Keep Up the Good Work

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Dr. BBQ, Hi, Dr. this is Chris Hursey from Hursey’s Bar-B-Q. I just wanted to drop you a line and tell you that I enjoy the series on TV and love the fact that I see someone who I have met and fed. Thanks for coming in and the nice write up on your web site. Good luck in the …

Granulated Onion? Huh?

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Hi Dr. BBQ: I’m scanning through both of your cook books for something easy to cook for tomorrow night. BTW, both your cook books totally rock!! Anyway, I’ve kinda zeroed in on the smoked bologna. Never thought of doing that before. So…I’m off to the store to get some stuff for the creole BBQ rub and I have a question. …

To Peel or Not to Peel

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Hey Dr. BBQ, A few postings ago, someone sent a link to a website that interviewed a BBQ legend from Michigan who claimed that leaving the membrane ON the ribs was better than taking them off. He then said that he sorta just burned the membrane off at the end of the cook, a la “Cleveland Sytle.” What is “Cleveland …

How to Spice Up BBQ Competitions

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Q:  Dr. BBQ,   How can the average visitor to a BBQ competition get the most from the visit?  I have gone to a few competitions, and, as an “outsider,” it appears to be like watching paint dry.   –Richard   A:  Hi Richard,   I can only speak about KCBS and Florida BBQ Association cook-offs because they are the …

Affordable Home Cooker

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Dr. BBQ: Could you recommend a good fairly inexpensive smoker/grill for home use? Also, what do you think of electric smokers? Ronnie   Hi Ronnie, In my experience the electric smokers cook well, but the small ones don’t create the nice pink smoke ring that I like. The food tastes good though so if you can live without the smoke …