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What are The Best BBQ Rubs and Sauces for CHICKEN and Ribs

What are The Best BBQ Rubs and Sauces for CHICKEN and Ribs

  At Jake’s Famous Foods we’ve been making BBQ Rubs and Sauces for more than 15 years now. We started in central California just off a world tour to gather information from Chefs and BBQ experts across the globe. We toured China, Hong Kong, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, France, Ireland,...
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What Does Barbecue Sauce Actually Do

What Does Barbecue Sauce Actually Do

  What Does Barbecue Sauce Actually Do? And why should You use it or even care?     I was working on one of my recipes the other day when a customer asked me a couple of unique questions related to barbecue sauce.  They've been buying the product for a number of years but...
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What Does Natural Barbecue Really Mean

What Does Natural Barbecue Really Mean

  Definition: Legally, food labeled "natural" does not contain any artificial ingredients, coloring ingredients, or chemical preservatives, and, in the case of meat and poultry, is minimally processed. Meat from animals treated with artificial hormones can (and is) labeled...
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What is a Big Green Egg

What is a Big Green Egg

  A recently learned about ways of using the "Big Green Egg".   I'd heard about this thing for a number of years but had not had the experience until then to try it. Others have asked questions about it so here's the information.   The Big Green Egg...
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What is a Tagine

What is a Tagine

  Another cooking form I had the privilege of learning about while doing a barbecue lab a number of years ago was the Tagine. The Tagine is a type of dish found in the North African cuisines of Morocco, which is named after the special pot in which it is cooked. The traditional Tagine pot is...
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What is an Orion Cooker

What is an Orion Cooker

  Describing what The Orion Cooker is may be the most difficult thing about it.   Basically this is a charcoal fired roasting oven. The completely enclosed cooking chamber completely separates the flame from the food. This does not mean that you can not add smoke flavor and it does not...
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What is Barbecue Feng Shui

What is Barbecue Feng Shui

  More than any other element placement is key.....   Over the years I have the pleasure to travel to all 4 corners of the earth, and in that time I've come to firmly believe in contained energy in plants, trees, objects, certainly in thoughts and so on. I mention this because having...
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What is Brine brining

What is Brine brining

  How does salt, sugar, and water can improve texture and flavor in meats, poultry, and seafood.   To bring back moisture and flavor to meats brining has long been considered one of the best and easiest forms of preparation. Soaking a turkey in a brine solution of salt (and often sugar)...
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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...
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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 Sustainability for BBQ

What is Sustainability for BBQ

  What Does Sustainability Really Mean for Barbecue Sauce?   Sustainability is defined as: the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.   Following Jake's Famous focus to create and...
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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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