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BBQ Pitmasters Week 5: Finalists Set, But Where Are The Big Guns?

Meathead | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home
Meathead

That sets up a highly competitive final on July 8 with the pitmasters answering the burning question, who goes home with the $50,000?

Get Free Stuff At This Restaurant Chain

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 08.20.2012 | Money

DENVER — Boston Market Corp. plans a string of summer deals and giveaways to lure customers, especially younger ones, in a competitive market. ...

'BBQ Pitmasters' Week 4 Review: Is This Traditional Barbecue?

Meathead | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Meathead

Competition barbecue has moved so far from traditional Southern barbecue that it must be considered a style of cooking unto itself, as different from the original as is Korean Barbecue.

The Right Way To Clean Barbecue Sauce Stains

Chris Barnes | Posted 10.01.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

Picture this. It's summer time. You just got home from a summer party only to realize that you have a big honking stain on your shirt, thanks to that ...

BBQ Pitmasters Episode 3: Pulling The Trigger; All According To Script; And Is This Really Blind?

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Meathead

Sadly there is little room for creativity in competition barbecue nowadays. If barbecue is part of the culinary arts, then the judges and cooks should take a look at other forms.

The Best Ever 'BBQ Pitmasters'

Meathead | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Meathead

Like a hungry farmer raised on real Southern smoke-roasted pit barbecue, for the last two years this franchise has a been serving me boiled ribs, and when presented with the real deal, I am gobbling it down.

Finally, BBQ Pitmasters Gets It Right

Meathead | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Meathead

After three seasons of practice, BBQ Pitmasters, a reality cooking competition that is decidedly not Top Chef, has finally found the recipe.

QUIZ: Are You A Barbecue Pit Master?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

With barbecue season underway, almost everyone in America will be pulling out their grills for some outdoor entertaining. Barbecue is synonymous with ...

Can You Grill An iPad?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home

If willful destruction of expensive gadgetry makes you cringe, then look away: The barbecue fiends at Pork Barrel BBQ in Alexandria, Va. have inaugura...

How To Make DC Mumbo Sauce (Or Is It Really Chicago Mumbo Sauce?)

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

There aren't many indigenous local D.C. dishes, but there is one concoction the locals proudly claim as their own: Mumbo Sauce.

Barbecue Styles Across The U.S.

Menuism | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Menuism

by Jay Ducote, BBQ Expert for the Menuism BBQ Blog Like all of the great foodways of the world, modern-day barbecue is riddled in history and culture...

Why BBQ & Grilling Are The Best Cooking

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Among all the creatures on earth, only humans cook -- and barbecue is the world's oldest cooking method. Barbecue may even be the world's second oldest profession.

Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery

Meathead | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home
Meathead

The Stall. The Zone. The Plateau. It has many names and it has freaked out many a barbecue cook. I know because they email me right in the middle of their cook. Panicky.

Rebecca Dolan

Pitmasters Pick the Best Barbecue Joints

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 05.30.2012 | Travel

They might usually be busy smoking their own hogs, but even world-class pitmasters need to make a pit stop now and then. But, where does a BBQ profess...

101 Places For Great Barbecue

Grub Street New York | Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

Everyone who cares about barbecue knows that the real stuff comes from "little shacks with huge smokers that burn down every couple of years," says Ch...

How To Calibrate Your Grill Properly

Meathead | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Meathead

The first step to becoming a great outdoor cook is to master your instrument, and the best way to do this is to calibrate it with dry runs. No food needed.

5 Alternative Grills

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.30.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

One of the more notorious names in grilling, Weber made itself famous almost 60 years ago for its round and easy-to-use backyard grill that has become...

The Origins Of The New York Wiener & Sabrett's Secret Sauce, Exposed

Meathead | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home
Meathead

It's about time that the rest of the country comes face to face with the charms of this liberally condimented showpiece clad in a tidy white bun.

BBQ & Grilling Cookbooks For Dad

Meathead | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home
Meathead

It's the time of the year for Dad to go out and immolate his paycheck, turning succulent pieces of meat and crunchy fresh veggies into hockey pucks and piles of ash.

How To Pair Beer & BBQ

Food Republic | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Food Republic

There's one activity I like more than grilling: drinking beer. Combine them and I have a mood brightener more powerful than Prozac.

New USDA Cooking Temps Oversimplify, Change Little, Confuse Home Cooks

Meathead | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home
Meathead

If you follow USDA recommendations 100% you will be 100% safe and doomed to terrible steaks and lamb chops. And in its effort to make one set of easy to understand rules, the government has oversimplified.

Everything You Need to Know About Charcoal

Meathead | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home
Meathead

Let's ask the question: What's the best form of charcoal? Wood embers? Hardwood lump charcoal? Charcoal briquets?

How To Buy A Smoker

Meathead | Posted 06.29.2011 | Home
Meathead

There is nothing more seductive smelling, no perfume, no mushroom, no wine, than the scent of hardwood smoke after it has tickled spice rubbed pork

Girl Meets Grill

Jennifer Evans Gardner | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home
Jennifer Evans Gardner

I can't grill. Or barbecue. And I certainly cannot smoke. It seems that all my life, the menfolk have taken over the "Q duties." So I remained clueless as to the ways of outdoor cooking. Until now.

How To Buy A Grill

Meathead | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home
Meathead

The snow has melted, the robins are back, and it's time to recycle that old piece of junk out back and get serious about amping up your outdoor cooking chops.