For Carnivores Only

Lois Manno BBQ, Grilling & Smoking, Humor Leave a Comment

By Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach “The Meating Place of Spice and Smoke”  The first outdoor cook to use chile peppers during a barbecue was Jaguar Claw, a somewhat hen-pecked paleo-Native American who lived in the Amazon Basin about 20,000 years ago. He had dispatched his prey with his spear, had butchered the world’s largest rodent with his new flint …

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A Wacky Google Books Thanksgiving

Dave DeWitt Humor, Seasonal Leave a Comment

Collected by Dave DeWitt Note: Most hundred-year-old (or more) descriptions of Thanksgiving are insufferably sappy, but thanks to the hard-working scanners at Google Books, I was able to cobble (or gobble) together some suggestions for making this holiday a little more interesting than usual. How about a shooting match with live targets? A Perfect Thanksgiving Diversion, 1897 Another of the …


Flypaper & Foie Gras

Sara Bergthold Humor Leave a Comment

A Tale of Two Barbecue Restaurants By Rick Browne, PH.B. Recipes Barbecued Lamb Ribs Creamy Mac & Cheese Southern Skillet Cornbread with Tangerine Butter BUBBA’S BBQ JOINT—The front door is unpainted, broken, hanging on one hinge, and has Band-Aids covering rips in the screen, or maybe it doesn’t even have a door. “Y’all welcome to Bubba’s,” someone yells out from …