Category Archives: Basics

Memorial Day Cook

Holy shit – he wrote cook. Yes, unbelievers, I am actually lighting a fire this Memorial Day. Ya see, my brother Matt and his wonderful wife Amy are stopping by Brooklyn tomorrow. Matt, in case you don’t know, is the … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Barbecue Beef Back Ribs

So, I lit a fire the other day. I whipped out my trusty Weber Smokey Mountain, loaded it up with some Kingsford and chunks of cherry and oak and let it burn. I tried a new method of lighting the … Continue reading

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BBQ Class: Learning From A Master

One of the earliest cookbooks I purchased that was completely barbecue related was  Paul Kirk’s Championship Barbecue Sauces. It’s still one of my favorites and one I turn to often. One of the reasons I enjoy Paul’s book is that … Continue reading

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Barbecue Basics: Fire

Fire. It’s an amazing thing. It’s so amazing that the ancient Greeks considered it one of the major elements. Water, air, earth and fire. The four building blocks that make up the world. Even today, people refer to fire as … Continue reading

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