When it comes to barbecue, Chicago isn't usually the first city to come to mind. "Chicago Style" barbecue is a questionable mix of techniques often involving a combination of dry rub, sauce, and usually some slow roasting or even boiling of ribs.
It's summertime and everyone wants to be outside enjoying the warm weather. What's easier than gathering friends and family for a backyard BBQ? From Memorial Day to Labor Day, grilling is a hallowed summer tradition.
There are many reasons great barbecue tastes so mouthwateringly amazing, but the main ones are experience, time and passion. If you happen to find yourself in the Hollywood hood this summer, stop by and watch this master at work.
When the fireworks are going off this year, pay attention to how your dogs react, and which of these techniques help the most. Make notes, then plan ahead for next year. July 5th is the best day to start the process of preparing your dog for next year's festivities.
Dig into the best ingredients that summer supplies -- little neck clams, cherry stone clams, shrimp, lobsters, mussels, corn on the cob, Andouille sausage -- without having to dig a fire pit or do any heavy lifting.