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Table Of Contents 5.2019 Issue


BBQ: The Backyard 


Welcome to National Barbecue Month – Publisher Kell Phelps introduces some new contributors and events. 

Where’s The Beef? – BBQ Hall of Famer Ardie Davis previews some interesting changes coming to fast food menus. FREE CONTENT

• BBQ Is NOW! –  BBQ Hall of Famer Paul Kirk shares some non-traditional BBQ goodies. FREE CONTENT

Cured Pork Belly Bacon–  Must have barbecue recipe from Ray Sheehan “BBQ Buddha”

Ben Que’n New Product Reviews – REC TEC Bull RT-700 Wood Pellet Grill makes BBQ easy!  

• OBR & Grill Seeker – BBQ book guru Doug Mosley tells about the new Operation Barbecue Relief book and more. 

• BBQ History Preview – SMOKELORE is the new book from Jim Auchmutey and we have an exclusive preview just for you.


BBQ: The Business


• Smithfield Foodservice Behind the Pit – If you are a BBQ professional then you will want to check out this special section! FREE CONTENT

• AOE Winners – National Barbecue & Grilling Association recaps their 2019 AOE contest and conference. 

• New BBQ Technology Introduced – Southern Pride announces big changes to their electric smoker models.


BBQ: The Competition


• BBQ Family Profiles – Mark and Gretchen Noordsy details the Culinary Fight Club and their Fight2Feed charity.

• Steak Cookoff Association – SC Angus details the recent Kansas City event. FREE CONTENT 

• Northeast Barbecue Society – NEBS spotlights Andy Husbands and details recent judges class.

• The Weekend is Celebration of Culinary Art – Vic Clevenger gives some thoughts about Norte Dame vs. BBQ  

• Minnesota Barbeque Society – MNBS shares details about Culinary Fight Club and highlights the Lucky Brisket catering team.

• BBQ Life As Done by “Big Papa” – Dana “Big Papa” Hillis details Clermont and Frostproof FL events

• California BBQ Association – Photos and details from the 8th Annual Santa Anita Racetrack Double BBQ Competition


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