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Walter Jetton: “The Barbecue King”

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Meathead

President Lyndon Baines Johnson's love of barbecue was legendary but few people know about the man behind the cloud of smoke, Walter Jetton. A natural showman, he was usually dressed in a Stetson, apron, creased white shirt, and string tie, and he billed himself as the "Barbecue King"!

We’ve Been Nominated!

AmazingRibs.com is a Finalist for a 2020 IACP Digital Media Award! The “International Association of Culinary Professionals” has been around since the 1970. It's a prestigious organization and a cross-section of everybody in the food business. Winners will be announced at IACP’s annual conference on Saturday March 28.

Smoke Signals and Hot From the Pit Archive

Check out our archive of Hot from the Pit newsletters.

How we notify you of our easy auto renewal policy

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Meathead

Here is how our easy autorenewal process works.

Rick Browne, Ph.B.

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Meathead

Rick Browne oversaw product testing, reviews, and ratings for AmazingRibs.com. A renowned TV cooking show host, photojournalist, and author of 16 barbecue books, he was the creator, host, and executive producer of public television's popular "Barbecue America" TV series that aired on more than 230 stations.

Sun Wah Chinese Barbecue Wins Beard Award

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Meathead

Sun Wah Bar-B-Q Restaurant has been an Uptown Chicago destination since 1987 and in 2018 was given an America's Classic Award by the James Beard Foundation.

A Taxonomy Of The Different Species Of Hamburger

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Meathead

Hamburger Heaven. Here is a description of all the different types of hamburger styles, regional hamburger styles, and how they are made.

Lamb Cuts

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Meathead

This is a chart of the many different cuts of lamb.

The AmazingRibs.com Annual Turkey Shoot Photo Contest

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Meathead

Every year we invite our readers to post pictures of their turkeys and compete for prizes, and every year we are thrilled to see their beautiful photos. Enter a photo today for your chance to win a prize!

About Leader Dogs For The Blind

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Meathead

Leader Dogs For The Blind is one of the largest schools for training service dogs in the nation, founded in 1939. Four of those graduates got their first year of training in our house. Here are some pix of a few of the five pups my wife and I have raised for Leader Dogs.

Quiz: So You Think You’re A Pitmaster

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Meathead

Quiz: Test your knowledge of barbecue.

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