Get Your BBQ On with Ken Alexander
By Ken Alexander
Each week we will:
• Share barbecuing and grilling tips, techniques, recipes and a few Pit Master secrets you just have to know.
• Feature fun, interesting and informative guests.
• Answer questions posted on our website www.kenshardwoodbbq.com and click on Radio Show
Get Your BBQ On with Ken AlexanderNov 25, 2023
Ep. 61 - Barbecue Across the Country
Ken and "The Docta" go on a "virtual" road trip and talk about the different types of styles and flavors that you can find.
Ep. 60 - Creating the Perfect Sauce
Ken and the "Docta" discuss how to make the perfect sauce for any meats you may smoke.
Ep. 58. - How to Grill the Perfect Fish
In this episode, Ken teaches the "Docta" on how to grill the perfect fish.
Ep. 58 - And the Docta Gets Grilled
In this episode, Ken "grills" the Docta on his knowledge about grilling burgers.
Ep. 57 - How to Have the Perfect Tailgate Party
In this episode Ken and the "Docta" talk about how have the perfect tailgate party.
Ep. 56. - All About the Perfect Wood
Ken and the "Docta" talk about the perfect wood to use for grilling, smoking, and barbecuing.
Ep. 55 - Ken's Perfect Work-Cation
Ken tells a discusses what a pitmaster/grill master need to create the perfect meal using unfamiliar equipment.
Ep. 54 - How to Barbecue the Perfect Ribs (Again)
Ken and the "Docta" talk about their favorite thing... ribs!
Ep. 53 - Which is better: Charcoal or Gas Grills
Ken and the "Docta" discuss which grill is better. Who will win?
Ep 52. How to Make the Perfect Ugly Steak
They're back! Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to prepare and grill the perfect ugly steak.
Ep. 51 - The Third Annual Turkey Show
It's that time of year again. It's the Third Annual Turkey show where Ken and "The Docta" talk about how to smoke (or fry) the perfect turkey!
Just in time for practice before the big holiday feast!
Ep. 50 - How to Make the Perfect Turkey Leg
In this episode, Ken and "The Docta" talk about how to prepare and smoke the perfect turkey leg. Perfect for any tailgate party.
Ep. 49 - Let's talk about Electric Grills
Ken and "The Docta" give the listeners everything they need to know when it comes to electric grills and Ken even shares a story about what he likes about them.
Ep. 47 - How to Smoke the Perfect Rib Tips
In this episode, Ken teaches the "Docta" how to prepare and smoke the perfect Rib Tips.
Ep. 47 - How to Make the Perfect Bacon Burger Dog
In this episode, Ken and the "Tha Docta" talk about how to make the perfect Bacon Burger Dog.
Ep. 46 - How To Create the Perfect Flavor
In this episode, Ken and "the Docta" talk about ways to enhance the flavor of your favorite meats.
Ep. 45 - How to Make the Perfect Ribs Part Deux
In this informative episode, Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to up your rib game with some new trips and tricks.
Ep. 44 - How to Grill the Perfect Chicken Thigh
In this episode, Ken and the "Docta" discuss how to grill the perfect chicken thigh without drying it out. Plus the "Docta" tells us more about his amazing 4th of July party.
Ep. 43 - How to Grill the Perfect Dinner in Under 1 Hour
In this episode, Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to grill the perfect dinner from start to finish in under 1 hour. And the "Docta" shares with Ken how his 4th of July get-together went with no RSVPs.
Ep. 42 - How to Grill the Perfect Pork Steaks (Part 2)
In this episode, Ken and the "Docta" talk about Pork Steak, Jazz, and a lesson on why RSVPs are so important when having a get-together. Oh, "Docta" what are you up to now?
Ep. 41 - How to Make the Perfect Comeback
Ken and the "Docta" are back and recording from a new location, Ken's Hardwood Barbecue Restaurant, where Ken tells us how to cook Duck, and the "Docta" shares a story of how he almost burnt down his house. Yikes!
Ep. 40 - How to Make the Perfect Pulled Pork Sandwich (For Real) (Guest: Adam Giacolone)
Holidays are around the corner, but Ken tells the "Docta" that it is still time for tailgating and challenges him to make a pulled pork sandwich. Ken and the "Docta" also sit down with Jack Giacolone from Bugaloo's Soft Serve to learn about his story of how he got into the food truck business.
Ep. 23: "Let's Talk Smoking Some Pork Butt" - https://open.spotify.com/episode/0J0D7mHcze5I7VUqjPoN9O?si=FJQSOnTMQoeOH_hGd35VZw
Ep. 39 - How to Smoke the Perfect Turkey Part 2 (Guest: Paul Reyes)
It's that time a year ago. It's time for Thanksgiving! And on this episode, we talk about how to Smoke and Fry the perfect turkey Thanksgiving. Ken and the "Docta" talk with Paul Reyes from Ciao Down Pizza to learn about his day and life of being a food truck.
