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Barbecue Summer School

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Man, if summer school consisted of smoked brisket, ribs, and pulled pork, I’d have failed every grade. And often. To the tune of this being my 37th year of kindergarten often. Summer school didn’t have competition barbecue courses, however, and I was forced to learn about barbecue on the streets. You don’t have to, though. The KCBS offers courses not …

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KCBS Events for May

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Happy National Barbecue month, everybody! If you’re looking for a way to pay homage to the gods of ‘cue, here’s a list of Kansas City Barbecue Society competitions for you to chew on. Early next week, we’ll follow up with barbecue class listings where you can polish your skill at the grill.

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Coming Soon to a Barbecue Pit Near You…

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Right about now, some of us are taking the covers off of our backyard grills and smokers in preparation for a spring and summer full of steaks, burgers, dogs, and ribs. The Kansas City Barbecue Society is getting pretty busy too, and I thought it’d be a good idea to let you know what events they’ve got lined up for April 2012.

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Judgment Day(s)

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“What about becoming a bbq judge? I want that job!” My best friend said that while we were watching the first season of Barbecue Pit Masters. To the uninitiated, judging a barbecue competition seems like a simple matter of sampling all the food at an event, deciding which tasted the best, and succumbing to a food coma. Not really. The …

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Volunteers Needed – KCBS Extreme Makeover BBQ Throwdown

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The Kansas City Barbeque Society has teamed up with TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as it pulls into East Central Kansas to build a new home for a worthy family. As part of the home building/renovation process, Extreme Makeover typically hosts a Community Fund Raising Event, which helps the charitable family with miscellaneous expenses. However, this version will be quite …

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Smoke on the Water… In Vegas?!

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Just when I thought Vegas couldn’t get any cooler, this happens. Smoke on the Water Productions has two barbecue competitions rolling into Sin City this weekend. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned pro or a weekend griller, one or the other has you covered. High Stakes: USA Barbecue Championship Making its first appearance at The Orleans Hotel & Casino …