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Now Available: The New Issue of Burn!

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Hey all you lovers of peppers, smoke, and sauce, the new issue of Burn! Magazine is on the virtual newsstand and ready for reading. I hope you’ll enjoy the newest issue. It’s chock full of great information like a how-to for making your own pastrami, an article all about salsa, recipes for Cinco de Mayo, a recap of the 2011 …

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New Issue of Burn! Magazine Out May 1!

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Don’t miss a single fiery issue of Burn! Magazine The next issue of Burn! will be released May 1st. In it, we’ll explore Australia’s Barbecue Heritage, travel to the Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ festival, and take a look at the seductive qualities of salsa, plus much more! Burn! is your antidote for all the look-alike “food porn” mags. Sassy, sharp, …

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Be the Next Garlic-Cooking Superstar!

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“So You Think You Can Cook With Garlic” is a culinary call-to-arms to the garlic geeks who overtake the small town of Gilroy, California every July. Gilroy Garlic Festival organizers threw down the gauntlet April 4 on Facebook. “For over three decades Festival guests have attended the Great Garlic Cook-Off or the Garlic Showdown and left muttering under their garlicky …

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Smoke Chasing: The Ultimate Ridin’ & BBQ Eatin’ Grand Tour

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Oh, happy day! Finally, an event that fulfills my dream of eating ribs while riding a motorcycle…almost. From March 25 to October 1, 2011 competition ‘cue in Georgia means eating the smoky goodness instead of making it. Smoke Chasing is a self-paced BBQ Grand Tour, combining riding and BBQ while supporting a great cause: Eddie’s Road, a charitable foundation helping …

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It’s National Paella Day!

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Today is national Paella day, and if you’ve never had a chance to try this famous Spanish dish, it’s the perfect time. Paella is perhaps one of Spain’s best-known dishes, originating in the Valencia region, now recognized as one of the national dishes of Spain.

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Nachos with Cheese Curds…Hold the Whey!

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After the National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show, I always end up with fantastic products that I just can’t resist bringing home, even though an entire cabinet of my kitchen is dedicated to spicy condiments of all types. Sometimes the product isn’t something you’d really expect to find at a spicy food event, but that’s the wonder of this great …

Winners of the Disc-It Drawing

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Well, the 23rd Annual Fiery Foods & BBQ Show is now a fond memory, and Burn! Magazine is officially launched. We had a booth at the show, and partnered with the Disc-It company to give away three Disc-It grills (think of a huge outdoor wok with other attachments for a griddle, chile roaster, etc.). We also gave away one-year subscriptions …