FAQ, BBQ Questions

 

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Wood Smoking Tips

Wood Smoking Tips

  Managing wood smoke is critical to the success of smoked meats. Here's a few quick tips that ensures that you get nice even wood smoke as long as the fire lasts. If using a charcoal grill wood chip providers typically recommend that users soak wood chips for about 30 minutes then...
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Wood Chips for BBQ Smoking

Wood Chips for BBQ Smoking

  Cooking with wood chips has been a favorite with BBQ chefs since the first fire. In recent times we have become so sophisticated with our tastes and techniques that cooking with wood has become an art. Many individuals refuse to cook with propane or natural gas for fear of losing the flavor...
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Why Eating Chili Peppers in BBQ Sauce Will Benefit You

Why Eating Chili Peppers in BBQ Sauce Will Benefit You

  Capsaicin: 7 Powerful Health Benefits (Including Killing Cancer Cells) of the Stuff that Makes Peppers HOT by: Sixwise The active ingredient in chili peppers Active ingredient in chili peppers used in bbq sauce is Capsaicin, and is so hot that it can make your mouth feel like it's on...
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When To Put BBQ Sauce on Beef Ribs

When To Put BBQ Sauce on Beef Ribs

  When to put BBQ Sauce on Ribs? I hear this question from all corners of the United States. Simple it seems but in truth it requires some planning.  My hope is that you will read this material and use it to guide you in adding your favorite sauce to sumptuous beef ribs. When to put BBQ...
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When should you apply Barbecue Sauce

When should you apply Barbecue Sauce

  Most barbecue sauce contain high amounts of sugars. Sugars can burn at a temperature of about 265 degree F. If you are cooking above this temperature then the sugars in a sauce will move beyond the caramelizing stage into the burning stage adding a bad flavor to foods. If smoking...
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What You’ll Need To Be Ready For a BBQ Anywhere

What You’ll Need To Be Ready For a BBQ Anywhere

  Fire up the grill and entertain family and friends at the beach, the lake, or beside a mountain stream with these helpful hints. Once you pack the essentials, your party can travel anywhere. Basics and Essential Outdoor Equipment Portable vented grill, cleaned grill grates Charcoal, lighter...
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What to Know about Buying BBQ Sauce Online

What to Know about Buying BBQ Sauce Online

  There are literally hundreds and thousands of people if not more who claim to have made a super duper, mouth smacking, slap your mama, kiss the dog, bend over twice and hop, head splitting, nose burning, award winning barbecue sauce. I could go on but you get the point. Real BBQ Sauce...
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What to do when The Fire Goes Out, Charcoal BBQ Fire That is..

What to do when The Fire Goes Out, Charcoal BBQ Fire That is..

  Too often we talk about making some fancy Dino rib monstrosity or some glaze laden pork ribs but we never seem to spend much time on the actual cooking part of the process.  Yes, we talk about using smoked woods or charcoal or even gas but we never seem to spend much time on the what...
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What is wood smoking

What is wood smoking

  Smoke is a great way to add flavor to almost anything you cook. Many years ago, smoke was used to preserve meat for long periods of time. Now smoke is often used to enhance the flavor of meats. Generally, smoking is defined as using chips of pre-selected woods in a contained space with heat...
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What Is The Best BBQ Rub For Your Pork

What Is The Best BBQ Rub For Your Pork

  Pork Rubs have been around for years and years. The first initial rubs consisted of simple sea salt and black pepper. Then later combined with ground and powdered garlic to enhance the flavor of the meat as well as entice the taste buds. A pork rub may or may not be designed specifically for...
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What is Shelf Life and What does it Mean

What is Shelf Life and What does it Mean

  Shelf life is defined as the period or amount of time a perishable product can remain safe to eat when presented for sale. Depending on location meaning state or country shelf life and shelf life designation requirements are quite different. For the average consumer it is a good idea to pay...
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What is Marinating

What is Marinating

  Marinades and the Marinating Process: A marinade is a seasoned mixture that adds flavor and in some cases tenderizes. Marinades are commonly used with thin cuts, such as steaks, chicken, duck or fish. A flavoring marinade is many times used with tender beef cuts for a short time - 15...
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