Virginia Indians Smoking Fish on a Boucan, Theodor DeBry, 1590

How the World Cooked ‘Cue in 1878

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By Sir Edward Tylor Editor’s Note: Here is a solid—if short—attempt to summarize what was known about outdoor cooking around the world in 1878. This is an early example of food history writing that resonates with me because the author is comparing and contrasting cooking styles from around the world. Tylor is actually debunking claims that Americans invented barbecue. Roasting …

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A Barbecue Wedding-Feast in the Southwest

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Editor’s Note: For some unknown reason, the author did not specify precisely in what part of the Southwest the events were held. The barbecue was an established institution in the Southwest. It had in no other part of the country so many devotees. There was a charm in the name that would at any time call together a large concourse …

Strange ‘Cue: The Adventures of a Norwegian Journalist in the Meat Capital of Serbia

Strange ‘Cue in the Meat Capital of Serbia

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Text and Photos by Kristian Kahrs Recipes Pljeskavica Muchkalica “Dragi Bure” Pork Steak in Lambrequin for Two   Lost in a fog of barbecue smoke, this skinny Norwegian journalist finally found his way to the biggest barbecue festival in the Balkans. In one week in September, I was exposed to more meat–strange meat–than I have ever seen in my life. …

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Piacere Barbecue: Joy of Grilling in Italy

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Text and Photos by Harald Zoschke Editor’s Note: From the Umbrian city of Perugia, we already reported about the unique annual “Eurochocolate” event. Now Perugia also seems to earn the title as Italy’s barbecue capital. Already in its second year, the city hosted a ten day long event named “Piacere Barbecue”, which translates to joy of grilling. It went on …

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Wintertime Grilling: Cooking Safely in Comfort

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Recipes: Grilled Dijon New Potatoes Honey-Mustard Glazed Pork Medallions Grilled Maple-Mustard Pork Chops Grilled Scallops with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Adobo Pork Roast Chicken Breasts with Cranberry-Horseradish Relish This is Part 2 of a Two-Part Series on Wintertime Outdoor Cooking by Mike Stines, Ph.B. Part 1 is here. In the northern climes, outdoor cooking can present some challenges during late …