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Operation BBQ Relief

Operation BBQ Relief serves meals after tornado in Moore, OK

BBQ teams are known to be fiercely competitive. They also strive to share good food. Recently I discovered a whole realm of barbecue teams and individuals that have come together to provide solid meals...

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Barbecue PitMavens

Female pitmasters

While the stereotype in this country is that most household meals are prepared by women, the world of competitive and professional barbecue pitmasters (and barbecue in general) is definitely dominated by men. I think...

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Bad to the Bone Smokehouse

Bad to the Bone Smokehouse

Mention “Bad to the Bone” in a conversation and you will probably get a cheesy rendition of George Thorogood’s tune in response (B-b-b-b-bad….). Mention the term in northern Virginia and you will more than...

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A Texas-Sized Tailgate

Cy Ditmore, tailgate

Football is a pretty big sport in this country. In Texas—particularly Dallas—it appears to be more than a sport to some folks. It’s a reason to eat, drink and celebrate their team. For the...

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