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2013 Scovies: Let the Games Begin

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The 2013 Scovie Awards Call for Entries is now live with the Rules here and the Entry Form here. We have new and exciting categories this year. Pre-made tamales and pre-packaged chili categories have been added, as well as a “unique” subcategory to all the main categories. Adding the “unique” subcategory will give you more chances to win with all of your products!

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Wanted: Scovie Competitors!

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The 2013 Scovie Awards Call for Entries is approaching fast! We have new and exciting categories this year. Pre-made tamales and pre- packaged chili categories have been added, as well as a “unique” subcategory to all the main categories. Adding the “unique” subcategory will give you more chances to win with all of your products!

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Hot Sauce Battle: See Your Recipe in Print

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If you put enough ketchup or hot sauce on anything, it magically becomes edible. Maybe that’s why after more than 20 years of judging the Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Contest, Robb Walsh set out to write The Hot Sauce Cookbook. He’s realized there’s a whole world of hot sauce recipes out there waiting to be discovered like some spicy pirate treasure in the ocean, only on land, and without any annoying curses on it.

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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.