We’ve all been waiting for this book for a long time it feels like, finally you can get your hands on Franklin Barbecue – A Meat Smoking Manifesto from the King of BBQ Aaron Franklin. [Read more…]
I’m very fortunate to get sent BBQ equipment to test and review, and there’s lots of stuff that I grow to love, and use regularly, other accessories tend to get less use, and I’ve found GrillGrates fall firmly in that category. The idea is that you place them on top of your charcoal or gas BBQ grill and then place the food on the ribs on top. [Read more…]
When most people think of BBQ sauce, they think of the sticky sweet slightly smoky sauces, such as tomatoey Kansas City style, or the more vinegary Memphis and St Louis style. But the regional variation in BBQ and sauces is vast, and in South Carolina, Mustard BBQ Sauces are the go to when cooking Hog. [Read more…]
A world of beef
If you want to fully understand how to cook beef, you really need to have a good understanding of where the beef came from, the type of animal, what it ate, grain or grass fed, how it was slaughtered and aged, and eventually how it was cooked. [Read more…]
A review of Bluegrass in High Wycombe, kindly written by CountryWoodSmoke Facebook Group Member Pete.
Bluegrass opened its doors around September 2014 and I have been a fair few times, however this is the first time I went there with the intention of doing a serious review of the restaurant. [Read more…]
Digital BBQ Thermometer review
Ok, so you’ve treated yourself to a nice shiny new BBQ, or your looking at trying Low’N’Slow style Barbecue, the first bit of kit, that I really see as vital is a digital thermometer. Very often the dial style BBQ lid thermometer that come on BBQs and smokers are wildly inaccurate, and we hear of many new to BBQ struggling with their smoker temperatures, and find out this is due to the inaccuracy of the thermometers, so get yourself a digital thermometer, so you can properly monitor your cook.
So here’s my selection of the best digital thermometers available in the UK. [Read more…]
5 Great BBQ Books
If you’re new to the world of BBQ, and looking for a few BBQ books to get you started. It’s by no means mean to be exhaustive, it’s just books that have inspired me, and that I think will give you a good grounding in U.S. style of Barbecue. [Read more…]