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August

2015

Halo Guest Posts

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We’ll be there 🙂

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October

2013

Upcoming Events

Join Us at the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce “Fall Festival”

Come and join us at the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce “Fall Festival” Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:00 am – 4:00 pm At the MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium on 14th Street and Hwy 287 Bypass, Midlothian, TX We will be serving Texas Style Chopped Beef Brisket Sandwiches, T-Rex Turkey Legs, Smoked Sausage

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21

March

2013

Upcoming Events

Next Stop for Halo BBQ… Antique Alley!

Next Stop for Halo BBQ …Antique Alley! Come out to see us this year. We will be at the Faith Meadows Location again in our same spot! April 19, 20 and 21st! Hope to see you there! www.antiquealleytexas.com “The show is advertised from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Rain or

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06

February

2013

Upcoming Events

Pickle Palooza in Mansfield on March 16

We are very happy to announce that Halo BBQ will be at the one and only Pickle Palooza in Mansfield on March 16 all day long! Check it out and come see us! “The World’s Only Best Maid St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade and Palooza will show that it is easy

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16

October

2012

Upcoming Events

Join Us at the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce “Fall Festival”

Come and join us at the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce “Fall Festival” This Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:00 am – 4:00 pm At the MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium on 14th Street and Hwy 287 Bypass, Midlothian, TX We will be serving Texas Style Chopped Beef Brisket Sandwiches, Smoked Sausage on a

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01

October

2012

Upcoming Events

Join us at Founders Day

We are excited to announce that we will be setting the Pit up at the Burleson Founders Day, Saturday, October 13. Come on out and join us for some great BBQ as we celebrate the founding of Burleson. Date:October 13 Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Address:124 W. Ellison Street Burleson, TX 76028

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14

June

2012

Upcoming Events

Join us at the Western Kountry Klub

Halo BBQ is excited to announce that we will be setting the Pit up at the Western Kountry Klub Historic Dance Hall every 1st and 3rd Saturday and serving up our Chopped Brisket Sandwiches, Homemade Pinto Beans and Potato Salad. Come on out and enjoy some good ol country music,

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11

June

2012

BBQ Facts and Trivia

Barbecue Jurisprudence:

In 1914, Henry M. Williams, a weaver at the Cotton Mills Company in Columbia, asked to be excused from work for two days to cook a barbecue. The request was denied, but Williams skipped work to barbecue anyway. When he returned to the mill a few days later, he learned

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10

June

2012

BBQ Facts and Trivia

The Smoke House

In the 1800’s, pork was slaughtered in December. It was then placed in a coarse salt bucket where it sat for 6 weeks. It then was smoked in a smoke house for 2 weeks and then kept there for curing for around 2 years!

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08

June

2012

BBQ Facts and Trivia

Talk about a PIT BBQ….

Whew wee! Talk about a PIT BBQ….this was a huge hang out in its day…Lou”s BBQ and Cali…1930″s

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05

June

2012

Upcoming Events

Come See us this year at Antique Alley!

  Antique Alley Texas is twenty five miles of antiques in Johnson and Ellis County Texas. September 21-23, 2012 Antique Alley Texas – 37 Miles of Shopping! http://www.antiquealleytexas.com [tt-submit-post]

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02

June

2012

BBQ Facts and Trivia

Homesteader feeding his baby girl

Homesteader feeding his baby girl BBQ at Pie Town New Mexico during the Great Depression.

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01

June

2012

BBQ Facts and Trivia

BBQ’s and the American Way!

Think grilling and BBQ are the same! Well here is the difference, grilling is for steaks, burgers, and hotdogs. These are items that cook quickly over the fire an coals. BBQ; however is “Low and Slow”, usually over a wood fire over a pit or in a smoker pit with

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BBQ History

In the late 1800s during cattle drives out West, cowboys had to be fed. The cattle barons didn’t want to feed them good meat, so disposable cuts were used. The main choice was brisket, a tough, stringy piece of meat. Resourceful cowboys learned that if you left this brisket to

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Types of BBQ Sauces in America

Texas Style: In some of the older, more traditional restaurants the sauces are heavily seasoned with cumin, chile peppers, bell peppers, chili powder or ancho powder, lots of black pepper, fresh onion, only a touch of tomato, little or no sugar, and they often contain meat drippings and smoke flavor

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