CIao Down Pizza https://www.ciaodownpizza.com/
Ep 38 - We're Back for Season 4 (Guest: Bob of My Grill Cleaners)
And we're back for Season 4. Ken and the "Docta" talk about where they have been and what to expect. They also take the time to talk with Bob from mygrillcleaners.com about some "do's" and "don't" on the grill.
Ep 37 - How to Grill the Perfect Breakfast (Guest: Wanda Moore)
In this week's delicious show, Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to cook breakfast on your grills. That right, you make flap jacks on your grill. Plus they talk with Wanda Moore, community advocate and champion for African American women's health.
Ep 36 - How to Use Your Grill as The Perfect Smoker (Guest: Charles Heller)
In this week's show, Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to turn your gas grill into the perfect smoker. They also sit down with Charles Heller, radio host for over 23 years on KVOI 1030 AM The Voice.
Episode 35: How to Grill the Perfect Steak Chops (Guest: Michael Tucker)
In this episode, Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to grill the perfect Steak Chop. Plus, they sit down and talk with Michael Tucker, executive coach, and his experience in being an executive coach for many African American leaders.
Ep 34 - How to Prepare Your Grill for Grilling Season (Guest: Sam Brown)
IT'S GRILLING SEASON!
And Ken gives you tips on how to get your grill ready for the grilling season. Plus, Ken and the Docta sit down with Sam Brown, the new President of the Dunbar Coalition to talk about what is happening at the Dunbar Pavilion and what is in store.
Ep 33 - How to Grill the Skirt Steak (Guest: Maria Ciphers)
Have you ever heard of skirt steak? It's the best piece of steak that you can have and Ken teaches the "Docta" to how to prepare and grill it. They also sit down with Maria Ciphers to talk about all of her amazing contribution to the city of Tucson.
Ep 32 - How to Make the Perfect Shish Kabob (Guest: De Beer - Guild Mortgage)
In this episode Ken and the "Docta" talk about how to make the perfect Shish Kabob. They also sit down with Da Beer to learn about his impressive NFL career and how he got into the mortgage industry.
Ep. 31 How to Use Aluminum Foil (Guest Mo'Fly Entertainment)
In this episode, Ken and "Soul Man" G talk about how they celebrated their Valentine's Days, G winning on "Wheel of Fortune", and the importance of the Pit Master's greatest tool, aluminum foil. Plus they sit down and talk with Levi Anthony and Craig Roberts of Mo'Fly Entertainment to talk about their newest venture into the music world.
Mo'Fly Entertainment: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3culvyOZkYelGEQuLShKOt
Ep. 30: The Aftermath of the SuperBowl Party (Guest: PJ Brown and Hannah Brown - WildCat AutoGlass)
In this episode, Ken and "Soul Man" G talk about what happened at their Big Game get togethers. They also sit down with Hannah Brown and PJ Brown of WildCat AutoGlass to talk about the importance of taking care of your windshield.
Episode 29: How to Have the Perfect Home-Gate Party (Guest: Dr. Scott Bentson)
In this week's episode, Ken and the "Docta" talk about ways that you can have a safe and fun "Home-Gate Party" for the big game happening on Sunday February 7th, 2021. They also sit down with Dr. Scott Bentson from 5th Street Chiropractic to learn exactly what it is and the benefits it provides.
Ep. 28 - The Perfect Recap of 2021 (Guest: Andraé Jones)
It's the first show of the New Year and the last recording of 2020!
And Ken and "The Docta" go through the list of the amazing guest that they got to interview in 2020.
Plus, Ken sits down with Andrae Jones, CEO of Octavia Media to talk about digital marketing and the effects that COVID-19 has on small businesses.
Ep: 27 - How to Smoke the Perfect Party Wings (Guest: Barbea & Beah Williams)
In this week's episode, Ken and "The Docta" talk about the origin of the Buffalo Wings and to smoke them. Plus, they talk with Barbea & Beah Williams of BWPC to learn how they got started, how they became a pillar in the Tucson Community, and what events they have in store for the community.
Ep. 26: How to Grill the Perfect Fish (Guest: Jay Powell)
In this week's episode, Ken and "the Docta" talk about how to grill the perfect fish without making it stick to the grates. Also, they sit down and interview Jay Powell of Powell Family Law Firm.
Ep. 25: How to Grill the Perfect Chops (Guest: Kings of Cooking: Sam and Pete)
In this episode, Ken and The "Docta" talk about how to grill the perfect chops. Plus, Ken shares about his favorite "berry infusion". Plus they talk with the Kings of Cooking to talk about what they have done for the community and what they have planned for 2021.
