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  • A New Way to Grill: Barbecue-Braising

    Why braise on the barbecue? Come summer, not many cooks are thinking pot roast or short ribs. Who wants to heat up the kitchen? I don’t. But I don’t want to take a three-month pass on slow-cooked dishes, either. So I solved the problem by taking[...]

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    A Brief History of Barbecue

    This Fourth of July weekend, millions of Americans will huddle around outdoor pits, ovens and grills to slowly cook themselves meaty, patriotic dishes slathered in sauce. Barbecue is about as red, white and blue as American cuisine gets, and for true[...]

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    The History Of Barbecue Sauce

    The idea of putting sauces on food goes back pretty far. In the days before refrigeration and written history, somebody discovered that smoking meat helped preserve it. Somebody else discovered that soaking it in salty seawater helped preserve it. [...]

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    A growing danger in grilling season

    Cleaning up the grill for summer barbecue season could have serious hidden health dangers. This week, a woman in Connecticut needed emergency surgery to remove a wire barbecue brush bristle from her digestive tract -- and doctors say she's not the[...]

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    Fire in the hole

    IT IS a noun, not a verb. You do not barbecue meat; you smoke it until it becomes barbecue. And it is not a meal so much as a meditative process, perched somewhere between science and art, dependent on reserves of judgment. The science lies in [...]

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    BAXTER’S ORIGINAL BBQ SAUCE CHICKEN WING TEST

    BAXTER’S ORIGINAL BBQ SAUCE CHICKEN WING TEST Sarah surprised me the other day by coming home with a bag full of Baxter’s Original BBQ Sauces. These are made locally by hand (unlike another sauce that I claimed was locally made [...]

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    HISTORY OF THE WEBER GRILL

    HISTORY OF THE WEBER GRILL The Weber grill has been a symbol of backyard cooking in countries all over the world for a long time. It all started with George Stephen back in 1952, a worker at the Weber Metal works welding buoys for [...]

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    DIRECT AND INDIRECT

    DIRECT AND INDIRECT When it comes to barbecuing two methods come to mind. Cooking with indirect heat and cooking with direct heat. Each of these methods have their purposes, so what’s the difference? This is indirect vs direct heat [...]

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    Charcoal BBQ Grills Vs Natural Gas BBQ Grills

    "The debate over charcoal vs natural gas BBQ grills will never truly end and we know there’s no right answer that fits everyone. If you’re considering buying a new grill, here are some of the benefits of each type. Benefits Of Charcoal BBQ [...]

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