm

Tri-Tips are a great option because they're extremely flavorful and only take about an hour to cook! 


Posted on Friday, August 7, 2020 - 2:18pm

3 Different Ways to Utilize Your Tri-Tip

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:54pm

Performing a Dry Prime when cooking a steak is a simple step that will lead to a much better end result!


Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:11am

For the 4th of July this year, we made a feast for the ages. Utilizing our pellet smoker for every aspect of the cook.

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 1:31pm

Meater+ Bluetooth Thermometers 

Saddleback recently started selling these thermometers! We choose to go with Meater for a few reasons. Bluetooth thermometers are quickly taking over in the world of thermometers. They're easy to use, you can check the temp of whatever you're cooking right from your phone, and they have specific settings for almost every meat you could think of. 


Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 4:02pm

Saddleback BBQ is offering 4th of July Bundles! We've put together multiple packages that anyone interested in BBQ would be thrilled to receive!


Gold Package 

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 1:04pm

The Z Grills Initial Startup and Burn-in process must be performed before your first cook on your new pellet smoker. Like any pellet smoker, your grill needs to be seasoned before you can use it. The whole process roughly takes about an hour to complete and you’ll need enough wood pellets to run the grill on HIGH for at least 45 minutes. You will also need to ensure that you perform this outside or somewhere with good air ventilation.


Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 12:48pm


Plug it in, fill the hopper with BBQ pellets, turn it on, set the temperature, and let the grill do the rest. Pellet grills are designed to allow one to take a hands-off approach to cooking by letting a controller do the majority of the work. 

You don’t need to haul logs or arrange charcoal. You can put away the lighter fluid and flint. The Ignition sequence on a pellet grill starts with a single button press.