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BBQ Barbecue on a Budget

BBQ Barbecue on a Budget

When people think of budget-friendly meals, one pot wonders and casseroles usually come to mind. Grilling or smoking is a fun and simple way to mix things up for your next meal. Grilling on a budget may mean that premium cuts like NY strip steaks and ribeyes will be relegated to special occasions, but more […]

Culinary Basics: Getting Started

Culinary Basics: Getting Started

If you’re just starting out or just now starting to hone in on your Cooking or BBQ craft, there are several Techniques you need to know to perfect your Cooking. Here are the 6 Culinary Basics– Flavorization Methods. Culinary Basics: Getting Started Brine A Brine is a common agent in food processing and cooking. Brining […]

Transform an Outdoor Eyesore

Transform an Outdoor Eyesore

It happens, sometimes over time certain areas in your yard require your attention. This year, for us, it was our old above ground pool area. Last year, we took down the pool. It was very old and needed to go. This year, we found it home to old debri, weeds and remnants from the removal. […]

Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons

Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons

Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons   Sports drinks are flavoured beverages that contain carbohydrates (usually sugar) and minerals such as sodium and potassium. Those minerals are generally referred to as electrolytes. And sports drinks are designed to recharge the electrolytes that were lost while sweating. For professional athletes and people that exercise on a […]

How to Select the Right Wood for Smoking your Protein

How to Select the Right Wood for Smoking your Protein

The Best Woods for Smoking on the BBQ  From making mouthwatering steaks to delicious burgers, great Pitmasters know that there are many different types of wood that are great for smoking on the Barbeque.   For those of you who are new to cooking with wood, you’re in for a treat. Simply adding some wood chips […]

Information

Ultimate Barbecue Guide 101: Glossary

Ultimate Barbecue Guide 101: Glossary

Here’s a handy little Barbecue Guide which will help you whether you’re cooking BBQ, eating Bar-B-Que or shopping around for Barbecue. BBQ Barbecue Guide: Glossary All – Slang for Oil. 3-2-1 ribs – A method for cooking spare ribs with (3) three hours in smoke, (2) two hours wrapped in foil, and (1) one hour […]

Sweet, Simple After-School Snacking

Sweet, Simple After-School Snacking

Collaborated Content With school back in full swing, the days will be full, packed with classes, homework and after-school sports, music and other extracurricular activities. To make the most of all these endeavors, it’s important to eat well to sustain the critical energy and focus required throughout the day. Smart fueling includes keeping nourishing snacks […]

Is it BarbeCue or BarbeQue? What is the Proper Spelling?

Is it BarbeCue or BarbeQue? What is the Proper Spelling?

Barbecue or Barbeque is both a cooking method and an apparatus. Barbecuing is done slowly over low, indirect heat and the food is flavored from the smoking process. The word “Barbecue” when used as a noun can refer to: the cooking method itself, the meat cooked this way, the cooking apparatus used (the “barbecue grill” […]

Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter Recipe

Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter Recipe

Grilling Up a Homemade Meal Impress guests with your DIY skills this summer Bringing over family and friends for a backyard barbecue is a classic way to show appreciation to loved ones. Celebrate the summer by grilling steak, one of the most popular meals for a cookout. Watch video to see how to make this […]

5 Ways the Whole Family Can Eat Healthy

5 Ways the Whole Family Can Eat Healthy

People are understandably conscious about the foods they’re eating and where they come from. The human eating space has seen the rise of whole, clean and natural foods, and in the last couple of years, the trend has even moved into pet foods. Many pet parents who eat healthy and care about where their food […]

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Go Beyond Pecan Pie this Holiday Season

Go Beyond Pecan Pie this Holiday Season

When deciding which dishes to serve this year at holiday gatherings, consider going beyond traditional recipes and use beloved seasonal ingredients in new ways. For example, while pecan pie is top of mind for many dessert-makers, it’s also a perfect time to make new pecan dishes , also known as The Original Supernut. Naturally sweet […]

