Ep. 22.5: Brie Blackford - Elda’s Kitchen
Updated: Jun 29, 2021
In this special episode we interview Brie Blackford from Elda's Kitchen. I am joined by Hector, Marisol, and Alma "The Queen of BBQ". We talk about her weekly Facebook live videos. Brie tells us how Elda's Kitchen got started and a little history behind it. She reminisces about cooking with her Grandma and how it inspired her to continue the tradition of cooking for the family. She talks about the different flavor profiles from sauces such as Black Pepper, Spikey, Steakhouse, Peach Habanero, Jamaican Jerk and many more. We learn about Alpa Beta in California. We make our pitch to HEB to get Elda's Kitchen on their shelves. Hector gives them a big pat on the back for all they do for the community.
We cooked wings on the barbecue pit and tried all the sauces. We also learn you can use these sauces to upgrade your drinks. We talk about being creative and mixing some sauces together as we do in the barbecue world. We also talk about barbecue and how Brie is trying to get more into barbecue.
Alma joins the show and talks about a catering event when she got to test the batch of sample sauces. Alma and Brie talk some butcher shop and different cuts of meats. Brie thinks about visiting Texas again and making a trip to Vera's King O Meats. She also gives us some tips on she likes to cook her steaks.
Ready Set BBQ Shop
Vera's King O Meats