During Memphis in May 2012, we saw many different BBQ personalities. One of those personalities was Darryl Mast of BBQSuperStars.com, quite possibly the hardest working man in BBQ today. Darryl is also the driving force behind the weekly online radio show Gettin’ Sauced with Draper’s BBQ. Darryl and Shane came up with the crazy idea to not only do the weekly podcast from Memphis in May, but to also video it.
Day 3… the day of reckoning. This is the day when the gloves come off, and teams get down to the business of preparing turn-ins for their respective categories. I arrived on-site around 8:00 am, and I must say our hog was looking really, really good!
With day 1 of Memphis in May in the books, it’s time to move on to day 2. The arrival this morning brought the delivery of the hogs to use for the whole hog cooking contest as well as the finishing of brisket for the beef turn-in.
I thought I was prepared for Memphis in May. I thought I had done enough research, talked to enough people, and planned enough to thoroughly prepare myself for what would occur. Plain and simple: I lied to myself.