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Created by BBQ Hall of Fame Pitmaster, John Willingham, our W'ham® Seasonings and Sauces start with 28 carefully curated seasonings and spices to give you that secret weapon to cook like a champion.

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Must Try Recipes

Maque Choux

Step into the realm of Southern culinary excellence with Chef Phillip Dell’s rendition of Maque Choux, a Louisiana classic elevated to new heights through the infusion of Willingham’s signature seasonings. Prepare to embark on a flavor-packed journey that celebrates the essence of Cajun cuisine while tantalizing your taste buds with a symphony of savory and … Read more

Pork Chops and Maque Choux

Indulge in the culinary masterpiece crafted by our friend Chef Phillip Dell, where tender pork chops meet the vibrant flavors of Maque Choux, elevated with a touch of Willingham’s magic. This exquisite dish promises a symphony of tastes and textures, blending the richness of perfectly cooked pork with the Cajun-inspired goodness of Maque Choux. Prepare … Read more

Tennessee Fried Fish

Fried fish is a Southern tradition – no one does it better than folks from these parts. You can keep the fish in a warm oven while frying it all up, although there’s a good chance it will get snatched as soon as it’s cool enough to grab! Fried Fish Ingredients Instructions Whisk the egg, … Read more

Pimento Cheese Spread

This beloved Southern classic is more than just a spread; Pimento Cheese is a symbol of gatherings, picnics, and family celebrations. Imagine a creamy blend of sharp cheddar cheese, softened cream cheese, and the vibrant kick of diced pimientos, coming together to create a velvety symphony of flavors. Pimiento cheese is not just a dish; … Read more

Slow Roasted Prime Rib

A slow roasted prime rib is where patience meets perfection to deliver a mouthwatering symphony of flavors and tenderness and we are often asked the best way to prepare it. There are many schools of thought of how to do this and we have found this method to work regardless of your cooking equipment and … Read more

Grilled Beef Tenderloin

Grilled Beef Tenderloin is the epitome of culinary perfection. This exquisite cut of beef, known for its remarkable tenderness and unparalleled flavor, takes center stage on the grill, creating a masterpiece that satisfies even the most discerning palates. This recipe by John Marcom blends the best of Willingham’s and this tender cut of meat. Beef … Read more

Willingham’s Smoked Cream Cheese

Indulge your taste buds in a culinary symphony with our adaption of Smoked Cream Cheese, a luxurious blend of velvety creaminess, captivating smokiness and packed with flavor. This easy-to-follow recipe transforms ordinary cream cheese into a gourmet treat that’s perfect for any occasion. Ingredients Directions Prepare your cooker with your choice of fuel, we prefer … Read more

W’ham Sweet ‘n’ Sassy Country Style Pork Ribs

Country style pork ribs slow smoked over hickory wood are a mouthwatering and flavorful dish that captures the essence of traditional Southern barbecue. The rich, smoky aroma of hickory wood infuses the meat with a deep, earthy flavor, while the slow cooking process ensures the pork ribs are tender, succulent, and fall-off-the-bone delicious. This recipe … Read more

Willingham’s Sweet’n’Sassy Beans

Here’s an example of taking a store-bought product – plain-as-dirt canned pork and beans (or vegetarian beans) and fancying it up to make a meal worth eating. This is a crowd favorite to this day and was always a requested item on our menu at the Memphis restaurants. Ingredients Optional Ingredients Instructions In a large … Read more

Grandma’s Classic Meatloaf

Grandma’s meatloaf is a timeless classic, loved for its hearty and comforting flavors. While this recipe has been passed down through generations and never fails to bring a sense of nostalgia to the dinner table, it never hurts to add some new twists. Follow these simple steps to create a delicious meatloaf just like Grandma … Read more

Filipino Pork With Green Papaya Slaw

Indulge in a culinary journey through the vibrant flavors of the Philippines with our Grilled Filipino Pork paired with a refreshing Green Papaya Slaw. This recipe captures the essence of Filipino cuisine blended with the complexity of our W’ham Marinade and Original Mild Seasoning to create a perfectly grilled pork skewer where the pork is … Read more

W’ham Texas Cole Slaw

Our good friend David Cross introduced us to this simple recipe and it fast became a fan favorite for all of our big cooks for charity or crowds. A spin on the traditional mayonnaise or mustard based cole slaw this one uses ranch dressing, but does not have the ranch flavor profile you would expect. … Read more

Grilled Veal Kabobs

A pure Willingham recipe for grilled Veal kabob that can’t be beat. These kabobs are meat only prepared on a charcoal fired grill: The secret to their excellence is that they are basted almost constantly during cooking so that they absorb lots of good flavor and then they are breaded and cooked for only a … Read more

W’ham Lost at Sea Shrimp

Bring a taste of the coast to your table that can be an appetizer, a main course, or an any time snack. It is hard to beat cast iron shrimp on your cooker or in the oven. This is a surefire way to please everyone that appreciates them just like our Herbed Shrimp with Basil … Read more

Y’all Come Down Chili

Make up a big pot of this great-tasting W’ham chili whenever a crowd is expected. If it’s not all scarfed up (fat chance!), freeze the leftovers in small portions for your personal pleasure later on. Chili Ingredients 3 pounds ground beef 3 large onions 8 tablespoons (1 stick) margarine 1/4 cup cider vinegar 4 tablespoons … Read more

Willingham’s Mardi-Gras Pasta

An easy and flavorful pasta recipe that can be used as a side or main dish. Colorful and packed with a flavor packed and rich cajun sauce. Pasta Ingredients Popcorn Shrimp (2 Cups) or V-15 Shrimp (8 to 15 shrimp) 1 larger green or red pepper 1/2 large spanish onion 5 to 10 large mushrooms … Read more

Willingham’s Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is a timeless and iconic cocktail that’s famous for its bold and savory flavors. This cocktail is not only a favorite brunch choice but also a popular go-to for those seeking a refreshing and slightly spicy drink. With a combination of vodka, tomato juice, and a medley of W’ham spices, it’s a … Read more

Willingham’s Chex Mix

Get ready to elevate your snacking game with our mouthwatering W’ham Chex Mix. This beloved classic has been reimagined to perfection, delivering the ultimate combination of savory, crunchy, and downright addictive flavors. Whether you’re hosting a game night, movie marathon, or just craving a satisfying snack, this recipe is your ticket to snack-time bliss. Chex … Read more

Willingham’s Appetizer Dip

A creamy dip is the ultimate appetizer, perfect for parties, gatherings, or simply a cozy night in. This indulgent dip combines the flavor of your favorite dressing and kicks it up a notch. Here’s how to create this simple, yet, delicious dip: Appetizer Dip Ingredients Optional  Mix above ingredients and serve with vegetables or chips.

W’ham Sauteed Mushrooms

A simple but flavor packed W’ham version of sauteed mushrooms for a perfect side dish for sharing with any meal. Mushroom Ingredients Optional Splash of full bodied red wine Directions Melt butter, W’ham Marinade and wine in a cast iron pan (or regular pan) Add mushrooms and Willingham’s seasoning of choice to taste Cook until … Read more