Spice Up the Season

Spice Up the Season

Flavorful holiday dishes for every course Collaborated Content Whether this holiday marks your culinary debut or you’re a seasoned chef looking for a fresh take on seasonal favorites, you can take some notes from the pros. Every good chef has an arsenal of tricks and techniques to create amazing dishes every time, and the perfect […]

Dads Want Steak

Dads Want Steak

Dads typically love steak, so this Father’s Day and any other weekend, go ahead and shower him with some love straight off the grill. You can make the day even more memorable by sharing the grilling experience together. In fact, it may be the perfect chance to teach your old man a thing or two […]

Passing the Torch for Holiday Hosting

Passing the Torch for Holiday Hosting

Collaborated Content For most families, the holidays are filled with time-honored traditions, many that have been passed down from one generation to the next. However, when the time comes for the next generation to begin carrying the torch for those treasured traditions, the transition can be a bit bumpy. For some, spending the holidays as […]

Turkish Chicken Kebab Recipe

Turkish Chicken Kebab Recipe

Did you know that Turkish cuisine is known not only for introducing the world to shish kebab but for all of its delicious grilled meats and kebabs? Some of the world’s best and spiciest kebabs come from Turkey’s southeastern provinces. In Turkish cuisine, ‘şiş’ (SHEESH’) refers to the metal skewer the meat is laced on. […]

Tips

Healthy Recipe Tips and Advice

Healthy Recipe Tips and Advice

For many people, making healthy recipes seems too difficult and time consuming, but with some advance planning and some basic knowledge of nutrition, it is easy to create a week’s worth of healthy meals that you and your family will love. The key to creating delicious and healthy meals for the family is planning …and […]

Tips in Buying Cooking Materials

Tips in Buying Cooking Materials

Cooking is already hard as it is without having to deal with defective cooking materials and equipment. Besides, not only will you slow down the cooking process when you buy substandard materials, you will also put your family and your house at risk of fire and other injuries that defective appliances and cooking materials may […]

Plating Techniques

Plating Techniques

Why not take the opportunity to practice your Plating Techniques? When you host your first post lockdown party you can be sure that your guests will enjoy your great-tasting food visually. A study from Oxford University has shown that beautifully presented food really does taste better! Using experimental psychology they recorded people’s reactions to salads […]

Dont wait for Summer, Winter BBQ now!

Dont wait for Summer, Winter BBQ now!

It’s still winter, but the prospects of warmer weather may be enough to get us thinking about a Winter BBQ. If you are uncertain whether it is possible to Barbecue in winter weather, then consider the tips below. Grilling is a year-round event. We may not fire up the grill as often as in mid-summer, […]

One Shopping List–Three Meals

One Shopping List–Three Meals

When the weather turns cold, we find ourselves craving heartier fare—rich and savory stews, tender roasts, and slow-roasted, caramelized root vegetables. But those hearty dishes are often calorie-laden and less than waistline-friendly. However, with a few fresh ingredients paired with pantry staples, you can create delicious, hearty, and healthy dishes to warm you up this […]

Reviews

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Shop Our Store

It’s always Barbecue time somewhere with Pitmaster’s Finest Merchandise! Cookbooks, Gourmet Food, Rubs, Spices, Grills, Smokers, Tshirts, Aprons, Sauces , Marinades and much more! We have great gifts for the barbecue and beer geek in your life, or maybe a little something for yourself! Please visit our Shop page to find everything your looking for! […]

Top 5 Best Supermarket BBQ Sauces

Top 5 Best Supermarket BBQ Sauces

We’ve been Que’ing for quite some time now. Usually we buy our Sauces and Rubs Online, but occasionally we will buy Sauces stocked by Supermarkets. We’ve read many Reviews of Store bought Sauces and usually totally disagree. Our taste buds usually go for more robust and savory Sauces, with less sugar/sweetness. So, here are our […]

NEW Batch BBQ Barbecue Rubs! Opening Season

NEW Batch BBQ Barbecue Rubs! Opening Season

It’s that Time of Year again. The time where our Friends and Family get to try the Old Rubs we have been working with AND our Time to OPEN Our New Season up with NEW Rubs! Every Year on March 1st, we open up our Next Batch of BBQ Rubs we Want to Try. We […]

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Pitmaster and the Cook Would LOVE Your Feedback!

