Selections have been announced today for the 2014 Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue. This competition, affectionately known as “The Jack”, is an invitation-only contest that pits championship BBQ teams against one another on the grounds of the Jack Daniels distillery (“The Hollow”) in a cook-off to determine BBQ supremacy.
Who needs a reason to have a party when an opportunity will suffice! While I have been blessed with many talents, one of them, unfortunately, is not a knack for working on machinery. In particular, lawn mowers and things with small engines give me fits. So when I found out that my father-in-law was going to be coming over to help out with the lawn mower and tiller, I knew then and there that I had to give him and my mother-in-law a proper payment: all the ribs that they could stand to eat! Continue reading
Last week I reviewed three sauces from Crazy Bitch Gourmet Sauces. When I let Gina know that I was reviewing three of the sauces, she replied back mentioning a fourth sauce that I received that I did not include in the review – the Kick Ass sauce. In that email, she talked about the flavor profile being the same as the other tomato-based sauces, but with significantly more heat. I definitely found this to be true – the Asian influence was there with a nice kick of heat. I wanted to think of a creative way to use this… and by creative, I mean something other than a finishing sauce on a grilled piece of meat.