“Cooking outside is your kitchen ‘hall’ pass. Milk it. Take your time. The best food happens when you’ve planned ahead and taken it low and slow.”

– Sterling “Big Poppa” Ball

Sterling “Big Poppa” Ball, world champion pitmaster + owner of Big Poppa Smokers, is here to help you become the hero of your backyard. As the creator of Big Poppa Seasonings and the DIY Drum Smoker Kit, the man knows a thing or two when it comes to cooking outdoors.

With over 30 years of cooking experience, Sterling is excited to share his creative, easy to follow recipes through the Cooking with Big Poppa blog.

Big Poppa believes that being outside with your grill is the one of the best ways to unplug, while creating delicious food that your friends and family will love.