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Featured App: Jim’s Burning Ring of Fire

In Gadgets & Tech, Reviews, Stories by Mark Masker1 Comment

Here’s the first of what will probably be many apps built around hot sauce. According to the website, Jim’s Burning Ring of Fire iPhone App “empowers your inner pyro and manages your flaming taste-buds with hot sauce reviews and ratings for an exhaustive listing of available hot sauces and hot sauce makers…. AND includes a handy reference Scoville Heat Unit …

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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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Pairing Wine with Spicy Food…Do’s and Don’ts

In Cooking Guide, Recipes by Mark Masker3 Comments

Chow.com has posted an article about pairing wine with spicy food that goes beyond the standard recommendation of “sweet and white.” Wine and spirits specialist Jordan MacKay recommends selecting a wine with a flavor profile that compliments the characteristics of the specific chile being used in a dish. And that wine could even be red. Read more:  “On Pairing Wine …

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Featured Recipe: Chorizo Bacon Rub

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What could be better in a breakfast burrito than chorizo-flavored bacon? One of the stars of our April issue is bacon, as we share a great how-to article about homemade bacon. I know this sounds daunting, but Mark Masker’s easy illustrated directions will have you dabbling in the tasty art of charcuterie before you can say “pork belly.” 2 tablespoons …

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 …