Proper BBQ Smoking
Smoking barbecue is a delicious and popular cooking method that requires time, patience, and attention to detail. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to smoke barbecue the proper way: Choose the Right Equipment – Invest in a good quality smoker that suits your needs. There are various types, including charcoal smokers, offset smokers, electric smokers, […]
Yearly Popular Barbecue Contests
Seven renowned annual barbecue contests in different parts of the United States. 1. American Royal World Series of Barbecue – Kansas City, Missouri 2. Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest – Memphis, Tennessee 3. Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue – Lynchburg, Tennessee 4. Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest […]
When was barbecue “invented”?
Barbecue, as a method of cooking meat over an open flame, has a long history that dates back thousands of years. The exact origins of barbecue are difficult to pinpoint definitively, as various cultures around the world have independently developed their own versions of this cooking technique. However, the practice of cooking meat over fire […]
Winning A BBQ Competition
Winning a barbecue competition requires a combination of excellent cooking skills, attention to detail, and creative presentation. Here are some tips that can help you increase your chances of winning a barbecue competition: Choose the right cuts of meat: Make sure you choose high-quality cuts of meat that are suitable for the type of competition […]
How to Get Started in BBQ Competitions
To become a great BBQ competitor, you need to practice your food preparation skills. While you might be busy cooking during the competition, practice by preparing new dishes or trying out new barbecue recipes. It is also important to have a panel of hard critics test your creations. Family and friends will be a good […]
Guidelines for Judging Barbecue Competitions
The Memphis Barbecue Network has guidelines for judging barbecue competitions. Judges score meat based on appearance, tenderness, flavor, and overall impression. For ribs, judges must give at least one score of ten for each category. In addition, they must grade the meat for its smoky smoke ring and glaze. The Memphis Barbecue Network recommends that […]
Want to Enter a Barbecue Competition?
Barbecue competitions are growing in popularity across the country. With scores of competitions popping up every year, it’s easy to see why they’re popular. Often these competitions offer a People’s Choice category, in which teams compete to win money for the tickets collected. Before entering a competition, get some information about how the judging process […]