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The American Royal Weekend, Kansas City, MO

The American Royal Weekend, Kansas City, MO

Barbecue Sentiments from Kansas City Writer As we march closer to the dark, dreary days of Winter, we are beginning to see the last vestiges of warmer times. The crispness in the air is growing more and more abundant, the pumpkin flavor begins tightening its annual grip on the Food Industry and the Backyard Cookout […]

Nutrition

Health, Well Being and Balance – All on your Wrist

Health, Well Being and Balance – All on your Wrist

The future is here. Thanks to advances in science and technology, combined with the occurring trends of transparency in health – you can now Take Charge of your Health and Monitor your progress right from your Home using your smartphone or iPad. Wearable technology has been the latest craze. But what do you do after […]

Become a Customer and a Member

Become a Customer and a Member

The Human Body is made up of Energy. That Energy can now be harnessed and measured. Have you wondered what Frequency you Vibrate on towards your path of enlightenment, and optimal physical and mental health? Many of us who have “Awoke” do things like wear Magnetic Bracelets for Health. Magnetic Therapy has been used for […]

Infused Oils – Tempt your Tastebuds with 5 EASY Recipes

Infused Oils – Tempt your Tastebuds with 5 EASY Recipes

Infused Oils, whether it is fresh herbs, chili, or citrus is a simple way to add hints of flavor to your cooking. Sage oil on eggs is transformative, as are a few drops of oil in your stir fry. Try rosemary oil lightly drizzled over roast potatoes. A drop of orange-infused citrus oil blended with […]

Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. The root and berry of the ashwagandha plant are a traditional Ayurvedic medicine in India. Ashwagandha is used as a tonic (it is sometimes referred to as the “Indian ginseng”) to improve physical […]

9 Sustainable Eating Facts

9 Sustainable Eating Facts

Health and environmental concerns convince many people they should rethink their diets. However, it’s important to know you can make informed food choices based on facts. By working with farmers and ranchers who use science and research to advance animal agricultural practices, commodity groups like Colorado Corn help ensure the availability of sustainable, healthy and […]

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BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

You’ve seen a million Cooking Shows but none like this. BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters is a Television Program that brings you into the Barbecue Competition World. America’s Top BBQ Barbecue Cooking Teams in Competition. In this Show, Teams from all over the U.S. compete to become the Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion. Professional Judges like BBQ […]

Clean Eating and Barbecue

Clean Eating and Barbecue

As Pitmaster’s, BBQ and Grill lovers, you may think all we eat is Protein, Protein, Protein. We do speak alot about Paleo and Keto Diets, which focus on eating more Protein and Less Carbs. But we as Grillmaster’s are not eating Brisket, Steak and all Types of Red Meat Everyday. We DO Clean Eating. For […]

Mothers Day -BBQ Gifts and Menu

Mothers Day -BBQ Gifts and Menu

Mothers day is on Sunday 9th May this year. It’s time to start getting your act together and planning your Mum’s Day with gifts to spoil her. Also, a well-thought-out menu so that she can put up her feet and relax! Of course, there are very few mums who don’t appreciate a bouquet of flowers […]

Secret Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe by TV Personality Chef Robert Irvine

Secret Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe by TV Personality Chef Robert Irvine

A Flavorful Family Meal If your family struggles to make meal time happen, try creating kid-friendly recipes that bring everyone together at the table. For example, these Pulled Pork Sandwiches from “Family Table by Robert Irvine” can help you incorporate assistance from your kids to nourish both mind and body while committing to the efforts […]

Quick Family Meals Filled with Flavor

Quick Family Meals Filled with Flavor

When cooking for the family, don’t sacrifice flavor in order to create a quick meal. Mouthwatering recipes can be at your fingertips with simple, tasty twists on family favorites for the dinner table. Consider Chicken Soft Tacos with Pickled Beet Salsa featuring Aunt Nellie’s Baby Whole Pickled Beets or a READ 3 Bean and Steak […]