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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 […]

A Quick Guide To Barbecue Safety

A Quick Guide To Barbecue Safety

By: Joshua Rooks Grilling can be the highlight of your day. It can be the event you look forward to throughout the week. Barbecuing can become the vehicle through which you make great memories. Or…it could be the exact opposite.     Unfortunately, reality has dictated that grilling and smoking can be dangerous. From bacteria in […]

How to use Wood Planks to Infuse Flavor on the Grill

How to use Wood Planks to Infuse Flavor on the Grill

Now that the Barbecue Season is in full swing why not try out some different cooking techniques on your grill?  Grilling planks and cedar wraps are widely available and have become a Barbecuers favorite method for added wood and smoke flavor. Check out your local specialist BBQ shop or our Amazon Store for a broad […]

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BBQ Barbecue Festivals this Summer

BBQ Barbecue Festivals this Summer

So you’ve experimented in your backyard all year long. Now is the time to get your family out and about. But what to do? Barbecue of course! If you are looking for the Best BBQ in town, you don’t have to head over to Memphis in May or the American Royal. There’s great Barbecue right […]

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3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in 2019

3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in 2019

If you’re thinking about revamping how you eat in the new year, you might want to think twice about the trendy dairy-free plans that crop up on your social media feed – as they could leave you missing out on nutrients you need. Three of the most popular and health-promoting eating plans of the moment […]

Pros and Cons of the Four Most Popular Types of Smokers

Pros and Cons of the Four Most Popular Types of Smokers

Over the past few years, the market for grills has gained traction at an incredible pace. These days you’ll need more than a new Weber Spirit to impress your friends. If you want to stand out among the growing crowd of barbecue enthusiasts, you’ll need to pickup a smoker. But with so many types of […]

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Cooking techniques

Cooking techniques

A Guide to Basic Cooking Techniques

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Cooking Methods

Cooking Methods

Basic Vocabulary in the Cooking and Food Industry

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Pitmaster

Pitmaster

One who is a Master at Barbecue Cooking. Are you a Pitmaster? For a Detailed explanation Check: https://pitmasterandthecook.com/are-you-a-pitmaster/43781/

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Lifestyle (sociology)

Lifestyle (sociology)

Lifestyle is the typical way of life of an individual, group, or culture. The term was originally used by Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler (1870-1937). The term ‘lifestyle’ was introduced in the 1950s as a derivative of that of style in modernist art. If you do something alot, like barbecue – you are leading a BBQ […]

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Culinary Basics

Culinary Basics

The Basics of Cooking Preparation and Flavorization. For more Details, see: https://pitmasterandthecook.com/culinary-basics-getting-started/43788/

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More You Tube BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

More You Tube BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

Ah, the ease of Learning Online. There are so many excellent You Tube Barbecue Pitmasters these days that will show you how to grill, which equipment to use and recipes to follow – all on line visually. Following on from the last piece from Pitmaster and the Cook, this article focuses on five further Barbecue […]

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YouTube BBQ Pitmaster’s – Connect and Learn

YouTube BBQ Pitmaster’s – Connect and Learn

Views of YouTube Barbecue Pitmaster’s videos have seen a huge increase in popularity. YouTube is now registering over 1.8 billion users every month. In May 2019 YouTube announced that watch time on their videos amounted to over 250 million hours a day, importantly this is an increase of 39% over the last year. There are […]

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Famous Pitmasters

Famous Pitmasters

From the earliest of days, man has Cooked over Fire. Visit any City in the US and the Locals will tell you who their Pitmaster’s and Grillmaster’s are. They’re easy to find, just follow the Billowing Smoke Signals. Outlined below, you will find some of the Worlds Best Pitmaster’s! If you Smoke It, they will […]

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Heart Healthy: Greek Cucumber Walnut Bites Recipe

Heart Healthy: Greek Cucumber Walnut Bites Recipe

While heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, many of the risk factors associated with the condition can be controlled with dietary and lifestyle changes. By centering your meals around better-for-you ingredients and recipes, you can show your heart some extra love. Consider walnuts, which […]

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Choosing The Right Flavor

Choosing The Right Flavor

I am a mother of 5 and nanna of 6. I cook large meals every day. I can’t seem to break that habit. Being that I only have 2 kids left at home, one of the older kids always stops by, with their family to eat dinner. I introduce my family and friends to a […]

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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 […]

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Safe Grilling Tips for a Sizzling Summer

Safe Grilling Tips for a Sizzling Summer

When temperatures soar this summer, many American families may be seeking a break from the monotony of their everyday routines. To make the most of the extra time at home, firing up the grill can be a simple solution for relatively quick food preparation that also allows for spending time with loved ones in the […]

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Asian-inspired small plates for the entire family

Asian-inspired small plates for the entire family

Collaborated Content The season of warm summer nights and bright sunny days calls for equally vibrant meals. As the season of entertaining continues, many at-home chefs are searching for exciting and flavorful meals to feed their family and friends. According to Mintel’s 2018 US Flavor Trends Report, consumers continually seek to be more adventurous with […]

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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 […]

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Are you Good Enough for a Cooking Contest?

