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BBQ Facts and Trivia

Review: SafeTGloves | Heat Resistant Gloves for Cooking

Review:  SafeTGloves | Heat Resistant Gloves for Cooking Catering large events and festivals is hard work. As a barbecue caterer with over 30 years of experience smoking large quantities of meat, I can personally testify to the necessity of a good pair of heat resistant bbq gloves. Without heat resistant silicone

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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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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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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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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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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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