Wrap It Up

Jackson Ortega-Scheiner Rubs/Sauces/Marinades Leave a Comment

Hi Dr. BBQ, What is your thought about wrapping your meat after a few hours of smoking? For BBQ contests most of the people I have talked to tell me they do, but I have not seen this mentioned in any books I have read. If you get a chance I would be interested in your thoughts. Thanks, Raymond Hi …

Where to Find Great Rubs, Sauces and Seasonings

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Hi Dr. BBQ My name is Korey and I’m looking for a book or web site or store where I can find great rubs, sauces and seasonings for BBQ so that my food will turn out great. I’ve watched lots of champions and want to use what they use. Korey Hi Korey, In my new book “Barbecue Road Trip” there …

Delicious Sheen

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Dear Dr. BBQ: The other day I soaked some hickory wood chips in apple juice for a day, then used a small smoker box in my gas grill. This is the first time I used apple juice instead of water. I smoked chicken legs, and noticed they had a sheen on them, and turned out great. Is it possible the …

Avoid Lighter Fuel Taste

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Hi Dr. BBQ: What is a good way to get that nasty lighter fuel taste out of your food, or at least a good way to spice it so it tastes good? Mary   Hi Mary, The easiest way is to quit using that nasty stuff! There are other ways to light charcoal that work well without that lighter fluid …

Mystery Lighter Fluid Taste

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Hi, Dr. BBQ I”ve been smoking my food for several years on a WSM. Last year I decided to jump in and do some KCBS competitions with 3 WSMs. I consider myself lucky by placing in the top 10 most of the time. Except for my last contest. The contest had the experimental comment cards in use. All  four of …