Category Archives: Barbecue

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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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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Indirect vs. Direct Cooking – Which is Used for BBQ

When it comes to achieving a quality BBQ flavor, it’s all about how you cook it. Even the highest quality meat will taste terrible if you cook it wrong. For cooking meat, you need heat, and there are two methods …
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Low and Slow – How Better BBQ is Made

When it comes to BBQ, there are a lot of ways to make it. People will get very defensive (and sometimes offensive) about which of those ways is the best. But virtually everyone will agree on this: the best BBQ …
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Why Does BBQ Taste Good?

BBQ isn’t a new concept. Man has been cooking delicious meats over open fires probably since they lived in caves. The word “barbecue” itself dates back to the 1500’s. While cooking technology has advanced, BBQ has stayed true to its …
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Spring Party Ideas

A new season means a new reason to celebrate. Especially when that season is spring. The cold winter months are finally over. Though there may be some rain, things are slowly getting greener and more colorful. If that’s not a …
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BBQ and Health – Is Barbecue Good for You?

There’s no question that BBQ is delicious. Unfortunately, things that taste great aren’t always the healthiest. Does that mean BBQ is bad for you? Thankfully, no. In fact, it has a few particularly healthy aspects. Additionally, BBQ offers a lot …
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Lexington vs. Eastern – What is North Carolina Style BBQ?

BBQ is something that gets taken very seriously, especially in certain regions of the US. Take North Carolina, for example. Though the common man will often mention Tennessee or Texas when talking about BBQ, the passion is just as fiery …
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Kill the Winter Blues with a BBQ Party

If you’re like us, you’ve been invited to more holiday parties than you can fit into your schedule. While holiday parties are great, they can all kind of bleed together. Why not shake things up a bit? Skip throwing your …
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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!