Barbecue History And Culture

BBQ. Barbecue. Barbeque. Bar B Que. No matter how you spell it, it is a phenomenon that has a fanatic following in all areas of the country and around the world. Barbecue is basic to cooking. Meat sizzling over open flame or slowly cooked in smoke. In this section you will learn where it all began and how people in different regions practice this ancient art. 

Food and country flags from around the world to celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics
Ready for a taste of Korean BBQ? Celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics with our recipe for grilled Korean Kalbi (Galbi) or Bulgogi made with beef short ribs or sliced ribeye. It’s an easy dish to grill at home. While you’re at it, try some of the best grilled recipes from around the world, each listed here by country. read more
Homer Simpson barbecue
The world's most complete and comprehensive definition of the word barbecue, and a debunking false origin stories. read more
Covered Barbecue
The true story of where barbecue came from and how it evolved. read more
A Hot Dog Road Trip
So many regions in America have a signature hot dog style including the Coney Island Hot Dog, New York Streetcart Dog, Chicago Hot Dog, ect. read more
Sauce judging
Barbecue competitions have become big business with prizes ranging up to close to $100,000 and some of them even appearing on TV. Here is the fascinating story of how they started in Hawaii "For Men Only" and how they became a popular sport with more than 500 events. read more
first BBQ Sauce
The history of barbecue sauces is long and fascinating. Here is original unpublished info. read more
How did barbecue originate? In 1822 English essayist Charles Lamb told a fanciful and humorous tale to explain it. read more
inside lems aquarium smoker
Chicago's barbecue heritage migrated from southern blacks of the Mississippi Delta, their unique Aquarium pit design. Rib tips and hot links are specialties. read more
President Lyndon Johnson loved barbecue and with his chef Walter Jetton invented barbecue diplomacy. This article contains history and recipes. read more
Louis armstrong
In 1927 Louis Armstrong made his first recording of the iconic tune 'Struttin' with Some Barbecue'. Surprisingly, it is not about food. read more


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