This week’s news has a bit of a personal note. Two of our Supersite alumni made the news for barbecue recently: Ray Lampe, and George Hensler. Other than that, we found what may be the least heart-healthy hangover treatment on Earth. Read on.
Not that you ever need to explain to anyone why you want to barbecue, but if for some reason you did, there’s a great list of Barbecue’s High Holy Days in George Hensler’s book, Totally Q. If some fool looks at you when you suggest firing up the grill and you’re tired of telling them, “Because I say so,” try using one of these as an excuse. Just make sure the holiday and the date coincide. Haters can’t call you out if you’re right.
After a lot of work by a small group of dedicated and hardworking people, my new book Totally Q is being released. The book is a massive collection of barbecue tidbits, scraps, leftovers and burnt ends that no serious outdoor cook should be without. It is a compilation of assorted facts, figures, and fairy tales all emanating from the outdoor cooking arena in some way or another.