Ep. 24: How to Find the Perfect Gift (Guest: Kathleen Gooden)
In this episode, Ken welcomes the "Docta" back into the co-host chair and they discuss some gift ideas for the Grill Master / Pit Master who has it all. Plus they sit down with Kathleen Gooden of Gooden Healthy Nutrition (https://www.goodenhealthynutrition.com/) to learn about nutrition health and why the word "diet" should be taken out of the vocabulary! Sit back and get ready for a very informative show.
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Ep. 23: "Let's Talk Smoking Some Pork Butt" (Guest: Shannon Robert)
This week Ken and the "Soul Man" G talk about how to make some Pork Butt. They also sit down and catch up with Shannon Robert, one of the founders and on the board of Hush Social Club.
Ep. 22: "How to "Winterize" Your Grill" (Guest: Kevin Hamilton)
This week Ken and "Soul Man" G talk about how to "Winterize "your grill to keep it ready (and safe) during the winter months. They also sit down and talk with Kevin Hamilton of Southwest Soul Circuit about how he got to Tucson and his journey from singing in Japan to running his own music production business.
Ep. 21: "How to Smoke a Turkey Leg" (Guest: Elvin Sanders)
This week, Ken and "Docta" Andrae Jones talk about how to smoke a delicious turkey leg, perfect for the big game. Also, Ken and the "Docta" sit down it Elvin sanders of Strike Fit Bowling.
Ep. 20: "How to Smoke That Perfect Turkey" (Guest: Candice Thomas)
In this week's episode Ken and "Docta" Andraé Jones talk about how to smoke a turkey... right on time for Thanksgiving. And they also sit down with Candice Thomas Owner of Lightworks Acupuncture.
Ep. 19: "How About Some Pork Belly" (Guest: Sadie Shaw)
This week Ken and the "Docta" talk about Pork Belly... you know... BACON! Plus, they sit down with Sadie Shaw, a candidate running for the Tucson Unified School District Governing board.
Ep. 18: "Ken Makes a Delicious Mistake" (Guest: Doris Snowden)
This week on Get Your Barbecue On with Ken Alexander, Ken talks about a "mistake" his made and how it turned into 3 delicious meals.
Plus he interviews Doris Snowden, President of the NAACP Tucson Chapter, to learn what the chapter is up to during COVID-19 Pandemic.
Ep: 17: "How to Grill the Perfect Salad" (Guest: Dean Greenberg)
Have you ever grilled a salad? Ken and "Docta" Andraé Jones discuss the secret on how to grill yourself an awesome salad, perfect for those vegaterian friends. Plus, Ken interviews Dean Greenberg, owner of Greenberg Financial and host of Money Matters Radio Show, to learn more about what's happening with the financial markets.
Ep. 16: "Say Good-Bye to Radio, Hello to Podcast"
The final episode of the radio show is here and it is off to the world of Podcast. Ken and "Docta" Andraé Jones talk about the journey through radio and what to expect on the podcast! Plus Ken talks about how to grill some Tri-Tip and much more.
(Aired October 11th, 2020)
Ep. 15: "Let's Talk About TailGating Part 2" (Guest: Donna R. Liggins)
In this week's episode, Ken and "Docta" Andraé Jones continue their conversation about tailgating. Plus, Ken sits down with Donna R. Liggins, Community Advocate for 40 years. They chat about her role in the community working with the City of Tucson, role as president of the NAACP, and her work after leaving the City of Tucson.
(Aired October 4th, 2020)
Ep. 14: "Let's Talk About TailGating Safely From Your Own Backyard" (Guest: Broc Graham)
In this episode, Ken and "Docta" Andraé Jones talk about how you can still tailgate from the comfort of your own backyard. Plus they talk to Broc Graham of Cut & Dry Barber and Beauty Salon about starting his business during COVID-19.
Ep. 13: "The "How-Tos" and "How-Not-To" When It Comes To Your Equipment" (Guest: Mark Lennox)
In this episode to Ken talks about his adventure (in story form) being an observer to a not so great barbecuing experience and talks about some How-Tos" and How-Not-To" about your equipment. We also hear from "the Docta Andraé Jones" to hear about his Labor party. Plus Ken welcomes Mark Lennox from Coming Home Healthcare Services to the show.
Ep. 12: "Let's BBQ Some short Ribs" (Guest: David Gonzalez)
In this week's episode, Ken and his special guest host, "Docta" Andraé Jones, talk about BBQing short ribs and the ways to make them come out delicious and flavorful. Plus, Ken interviews David Gonzalez of Arizona BBQ Outfitters to talk about outdoor equipment and kitchens.
(Aired September 6th, 2020)