Are you Good Enough for a Cooking Contest?

Are you the type that likes to cook and loves a good competition; then a cooking contest might be something you’d like to consider doing? There are literally hundreds of cooking contests done annually. Competition types depend on the area they are taking place in a lot of the time. Some competitions are based on […]

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Benefits of Beef Dinners

Benefits of Beef Dinners

Hosting dinner for a special occasion can be stressful. Whether you’re gathering with family for the holidays or making something new for friends, you want to deliver an entertaining evening and impress your guests with a pristine meal that everyone enjoys. A delicious beef cut is the focal point of a dinner that will treat […]

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Coupon and Promo Codes 2019

Coupon and Promo Codes 2019

In marketing, a coupon is a ticket or document that can be redeemed for a financial discount or rebate when purchasing a product. Customarily, coupons are issued by manufacturers of consumer packaged goods or by retailers, to be used in retail stores as a part of sales promotions. They are often widely distributed through mail, […]

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How To Use A Charcoal Grill

How To Use A Charcoal Grill

So you have decided that you want to start Barbequing. What more, you have done your research and decided that a charcoal grill is the right type of grill for you. So now you have to pick out the charcoal grill that suits you best. One of the first things to consider when purchasing your […]

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Different Types of Barbecue Grills

Different Types of Barbecue Grills

Summer is here, which means that it is time to begin grilling and preparing awesome Barbecue parties. The only problem is you have not bought your BBQ Grill yet. When purchasing your first Grill you will find that you have a large array of options available to you. It may seem overwhelming at first due […]

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5 Steps to the Perfect Veggie Kebob

5 Steps to the Perfect Veggie Kebob

Burgers, brats, steak, chicken, pork chops and all the flavors of fresh meat get all the love on the grill, but a well-rounded meal calls for sides and veggies. Before you plan your next backyard barbecue, incorporate tasty vegetables – peppers, asparagus, onions, tomatoes, zucchini and more – for an all-out blitz of fresh-grilled flavor. […]

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Focus on Nutrition: 5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle

Focus on Nutrition: 5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle

5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle Collaborated Content A nutritious diet is crucial for overall health and well-being. While it’s OK to indulge from time to time, it’s important to make sure you’re providing your body with appropriate nourishment. There are many ways to help you add more of the essential nutrients […]

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Must-Have Recipes for Your Summer Soirees

Must-Have Recipes for Your Summer Soirees

  Collaborated Content Summer is all about enjoying the warm weather with family and friends, but even with the longer summer days, the season can feel short for many. That’s why it’s important to make the most of summer by maximizing your fun in the sun with some of the best memories being made while […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Gas Grilling

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Gas Grilling

Like any other type of cooking, outdoor grilling is an art. You learn the basics, and after that, your skills and creativity are what make you stand out. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your gas grilling. Keep Your Grill Clean Keeping your grill clean minimizes chances of constant […]

Researching Options on Popular Stainless Steel Gas Grills

Researching Options on Popular Stainless Steel Gas Grills

Once you decide that you are more than just your average griller, you may want to consider investing in a gas grill. Gas grills give an array of features and options that other types of grills simply do not have. If you are looking for a grill that will be beautiful, reliable and will last […]

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It’s the Wood that Makes it Good

It’s the Wood that Makes it Good

As any seasoned smoking aficionado will tell you, not all woods are created equal. Sure, they all burn. Sure, they all add flavor. But they don’t all burn at the same rate and they don’t all add the same flavor. There’s even additional factors like cu

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Pitmaster Myron Mixon and the DJ Jazzy Jeff Secret Recipe: Triple Mustard Bacon Cheeseburger

Pitmaster Myron Mixon and the DJ Jazzy Jeff Secret Recipe: Triple Mustard Bacon Cheeseburger

Triple Mustard Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe You can smell it in the air: BBQ season is in full swing. To impress your friends and family, you’re going to need to offer up some serious eats because, let’s face it, the food is the true star of any BBQ. But, this season, don’t overlook one of the […]

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Barbeque Cleaning Secrets!

Barbeque Cleaning Secrets!

When purchasing your barbeque grill, think of it as an investment rather then just another item for your outdoor entertainment. You should expect this item to become a large part of your outdoor activities for many years to come. But like any other investment, proper maintenance and care is needed to ensure that your barbeque […]

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Top 2020 Food Trends

Top 2020 Food Trends

A new year always brings predictions about what trends will rise to popularity, and when it comes to food, there are plenty of trends already underway that will no doubt continue to surge over the next several months. The good news is both your taste buds and your health will likely benefit from the latest […]

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Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT.

Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT.

Love it or hate it you simply cannot ignore the chili pepper! It is not an addictive ingredient, but it gives the body an endomorphic boost which if you can stand the heat leaves you with a feeling of euphoria. Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT. What is a Chili Pepper   It is a fruit […]

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Top Selling Amazon BBQ Gifts

Christmas is almost with us. In a few days, you will be placing those stockings next to the fireplace hoping that Father Xmas will fill it with all sorts of goodies. Are you are looking for Xmas Barbecue Gifts? Or maybe you want to treat yourself, then have a look at a few gift options […]

Behind the label: Decoding certifications in the shopping aisle

Behind the label: Decoding certifications in the shopping aisle

When we visit the grocery store, we’ve become accustomed to a dizzying array of options. There are food labels touting everything from food safety to environmental and ethical standards. Making the best decision for your family, your health and the good of the planet is important, but how can you possibly keep track of what […]

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35 Fun Food Facts

35 Fun Food Facts

According to the Urban Dictionary Fun Food is a certain type of food that, when eating it, is the equivalent of having fun. It may make you recall past fun times or inspire future ones. Eaten socially with someone you know you can have a tremendous amount of fun with. Kids play with their Food. […]

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Barbequing: An American Tradition

Barbequing: An American Tradition

No matter if it is the 4th of July or just another day in the summer, chances are someone in your area is barbequing. Barbequing has become a standard American tradition for families, all the way through winter. The reasons are as clear as to why, not only does the food that comes from barbequing […]

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Why is Barbequing So Popular?

Why is Barbequing So Popular?

Barbequing is an American tradition. Each year statistics show that at least 90% of families attend at least one barbeque party or celebration. About 40% of families delight in throwing parties that center around the idea of barbequing. With statistics like that one must wonder why barbequing is such a popular event and tradition. First, […]

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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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How To Find The Best Portable Grill For You

How To Find The Best Portable Grill For You

Fall is upon us and in most parts of the country, we will be seeing lower temperatures that lend themselves perfectly to grilling. From barbecues to tailgating, birthdays to camping, there are a plethora of wonderful opportunities for us to relish in the purest joy that is grilling in the great outdoors.   Now, we’re […]

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How a Healthy Gut can be Good for your Well-Being

How a Healthy Gut can be Good for your Well-Being

Whether it’s eating too many slices of pizza or constantly getting takeout, most of us have slipped on our good eating habits at one time or another. But is avoiding unhealthy foods enough to keep our bodies in top shape? While gut health is not something many people consider, Mayo Clinic experts agree that it […]

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Secrets for a Well-Maintained Lawn

Secrets for a Well-Maintained Lawn

Collaborated Content Growing a healthy, appealing lawn isn’t about doing one thing right; it’s about doing a combination of things right. Different aspects of lawn maintenance, whether it’s watering, fertilizing or mowing, are interrelated. If you complete one task incorrectly – or skip it entirely – you may increase problems with insects, diseases and weeds. […]

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

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

Barbecue or Barbecue 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” […]

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4 Great American Barbecue Competitions

As I sat at my desk writing, I began to think about competition Barbecue and its effect on Barbecue overall. Competition does a great service to the Barbecue Community. It serves as a proving ground for greatness. One can’t simply walk up to the judges and hand them a dish that wasn’t carefully planned, crafted, […]

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Busy Season Solutions

Busy Season Solutions

Quick and tasty meals and snacks For those who are always on the go, it can be difficult to find time to whip up meals and snacks that are both nutritious and tasty. However, with some simple changes – and timesaving recipes – you can create delicious dishes and meals that will keep you feeling […]

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Fishing and Grilling: How to Cook Fish on your Barbecue

Fishing and Grilling: How to Cook Fish on your Barbecue

Fishing is in humanity’s DNA. From the earliest settlers feeding their villages to our modern, technology-laden expeditions, fishing has firmly seated itself in our past-time hall of fame. The fishing trip as it’s known today can take on many forms. But when we catch a fish and decide we would like to eat it, we […]

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Liquid Smoke – Does it Add an Authentic Smoke Flavor?

Liquid Smoke – Does it Add an Authentic Smoke Flavor?

Liquid smoke is a liquid flavoring. It is commonly used as a substitute for cooking with real wood smoke i.e Barbecue grilling/smoking.It can be added to any meat or vegetable and will impart a smokey flavor to that food. The purist grill master out there, still would prefer the open barbecue grill and to be […]

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Use your Shovel to Cook on the Coals

Use your Shovel to Cook on the Coals

Not long after I started work ( oh so many years ago !) I was invited to year-end Barbecue held by a local contractor. I was told that I was very lucky to be invited. Invitations were sought after, as the owner was famous for his beef tenderloin cooked over a pit fire on a […]

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