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Tips for Corporate Holiday Parties

With Halloween passing and Thanksgiving coming up fast, we are officially entering the holiday party season. It may feel like you have plenty of time to get your office/company/organization’s Christmas or holiday party together, but the weeks are slipping by.  It’s …
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Why Do We Cook Meat?

Imagine if animals could talk and communicate with people. They’d probably have a lot of questions to ask. Why do you all wear pants? Why do you listen to music that makes you sad? Where have all the cowboys gone?  You …
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 The Perfect Rehearsal Dinner

You might not have realized this before, but your wedding rehearsal is the last event you and your spouse will attend as an unmarried couple. You want it to be special. Unfortunately, it comes right in the midst of the …
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Why You Should Hire a Caterer

Parties and events should have food. It doesn’t matter if it’s a birthday, a holiday party, a corporate event, a formal gathering to watch the solar eclipse, or a wedding. The people showing up are going to want something to consume.  That …
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Charcoal vs. Wood Chips: What Makes Better BBQ?

There are two types of people who make BBQ: those who like it, and those how love it. For those who simply enjoy it for what it is, they’ll often use cooking methods that are convenient when prepping their BBQ.  The end result …
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Why BBQ is the Best

Grilling and BBQing are two incredibly popular methods for cooking in America. In fact, 75% of US homes own a grill and/or smoker. While both methods can deliver a tasty result, we believe that BBQing is the superior method.   Why? Well, there’s a …
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Four Surprising (and Slightly Strange) Wedding Traditions from Around the World

We talk a fair amount about wedding trends and traditions here in America. But what about the rest of the world? After all, marriage isn’t unique to this country. In fact, most countries having been getting hitched far longer than …
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History of Coleslaw

In the world of BBQ, coleslaw is a big deal. While there are many wonderful side items that can be paired with BBQ. coleslaw just might be the most prominent. And much like BBQ itself, there are many ways you …
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How to Actually Pay for Your Wedding

Weddings can be expensive. It’s a trend that’s gone on for a while now, and the forming at that tradition is a story in itself.   The short version is, grand, expensive event weddings used to be exclusive to upper class …
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Advantages of Weekday Weddings

Weddings are seen as very traditional affairs that appear to follow certain unwritten rules. But the truth is, a lot has changed about weddings, even in more modern times. For example, less than a century ago, weddings almost always took place on …
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True barbeque as practiced in the American South has 4
main ingredients- quality meats, low temperatures, wood
burning for flavor enhancement, and lots and lots of
patience, which is exactly what we do here at Rudy’s
Smokehouse.
All Glory be to God!