4 of The Best Barbecue Festivals in The USA!

4 of The Best Barbecue Festivals in The USA!

 February 5, 2021

Mark your calendars for the Barbecue festivals around the US that every barbecue enthusiast should be attending. Barbecue Festival – Lexington, NC Lexington claims to be the “Barbecue Capital of the World.” How can they make this bold assertion? With some 19 barbecue restaurants in a town of fewer than 19,000 people, it has the […]

Choosing the Perfect Side Dish at Caldwell County BBQ

Choosing the Perfect Side Dish at Caldwell County BBQ

 January 5, 2021

The Central Texas barbecue method came from Czechs and Germans who had settled in Texas in the 1840s. Many raised cattle and owned butcher shops in town and smoked the left-over meat to preserve it. They began to offer their smoked beef to customers of their butcher shops. Soon it became so popular their shops […]

Why Do Americans Love a BBQ On Holidays?

Why Do Americans Love a BBQ On Holidays?

 December 5, 2020

Why do Americans love a BBQ on the holidays? Because most sane people LOVE good BBQ! Maybe they are a vegetarian and don’t like meat, but they can still enjoy grilled veggies and corn on the cob. It is silly to ask why if you are an American, but there are reasons beyond the obvious […]

The Evolution of BBQ Grills

The Evolution of BBQ Grills

 November 5, 2020

From its primitive origins to today’s high-tech modern low and slow smokers, here’s how BBQ cooking evolved from the very first day. Homo erectus learns food tastes a lot better cooked on an open flame. Around 2 million years ago, we find a fella named “Oog” (not his real name) who was a “Homo erectus,” […]

Texas BBQ Etiquette

Texas BBQ Etiquette

 October 18, 2020

Do you love Texas barbecue? Are you already a Central Texas BBQ connoisseur, devotee, enthusiast, or fanatic? Then you don’t need no dang lesson on this fine dining experience! But if you are a BBQ greenhorn, tenderfoot, cub, or dilettante, then let’s get you edumacated on Texas BBQ etiquette! Here are some tips to make […]

How We Serve a Perfect Brisket at CCBBQ

How We Serve a Perfect Brisket at CCBBQ

 September 5, 2020

For the perfect brisket, you need the perfect beef Beef comes in different grades, Prime, Choice, and Select. Brisket is a particular cut of beef. The brisket is a “primal” of the beef carcass. It’s one of the eight primals in the beef carcass. If you want perfection, the perfect Texas-style BBQ brisket has to […]

Legendary Texas BBQ Joints and Pitmasters

Legendary Texas BBQ Joints and Pitmasters

 August 25, 2020

What is a pitmaster? – In the early days, to barbeque meat besides directly over a fire, you made a pit in the ground filled with hot coals. Indigenous peoples around the world used pit ovens for thousands of years. This method is a way to cook tough meat for a long time to make […]

Texas BBQ Styles

Texas BBQ Styles

 July 15, 2020

American barbecue dates back to colonial times. The first mention was recorded in 1672. In 1769 George Washington mentions attending a “barbicue” in Alexandria, Virginia. As the country expanded westwards along the Gulf of Mexico and north along the Mississippi River, barbecue went with it. As people settled and towns grew, various regional BBQ styles […]

What is going on inside a smoker?

What is going on inside a smoker?

 June 15, 2020

Cooking with direct and indirect heat When there is a social gathering and food is cooked outdoors, you may say you will have a “barbecue.” However, if you want to be accurate, you probably should say you’re having a “grilling.” No wait, that isn’t exactly right, not all grilling involves fire and delicious food. A […]

Worldwide – Everybody loves Texas Barbecue

Worldwide – Everybody loves Texas Barbecue

 May 18, 2020

Just about everybody loves Central Texas BBQ, and if they don’t – well bless their heart. Maybe they are from Kansas City or South Carolina and prefer their local style of barbecue. Whatever the reason, they surely don’t know what they’re missing. You don’t have to be from Texas to love Texas-style BBQ. It is […]

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