When to Apply Barbecue Sauce When Grilling

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For the serious pit master, there is nothing more cringe-worthy than watching someone incorrectly applying barbecue sauce when grilling. Whether it is applying the sauce before be the meat is cooked or taking the meat off the grill and slathering it in sauce without giving it a chance to caramelize, those who haven’t learned the finer points of grilling with … Read More

High-Fructose Corn Syrup-Free Barbecue Sauces

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So, you’re trying to be healthier. You want to avoid high-fructose corn syrup in any way you can, or even eliminate it completely from your diet. To be frank, that’s a great idea; the concentrated, modified sugars can put you at risk for weight gain, type 2 diabetes, even liver damage. Most nutritional experts will tell you to avoid it … Read More

Five Great Tasting Gluten Free Barbecue Sauces

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People sometimes think that eating gluten-free foods means giving up taste and variety, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Check out these five gluten free barbecue sauces that will tingle your taste-buds and have you – and your non-gluten-free friends – coming back for more!

Smoking Meat: Dry Wood vs. Soaked Wood

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There have been more than a few long-lived debates in the barbecue world – dry rub vs. sauce, Kansas City style vs. Memphis style, beef vs. pork – but among all those who live in the realm of smoking meat, the debate rages between using dry wood or soaked wood to impart the most flavor to the meat. Some pit … Read More

Don’t Wait until Cinco de Mayo to Experiment with Chipotle Barbecue Sauces

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Cinco de Mayo isn’t the only great time to break out the chipotle barbecue sauces. Studies have shown that the smoky little peppers used to make the sauces are rich in beneficial capsaicinoids, antioxidants and phytochemicals. So they’re excellent at keeping one’s intake of essential, disease fighting ingredients up to par. That said, anytime is perfect for a meal or … Read More