Barbecue History And Culture
What is Barbecue. The world's most complete and comprehensive definition of the word barbecue. Highly controversial, especially since I make the case that grilling is a form of barbecue. I dare you to defeat my logic.
Barbecue History And The Origin Of The Word. A short history of barbecue and the origin of the word barbecue. False definitions and origin stories are dispatched.
The History of Barbecue Sauces. As usual, everything you have read on the internet is wrong. Here are the facts.
The Invention Of Barbecue: Dissertation on roast pork. Everyone has a theory of where barbecue originated. Here's Charles Lamb's version of the discovery of roast pork, first published in 1822.
The Barbecue Catering Business. Everybody tells you your food is so good you ought to start a catering business. Should you? What is involved?
Struttin With Some Barbecue. Just what was Louis Armstrong singing about in his classic tune? Not pulled pork!
BBQ Diplomacy at LBJ's Texas White House. Barbecue has been used as a tool in American political campaigns for more than a century. But no politician ever used the conviviality and informality of cooking and eating outdoors than the 36th President, Lyndon Baines Johnson, who stepped away from the Oval Office more than 40 years ago.
David Letterman's Top Ten Barbecue Lists. Letterman knows a lot about barbecues. Really?
Food & Flicks. My favorite meals on reels.
Hot Dog History. This dog has a fascinating tale.
Porkin' Across America. The humor magazine/website, The Onion, has done it again. They've nailed a spoof of the travel food show with an eight part series called "Porkin Across America." The host is traveling across the nation sampling pork dishes while trying to hold his life together back at home.
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