The man is a machine, albeit one who still uses the same simple setup you see on television. Where the other 109 teams were all more elaborate than SYO (Slap Yo’ Daddy), he was the one walking away with the title. The guy’s got heart. He’s also really busy, which is why I was stoked when he agreed to answer my questions for this interview.
Read “Slow Fire: The Beginner’s Guide to Barbecue” and let Dr. BBQ be your wing-man (literally) as he walks you through the basics of cooking authentic barbecue on your own grill (and if you have a stovetop smoker, you can cook inside, too!).
When I heard that Ken was going to fire up the Bad Boy, I knew there was no better place to be for BBQ.
In 2008, my coauthor of ten books, Nancy Gerlach, and her husband Jeff retired and moved from Albuquerque to Chelem, Yucatán. Recently my wife and I visited them for a whirlwind tour of the region.
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 …
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.
A fabulous, fiery brunch (that she doesn’t have to prepare) is the perfect way to show Mom you appreciate all the hell you put her through growing up.