Everyone loves smoked ribs but what you love at home may not necessarily work when you go to enter them in your first barbecue contest as I learned very early on in my competition days. Here's the story of how I got starting in BBQ contests, some tips that I learned for cooking competition smoked ribs, and my recipe for award winning ribs.Read More
Yesterday we shared our interview with Tuffy Stone, winner of the 2015 Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue. One of the most prestigious contests of the year, the Jack is certainly one of the best looks a competition newbie could have at the work that goes into being a successful team on the barbecue cooking circuit. As such, we turn to a great friend, Matt Wolfersberger, for his impressions of his visit to his first contest. Here's his story...Read More
Thanks in part to television shows like Destination America’s “BBQ Pitmasters,” the popularity of competition barbecue has never been greater. In fact, it is safe to say that you can most likely find a contest within a few hours of your home regardless of where you live or what time of year it is.
Entering your first contest, however, can be a stressful process as its hard to know exactly what to expect and, as such, how to prepare for it.Read More