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June 19, or Juneteenth, celebrates African-American emancipation, and barbecue is central to the festivities. It began in Texas, so why not celebrate with our favorite Texas BBQ, including brisket, ribs, sausage, Cowboy Candy (candied jalapenos), cole slaw, pinto beans, potato salad, and mac and cheese. read more
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Today is not only Independence Day: it's National BBQ Ribs Day! We've got everything you need to celebrate in style from our award-winning ribs recipe and an easy way to remove the tough membrane from a rack of ribs to an easy trick that shows you when your ribs are properly cooked. Happy Ribs Day, America! read more
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Celebrate Independence Day with an all-American menu featuring the best BBQ ribs you ever tasted, old-fashioned potato salad, Boston baked beans, classic cole slaw and, for dessert, a new take on an old standby: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake with Smoked Whipped Cream. Don't forget the ice cold beverages. read more
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Whether it's you or Dad doing the cooking this Father's Day, here's a barbecue menu that will knock everyone's socks off. The centerpiece is a better-than-steakhouse grilled ribeye with whiskey BBQ sauce on the side. There are even recipes for drinks and dessert! read more
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Memorial Day is a time to honor those who gave their lives for our country and to gather with friends and family for a barbecue. Here is a everything you need to celebrate this holiday from the menu to the equipment. Since chicken is America's favorite meat, we feature our best BBQ chicken recipes. read more
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Treat Mom to a great meal this year. From Grilled Eggs Benedict and Grilled French Toast to Shrimp and Grits and Chocolate Truffles, here are our most requested brunch and lunch recipes to show the mothers in your life how much you love them. read more
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Cinco de Mayo has become a big holiday in North America. May 5th is more popular in America than it is in Mexico. It's a celebration of all things Mexican-American, from the food to the music to the culture. To help you enjoy Cinco de Mayo in style, here are our best Mexican and Mexican-American recipes. read more
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Spring is the time to get outside and get grilling. No matter what is on your Easter menu this holiday, you'll find something to celebrate in the Easter recipes here. It's a moveable feast of classic Spring foods like grilled lamb, smoked ham, grilled asparagus, carrots, potatoes and pickled Easter eggs. Enjoy! read more
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Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a wild party! Celebrate this holiday with the iconic King Cake and other Cajun and Creole foods from jambalaya and gumbo to muffuletta, andouille po' boys, grilled oysters, red beans and rice, pralines, hurricanes, and Sazerac cocktails. Here are some our favorite NOLA-inspired recipes. read more
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Wow guests at your Super Bowl party by welcoming them with a food stadium (a.k.a. the Snackadium) packed with AmazingRibs.com's favorite BBQ and grilling recipes. Football snack stadiums are also the perfect centerpiece for couchgating or tailgating parties throughout the football season! read more
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Here's everything you need to get ready for and to enjoy Thanksgiving, including smoked and grilled turkey recipes, carving tips, planning hints, and recipes for sides and desserts. Celebrate the harvest! read more
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Celebrate this Labor Day holiday by raising a sandwich for the American worker. From carpenters and steelworkers to electricians and truckers, American laborers keep this great country running. And sandwiches often keep them running! Here are some of our favorite sandwich recipes. read more
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Why heat up the kitchen? Summer is the ideal time to cook a meal outdoors. Sweet corn on the cob, zucchini, tomatoes, shrimp, crab, lobster, clams, oysters, fish fillets…even watermelon and peaches all taste fantastic with a kiss of smoke. Check out our best recipes for summer grilling. Plus: barbecued ice cream! read more
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The upside of coronavirus social distancing? It's the perfect time to BBQ with the family. Here are simple recipes, grill maintenance tips, and food substitutions in case you ran out of an ingredient or the store shelves are empty. read more
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Tailgating is kind of like car camping, but it's a party! Check out this list of cool tailgate gear you may not have thought of--beyond the grill and the food. Once you bring a wireless speaker to your tailgate party, you'll wonder how you ever got by without it! read more

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Dave Joachim

AmazingRibs.com Editor David Joachim has authored, edited, or collaborated on more than 45 cookbooks including four on barbecue and grilling, making him a perfect match for a website dedicated to the “Science of Barbecue and Grilling.” His Food Science column has appeared in "Fine Cooking" magazine since 2011. 

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