Beef Ribs with Red wine reduction

Beef Ribs with Red wine reduction

                First project of new year getting back to what got us started. Father teaching son and now grandson watching.

Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour 2013 entries start in 5 minutes!!

Remember friends. Tonight at 8PM EST is when the floodgates open for this year’s Sam’s Club National Tour BBQ Contests. Make sure you visit the site below. Please share via FB or twitter!  

BBQ Pitmasters Season 5 Submissions Due 1/25/13!!

BBQ Pitmasters Season 5 Submissions Due 1/25/13!!

Were you all hoping to get on the next season of Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters? Yeah us too.  See the press release below for your chance.

BBQ Pitmasters Season 4 Episode 1 Recap

BBQ Pitmasters Season 4 Episode 1 Recap

            BBQ Pitmasters Season 4 started off this season on December 16th in Bedford Texas.  Returning to the judges’ seat for this season were Myron Mixon, Tuffy Stone and Aaron Franklin.

BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 Sneak Preview Recap

BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 Sneak Preview Recap

The BBQ Pitmasters started off this season with a sneak preview on Wednesday May 30th in Tupelo Mississippi.  The judges for this season were Myron Mixon, Tuffy Stone and new comer Aaron Franklin where the others either competed or judged in seasons past.  

VIDEO: BBQ Bob shows us the Cyber Q wifi unit

We caught up with BBQ Bob the other day and he gave us a look at the newly released Cyber-Q wifi unit.  Hit the jump for the video

Review of the Meadow Creek TS-60 Smoker

Review of the Meadow Creek TS-60 Smoker

The Meadow Creek TS-60 is built like a tank.  The smoker itself weighs 425lbs minus the trailer.                  

VIDEO: The Train Smoker

We were at Pork in the Park in Salisbury Md this weekend and our neighbor had a smoker disguised as a train. John was nice enough to allow us to explain it. Check it out!!!  

Kingsford to release groundbreaking propane tank!!

Kingsford to release groundbreaking propane tank!!

We’ve been hearing grumblings as of late regarding a groundbreaking product from kingsford.  We’ve double-checked our sources and indeed we have confirmed this to be rock solid.  

Updated: Are we looking at the BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 judges?

Updated: Are we looking at the BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 judges?

Well it sure looks like it to us.  Looks like Myron Mixon is back as a judge and now Tuffy Stone is as well.  We’re not sure who the other guy is all the way to the right but we’ll update this post once we’ve figured that out. **The 3rd judge is Aaron Franklin**   […]

Thermapen Releases New Color....Blue is still faster :)

Thermapen Releases New Color….Blue is still faster :)

This may be news to some and not others but Thermapen, just this morning released a new color thermapen that looks similar to one that stayed on the beach too long.  What better time than now for this color to come out when those of us on the east coast are having summer temperatures prior […]

And the winner of the Gamechangers contest is………..

The winning entry was announced on our livestream on wednesday night as promised but we figured we’d publish it here for those that weren’t streaming.  We would like to send congrats to Wesley Gustin who’s winning entry can be read after the jump.

Product Review: THE BIG MEAT SLICER

Product Review: THE BIG MEAT SLICER

Mike Fay is the President of the Mid Atlantic Barbecue Association. He is also the pit master for his own barbecue team Aporkalypse Now. In his spare time, he cooks with Jack’s Old South BBQ Team. When he is not cooking BBQ, he is thinking BBQ. So it is of no surprise to me that […]

A sneak peek at the new BBQ Guru wifi unit

A sneak peek at the new BBQ Guru wifi unit

We don’t have any specs in particular but what you are looking at is the latest pit temp control device from the fine folks at the BBQ Guru.  We hope to have a review for you coming up on the near future.

In the Hut: Episode #34

In this episode, the crew talks about pitmasters season 3, competition chicken, past and future event and more!! Listen after the jump.

GAMECHANGERS CONTEST: Win a BBQ Guru Party Q

Ok readers for this next contest, we’re going to make it kinda easy for you all.  You must answer in the comments section below what you think is the biggest game changer in BBQ within the last 10-20 years.

BBQ Pitmasters on TV is back!!!

It looks like we’ll have BBQ on TV yet again with BBQ Pitmasters Season 3.  Just a few days ago John Markus posted on twitter(below) to stay tuned for an announcement.  Hit the jump for details.

Philadelphia Inquirer: Shotgun Fred Pirkle Battling the Economy and ALS

 Shotgun Fred Pirkle A true BBQ visionary has been profiled in 2 philadelphia area media publishings in recent weeks.  Hit the jump for the video and link.  Good luck and Godspeed Fred

VIDEO: Footage from last year’s BBQ Block Party

Hey all we finally found some lost footage of last year’s Big Apple BBQ Block Party.  Feast your eyes on all of this wonderful BBQ and equipment!!

VIDEO: Big Mista The BBQ Answer Man on Wood and Rubs

Our “In the Hut” podcast co-panelist Big Mista recently started a web video series to answer BBQ questions from the BBQ community.  Check the video after the jump!!

Pit Temperature Control devices: What additional features we'd like to see

Pit Temperature Control devices: What additional features we’d like to see

Hey gang Sr. and I have had this discussion several times and I want to exchange dialog with our readers to see what would your ideal pit temperature control device would do for you.  Hopefully the manufacturers are listening and can include this in their upcoming products.  Let’s first speak about what’s currently on the […]

Blues at the St. Louis Rib Rub

Check out footage from wiredbbq of what happened this past weekend in St. Louis.  This will be an interesting story in the weeks to come.  What’s your reaction?  Let us know in the comments.  Video after the jump.

Getting the word out on BBQ radio

Getting the word out on BBQ radio

BBQ Radio is alive and doing well in the world of BBQ, and “radio” is becoming a good source for the latest BBQ information. Most shows are not going to be dialed up on your old AM/FM radio, they stream the shows, live via the internet. Very easy to pick up the show no matter […]

Shotgun Fred Pirkle- A True BBQ Visionary

Shotgun Fred Pirkle- A True BBQ Visionary

If you look back over the many improvements and or innovations in the realm of outdoor BBQing and grilling in the past 20 years or so, few could argue that one of the most innovative is the development temperature control devices for use on BBQcookers.

BBQ Nachos

BBQ Nachos

Here in FBA country, summer time is a good time, for some of us, to practice competition BBQ. Competitions are spread a bit thin, and unless you have a good way to stay cool during the summer heat, we all having to wait for cooler weather. Cooking so much BBQ, sometimes you have to be […]