Avoid That “Leftovers” Taste

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Q:  Dr. BBQ,   Are there any tricks to keeping leftover barbeque and reheating it? Every time I try, it seems to dry out.   –Denise   Wisconsin   A:  Hi Denise,   Try to keep the meat as fresh as possible by wrapping or putting it in a Ziploc bag as soon as possible. I reheat small portions in …

Sauce Can’t Replace a Good Rub

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Q:  Dr. BBQ,   How much of an impact on flavor do you think a rub has, considering the fact that I am saucing the meat at the end?   Lee Fraser   Malden, Mass.   A:  Hi Lee,   I think it has a big impact because of the caramelization that occurs during the cooking process. Think of it …

Tips for Using Wood Chips

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Q: Hi Doc:   For convenience and time saving I sometimes resort to using a gas-fired BBQ and have been unable to successfully generate smoke using wood chips. Any helpful hints on processes, equipment and materials would really be appreciated.   Thanks,    Smitty     A: Hi Smitty,   A gas grill will never work quite the same as a …

Lump? Briquettes? What’s the Difference?

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Q:  Dr. BBQ,   I’ve read a lot about charcoal being made out of wood and plywood scraps.  Is this true?  What is the best kind of charcoal to use?    –Cheryl   Oakland.   A:  Hi Cheryl,   There are two main types of charcoal, lump and the more common briquettes. Lump charcoal is partially burned wood and briquettes …

Self-Clean Your Grill

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Q:  Dr. BBQ,   I have a great way to clean my BBQ grill–I just pop it in my self-cleaning oven and let it do the work.   –Jan   A:  Hello Jan:   Thanks for the idea-I”ll pass it along.   –Dr. BBQ