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Why is Low & Slow Cooking So Effective on Tough Meats ?

MEAT COMPOSITION Meat – muscle tissues from animals used for food What makes up meat? Water – 75% Protein – 18.5% Fat – 3% Carbohydrates – 1% Mineral – 1%       Meat Structure:            … Continue reading

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Smoked Paddle-Fish Recipe

     Smoked Paddle-Fish Recipe  Paddle fish are a cousin to sturgeon and are also known as spoonbill, spoonbill cat and shovel nose cat.  Paddle fish seldom bite a baited hook, but on occasion are “snagged” accidentally by anglers using treble hooks. … Continue reading

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American Royal Championship Rib Recipe

Three Little Pig’s Competition BBQ Team This is the recipe that Three Little Pig’s used in Competition BBQ to win the World Series of BBQ- The American Royal Grand Championship 4 times and  American Royal Reserve  Grand Championship 4 times and … Continue reading

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Pork Belly “Burn’t Ends”

                  Pork Belly FAQ’s  Where can I find pork belly? Lots of grocery stores and every butcher I’ve ever asked carries pork belly. Chains such as Costco, Sams Club are a good … Continue reading

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Help ! “I need to know what cut of Beef Ribs to Tell my Butcher”

A B C’s of Beef Rib Cuts for Beginners.      Traveling the World over the last 8 years doing BBQ Schools in the USA & Australia, it amazes me how many different names that there are for Beef ribs … Continue reading

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Primal Beef Roasts Q & A

Beef Prime Rib, KC-Strip Roast and Beef Tenderloin Q: What are the most popular roast for smoking & grilling A: Prime Rib Roast: This is perfect for slow smoking and then using the reverse sear method to finish. It has … Continue reading

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What is a Brine? and How does it Work ?

What Is Brine? Brine is a salt solution made by mixing salt and water, usually about 5 to 8 percent salt by weight. Some recipes include sugar and other ingredients to add flavor to the meat being brined, but a … Continue reading

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Pitmaster Profiles: Chris Marks

    Pitmaster Profiles: Chris Marks of Three Little Pig’s Rubs/Sauces  CBBQE -Chief BBQ Expert for Good-One Manufacturing    FireCrafts  Pitmaster Profiles Series , a Q&A series with some of the biggest names in BBQ.  Maybe it’s the no-nonsense demeanor—the stout frame … Continue reading

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Enhanced Commodity Pork VS All Natural Pork for BBQ Grilling

     Enhanced Commodity Pork VS All Natural Pork                          “What is the difference?”                   BBQ Grilling and BBQ Smoking  Enhanced … Continue reading

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An interview with Eight-time American Royal BBQ Cookoff Grand Champion Chris Marks

It’s not every day when I am able to sit down with an eight-time grand champion of the American Royal BBQ Cookoff in Kansas City. A while back, I had the pleasure of speaking with Chris Marks, chief cook of … Continue reading

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