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Whole Spicy Smoked Roast Chicken from Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook

Our first test from Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook was more than a success. It was delicious. There are two recipes here, one for the chicken which involves the second, a House Rub that you can use and use again. The range for the rub is far beyond chicken. The header for this recipe says…

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Cookbook Review: Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook

There are debates that cannot be won, assuming no one has a permit to carry. Oh, I know that is insensitive but this is about barbeque and in Texas you can carry. Everybody carries. That’s why they all walk lopsided. Back to the endless debate. Which city [or state] has the best barbeque? Now, we…

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Cookbook Review: Michael Chiarello’s Live Fire

This is about a cookbook with a mission: to change your perspective on outdoor cooking. Live Fire is not a grilling book. Not a barbeque book. Not a smoker book. This is about how to cook with fire, be it a barbeque container, or a gas grill or using metal lattice over red and ash…

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Soft Barbeque Rolls by Stephen Schmidt

A long time ago, our friend Stephen Schmidt gave us the recipe for these barbeque rolls. Yes, they are softer than Charmin. No, they do not have to be used with barbeque. Oh, with pulled pork and sauce? You’d think you were in the The Carolinas or maybe Texas Hill Country. But really, these wonderful…

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