Smoking meat has become a beloved tradition for even amateur pit masters, but like every popular trend, there is always controversy. For smoked meat, that controversy is cancer. There are a number of studies that stand behind that some smoked and grilled meats have cancer-causing carcinogens, but is it true?
Most everyone who has grilled or smoked meat is familiar with the standard, regional barbecue sauces, from the tomato-based wet rub from Texas, to the mustard sauces used in South Carolina, to the whiskey-laced sauces favored in Tennessee. However, some more experimental grill masters are adding fruit to their wet rubs to give their meat a unique taste that hitherto … Read More
Chipotle barbecue sauce is extremely easy to love. One drop gives you every taste under the sun, from sweet to savory and spicy, with just enough heat to feel adventurous to try it. The heat level in a typical chipotle sauce is quite low. It gives you a slight pinch in the tongue, but it will not burn your mouth … Read More
Who knows how it came about, but it happened. One day you were drinking a simple cocktail and the next day every cocktail in every hip bar was being enhanced with hot sauce. What is even more surprising is that it works. Yes, not all cocktails work with hot sauce, but so many do. The addition of it often gives … Read More
It doesn’t matter if it is pulled pork, brisket, ribs, or even chicken, there is one thing that makes for some unforgettable barbecue. While the sauce is nice, what you really crave in that chewy, crispy, sumptuous bark full of complex flavor. Is it something you can only get from a good smoking? It is not the smoke that gives … Read More
You may think of hot sauce as something that’s used to add “kick” to your food. The truth is that hot sauce does more than just make your food taste great, as it can also provide you with some amazing health benefits. If you want to fight illness and prevent chronic disease, the answer could be to eat more hot sauce.
The winter months are tailor-made for roasting foods but where does that leave your favorite bottle of chipotle barbecue sauce? If you’re smart, it’s still right on your counter. Chipotle barbecue sauce is for more than just chilling and grilling or tailgating near the 50 yard line. It may also be used to jazz up roasted and braised meats.
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