Cooking Is Not Rocket Science, But Being A Rocket Scientist With A Secret Weapon Doesn't Hurt
BBQ is like Golf. Just concentrate about how you do each time you cook
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Keep a Cooking Journal. Every cook is an internal competition…change something and have some fun with it while learning
If I can smoke a brisket well, I can color my wife’s hair
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Competition BBQ is not a fire management contest. It is about producing the best BBQ.

About Rogue Cookers

Who We Are

Doug and his wife, Jennifer, compete on the competition BBQ circuit as Rogue Cookers, based out of South Texas. In over 110 contests since 2009, they have won 3 First Places at World Championships (HLSR, The Jack, and American Royal) and over 225 top 10 calls. Rogue Cookers uses Traeger Grills exclusively for competition since 2014, believed to be the first in Texas to use solely pellet grills for all entries.


BBQ World Champion - HLSR🔥
Traeger Pro Instructor 👊
Head Country Ambassador 👍
E3 Meat Ranch Foreman 🐂
The BBQ Central Show TX Embedded Correspondent 🎤
BBQ Central Guest HOF Class of 2021 🏆
Baseball & BBQ Periodic Guest Host 🎤
Cubs Fan, Team Cats 😺, and Wine Fanatic 🍷
Recovering Rocket Scientist 🚀

Upcoming Events

Santa Barbara Wine & BBQ Festival July 15-16th
Bozeman MT Pitmaster Classic at Kenyon Noble – Aug 26-27th (tentative)
5 Year Celebration at Lustre Pearl in Denver Co – Sept 25th
Que for the Blue - Oct 14-15th SA TX 
Kookin for the Paws Contest - Nov 4-5th
Huntington Beach Wine Festival - Nov 10th 


Check out Rogue Cookers on Instagram to see new recipes under development and on the internet.  For a complete list of published go to the Recipes page on this website for a complete listing of the 35+ recipes the Doug and Jen have out on various websites such as Traeger Grills, Head Country BBQ, and E3 Meat Co.

Here are some of the best Compliments We have Received

You always want to hear “the best I have ever had” but sometimes this is stated in other ways 

  • “I make Prime brisket but it does not come out like that” – Clint and Lisa

  • “Give me a moment to enjoy the cheesecake, I think I need a cigarette.” – Mary 

  • “Don’t touch me.  I just had bread pudding and it was better than sex and I wan to remember it” – Jim Dick

  • “DUDE – your money meat muscle is AHHHH mazing.  It was delicious.” -Kimchi

  • “That Brisket is crack” – Natalie 

  • “Jiggled like a plus sized girl in a twerk contest.  So tender and juicy.” – Brisket Review On Traeger Website

  • “Best thing I’ve ever done to learn about BBQ” – Brandon about BBQ class
  • “Not to be too sexual, but that was the best meat that I have ever put in my mouth.” – Heather
  • “That tri-tip is so good I would give up sex for it.  ” – Jim of Titos
  • “I just had a Carnivore-gasm – after eating Brisket. ” – Martin
  • ” I need a moment after watching that sexy jiggle!”  – Chris