Lexington, NC was the site for the finale for BBQ Pitmasters Season 3. This episode brought the winners from the previous 5 episodes together in the self-proclaimed BBQ Capital of the US to determine who would be the winner of the $50,000 prize as well as a spot in the Kingsford Invitational.
The finale for Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters is tonight. It was filmed in Lexington, NC at the BBQ Capital Cook Off, and the contestants in this episode are cooking pork shoulder and spare ribs. This episode will feature the winners from the previous 5 episodes:
I admit it. I’m a BBQ snob. Or, more accurately, I have standards. I expect good BBQ pork (whether it’s chopped, pulled, or slice) to be moist, tender, and flavorful. I also be able to taste the pork. So I’ve been hearing all the buzz about the Memphis BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich from Burger King…
Episode 4 of BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 is now in the books. The official motto for this episode should be “If it wasn’t for injections, I’d be sober”.
Last week, the rules for the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game were announced in time for the third episode of the current season. As you may know already, the first five episodes will feature 15 BBQ pitmasters (that’s three per episode) competing at various BBQ festivals throughout the country for a spot in the winner-take-all season finale. The winner of the finale receives $50,000, an invitation to the Kingsford Invitational, and the coveted title of Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion. Three of the most well-known BBQ personalities are serving as judges for this season – Myron Mixon of Jack’s Old South, Tuffy Stone of Cool Smoke, and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue. Continue reading “Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game Tally – Episode 3”
Today’s sauce is local to North Carolina and is the official tomato-based BBQ sauce of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. From Asheville, NC, today’s sauce is 12 Bones Sweet Tomato Barbecue Sauce. A great big thank you to Chelsea from Crooked Condiments for providing me with the sauce to review!
If there is anything that is a natural fit to be paired with BBQ, it’s beer. Beer and BBQ. The stuff that many festivals throughout the country are made of. This perfect combination of food and beverage is the basis for the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game!
With Father’s Day just around the corner, I thought about coming up with a top 10 list of gifts for that grill master in your family. However, after stepping back and taking a look, others have done a much better job. So rather than come up with a list of 4 or 5 items, let me suggest a few places to check out so that you can get lots of ideas! Continue reading “Top Father’s Day BBQ Gifts for 2012 – What Others Have to Say”
Today’s review is a guest review by Shane Draper of Draper’s BBQ of the Texas Jr. Brush. I had a chance to see this tool in use at Memphis in May, and you’ll get to see some of my feedback in Shane’s review.