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Corned Beef: It’s what’s for dinner! Contact me if you want some!

So, I fired up the Brinkman off set smoker on Friday (yesterday) on “The Chop House Trailer” in the back yard. I cooked all day long.  The meat of the day was corned beef (yummy!). Corned beef to me brings … Continue reading

Project: My “Chop House” BBQ Trailer!

So, for the last few years I have been cooking here and there for the guys and girls at work–50 or so hungry people, and for friends and family–a 100 or so more hungry people.  Then there was a rib-eye banquet…and … Continue reading

Review: Schloegel’s WoodYard Bar-B-Que

I have had some good Q in my day. But, this place was great! “Subtle” is a good way to say everything about it. Here’s why we went to WoodYard Bar-B-Que. I needed wood and I live in Kansas City. I … Continue reading

Kansas City Barbecue: The people who made it happen.

Henry Perry Kansas City traces its barbecue history to Henry Perry, who operated out of a trolley barn at 19th and Highland in the legendary African-American neighborhood around 18th and Vine. Perry served slow-cooked ribs on pages of newsprint for … Continue reading

More Barbecue History and Regional Barbeque Styles.

This should cover the history portion of our class other than the next post that will cover the the men who made BBQ famous in Kansas City. The Barbecue Region The origins of American barbecue date back to colonial times, … Continue reading

The Smoke Ring!!

Proud new member of The Smoke Ring! What is it? The Smoke Ring is a linking of BBQ Websites and I am now a part of it! Click next to keep on surfing everything Barbecue! You will find the links … Continue reading

What is Kansas City’s Style Barbecue?

Well, it’s great! Duh… But here is some detail and history. I think we need to know the roots of something so we can enjoy it even more! Kansas City barbecue refers to the specific inner city style of slow … Continue reading

A History Lesson: Barbeque. Or is Barbecue? Or BBQ?!

Barbecue or barbeque (common spelling variant with abbreviations BBQ, Bar-B-Q and diminutive form used in Canada; Barbie, used chiefly in Australia and New Zealand ; and called Braai in South Africa) is a method and apparatus for cooking meat with … Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Big T’s BBQ

Big T’s Barbeque has 2 locations in Kansas City. My Rating 4.9 out of 5 One is in the South at 9409 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Kansas City – (816) 767-0905. Their other location is closer to mid town at 6201 … Continue reading

I want to test it Fast Eddy’s By CookShack

The Holy Grail! I want this! I have seen this smoker in action. I have ate the tender slow smoked greatness that comes out. One word Perfect! One of my best friends has one and has done his home work. … Continue reading