Ruminations

"Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go."Anthony Bourdain

Check out the random thoughts and musing of the BBQ whisperer.
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Barbecue Hall of Famer Mike Mills died Tuesday morning December 29, 2020 due to issues unrelated to COVID. I first met Mike and his daughter Amy in October 2005 at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue. He was introduced to me as “The Legend.” And he truly is. read more
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A fan's remembrance of and tribute to Anthony Bourdain. read more
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So the City of Chicago has demanded that the actors in hit musical Jersey Boys stop smoking on stage. read more
In which we learn about Meathead's unmatched record in the University of Florida Swamp, and why he should be in the College Football Hall of Fame. read more
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The new USDA cooking temperature regulations change little other than pork and they are still out of touch with reality. read more
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In April 2013 the meat industry renamed scores of beef and pork products and introduced new labels "to make meat buying easier". And to make more money. read more
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The cause of death of Gourmet magazine was complex. It died from many wounds. read more
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Trends In Cooking And Food read more
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Brian Palmer's article in Slate on research about grilling and cancer is wrong on many accounts. read more
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The war is not on Christmas, the war is on Thanksgiving. Fight back! read more
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Meathead's ride in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile with pictures. read more
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A reminisce and a farewell to Ernest Gallo. read more
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Josh Ozersky and I were good friends, not surprising considering out mutual love of meat and Liebling. read more
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What does the future hold for restaurant diners? read more

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Meathead Goldwyn

Meathead is the founder and publisher of AmazingRibs.com, and is also known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", a New York Times Best Seller and named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.

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