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Battle for the World’s Hottest Record Continues

In Chile Peppers, News by Mark MaskerLeave a Comment

Whenever someone tries to lay claim to the biggest, best, or most intense record for pretty much anything, they run the risk of being challenged. When the subject is the world’s hottest pepper, the stakes are high, both monetarily and in terms of publicity. If you’ve ever dealt with chileheads, they can be every bit as fanatical and obsessed about …

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Rick Browne’s New Grilling Book

In Product Reviews, Stories by Lois MannoLeave a Comment

This could be considered a shameless plug for one of our talented writers, if it weren’t absolutely true! The Ultimate Guide to Grilling is just what it claims to be—from steaks to lobster, tofu to apples, Rick Browne knows how to make a delicious barbecued feast with just about anything. Make this summer unforgettable with barbecue that will blow your …

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Burn! Magazine is now the Burn! Blog

In Hot News, News by Dave DeWittLeave a Comment

Dear Burn! Reader: We have made the decision to discontinue Burn! as a stand-alone digital magazine. We’re going to be continuing Burn! as a blog at www.burn-blog.com, and will be moving feature-length material to the Fiery Foods & BBQ SuperSite at www.fiery-foods.com. The SuperSite is undergoing a major redesign and retooling, and we feel it makes more sense to keep …

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Ask Chef Mike

In Cooking Guide, Interviews, Recipes, Stories by Mike StinesLeave a Comment

Q: What’s your favorite grill to use, and why? I have a few propane grills in my collection: a Broilmaster P-3 and a Charbroil Heatwave among others. I also have a few charcoal grills… a couple of Weber kettle-style grills, a Cobb grill and some smaller “camping” grills. For ease of use, gas grills are the way to go; turn …

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Dave’s Chile Podcast Series Continues with the God of Capsaicin

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With new superhot chiles emerging in what seems like every other month, the coveted title of “Hottest Chile” is up for grabs once again. But who is the best judge of a superhot, anyway? Chemical engineer and capsaicin expert Marlin Bensinger doesn’t think that the Guinness World Records people are qualified to make the call.  Dave DeWitt hears him out …

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Excerpt: Australia’s Barbecue Heritage

In Stories, Travel by Mark MaskerLeave a Comment

Rick Browne, Ph.B takes a look at Australia’s love affair with barbecue in “Baang-gaa to Barbies: Australia’s Barbecue Heritage,” excerpted from the May/June issue of Burn! Magazine. Let me smash a common misconception about Australian barbecue: Down Under, they cook prawns —no one here “slips another shrimp on the Barbie.” In fact, cooking shrimp, er, prawns on a barbecue was …