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Three Fundamentals of Backyard Smoking

Good wood, well-designed tongs, and a rig you can rely on might be all that stands between between you and pit mastery

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Texas Barbecue: A Love Story

At Valentina’s Tex Mex, the Vidal family are putting their own spin on barbecue—one smoked brisket taco at a time

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The State of Modern Barbecue

John T. Edge takes the temperature of twenty-first-century ‘cue

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A Guide to the Best New Southern Barbecue Joints

Meet a new generation of pit masters who are doing right by barbecue tradition—and blazing new trails

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Endangered Species: North Carolina Barbecue

In recent months, three iconic joints have shuttered. Should we be worried?

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A New Barbecue Hot Spot in Alabama

Get an exclusive peek inside Bow & Arrow, a new restaurant blending ’Bama and Texas barbecue traditions from chef-on-the-rise David Bancroft

Our Kind of Place

A Rack of Ribs Sent from Heaven

A Southern Maryland native revisits a barbecue shack that serves up a slab of memories

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How Chef Tandy Wilson Does Barbecue Chicken

“This is not smoked chicken from a pit master. This is back-yard, sticky-fingers, delicious barbecue chicken”

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Welcome to BBQ University

Armed with a notebook, a hairnet, an appetite, and plenty of Dr Pepper, a novice backyard warrior enters the hallowed halls of meat science for an intensive lesson in fire, wood, smoke, and plain old great Texas ’cue

The Southern Agenda

Going Whole Hog

NC Barbecue Revival organizer Wyatt Dickson shares three standout Eastern North Carolina barbecue joints

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Exclusive: Rodney Scott on His New Charleston Barbecue Joint

Pit master Rodney Scott heads to Charleston

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Five Grilling Myths Debunked

Before you fire up the grill, here are five things you need to know

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How to Identify A Good Barbecue Joint

The experts say to look for wood and smoke, of course, but there’s more to the best joints than that

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Southern Road Trip: Tar Heel Eats

Turning back the clock to a time when the midday meal was king

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Dispatch From the Road: Lunching Across North Carolina

Tag along with writer Jed Portman on a road trip through the Tar Heel State in search of rib-sticking meals

Fork in the Road

A Bold Move in Barbecue

North Carolina pit master Sam Jones is breathing new fire into the old-school smokehouse

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Barbecue Clues, Steeplechase Tips, and Wedding Gift Ideas

How to find quality ‘cue off the highway, the scoop on steeplechases, and wedding gifts with soul

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2015 in Southern Restaurants: Sam Jones BBQ

For barbecue made the old-fashioned way, head to this new joint in North Carolina

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The Barbecue Bucket List

Try these Southern barbecue joints while you still can

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A Bucket-List Barbecue Joint Goes Up in Flames

B’s Cracklin’ Barbeque in Savannah, Georgia, grapples with the aftermath of a severe fire